Does the Shanghai chandelier use more energy than a regular chandelier?
The Shanghai produces a lot of light, but it is all LED. The transformation that makes it stand out from regular chandeliers requires only a minimal extra energy consumption.
Is the shape bending under the influence of heat?
Rest assured, heat is not involved in the transformation process. The shape change is caused by a patented system. The Metamorphic Unit and allows a smooth, silent and slow transformation.
What is the light source and is it sustainable?
Absolutely, the light source is high quality LED (warm white 2700K, or other on demand). Life expectancy of the light source is over 50.000 hours, which means that under normal circumstances it would need no replacement.
Can the light be dimmed?
Of course . Both the central light source and the downlight can be dimmed according to the needs.
Can the shape be stopped at a certain position?
Of course . you can either create a scenario of continous movement, like a slowly breathing chandelier, but you can also stop and stay at a certain position and opening. The creation of these scenarios of light and transformation is completely up to you.
What power supply is needed?
The Shanghai has an integrated power supply to make installation easy.
Can I use the Shanghai within a simple electrical system without home control?
Yes, in that case you have several options.
If you have the space to install a Kinemodule, you can control the lamp in light and motion and you have several preprogrammed scenarios for an easy installation.
Another option is the Shanghai standalone with smart device remote control.
What are the available colours?
Bronze: The lamellas are Bronze on the outside and Bronze on the inside.
Charcoal Black: The lamellas are Charcoal Black on the outside and Bronze on the inside.
Ghost White: The lamellas are Ghost White on the outside and Ghost White on the inside.
Special colours: on demand for special projects.