Optima Polar®

The popular sphere form of both the POLAR 450 and 500 canopy delivers excellent performance, making it ideal for a range of uses from car parks to street lighting at mount heights from 4—10m.

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NEW—now available in LED.

A flat glass glazing option is available for zero light pollution.

Top entry versions available with pendant mount bayonet entry connector for ease of installation and accurate luminaire alignment.

Exceptional ease of maintenance via stainless steel over-centre latches.

Ingress Protection – whole luminaire sealed to IP65.

Uniform photometric distribution using our Diamond Optic® system.

  • Body: Gravity cast and spun aluminium.
  • Access: Stainless steel over-centre latches.
  • Seals: Single piece silicone.
  • Entry: Die cast corrosion resistant aluminium (Except pendant entries which are zinc plated steel).
  • Glazings: Polycarbonate, or toughened glass.
  • Finish: Corrosion resistant urethane paint system or polyester powder coated.

Polar 450: For mounting at 4–7.5m.

Polar 500: For mounting at 8–10.0m.


  • Side Entry: for use with column and wall brackets with a spigot size of 42od.
  • Top Mount for direct fit mounting. (76mm od only)
  • Mid mount -adjustable height.(76mm od pole only)
  • Pendant mounting with a 47mm od spigot. (NEMA mounted to arm with this option)

LED lighting options:

  • Standard 21W - 40W.
  • Standard optics 7032 or optional 7022 with reduced back throw. 
  • LED Colour temperatures standard 4000k or optional 3000k

Conventional lighting options:

  • Diamond optic system
  • 50–250w high pressure sodium
  • 70–250w metal halide


  • Polycarbonate bowl (various depths)
  • 4mm toughened flat glass


  • Standard colours from our range (other colours available on request at an additional charge).


  • 7 pin NEMA base - supplied fitted to lantern, fitted to arm for pendant mounted option.
  • NEMA Photocells.
  • Automomous flexible dimming profiles.
  • Telemanagement Controllers.
  • Miniature photocell can also be fitted.
Product specific downloads

Data sheet pdf

Product drawing