The following table shows the bulbs or lamps that can be used in a Colour Assessment Cabinet, with the relevant standards. We have provided a PDF version of this table for reference.


Source
Name
Standards
Purpose

Correlated Colour Temperature

CRI

D75
Artificial
Daylight
ASTM D1729-82
Colour Matching
7500K
96
D65
Artificial
Daylight
BS 950 Part 1
All International
Specs for D65
Colour Matching
6500K
98
D50
Artificial
Daylight

BS 950 Part 2

ISO 36664

Transparencies and Reproductions

5000K
98

F

Filament domestic
BS 950 Part 1

Test for

Metamerism

2800K
100

A

Tungstun
Halogen
BS 950 Part 1

Test for

Metamerism

2856K
100

H

Horizon sunlight
ASTM D1729-74

Evaluation of Colour Difference

2300K
98

UV

Ultraviolet black

N/A

Detection of

Optical Brightening Agents and/or Fluorescent dyes

N/A

N/A
840P15
VeriVide
840P15
Marks & Spencer
European point of sale light
4000K
85

Narrow Band Triphosphor Fluorescent Lamp. Often chosen as is manufactured to a tighter tolerance specification as prescribed by Marks & Spencer

830

N/A

N/A

European point of sale light
3000K
85

Narrow Band Triphosphor

Fluorescent Lamp.

CWF
Cool White

N/A

American point of sale light
4000K
62
Broad Band Fluorescent Lamp
U35

Ultralume

35

N/A

American point of sale light
3500K
86

Ultralume Narrow Band

Triphosphor Fluorescent Lamp