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Humanscale DX1E or DX2E Energy Saving Diffrient Work Light

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Sustainability and sleek aesthetics reach new heights with the elegantly engineered Diffrient Work Light II

A versatile task light featuring a traditional screw-in socket to support a wide variety of bulbs, including the latest environmentally conscious bulbs, the Diffrient Work Light II maximizes the efficiency of compact fluorescent technology to provide cool, long-lasting illumination.


Boasting sleek good looks and the longest reach on the market, the Diffrient Light is precision-designed and engineered with a perfect internal counterbalance. One-touch positioning—without the friction knobs or rigid joints found on other task lights - enable users to easily move and angle the light exactly where they need it most.


Available with a single or double arm, the Diffrient Work Light II is made primarily of recycled aluminum and features a contemporary, cone-shaped shade to improve illumination and prevent glare.





Features of Diffrient Work Light:

Quick Facts:

  • User-friendly design promotes cost- and energy-savings

  • Award-winning developed by legendary industrial designer Niels Diffrient

  • Five-year warranty

  • Accolades include a Buildings magazine 2008 Editors’ Choice Top Product Pick and a Citation of Excellence from the Buildings Product Innovations Awards Program


  • Versatile E26 screw-in socket for a wide variety of bulb options

  • Perfect internal counterbalance for one-touch positioning

  • Feather-light movement

  • No friction knobs or rigid joints

  • Reinforced plastic reflector shade cuts glare and stays cool

  • 140º vertical and 360º rotational shade adjustability and 360º base rotation allow for infinite adjustability

  • Multiple mounting options, including desktop base, clamp, slatwall, direct wall, direct desk and panel mounting options

  • Available with single arm or double arm (up to 42” reach)


  • Contributes to a number of valuable LEED credits

  • UL/cUL/CE certified

  • Designed to use compact fluorescent bulbs, which are 50 - 100% more energy-efficient than LEDs, and 300 - 400% more energy-efficient than incandescent bulbs

  • Made of 90% recycled and recyclable materials

  • Constructed primarily of 100% recycled and recyclable aluminum

Bulb Specs:

  • Ships with energy-efficient CFL:

    • 18 or 23 wattss (equivalent light output of 75- or 100-watt incandescent bulb)

    • 3500 K (neutral white color temperature)

    • 10,000-hour life

    • End-of-life logic guards against violent failures

    • No lead glass

    • Rapid start technology

Bulbs Accepted:

  • Up to 26-watt, compact fluorescent bulbs

  • Up to 60-watt, type A incandescent bulbs


  • Elegant, contemporary good looks

  • Aluminum arms and fittings

  • Sleek, cone-shaped shade

  • Silver or Black finish




The Diffrient Light and the Environment:

The Right Material: All Humanscale task lights are constructed primarily of 100% recycled aluminum. In addition to a high scrap value that increases the likelihood of recycling, the energy required to recycle aluminum is just 5% of that used to produce virgin aluminum.


The Right Bulb: Not only do compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) save money, they save energy too. Using just 25% of the energy of comparable incandescent bulbs,

CFLs give off 75% less heat, and last up to ten times longer. They’re also 50 to 100% more energy efficient than LEDs.


Earn LEED Credits: The Diffrient Light contains 77% LEED recycled content, and can help a project achieve LEED credits in a number of categories:

  • ID Credit 1.1 - 1.4, Innovation in Design: Ergonomics Strategy

  • MR Credit 4.1, Recycled Content, 10%

  • MR Credit 4.2, Recycled Content, 20%

  • EA Credit 1.1, Optimize Energy Performance, Lighting Power

  • EQ Credit 6.1, Controllability of Systems, Lighting




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Model DX1E, DX2E
Manufacturer Humanscale
Part Number DX1E
Mounting Options Desk Mounts
Mounting Options Slatwall Mounts

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