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Luminance vs Watts

In the following chart we list some values of the Luminance in Lumen(lm) and approximately how power they use based on the lighting type.

Luminance Incandescent Lighting LED Lighting Fluorescent Lighting(CFLs)
220lm-300lm 25W 4W  
230lm-400lm 30W 5W  
440lm-520lm 40W 6W-7W 9W
650lm-790lm 50W 8W-9W  
800lm-880lm 60W 11W 13W-15W
1000lm-1100lm 80W 13W 18W-25W