A-dec 500 LED dental light and A-dec 500 dental chair
A-dec 500 LED dental light with light on

A-dec 500 LED Dental Light. Smart. Refined. True

See clearly and diagnose accurately day after day with the award-winning A-dec 500 LED dental light. Get advanced light performance and unparalleled ergonomics for the dental team. A cure safe mode gives you more time to work with composites.

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A-dec 500 LED dental light with stadium lighting

Easy on the Eyes

Innovative light distribution creates a uniform pattern with a “stadium” effect to minimize shadowing. A feathered edge light pattern reduces eye fatigue.

Exceptional Illumination

A high color rendering index (CRI) of 94 mimics sunlight’s clarity and floods the oral cavity with light that reflects colors accurately for soft and hard tissue diagnosis. See image: High CRI (left), Low CRI (right).

The high-quality light pattern on the A-dec 500 LED dental light conforms to the latest ISO9680 standards for brightness, color rendering, and uniformity.

Strawberry showing high color rendering index (CRI) and low CRI
A-dec 500 LED dental light controls

Ecologically and Economically Smart

Low heat LED lights are free of toxic chemicals and produce little infrared light and close to no UV emissions. A-dec LEDs also consume 80-90% less power, are more than 20% brighter than most halogen lights, and have a life expectancy of 40,000 hours—all without ever having to change a bulb.
The quality is exceptional and service technicians confirm the reliability. I love my A-dec 500 LED lights!
Dr. Eric Gross
Fort Washington, MD, USA

A-dec 500 LED Dental Light Features 

Three-axis, 540º horizontal rotation light head adjustment. Provides unlimited barycentric positioning.

Three light intensity settings. Features three intensity settings of 15,000, 25,000, and 30,000 lux.

Cure-safe mode. Enables the dental team to work effectively at 23,000 lux illumination without curing photo-initiated resins.

Auto On/Off function. Turns the dental light on automatically when the chair reaches the treatment position and turns it off in the entry/exit position. Requires A-dec touchpad.  

Remote touchpad activation. Allows you to toggle between settings and turn the dental light on and off without having to touch the light head.

Local switching. Enables easy change of mode by the entire dental team when the touchpad is not available.

Long-lasting LEDs. Uses about 1/5th the power of a traditional quartz halogen light with a life expectancy of up to 40,000 hours, or nearly 20 years of daily use.

A-dec 500 LED dental light with light off
A-dec 500 LED Dental Light
Type of stadium lighting 8 bright white LEDs
Light intensity Low: 15,000 lux, Medium: 25,000 lux, High: 30,000 lux, Cure-safe: 23,000 lux
Thermal Output 77 BTU
Composite mode Cure-safe brilliant yellow light at 23,000 lux
Color Temperature 5,000 Kelvins
Light pattern 3.8” x 5.7” at 27.6” focal distance
Feathered edge Yes
Lifespan 40,000 hours (~20 years)
Rotational axes 3-axis: horizontal, vertical, diagonal
Compatibility A-dec 500, A-dec 400, A-dec 300, Performer, A-dec 200 dental chairs
A-dec halogen dental light turns into A-dec LED dental light

Upgrade to LED

Easily upgrade your halogen A-dec dental light to the A-dec 500 LED dental light. Gain all the advantages of LED over halogen, including 25% more illuminance at one-fifth of the power consumption.

To upgrade, you must have an A-dec light manufactured after 1993 on an A-dec flexarm. Compatibility exceptions apply for the A-dec Performer dental light. For details, consult with your authorized A-dec dealer or contact A-dec Customer Service.

A-dec 500 LED Dental Light Mounting Options

Choose a mounting option that maximizes your working style.

Radius chair-mount

Radius mount for A-dec 500, A-dec 400, A-dec 300, and Performer chairs
A-dec 500 LED dental light mounted on an A-dec 500 dental chair

Support center-mount

Mounts to  A-dec 300, Performer, and A-dec 200 support centers
A-dec 500 LED dental light mounted to the Performer support center

Track-mount

Mounts to ceilings from 8' to 10' (2,438 mm to 3,048 mm) in height

A-dec 500 LED dental light mounted to a ceiling track mount

Ceiling-mount

Mounts to ceilings from 8’ to 12’ (2,438 mm to 3,658 mm) in height

A-dec 500 LED dental light mounted to the ceiling

Wall/cabinet-mount

Folds against wall or above dental cabinet when not is use
A-dec 500 LED dental light mounted to the wall

Can I upgrade a halogen dental light to LED?
Yes! You can easily upgrade your existing A-dec halogen light to an A-dec LED dental light and gain increased illumination with less power consumption. To upgrade, you must have an A-dec light manufactured after 1993 on an A-dec flexarm. Contact your authorized A-dec dealer to learn more.

What mounting options do I have available to me?
A-dec offers a variety of LED light mounting options. Choose from Radius chair-mount, support center-mount, central or wall/side cabinet-mount, ceiling-mount or track-mount. 

What is the warranty on A-dec dental lights?
A-dec is pleased to offer a 5-year warranty for all dental lights purchased from an authorized A-dec dealer. See Regulatory Information, Specifications, and Warranty for full warranty information.

What is the cost of an A-dec dental light?
For current pricing, contact your local A-dec dealer.

Do A-dec dental lights have variable brightness levels?
Yes! The A-dec 500 LED light has three light intensity settings and one cure-safe mode.

Is there a cure safe mode on A-dec dental lights?
The A-dec 500 LED light offers a cure-safe mode, allowing teams to work effectively without curing photo-initiated resins.

For A-dec LED operatory lights, what is the color temperature of the light?
A-dec LED lights produce a clean, white light that at 5,000K (Kelvins) replicates natural sunlight. 

What is the importance of high fidelity operatory lighting in a dental setting?
Reference A-dec’s Use of Light Emitting Diodes in Dental Operatory Lighting White Paper to better understand the ergonomic benefits to dental practitioners.

How do I make use the features on my A-dec 500 LED Dental Lights?
Reference the A-dec LED Dental Light Instructions For Use for specifics on how to fully utilize the features of this dental light.

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