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Raytec Vario w8-1 white-light LED illuminator with Adaptive Illumination up to 120° and a maximum of 150m distance

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This product is now discontinued, an alternative model is the Raytec Vario2 IP PoE w4-1

Overview of the Raytec Vario w8-1

The Raytec w8-1 is part of the Vario series of white-light LED illuminators and enables a security camera to product full colour video in addition to providing a visual deterrent. The flexible w8-1 one panel illuminator delivers flexible lighting that can be adapted to best suit different scenes. 10°, 35° and 60° Vario holographic lens inserts are included with the w8-1 unit, or optional 80° and 120° are also available if wider illumination is required (please select additional lenses from the drop down menu above if required). The w8-1 unit can be used indoors or outdoors and has an IP66-rated and vandal-resistant casing for durability.

Featuring Hot-spot Reduction Technology (HRT), the w8-1 delivers more light to where it is needed, generating longer illumination distances and preventing overexposure. Platinum advanced LED technology provides high performance illumination, with each LED featuring Light Intensification Miniature Optics and an enhanced Cool Running thermal management system. The w8-1 supports Raytec’s Green Touch Technology to enhance energy savings, providing lower running costs and efficient operation.

The optional Raytec Vario remote control provides access to an increased feature set and enables easy ground-level set-up (not included – please select from the drop down menu above if required). The Vario w8-1 has a 5 year warranty and comes with a bracket for installation to a wall or ceiling.

Beam distances for Raytec Vario w8-1:

Lens Distance
10 x 10° 150m at 10°
35 x 10°(fitted as standard) 80m at 35°
60 x 25° 45m at 60°
80° x 30° 30m at 80°
120° x 50° 20m at 120°

Please note: this illuminator does not come with a power supply, please select from the drop down menu above if required.

Key features & benefits

  • Flexible CCTV lighting unit suitable for a wide range of applications
  • Enables a CCTV camera to produce full colour video during night-time
  • Vario interchangeable lens system enables users to choose between 10&;deg;, 35° or 60° included lenses, or 80° and 120° lenses, which are sold separately (please select from the drop down menu above)
  • White-light beam deters intruders
  • Casing is vandal-resistant and IP66-rated, ideal for exposed indoor or outdoor spaces
  • Delivers an elliptical shaped white-light beam, directing illumination directly to where it is needed and preventing white-out
  • LEDs are thermally managed and provide reliable and long-life performance with Platinum SMT technology
  • Vario remote control provides increased feature set (sold separately – please select from the drop down menu above if required)
  • Included bracket for wall or ceiling mount
  • 5 year warranty
  • Part of the Raytec Green Touch Technology Programme, providing low running costs

Typical applications

The Raytec Vario w8-1 white-light LED illuminator is suitable for indoor or outdoor applications and is ideal for CCTV installations that require 24//7 high quality identification. Typical applications include schools, offices, car parks, bus stations, hotels and loading areas.



  • 10°, 35° and 60° Vario holographic lens inserts
  • Wall/ceiling mount bracket


  • Raytec Vario power supply
  • Raytec Vario remote control
  • Raytec Vario 80° or 120° holographic lens inserts
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Key technical features for Raytec Vario w8-1

Max distance:150m at 10°
Angle:each single unit standard pack includes 10° circular + 35° x 10° (fitted as standard) and 60° x 25° elliptical lenses. Additional optional lenses: 80° x 30°, 120° x 50° (please select from above drop down menu if required)
Wavelength:white-light, 2840lm per luminaire, colour temp: 6500k (cool white), colour reproduction index: 74-80
Optics:SMT LEDs
Consumption:48W max
Input:12/24V AC/DC (PSU not included)
Voltage:13.5V current controlled
Environmental:outdoor IP66
Temp range:-50 to +50°C
Cable length:2.5m
Dimensions:135 x 180 x 68.2mm
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