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pratik7923
pratik7923
6 September

Online Lighting Places- sites & info not general discussion.

Online Lighting Places- sites & info not general discussion.
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The Light Factory is Australia's leading store. They have more than 10000 decorative lighting products for home, business, industrial warehouse, coffee shops, hotels,…

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pratik7923
Sep 06, 2018 5:52 pm
gillybean
gillybean
26 October

Smart home light switches - zigbee?

Smart home light switches - zigbee?

I’ve got Alexa, via voice I can control 20 odd Hue bulbs individually or in groups and also 6 seperate Sonos music zones. You don’t usually have smart light switches…

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gillybean
Oct 26, 2018 6:03 pm
gillybean
Kazi
Kazi
11 October

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
alexp79
alexp79
2 October

Ask a lighting design engineer - general Q&A

Ask a lighting design engineer - general Q&A
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Here you can see some details of , which help you to decide the right one for your kitchen/dining or your living…

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alexp79
Oct 02, 2018 8:11 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
14 September

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
pratik7923
pratik7923
12 September

Low ceiling and pendant lights

Low ceiling and pendant lights

Here you can see some details of , which help you to decide the right one for your kitchen/dining or your living room.

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pratik7923
Sep 12, 2018 10:58 pm
langkawan
langkawan
1 September

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
gillybean
gillybean
10 August

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
fademan
fademan
5 August

Pendant lights & downlights to ground floor of 2 storey home

Pendant lights & downlights to ground floor of 2 storey home

Do you have photos of your ceiling battens / floor joists to the top floor? Do you have insulation in the ceiling? If they are solid, it's going to make running…

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fademan
Aug 05, 2018 8:54 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
4 August

DIY ceiling lights?

DIY ceiling lights?

Electricians are their own certifiers, so I'm guessing that if you can find one that will do it and certify that no one will get electrocuted or your house won’t burn…

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arcadelt
Aug 04, 2018 7:56 pm
andrew001
andrew001
27 July

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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andrew001
Jul 27, 2018 9:04 pm

So I am looking at installing an LED panel inside an existing troffer fixture. Because I have no t-bar around the existing light, this seems like a good option. I was…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
titos97
titos97
29 April

MyLights

MyLights

My Builder didn't allow me to provide them with these lights. No option have to stick with their Down Light due to the warranty issue. :( Anyway probably in the future…

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titos97
Apr 29, 2018 10:00 pm
algernon
algernon
26 April

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

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

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
Bananimal
Bananimal
9 March

Bedroom lighting

Bedroom lighting

We went with gentle wall led lighting so set the mood and got dimmers fo the main bedroom light. To be honest we use only the led ones. I just have to mention that we did…

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Bananimal
Mar 09, 2018 2:56 pm
corkco
corkco
5 March

Downlights

Downlights
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Wow, this topic have been going since 2007!!! Much of the information is now out of date. Forget Halogen, CFL's and 1st generation LED. New LED technology within a…

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corkco
Mar 05, 2018 6:45 pm
corkco
parlayman
parlayman
3 March

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
Althom
Althom
23 January

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

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

Hi, do you have interested in this very slim waterproof LED neon strip light for outdoor use? https://www.lemoledlight.com/products/neon-lights/

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Crazyk
Nov 26, 2017 9:58 am
Crazyk

Christmas is known as the carnival of lights and every person decorates its house with multicolored lights which we normally purchase from the bazaar. As the Christmas is…

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Yanzee
Nov 02, 2017 7:25 pm
Buildingourfirstnest
Buildingourfirstnest
2 October 2017

Noob lighting questions!

Noob lighting questions!

Thanks Liam! I've asked the builder and they have refused to install a manhole as I've already sign the building contract :/ So I'll probably have to think of cutting it…

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Buildingourfirstnest
Oct 02, 2017 2:49 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
30 September 2017

bathroom lights

bathroom lights

Yes, wall lights on either side of the mirror. How you then light the whole room is up to you.

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arcadelt
Sep 30, 2017 11:28 pm
viktorokiro
viktorokiro
7 September 2017

SHOW ME YOUR LIGHTS!....Pwease.lol

SHOW ME YOUR LIGHTS!....Pwease.lol
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Hey, Redolf I like the pictures of pendants lights you shared. I have beautiful in my bed room.

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viktorokiro
Sep 07, 2017 8:34 pm
tobytot
tobytot
28 August 2017

led drivers

led drivers

thanks for the reply

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tobytot
Aug 28, 2017 5:52 pm
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Southies
Aug 10, 2017 10:03 pm
Southies
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
7 August 2017

LED lights in shower niches

LED lights in shower niches

This stage is a vacant block of land…

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Pepsi_Drinker
Aug 07, 2017 11:49 am
Pepsi_Drinker
wall-e
wall-e
30 July 2017

Dimmer switch for led lights

Dimmer switch for led lights

Thanks, I requested for details about the LED and dimmer from my builder. They said they use dimmable led and compatible dimer switch and If I want to remove the dimmer…

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wall-e
Jul 30, 2017 4:56 pm
Man_Ita
Man_Ita
9 July 2017

LED down lights after construction

LED down lights after construction

My builder is charging $98 per downlight but these are halogens and not LEDs. He is charging $58 per light point. Is this what we need to enable future installation of…

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Man_Ita
Jul 09, 2017 10:54 am

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