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is a unit of illumination (illuminance).
  • FootCandle is equivalent to approximately 10.7639 Lux (SI units).
  • Convert[n FootCandle, newunits]converts n FootCandle to a form involving units newunits.
  • FootCandle is typically abbreviated fc.