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  • PAR20 or PAR30 halogen
  • UL listed, damp locations
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5-Inch Line Voltage New Construction Recessed Lighting Housing

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5-Inch Line Voltage New Construction Recessed Lighting Housing

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About our 5-Inch Line Voltage New Construction Recessed Lighting Housing

This five-inch new construction recessed lighting housing has an integral thermal protector, preventing improper installation. It's also compatible with line voltage dimmers. This housing can be used in new construction or where there is access above the ceiling.


  • Dimensions: only 7.5in high x 7.25in wide x 10.5in long
  • Ceiling Cutout: only 5.5in in diameter
  • Bar Hangers: bar hangers are adjustable up to 24in for easy, nail-free installation
  • Thermal Protector: integral thermal protector guards against improper lamping and installation
  • Lamp Socket: socket clips directly to back of trim for perfect 90° vertical alignment of lamp socket
  • Socket Positions: one or two socket height positions on trim allows for optimum light control and output
  • Ceiling Insulation: not suitable for contact with ceiling insulation. Ceiling insulation must be kept at least 3 inches away from all outside surfaces of the housing


  • Light Bulb: uses a 50-watt PAR20 or a 50-watt or 75-watt PAR30 halogen lamp. The specific lamp to be used is determined by the trim that is selected.


  • Junction Box: J-box is listed for through branch circuit wiring
  • Knockouts: junction box has seven 1/2in knockouts and four knockouts with true pry-out slots
  • Damp Location: housing is listed for damp location
  • Feed Through: housing is listed for feed through
  • Dimmable: for a complete description of the dimmers that are specifically designed to control line voltage housings please click on Dimmers for Line Voltage Lighting Systems


  • Specifications Sheet: to learn more details about this recessed housing please click Spec Sheet
  • Many Decorative Trims Available: view trims on the 5-Inch Recessed Lighting page
  • Large Quantity Discount: If you would like us to quote on a large quantity of 5-Inch Line Voltage New Construction Recessed Lighting Housings, please call us at our toll free number or use the online Quotation Request for Large Quantities form.  We are always happy to provide you with our best large quantity pricing.

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5-Inch Line Voltage New Construction Recessed Lighting Housing
Questions & Answers
By Larry from PA on May 31, 2015
Does this support 65 watt BR 30 bulbs? If so, why doesn't it specify that? Aren't they the most common bulbs for this type of fixture?
By Jacob from Pegasus Lighting on June 1, 2015

No, it does not. It uses PAR20 or PAR30 shape bulbs.

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