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Forte Lighting 2179-01 Product Specifications
Compact Fluorescent, Incandescent
Number of Bulbs
Suggested Room Fit
Watts Per Bulb
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Forte Lighting 2179-01 Reviews
Rated 4 out of
Fits the need wellThis fixture has a nice look and fits well in our newly remodeled kitchen, in the breakfast area. I ordered three of them. It is attractively priced, although build quality is only average. In particular, I had some difficulty making the two conical parts (metal and glass) come together on the same axis, as they naturally wanted to stay at a somewhat crooked angle. After that was resolved, with some tries and patience, the general appearance of the 3 lights is quite pleasant. I installed LED bulbs (9w each, equivalent to 40W incandescent) and had to install a dimmer, as the lights (spaced at 24") were quite bright over the table.
Date published: 2011-11-03
Rated 4 out of
Versatile, excellent value.These contemporary pendants met my needs for over-the-counter lighting. I hung three of these over a ten-foot run of countertop which serves as an eating bar. The 18" rod provided the perfect mounting height over the counter (from an 8' ceiling). Bar stool seating at counter height works nicely without the pendants getting in the way of headroom.
In spite of the published specs stating the bulb size is A15, I am using 9w LEDs sized E26/A19 (standard) with no problem. They provide a 60w equivalent, and are dim-able.
Easy installation as well. The only drawback might be availability. But if you can find these, they are a very good bargain.
Date published: 2013-01-12
Rated 5 out of
Excellent valueLooks great and much less costly than other pendant lights.
Date published: 2011-01-02
Rated 5 out of
Very Nice!Exemptional lighting lamps!
Date published: 2013-03-27
Rated 5 out of
Date published: 2010-01-20
is this enough light to use over the kitchen countertop? I was thinking of hanging 3 of them in a row...
A. The Forte Lighting 2179-01 should be more than enough lighting for above your kitchen countertop. It obviously depends on the size of your kitchen but you should be fine with these lights as long as you don't go down in wattage for the bulbs.
how big is the entire pendant? Is the cord clear or grey?
A. The Forte Lighting 2179-01 is adjustabkle from 19-49 inches. The cord for this light does not show. Thank you for your question.
How long is the light without the cord?
A. The Forte Lighting 2179-01 has a height of 19".
How wide is the Bezel that attaches to the ceiling
A. Hello and thank you for the question. The Forte Lighting 2179-01 bezel/ canopy that attaches to the ceiling has a diameter of 5".
How long is the rod and is this one rod or multiple rods?
A. The Forte Lighting 2179-01 comes with one 6", one 12" and one 18" rod, which can be used in any desired combination.
What is the height of the shade?
A. The shade of the Forte Lighting 2179-01 pendant is 6" high.
How does the shade stay inside the unit? How do you remove the shade for cleaning?
A. To remove the glass for the Forte Lighting 2179-01 you just unscrew it.
Can this fixture be installed on a sloped ceiling?
A. The Forte Lighting 2179-01 is capable of being installed on a sloped ceiling.
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