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Not Just For People!
by: Kris (Gonic, NH)

"I purchased this light as a Christmas gift for my husband last year to help with his seasonal sadness. Not only did we find how effective it was on him, but our dog Dorothy can't get enough of it either. Through the winter months both my husband and our dog jostled for first position in front of the..."
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Philips (Formerly Apollo) briteLITE 6 Full Spectrum Light Box - boost mood and energy naturally

Philips briteLITE 6 full spectrum light box. Produces 10,000 lux of active full spectrum light for light therapy. 50% more effective than BriteLITE IV.
 

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Description of Philips briteLITE 6 Full Spectrum Light Box

We're sorry, we no longer carry the Philips BriteLITE 6 Light Box.

As an alternative we suggest the Verilux Happy Light Deluxe light box.

Philips briteLITE 6 Full Spectrum Light Box are ideal for someone who...
  • Suffers from an imbalance in circadian rhythms
  • Would like an effective light therapy device to help with SAD, mood swings, or jet lag
  • Desires a safe, quick and effective light box that uses cutting edge technology
  • Wants a light box with four timer settings and an automatic shut off

Features of Philips briteLITE 6 Full Spectrum Light Box

  • 10,000 LUX light Intensity: the briteLITE combines 10,000 lux of full spectrum light with boosted blue light to replicate the natural benefits of natural sunlight
  • Clinically Proven: to help restore mood and energy levels and beat winter blues without the use of drugs or artificial stimulants
  • Faster Results: with an increased effective field of light, briteLITE 6 provides faster treatment at a greater distance - most people feel the benefits of light within just a few days
  • Adjustable Settings: with four different time settings of 15, 30, 45, or 60 minutes, it is easy to choose the ones that's right for you and your schedule
  • Easy to Use: it automatically shuts off at the end of a session and remembers the last time setting used
  • Improved Design: sleek compact styling takes up less space on your desk or table
  • Comfortable Light: frosted lens diffuses light evenly and produces no harmful UV or near-UV light
  • Durable: made from impact-resistant ABS plastic for durability with frosted white-polycarbonate lens
  • Quality Product: for 20 years, the briteLITE light box models have been the choice of doctors, researchers and hospitals, because it's manufacturer is consistently at the forefront of the science of light therapy. The briteLITE light box has been used in more light therapy research than any other light box.

Care of:
Bulb Replacement: Under normal usage, the bulbs will last up to three years. We recommend you replace the bulbs after two or three years of use because they will lose brightness over time.

Cleaning: You should clean your briteLITE at least once per year, preferably at the same time of year as you began using it. To clean remove the lens and wipe any dust from the lamps, reflector, and lens, using a water moistened cloth towel. (Make sure the unit is completely dry before reassembling or plugging in. Do not attempt to remove the reflector as this may void your warranty.)

Product Usage:
Session time: 15, 30, 45 or 60 minutes
Recommended usage distance: 20 to 30 inches (50 to 75 cm)

 

Reports by Experts - Philips briteLITE 6 Full Spectrum Light Box

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Pluses:

  • Helps people, pets and plants who suffer from lack of sunlight
  • Helps increase mood and energy and improve sleep cycles
  • Helps with managing depression and SAD
  • Helps your body produce a healthy level of vitamin D and serotonin
  • Provides sunshine when you need it and the sun is no where to be found
  • Bright enough to lighten an entire room
  • Programmable timer (15 to 60 minutes) and auto shut off makes it very easy to use and helps you get the correct amount of light therapy
  • Lightweight and easy to move around
  • Produces a warm heat that mimics the heat of natural sunlight (this could be a minus if you don’t want added heat, but most light sources do product some level of heat)

Minuses:

  • Large, but more compact than past BriteLite models. It can still fit nicely on a desktop. Actual footprint is not very large, the light face is what is big.
  • A bit expensive but a good value when compared to other models which are more expensive or the cheaply made inexpensive modes that don’t work
  • Can take a little while to get use to the brightness and may take 2 to 3 days before you see its affects

Summary:

The BriteLite 6 is a great way to fight winter blues and SAD without out the use of drugs. It provides a wonderful bright sunny light that also comes with the warm feeling of the sun to quickly turn your mood from dull to cheery. Awhh, the power of sunlight *Smile*. Being a huge fan of summer and living in New England does not always go hand in hand. I got this light box to help me make it through the months of cold, gray days filled with rain and snow, yuck. It is a bit of an investment but compared to other models this one offers a lot of pluses. It has a more compact design and is lightweight making it easy to move from room to room so you can use it in the morning at breakfast and in the afternoon or early evening at your computer or in front of the TV. It produces a very bright light that takes a bit to get use to at first, but once you settle in you will love its brightness. I try not to miss a day of use in the winter or I become sluggish, irritated and moody. It's perfect for dark, cold mornings as it is powerful enough to brighten a whole room. My little dog loves it too. I sometimes put it on my plants when they start to not look that good and it seemed to really perk them up after a couple days of exposure. For me, the BriteLite 6 has been all I could have hoped for. It improved my whole household and makes the winters bearable. Would definitely recommend this product to others who live in temperate climates.

 

Technical Specifications of Philips briteLITE 6 Full Spectrum Light Box

 
Philips (Apollo) briteLITE 6 Light box
Apollo briteLITE 6
Lamp Color Blue with White encasing
Weight of Lamps 6.6 lbs
Type of bulb Full-spectrum, Fluorescent bulb
Lamp Dimensions 17.4" H x 11.0" W x 7.1" D
Lux rating 10,000 lux
Volts 120V, 60Hz
Light switch Push button controls for power on/off and timer (15, 30,45, 60 minutes)
Lens type Frosted white-polycarbonate lens diffuses the light evenly
UV shielding Produces no harmful UV
Kelvin 6,500 Kelvin

 

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Written By: Kris (Gonic, NH)
I have used this product for: 3-6 months
Expertise: beginner
This product is: the first product I have had like this
Not Just For People! Date: April 14, 2010
Pros: high quality, effective, quiet, reliable, easy to use, met my expectations, great for dogs not just for husbands!
I purchased this light as a Christmas gift for my husband last year to help with his seasonal sadness. Not only did we find how effective it was on him, but our dog Dorothy can't get enough of it eith... (see entire review)
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Notes regarding Philips briteLITE 6 Full Spectrum Light Box

Warranty: This unit comes with a 2 year warranty and a 30 day money back guarantee

Availability: Usually ships in 2 business days



 

Other Options

  Verilux Happy Lite Deluxe Full Spectrum Light Box  
  Verilux HappyLight Deluxe Full Spectrum Light Box  
 
 
  $199.95
$189.95
 
 
 
 
  • Type: lightbox
  • Intensity: 10,000 lux
  • Power: 72 watts, AC
  • Warranty: 3 yr
 

 

 

 
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