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Selecting the Best Osram LEDVANCE GU10 Spotlights


Osram is one of the leading lighting designers and manufacturers in the world. They’re mainly based in Munich, and have been providing lighting solutions for over 100 years. OSRAM has approximately 26,400 employees worldwide and an estimated turnover of €4 billion.

In this guide you will learn:

Osram GU10 Range

Like chief rivals Philips and Sylvania, Osram offer ranges for professional, industrial and domestic use. In general, professional bulbs offer longer life spans and, more importantly, offer higher CRI performance. Domestic bulbs are some of the best around and Osram specifically score highly when it comes to both energy efficiency and lumen output.

Range Colour Rendering (CRI) Lifespan Colour Temperatures Lumen Output
PARATHOM PRO 90 40,000 hrs 2700k, 3000k & 4000k 230-575
PARATHOM DIM 90 25,000 hrs 2700k, 3000k & 4000k 230-750
PARATHOM >80 15,000 hrs 2700k, 3000k & 4000k 230-750

Pro Range – competing with both the Philips Master and Sylvania Supercolor ranges offering huge lifespan and high colour rendering. Fully dimmable range to replace conventional 35 – 80 W halogens. 

DIM Range – dimmable range of GU10’s offering the power of the PRO range with a reduced but still huge lifespan of 25,000 hrs. Perfect Low energy consumption, high color consistency and easy replacement of halogen lamps due to compact full glass design and single optic make this bulb range a great choice for most retail and professional lighting environments.  

Par16 Range – non-dimmable bulbs aimed at the home market offering stunning A++ energy ratings, 15,000 hours lamp life and up to a colossal 750 Lumens. Beam angles vary from 36 to 120 degrees giving you huge choice and control in your lighting applications. A great all round bulb for the home.

Our top selling Parathom bulbs

Osram 8w LED Par16 60deg GU10 3000k DIM

  • From the PARATHOM Dim Range
  • Big lifespan and stunning lumen output of 535
  • Compatible in Trailing Edge & Leading Edge dimmers
  • Our most popular OSRAM bulb.
  • Warm White colour
  • Quantity discounts – buy 10 and save 4%

Osram 8w LED Par16 60deg GU10 2700k DIM

  • From the PARATHOM Dim Range
  • Replaces high power 80W halogen.
  • Big lifespan and stunning lumen output of 535
  • Compatible in Trailing Edge & Leading Edge dimmers
  • Extra Warm White colour
  • Quantity discounts – buy 20 and save 8%

Osram 4.3w LED Par16 36deg GU10 3000k

  • From the PARATHOM PAR16 family
  • Low energy consumption bulb
  • 350 Lumen output in Warm White
  • Non-dimmable bulb
  • CRI guaranteed at over 80
  • A++ Energy rated
  • Quantity discounts – buy 10 and save 10%

Further Help & Advice


Parathom DIM PAR 16 – Data Sheet

Parathom PAR16 – Data Sheet

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