View Full Version : RGBW vs RGBA?

03-03-2012, 08:53 PM

I'm looking at buying some new wash/uplights, and I'm already pretty much set on Blizzard's Q6 series. (Unless someone else has any other recommendations?)

I just can't decide whether to go with the Q6W or Q6A.



I would prefer to stick with Quad LEDs as they mix colors better.

So are there any advantages/disadvantages of one over the other in terms of color?


03-03-2012, 11:36 PM
It depends on the color pallet you need access to. RGBW will give you a better white, and access to pastel colors. RGBA will allow you to create more true and vibrant Ambers, golds, orange's, yellows.

03-04-2012, 12:33 PM
Hmm, well that's really the problem, i'm not quite sure which would be more beneficial to me.

Right now i'm thinking I would prefer amber over white, only because I doubt I would need a very bright white. Both fixtures can produce white anyway, but the white version can't produce as nice of a yellow.

Also, I read on another forum that RGBA will also give you a better purple? Is that true?

Thanks StevieRay!