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gmtlighting
gmtlighting
5 February 2016

Online Lighting Places- sites & info not general discussion.

Online Lighting Places- sites & info not general discussion.
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Construction & Demolition Recycling appreciate the cooperation of the demolition industry in the compilation of our…

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gmtlighting
Feb 05, 2016 10:47 am
andiwarwick
andiwarwick
1 December

MyLights

MyLights

Hi Fozzy87, just wondering if you ended up using iZone and if you did, what is it like and what did it cost? Thanks :)

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andiwarwick
Dec 01, 2019 9:50 pm
Bobjane
Bobjane
14 November

Garage Motion Sensor Light Recommendation

Garage Motion Sensor Light Recommendation

Thanks Althom. I did not know the garage light would come on automatically when the door opens :)

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Bobjane
Nov 14, 2019 7:18 am
MrChelseaFC
MrChelseaFC
17 October

Home Automation

Home Automation
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I’m trying to figure out how to automate all my house windows (sliding and tilt) and sliding doors. I haven’t ordered yet, current suppliers don’t have motors that…

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MrChelseaFC
Oct 17, 2019 9:01 am
StartingOut
StartingOut
3 October

LED floodlight - which would be better quality?

LED floodlight - which would be better quality?

Just updating this for the benefit of anybody researching in the future. We ended up getting two 30W Verbatim floodlights and they have been perfect. They light up the…

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StartingOut
Oct 03, 2019 10:15 am
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
13 August

Downlights

Downlights
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Apologies for posting in the old thread but I have a question in similar topic so just using this thread instead of creating a new one. We haven't had our electrical…

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Melbournevic
Aug 13, 2019 4:53 pm
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TomS
Aug 12, 2019 10:21 am
IamSAM
IamSAM
1 August

Smart home light switches - zigbee?

Smart home light switches - zigbee?

Checkout the SAMSUNG SMARTTHINGS WIFI HUB It supports Z-wave, zigbee, wifi, Alexa, Google Home

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IamSAM
Aug 01, 2019 10:43 am
IamSAM
bashworth
bashworth
31 July

Best kelvin and watts for our bedrooms?

Best kelvin and watts for our bedrooms?

Down lights are completely different in the way that they light a room compared with the fittings you previously mentioned. For down lights you would probably be looking…

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bashworth
Jul 31, 2019 11:21 pm
bashworth
Norfolk
Norfolk
31 July

Good brand of downlights

Good brand of downlights

I understand SAL has its own electricians on contract to quickly replace at no cost any lights that occasionally fail. This service has given installers confidence in the brand.

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Norfolk
Jul 31, 2019 12:59 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
29 July

Flush Mount Round Ceiling Light Question

Flush Mount Round Ceiling Light Question

Apart from eBay and Etsy, which I previously mentioned, I do not. So why not buy those from Beacon Lighting?

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arcadelt
Jul 29, 2019 7:37 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
20 July

Pendant lights & downlights to ground floor of 2 storey home

Pendant lights & downlights to ground floor of 2 storey home

Apart from the electrical side of things, the biggest hurdle you will face is how you are going to support the pendants. Usually a 100 x 50 nog is laid flat flush with the…

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Stewie D
Jul 20, 2019 2:49 pm
ben888
ben888
12 July

Regulatory compliance mark

Regulatory compliance mark

There's a light fitting I really like, but it's only made and sold abroad. It's certified with CE and FCC, but there is no regulatory compliance mark (RCM). As I…

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ben888
Jul 13, 2019 12:02 am
ben888
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AbhishekM
Jun 12, 2019 1:11 am

Do these two posts unscrew?

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arcadelt
May 09, 2019 12:17 am

I have been looking in the Sydney area and found these. Pretty sure they are Havit lighting, but I could be wrong. It's 30cm wide led. Comes in other sizes. This was in a…

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Nicole Port Mac
Apr 12, 2019 4:25 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
11 April

LED around bed

LED around bed

Great post with a lot of information. Many many thanks for with us.

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IamSAM
Apr 11, 2019 9:47 am
IamSAM

Lighting recommendations in Sydney

Lighting recommendations in Sydney

Go to this one , they are on Parramatta Road, near Burwood

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Priyasuresh11
Mar 15, 2019 6:52 pm
Priyasuresh11
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Althom
Mar 12, 2019 10:31 am
Althom
flatlinerz
flatlinerz
9 December 2018

Ask a lighting design engineer - general Q&A

Ask a lighting design engineer - general Q&A
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1960sModernistHome doesn't post here anymore

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flatlinerz
Dec 09, 2018 4:53 pm
Kazi
Kazi
11 October 2018

White frame or Chrome frame Downlights ?

White frame or Chrome frame Downlights ?

Chrome looks better hence it's more popular. Also a bit more expensive Building Ambassador 41 Wisdom Homes DA 17 Jan 2018, Slab 19 Mar 2018, Frame 20 Apr 2018, Bricks…

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Kazi
Oct 11, 2018 8:22 pm
Kazi
arcadelt
arcadelt
14 September 2018

Looking for an out of stock ballast for circular fluorescent

Looking for an out of stock ballast for circular fluorescent

I can’t help you with a replacement ballast, but suggest it could be a good opportunity to replace the entire light with an LED equivalent. They come in all manner of…

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arcadelt
Sep 14, 2018 9:00 pm
langkawan
langkawan
1 September 2018

Help needed with lightings location please.

Help needed with lightings location please.

As my builder uses Clipsal, I think I just wanna stick to that as we're going to start building very soon. But I looked in the Clipsal website and found some that are…

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langkawan
Sep 01, 2018 9:10 pm

A photo would really help as there are lots of "round '90s' style fittings" so no one will know exactly what you have. That said, if they are oyster style lights with…

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arcadelt
Aug 29, 2018 6:52 pm
MAspinall
MAspinall
21 August 2018

Low ceiling and pendant lights

Low ceiling and pendant lights

<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->Low ceiling and pendant lights are ideal for home lighting or…

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MAspinall
Aug 21, 2018 3:36 pm
gillybean
gillybean
10 August 2018

Is there a maximum pendant light weight?

Is there a maximum pendant light weight?

Here you can see some details of , which help you to know the maximum weight of different different pendant light.

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gillybean
Aug 10, 2018 4:08 pm
gillybean
arcadelt
arcadelt
4 August 2018

DIY ceiling lights?

DIY ceiling lights?

Installing a new light fixture is a great way to change a room instantly. DIY ceiling lights create unique light fixtures to…

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arcadelt
Aug 04, 2018 7:56 pm

hello, may be you can contact our lighting expert info@upshine.com

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shezza84
Jul 14, 2018 6:47 pm
reaver
reaver
10 July 2018

Buying lights from the US

Buying lights from the US

That's a good point. We use the lamps once in a blue moon when we have guests because we treat them as decorations rather than functional. The ceiling lights are more…

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reaver
Jul 10, 2018 9:04 am
reaver
sparky_JsP
sparky_JsP
9 July 2018

Changing a bulb outdoor light

Changing a bulb outdoor light

Have you figured this out?

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sparky_JsP
Jul 09, 2018 3:43 pm
sparky_JsP
alexp79
alexp79
9 July 2018

Trying to find similar wall lights to pic

Trying to find similar wall lights to pic

Almost anything you can find on Aliexpress this days (for fraction of cost), use Search by Image functionality

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alexp79
Jul 09, 2018 3:41 pm

As "Pepsi_Drinker" said, Fibaro Z wave is the way to go as you can control the lights from an app and the relay sits in behind the switch still allowing you to operate the…

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sparky_JsP
Jul 07, 2018 9:04 pm
sparky_JsP
sparky_JsP
sparky_JsP
7 July 2018

Colorbond and CCTV

Colorbond and CCTV

Any decent security/electrical contractor wouldn't see this as an issue. Yes it does take a little longer for the installation. We have our tricks...like using a plastic…

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sparky_JsP
Jul 07, 2018 8:41 pm
sparky_JsP
sparky_JsP
sparky_JsP
7 July 2018

LED downlights cut out diameter.

LED downlights cut out diameter.

This is depend on your demand.And now,have many different cut out size led downlight. This company can customize you need size,solve your…

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sparky_JsP
Jul 07, 2018 8:24 pm
sparky_JsP
sparky_JsP
sparky_JsP
7 July 2018

Australian Lighting Wiring Question

Australian Lighting Wiring Question

In the 1950's generally you will find exposed "train track" like installation (single insulation) wiring with porcelain cleats. The joins in the roof are exposed with no…

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sparky_JsP
Jul 07, 2018 8:15 pm
sparky_JsP
Kazi
Kazi
18 June 2018

Decorative Light For Skylight

Decorative Light For Skylight

Hi, I was going to start researching for light diffuser for skylight feature. Do yiu mind to recommend me few places? Building Ambassador 41 Wisdom Homes Slab done …

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Kazi
Jun 18, 2018 9:45 pm
Kazi
kjane
kjane
16 June 2018

Lighting HELP

Lighting HELP

The skylights will be a nice feature in the family dining areas, they are a great size. As much as I hate to admit this, I'd tend to agree with your husband about the…

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kjane
Jun 16, 2018 6:06 pm
algernon
algernon
26 April 2018

Light switches and powerpoints

Light switches and powerpoints

We have the Iconic range in white, and think that it looks quite good. One of the features of the system is easily replaceable faceplates available in a range of colours…

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algernon
Apr 26, 2018 11:43 pm
kjane
kjane
26 April 2018

International Light Fittings

International Light Fittings

Thanks for your very detailed reply IamSAM, exactly the kind of info I was looking for. Much appreciated!

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kjane
Apr 26, 2018 1:55 pm
fred1234
fred1234
23 April 2018

What happened to Wattsaver?

What happened to Wattsaver?

I found him. Stephen Rodda who ran Wattsaver has moved to the Sunshine Coast and has an appliance repair business. In case you're up that way, http://tech-fix.com.au/

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fred1234
Apr 23, 2018 5:08 pm

Hi Maria In echoing ms_prez above we would also really appreciate some assistance or guiding on our upcoming lighting appointment. We would like a pendant over the…

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nissy02
Apr 20, 2018 9:29 am
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gillybean
Apr 04, 2018 7:17 pm
gillybean
parlayman
parlayman
3 March 2018

Downlight Package - Overpriced?

Downlight Package - Overpriced?

Yes, I hear this all the time. I normally suggest people have the builders install a batten holder in the position one downlight will go. So if for example your design…

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parlayman
Mar 03, 2018 3:34 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
23 January 2018

Exterior lighting help

Exterior lighting help

After searching the internet for the best for a while I finally bought them online from Koopower. Instead of using them on just Christmas & other occasions, I like using…

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arcadelt
Jan 23, 2018 7:33 pm
Althom
Althom
23 January 2018

Flashing LED Downlight

Flashing LED Downlight

New globe didn't help. Ended up getting a sparky to change all 4 downlights to an integral type (TAYLOR 9W CCT CHANGING LED…

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Althom
Jan 23, 2018 6:06 pm
Althom
spiffmiff
spiffmiff
17 January 2018

DIY Downlights

DIY Downlights

I'm going to copy a comment I made…

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spiffmiff
Jan 17, 2018 12:58 am
spiffmiff
Nuri
Nuri
22 December 2017

lighting in my theatre room

lighting in my theatre room

Thanks arcadelt. I have an idea, just not entirely sure how to go about it. I actually e-mailed the Brightgreen design team with my plans and what I'm trying to do, and…

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Nuri
Dec 22, 2017 5:00 pm
Dicko
Dicko
7 December 2017

Smart Downlights

Smart Downlights

LIFX have started doing their downlights again after they discontinued them a year or so back. They are pricey but they dont need any hardware and you can use your light…

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Dicko
Dec 07, 2017 2:56 pm
TashPaul
TashPaul
29 November 2017

Do downlights need to line up?

Do downlights need to line up?

I'm pretty sure ours aren't lined up in various spots and I don't notice at all. I think as they are flush with the ceiling they are a bit camoflauged.

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TashPaul
Nov 29, 2017 3:05 pm
TashPaul

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