First, we clear the first difference between downlights and spotlights from the perspective of definition.
DefinitionDownlights:Generally speaking, A downlight a light was recessed into a ceiling and that throws light downwards in a narrow beam.
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Spotlights: A Spotlight is a lamp projecting a narrow, intense beam of light directly on to a place, and can be adjusted to any angle.
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Light & BulbSome people usually confuse which kind of bulb the downlight could be installed. Actually, downlights can be installed with incandescent bulbs or energy-saving lamps from the. Quartz bulbs are generally used in Spotlights.
Function & InstallationA Downlight is a more common light, which mainly plays an auxiliary lighting role in ordinary home life. Furthermore, it usually be recessed into the ceiling, making the indoor space look more atmospheric. As for the spotlight, it usually helps people pay attention on some items by its narrow and intense beam of light. Therefore, the spotlight is usually installed next to decorative paintings or background walls.
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