Can you use an IP65 downlight outdoors?
In short, yes you can use an IP65 downlight outdoors . Any light from IP45 to IP65 can be used in an outdoor environment. IP65 lights give the greatest protection against dust and rain.
Can you use LED downlights outside?
It depends on if the LED bulb is IP rated or not. In most cases, lighting with an IP rating of between IP45 and IP65 can withstand anything mother nature can throw at it. LEDs typically run cold making them ideal for outdoor spaces where it is cooler than inside.
Can you use downlights outside?
It depends on if the downlight is IP rated or not. Typically anything between IP45 and IP65 can withstand the wind and rain. But even if a downlight isn't IP rated it could still be used outdoors depending on location and if it is likely to get direct or indirect rain.