Humanscale Nova Task Light - Clamp or Desktop Base

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Product ID : HUM-NV3
Manufacturer: Humanscale

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Introducing the Nova task light by Humanscale. Designed to enrich any work space, the Nova’s sleek, sculptural form offers endless adaptability. The Nova features LED array to cast only one shadow with its high quality, energy-efficient light. The Smart Dimming allows for customizable brightness levels with the touch of a finger. Built with ‘Forever Hinges’ for stability and strength, the Nova allows users to adjust simply with one hand. With this modern, sleek design, the Nova is sure to bring the perfect modern touch to any workspace.

Nova Resources:


  • Color Rendering Index: >92
  • Color Temperature: 3000K (Warm White)
  • Lifespan: 50,000 hrs
  • Power Consumption: 7 watts
  • Dimming Range: 14% - 100%
  • Nova Standard: 
    • Lower Arm: 13.8”
    • Upper Arm: 13”
    • Reach: 28.85”
  • Nova XL: 
    • Lower Arm: 15.8”
    • Upper Arm: 15”
    • Reach: 32.8”


    Build Quality

    Build Quality

    The Nova was designed with functionality in mind while incorporating sophistication, stability, and sleek look. It is made of more than 50% recycled content by weight and comprised of 70% recyclable materials. The user interface provides the same touch technology as smartphones. With the constant torque ‘Forever Hinges’, this light ensures stability and takes away the need for adjustments. The Nova has a lifespan that lasts 50,000 hours and a 10 year warranty that guarantees this lamp with last you years.


    The Nova is made of more than 50% recycled content by weight. In addition, 70% is made of recyclable materials. This highly energy-efficient lamp features PIR occupancy sensor which will automatically turn the light off when it doesn’t detect movement which in turn saves on energy and other costs. The lamp lasts 50,000 hours and only uses 7 watts which delivers the best-in-class lighting performance in the industry. The Nova also contributes to LEED, WELL, and Living Building Challenge certifications.






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    Nova Size Options

    Instead of the standard base, upgrade to the Tech Base Options. The Tech Base features 1 USB and 1 120V outlet.
    • Standard Nova - 28.85" reach
    • Nova XL Extended Arm - 32.8" reach

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    Humanscale Nova Warranty - Covered for 10 Years, 24/7 Warranty

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    This item includes free shipping in the contiguous United States.



    Thin Film LED Technology

    Nova’s intelligent LEDs casts only one shadow with its high quality, energy-efficient light. Using only 7 watts of power, the Non brings top lighting performance. This light provides a powerful 440 lumens of illumination. The Nova emits a warm white 3000K light with a >92 color rendering index. With this glare free light, this new technology helps reduce eye strain, and in turn, increases the lamp’s lifespan.

    Smart Dimming

    Featuring customizable brightness levels, the Nova allows users to change the brightness with one touch of the finger. The interior of the Nova has an energy conservative occupancy sensor that senses body heat which tells the light to turn off when no one is around. With smart dimming, the Nova will remember the previous brightness setting when its turned on and off.

    Smart Dimming



    The Nova can easily be adjusted because of it’s constant torque ‘Forever Hinges’ that create stability and strength for any position. The ‘Forever Hinges’ are both torque inserts and springs that guarantees an easily adjustable arm the user can fluidly move to the perfect ergonomic position. With its 28.85” arm reach and full 180 degree head and arm rotation, the Infinity can easily be adjusted with one-touch positioning. Upgrade to the Nova XL which is 2” taller than the standard Nova and has an additional 4” of reach.


    Humanscale offers an excellent warranty on the Nova light because they ensure this lamp will last you years before it needs to be replaced. All lighting products are covered under 10 years, 24/7 warranty. There are 3 years, 24/7 warranty for the power supply driver.





    About Humanscale

    Located in the New York City headquarters, Humanscale Design Studio is a powerhouse of designers, engineers and prototypists from around the world. The team also regularly collaborates on projects with acclaimed industry figures. Abiding by the philosophy that good design achieves more with less, the team specializes in solving functional problems with simple, efficient designs. A holistic approach is taken to ergonomics, with the user experience and interaction with the product front of mind. As the lines between office and home blur, Humanscale Design Studio created Nova, a highly versatile LED task light that combines industry-leading technology with a sleek design. Nova was designed with a timeless aesthetic and long-lasting durability.