Carclo Optics has always been at the leading edge of optics technology since their foundation in 1936. After much testing and evaluation these are our preferred optics.
Today Carclo Optics boasts unrivaled expertise in optical design and manufacture. Their Optics are specifically designed to enhance the efficiency of the Cree LED.
Carclo optics are also our preferred optics for the BJB solderless holder.
Generic optics offer at best reduced spill and a higher concentration of light where you want it. These optics offer close to 90% efficiency. In other words your not loosing light to poor quality plastic. Only the best fixtures use Carclo Optics.
Picture1 shows Rippled Carclo Optic
Picture2 shows BJB Solderless Holder Mount attached to BJB solderless connector (solderless connector not included)
Picture3 shows how the optic covers LED, holder is required to keep optic attached (LED not included)
Picture4 shows the Optic Holder. We recommend securing this to the LED Stat with Loctite No Mess Adheasive or Plumbers Goop.
Picture5 shows the spread with an XP-E Cool White LED. Other Cree X series LEDs will have a similar footprint.
Note: This Optic does require an optics holder