PowerBalance gen2 – sustainable performance

PowerBalance gen2

PowerBalance gen2

Product family information

When it comes to lighting an office space with LED luminaires, people are usually willing to invest in sustainability provided the investment pays back. At the same time, the system should comply with office lighting norms to ensure a comfortable working environment. PowerBalance gen2 is Philips’ most energy-efficient office-norm-compliant LED luminaire. It more than halves energy costs compared to a T5 solution, and the light source has a longer lifetime. This results in significantly lower operational costs, ensuring a payback that meets the needs of the specification market.The gen2 architecture enables a range of highly versatile modular and semi-modular luminaires. These luminaires can be easily mounted in ceilings with exposed T-bar and concealed T-bar, as well as plaster ceilings and bandraster-type ceilings. PowerBalance is also available in a surface-mounted version.


Extremely efficient office-norm-compliant LED luminaire
Good-quality lighting solution for direct replacement of T5 luminaires in most indoor applications
Significantly reduces operational costs, resulting in an attractive payback time


Variety of mounting options
Advanced LED technology
Available in different shapes and sizes


Other indoor applications
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Software Plugins
Product family details
  • RC460B / RC461B (module size 600x600 mm versions)
  • RC462B / RC463B (module size 625x625 mm versions)
  • RC467B / RC468B (module size 675x675 mm versions)
Ceiling type
  • Exposed- and symmetrical concealed T-bar ceiling and plaster (board) ceiling
  • Asymmetrical concealed T-bar ceiling, square
  • Bandraster ceiling
Ceiling grid
  • RC460B / RC461B: module size in length: 600 mm
  • RC462B / RC463B: module size in length: 625 mm
  • RC467B / RC468B: module size in length: 675 mm
Light source
  • Philips LED module PP
  • RC461B / RC463B / RC468B
  • LED40S: 35 W (4000 K)
  • LED34S: 29 W (4000 K)
  • LED28S: 25 W (4000 K)
  • RC460B / RC462B / RC467B
  • LED34S: 34 W (4000 K)
  • LED28S: 28 W (4000 K)
Beam angle
  • 90º
Luminous flux
  • 2800, 3400 or 4000 lm (depending on configuration)
Correlated Color Temperature
  • 3000 or 4000 K
Color Rendering Index
  • > 80
Median useful life L70B50
  • 70,000 hours
Median useful life L80B50
  • 50,000 hours
Median useful life L90B50
  • 25,000 hours
Driver failure rate
  • 1% per 5000 hours
Average ambient temperature
  • +25 ºC
Operating temperature range
  • +10 to +40 ºC
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