When you choose any industrial light fixture, it is important to consider many key factors. These factors include the type of light fixture you want. Do you want industrial hanging lights? Or do you prefer those attached on the ceiling directly? Or perhaps you prefer wall lights? Whichever style you choose you have to make sure that it fits the room or area you will place it on.
Also, you must also consider the size of the light fixture you want. There are many industrial chandelier lighting out there are quite big and require bug space. However there are also those that are small enough to require minimal space only.
There are also the canopy type. There are glass canopies, metal canopies as well as wooden canopies. You must take in consideration style of the canopy and make sure that it fits with the location. You cannot just put in lighting wherever you want. An industrial lamp shade, for example, are not ideal for kitchens since they are small and emits less light.
When you scour over the internet, you will find many lighting fixtures to choose from. Because of the vast number of these lighting fixtures, there would always be at least one rustic industrial lighting fixture that will suite your style.
One of these light fixtures is the Ecopower Industrial Edison Vintage Style 1-Light Pendant Glass Hanging Light.
Feature and Specifications
The Ecopower Industrial Edison Vintage Style 1-Light Pendant Glass hanging light is designed with a classic pendant, horn-like shape as well as a transparent glass canopy which gives it a classic vintage look. The diameter is around 280 millimeters in diameter and around 200 mm in canopy height which is a bit smaller. The light fixture is an industrial ceiling light that is usually hanged through a black cord with hard wire inside. The cord is a bit short so you need an extended cord if you wish to have it longer. Also the light fixture weighs only about 4 pounds which makes it light enough to be hanged.
The Ecopower Industrial Edison Vintage Style 1-Light Pendant Glass hanging light only supports a 60 watt light bulb which can either be incandescent or LED only. Fluorescent light bulbs that area custom made to fit industrial light fixtures will most probably be not compatible with the light fixture.
In terms of safety, the Ecopower Industrial Edison Vintage Style Hanging Light is UL Listed. This means that the light fixture have undergone thorough testing and has passed the standards and requirements by UL, making it fit for daily use.
The Pros of the Product
Ecopower Industrial Edison Vintage Style 1-Light Pendant Glass hanging light offers many advantages. When you buy the light fixture, you will get to enjoy the clear glass canopy that gives the fixture a classic look, especially when paired with an incandescent bulb with its vintage orange glow. Since the light fixture is marked as eco-friendly, this means that you will get lesser electricity consumption with this light fixture as compared to other standard and none eco-friendly light fixtures sold in markets.
The light fixture is also compatible with either incandescent or LED light bulbs, which gives you a choice on which type of light bulb you want to use. If you want to have a vintage appearance, then an incandescent will do. However, if you want to go for a classic but modern look, you can always use LED lights with white glow.
The Cons of the Product
Although the Ecopower Industrial Edison Vintage Style 1-Light Pendant Glass hanging light offers many advantages, there are quite a few disadvantages as well. One would be that when you buy the fixture, you will only be limited to using incandescent bulbs and LED light bulbs only. If you want to use light bulbs other than incandescent bulbs or LED light bulbs, you might have to look for other ways to make your chosen bulb compatible with the fixture. Otherwise, you will have to buy another one. Also, the light bulb is a hanging type, it is not ideal for using it directly attached to the ceiling. If you want to use otherwise, you will have to find a way to make it stick to the ceiling.
If you use it for hanging, then there will be no problem. However, if you have a high ceiling, you will have to buy a hanging island for longer reach or an extended cord.
Furthermore, you will have to buy the light bulb separately since it does not come with the package. The light fixture costs around $110 originally, but is sold on sale now at $49. If you want to buy the bulb, or similar, it will cost you about $25 more.
Overall, the Ecopower Industrial Edison Vintage Style 1-Light Pendant Glass hanging light is great due to its glass canopy and vintage look. It is ideal for cafes and restaurants that go for a vintage ambiance, especially when paired with incandescent bulbs. If you want for a more modern look, you can always use a white LED bulb.
However, if it is not really ideal for direct installation on ceilings since it is hardwired and connected to a cord which makes more ideal for hanging. If you prefer hanging lights, then this will work nicely. Also, the fixture is UL Listed so it is safe to use.
Another drawback of the product would be that if you are going to buy it, you will only get the fixture. The bulb is not sold along with the light fixture. You will have to buy the bulb separately. If you are willing to purchase the bulb, you will have to pay more or less $20 for the bulb.
Now, even if you are okay with what the product offers, you still have to consider all the features and specifications presented. Take your pick and choose the best for you. Once you decide, make sure that have carefully considered the features as well as the proper light ergonomics required. Consider the factors like size of the area, the height of the ceiling, the theme of the room, among other things.