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TheTurleys
TheTurleys
24 January 2015

Installing Downlights with Plug ends vs Hard wire

Installing Downlights with Plug ends vs Hard wire

All of mine have plugs and I only had one plug base per area in the roof space. The sparkie loved it. I got some fantastic lights for less than $30 each. I could have…

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TheTurleys
Jan 24, 2015 10:54 pm
TheTurleys
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Bjhf
Jan 22, 2015 7:51 pm
Bjhf
jcresey
jcresey
20 January 2015

LED downlights

LED downlights

Not 100% to be honest! I don't know too much about them... We are planning on down lights with dimmers in the master and theater and down lights through the rest of the…

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jcresey
Jan 20, 2015 9:48 am
jcresey
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
6 January 2015

Overhead pendants for reading in bedroom

Overhead pendants for reading in bedroom

We put a double light switch (horizontally) behind the middle of the bed head. It's just below the top of the bed head so it's hidden. We were concerned about it but even…

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xxkatxx
Jan 05, 2015 11:32 pm
steely81
steely81
30 December 2014

Identify This Light

Identify This Light

Thanks that looks like them, Sh!t they are expensive :) maybe i'll have to get cheap china clones lol

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steely81
Dec 30, 2014 9:52 pm
Pellana
Pellana
30 December 2014

Another "Identify this light" thread...

Another "Identify this light" thread...

Great news!! Glad I could help out! A 3rd of the wait is over now. ;)

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Pellana
Dec 30, 2014 6:04 pm
justlearning
justlearning
26 December 2014

Loomi LED Downlight

Loomi LED Downlight

I read the same re insulation but then read a review that said warranty was void if covered. http://www.ledbenchmark.com/display.php ... +Downlight

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justlearning
Dec 26, 2014 4:27 pm
justlearning
Lhommequifrappe
Lhommequifrappe
22 December 2014

LED Lights

LED Lights

Yes, I totally agree with this. Rather go for shops that specialise or maybe even…

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Lhommequifrappe
Dec 22, 2014 12:26 am
Drekko
Drekko
23 November 2014

Anyone have White Downlights like this?

Anyone have White Downlights like this?

Hi guys Any chance anyone has white slimline downlights like these: http://imgur.com/DYKQhBh My builder has them and I want to know how they look from a…

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Drekko
Nov 23, 2014 1:38 pm
Drekko
trayracer
trayracer
23 November 2014

LED downlights

LED downlights

Switchplates are relatively cheap. When you come to specifying electricals, we provisioned wiring for extra downlights, but in the end, I managed to contact the builder's…

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trayracer
Nov 23, 2014 12:27 am
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
19 November 2014

Fan lights and bedroom solutions

Fan lights and bedroom solutions

@PAB_34, You have very beautiful house. I have bi-fold doors in my new house which I'm building. Would you please advice which company did the fly…

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marisa@artilux
Nov 19, 2014 1:51 pm
PAB_34
PAB_34
17 November 2014

Lovely rustic Feature light, but where to find?

Lovely rustic Feature light, but where to find?

The image is from the Mitre 10 website http://accent.mitre10.com.au/accent-inspiration/interior/orange-palette maybe get in touch with…

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PAB_34
Nov 17, 2014 9:38 am
PAB_34

Could anyone tell me what lights these are? I've been searching the internet but could not find and information on them. Thank…

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Hootie
Nov 15, 2014 10:34 pm
Hootie
Super Nes
Super Nes
13 November 2014

Two Way Switches Question

Two Way Switches Question

It helps when I AM the electrician :lol:

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Super Nes
Nov 13, 2014 9:36 pm
Drekko
Drekko
22 October 2014

How many LED Downlights?

How many LED Downlights?

Id prob get widebeam ones for more coverage

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Drekko
Oct 22, 2014 10:53 am
Drekko

Been having trouble finding a suitable vanity light we like. does anyone know where I could find something similar to…

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poohbear
Oct 19, 2014 2:51 pm
justlearning
justlearning
12 October 2014

LED downlights

LED downlights
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Just remembered the other one. ..I think it was wb neaves in Byrnes beach

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justlearning
Oct 12, 2014 12:18 am
justlearning
GoLights
GoLights
9 October 2014

Do you think these pendant lights are going to be too big?

Do you think these pendant lights are going to be too big?

Yes, i would say that is too big for a breakfast bench. You need to go for soemthing around the 250mm to a maximum of 400mm for above a breakfast bench. The TOMDIX Copper…

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GoLights
Oct 09, 2014 2:05 pm
GoLights
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bpratt
Oct 03, 2014 6:59 pm
Berstan Homes
Berstan Homes
3 October 2014

outdoor lighting

outdoor lighting

There are not any significant cost differences in building in the West in comparison to any other part of Melbourne. It will depend on soil testing and engineering…

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Berstan Homes
Oct 03, 2014 12:11 pm
Berstan Homes
Bubble
Bubble
26 September 2014

advice on a particular Bocci light

advice on a particular Bocci light

I am using this in the staircase void. I have seen it in person and The glass is thick. Gorgeous light. Unless someone is going to bang them together I doubt they will break.

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Bubble
Sep 26, 2014 7:26 pm
jsoetandi
jsoetandi
19 September 2014

LED downlights

LED downlights

If you are doing downlights yourself.. probably worth buying the LEDs from electrical whole-seller as it can turn out to be cheaper when bought in batches compared to…

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jsoetandi
Sep 19, 2014 3:43 pm
jsoetandi
paulw11
paulw11
18 September 2014

Another LED question! Replaceable bulbs or not??

Another LED question! Replaceable bulbs or not??

I put about 30 LED down lights in about 2 1/2 years ago. I have had 4 failures - all transformers. The first 2 were replaced under warranty. The last two I bought…

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paulw11
Sep 18, 2014 5:15 pm

do these need to match? I am having the bocci lighting in the dining and kitchen (pendants over island bench)…

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auds
Sep 16, 2014 9:45 am
PHL
PHL
12 September 2014

Recommendations for GU10 LED light bulbs for track lighting?

Recommendations for GU10 LED light bulbs for track lighting?

What kills LEDs fast is heat; make sure whatever you get has good ventilation. I've used Philips and Osram for over 2 years now, and so far none have died. Their colour…

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PHL
Sep 12, 2014 9:51 pm
steevo
steevo
11 September 2014

LED Downlights - new home - Osram or EcoBrilliant?

LED Downlights - new home - Osram or EcoBrilliant?

I tend to agree with Golight, Bad information can cost you! Things like CRI and lumens are important, if you like a true looking light, I would try to keep above 85-90…

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steevo
Sep 11, 2014 4:41 pm
GoLights
GoLights
4 September 2014

Is it time to change from halogens to LED?

Is it time to change from halogens to LED?

Hi, It's definitely time to convert to LED. You will not only save power costs, but you won't need to change a globe for a VERY long time, and you will avoid any…

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GoLights
Sep 04, 2014 11:27 am
GoLights
magpiegirl
magpiegirl
22 August 2014

Oval Pendant Lighting

Oval Pendant Lighting

Good article here http://inside-living.com.au/using-light ... our-space/ on lighitng. Lead me to Satelight Design. I ended up getting a similar custom made light done…

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magpiegirl
Aug 22, 2014 10:45 am
pongie
pongie
20 August 2014

Pendant Light for Void

Pendant Light for Void
1, 2

Kezu. Don't think you'll like the price though... A little over $600 each

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pongie
Aug 20, 2014 10:55 pm
pongie
htc
htc
12 August 2014

Let's Talk Lighting?

Let's Talk Lighting?

Hi all, We are Rexel's Home Technology Centre. An exciting new development by one of the electrical industry's leading wholesalers specialising in helping you choose the…

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htc
Aug 12, 2014 11:22 am
mrssnowden
mrssnowden
21 July 2014

dining room pendant light vs fan location advice please

dining room pendant light vs fan location advice please

Look at the space your fan is capable of cooling. You should be able to work it out from the specs. This might enable you to change the location of the fans rather than…

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mrssnowden
Jul 21, 2014 4:38 pm

viewtopic.php?f=8&t=7922&p=80301&hilit=lights#p80301 there's a list of lighting suppliers on that thread. We were originally looking at a light similar to one you have…

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kexkez
Jul 20, 2014 11:39 am
kexkez
joannek
joannek
15 July 2014

couple of questions - advice needed.

couple of questions - advice needed.

I would just make sure they have a common theme. It might be shape, colour or the material. A friend of mine did different pendants but all in a hammered copper. Looked awesome.

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joannek
Jul 15, 2014 10:59 pm
auds
auds
7 July 2014

Please help with under bench led strips?

Please help with under bench led strips?

I would definitely like to know who sells good quality led strips - we want them under our kitchen island bench and under our bar. thanks

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auds
Jul 07, 2014 2:23 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
30 June 2014

Garage Lighting

Garage Lighting

More people seem to have trouble uploading pics from there than any other photo hosting site. I just gave "freakychick" the same advice in this thread...

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Stewie D
Jun 30, 2014 10:01 pm
Forg
Forg
6 June 2014

ARE HEAT SHIELDS NEEDED FOR LED DOWNLIGHTS?

ARE HEAT SHIELDS NEEDED FOR LED DOWNLIGHTS?
1, 2

I think I have an answer to my question ... which probably indicates that I was asking the wrong question, although the part I quoted was relevant. :) If you get decent LED…

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Forg
Jun 06, 2014 2:39 pm
Sparky50
Sparky50
13 May 2014

Large number of RGB LED strip light project

Large number of RGB LED strip light project

1) When calculating load of a 120v/12v/150 watt transformer using LED strip lighting do we calculate our amperage on the line or load…

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Sparky50
May 13, 2014 9:21 pm
toddzilla
toddzilla
30 April 2014

Dimmable push-button switches and multi-way switching

Dimmable push-button switches and multi-way switching

i picked out my styles by playing with them at homebase in subiaco, have you been there. i am the type of person who likes to touch feel hold first and at least i know…

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toddzilla
Apr 30, 2014 11:55 pm
toddzilla
toddzilla
30 April 2014

LED light switches

LED light switches

i found the oppisite with regards to the impress mechs. i have them throughout my house with the exception of bathrooms and kitchens where i have saturn. good product at…

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toddzilla
Apr 30, 2014 11:31 pm
joyfulbuilder
joyfulbuilder
24 April 2014

Need advice re junction boxes for kitchen lighting

Need advice re junction boxes for kitchen lighting

I haven't looked at sparky quotes yet. These particular downlights plug into a power point - so the sparky will need to install power points coming out of the junction…

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joyfulbuilder
Apr 24, 2014 9:09 pm
alexf40
alexf40
22 April 2014

LED Lighting for a Standard House ?

LED Lighting for a Standard House ?
1, 2, 3, 4

Anyone used www.xiongruiled.com their lights apparently comply with the SAA/C-Tick standard approval.

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alexf40
Apr 22, 2014 4:44 pm
jenathome
jenathome
7 April 2014

Warm light usage

Warm light usage

Nice lighting. Well done!

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jenathome
Apr 07, 2014 9:50 am
jenathome
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
30 March 2014

LED vs Halogen Brightness

LED vs Halogen Brightness

I started a thread when we began our build. It has a lot of info in it - a lot of generalisation and some useful tips .... :) It is a real learning curve - so go slowly…

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Saint Mike
Mar 30, 2014 1:21 pm
Saint Mike
GoLights
GoLights
26 March 2014

Lighting Ideas for low ceilings

Lighting Ideas for low ceilings

We are planning to install only 6 downlight fittings in addtion to 3 pendant lights, is it enough go with deco 13W of your…

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GoLights
Mar 26, 2014 2:03 pm
GoLights
GoLights
GoLights
23 March 2014

Kitchen and dining lights, will these match?

Kitchen and dining lights, will these match?

Skylights are great, but pointless at night. Lighting up…

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GoLights
Mar 23, 2014 5:07 pm
GoLights
GoLights
GoLights
22 March 2014

E27 light globe - I am confused

E27 light globe - I am confused

Southies, If you are environmentally aware and have a social conscience, just be aware that CFL globes contain…

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GoLights
Mar 22, 2014 7:50 am
GoLights
GoLights
GoLights
16 March 2014

Help - Dimmable LED downlight Set Up Not Working

Help - Dimmable LED downlight Set Up Not Working

I'd suggest changing the Universal Dimmer to a TRAILING EDGE dimmer. This may solve your issue. Hope you've found the problem, and sorted it out.

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GoLights
Mar 16, 2014 4:23 pm
GoLights
GoLights
GoLights
16 March 2014

How much weight can a stud in the ceiling holds?

How much weight can a stud in the ceiling holds?

We've got a 26kg pendant over the dining table. When it was installed the sparky arranged for a chippie to put a meaty noggin in between two…

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GoLights
Mar 16, 2014 4:19 pm
GoLights
GoLights
GoLights
17 February 2014

LED light concealed under kitchen cabinet - what wattage??

LED light concealed under kitchen cabinet - what wattage??

We have had 2 downlighting included in our build under our kitchen cabinets. However now thinking about it I was wondering if having an LED strip…

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GoLights
Feb 16, 2014 11:51 pm
GoLights

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