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3timesbuilda
3timesbuilda
19 June 2007

Sensor Lights?

Sensor Lights?

Saw something at Bunnings at the weekend. It's called Winplus and is based around the X10 protocol. Their web site is pretty useless but the products looks good. As I…

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3timesbuilda
Jun 19, 2007 4:25 pm
3timesbuilda
3timesbuilda
3timesbuilda
2 July 2007

Downlights use a lot of power

Downlights use a lot of power
1, 2

Doubt it, the silicon is barely visible to…

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3timesbuilda
Jul 02, 2007 12:57 pm
3timesbuilda
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
17 July 2007

LED Illuminated Spashback

LED Illuminated Spashback

Maybe It looks to much like a 70's disco for me :shock: I'm not into it - mood kitchen or otherwise - Not to my taste at all. S

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Yak_Chat
Jul 17, 2007 6:28 pm
Yak_Chat
Touchingcloth
Touchingcloth
22 September 2007

When is the electricals/lighting done?

When is the electricals/lighting done?

NO….he’s probably waiting for the sparky to come back. All of these things can be done very quickly and can easily be left till last. :D

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Touchingcloth
Sep 22, 2007 9:38 pm
matt walker
matt walker
8 October 2007

Praise for a fellow forumer...

Praise for a fellow forumer...

LOL!! If it was nothing I wouldn't have posted...

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matt walker
Oct 08, 2007 8:15 pm
matt walker

Hi Damo, This is similar -

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ewan
Nov 02, 2007 12:07 pm
ewan
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
7 November 2007

where to buy the cfl downlight kits

where to buy the cfl downlight kits

Grab a copy of re-new from the local newsagent - lots of advertisers in there for cfl's. Steve

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Yak_Chat
Nov 07, 2007 11:22 pm
Yak_Chat
horan
horan
13 November 2007

Downlights quantity

Downlights quantity

Yak_Chat, Thanks for your suggestion regarding number of switches. I have not thought about that. I was planning to put one switch per area (kitchen, bedroom,…

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horan
Nov 13, 2007 9:43 am
oznow
oznow
23 November 2007

downlights setting fire to insulation in the roof

downlights setting fire to insulation in the roof
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If you install a CFL downlights, do you still need the downlight guards/protector (such as isolite)? I reckon, it is not necessary. Thanks. ozn

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oznow
Nov 23, 2007 8:51 am
oznow
sirgoat
sirgoat
30 November 2007

Replacing 1980's downlights

Replacing 1980's downlights

I made some small rings out of a thin MDF for my parents place that had the same problem. Painted it white so its the same colour as the ceeling. It allowed them to…

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sirgoat
Nov 30, 2007 5:24 pm
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
11 December 2007

Favourite lighting

Favourite lighting

That's okay Steve, we'll celebrate on your behalf then.... :wink: :wink: :shock: :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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PhoenixStar
Dec 11, 2007 6:08 pm
PhoenixStar
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
17 December 2007

12V LED replacement globes...

12V LED replacement globes...
1, 2

It will be interesting to see the life of these units Alan. I used to repair computer power supplies in the 80's that used high voltage DC switching transistors to do…

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Yak_Chat
Dec 17, 2007 10:47 pm
Yak_Chat
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
28 December 2007

Arco Floor Lamps

Arco Floor Lamps

Also checked the IP address for that user and it traced back to China anyway...so too sus for me!!! :evil: :evil: :evil:

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PhoenixStar
Dec 28, 2007 7:15 pm
PhoenixStar
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
14 January 2008

What lighting would suit this room??

What lighting would suit this room??

trapeses are pretty bad at blowing bulbs in my experience. Voltage surges are not the greatest thing. I reckon some directional CFL's in reflective housings would work…

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Yak_Chat
Jan 14, 2008 9:23 pm
Yak_Chat
MJ
MJ
22 January 2008

Downlights for dummies <- Help!

Downlights for dummies <- Help!

Thanks _Al_, I like your opinion. That is the main concern I have with downlights and the whole reading thing in the living areas. As I've been looking more and more…

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MJ
Jan 22, 2008 11:45 am
bubie
bubie
26 January 2008

Why 12V?

Why 12V?

Hi there, I'm new to the forum and am not aware of the threads you speak of, but can say that in terms of low voltage (12V) downlights they do not waste watts…

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bubie
Jan 26, 2008 11:41 pm
dan82
dan82
28 January 2008

External Lighting

External Lighting

great suggestions I will try them myself too...I´ll let you guys know how this works..

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dan82
Jan 28, 2008 10:08 am
Leece
Leece
28 January 2008

outdoor lighting

outdoor lighting

excellent, that is what we thought we would do. I just wanted to make sure that having the batten light would not cause problems with installing a different light…

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Leece
Jan 28, 2008 9:10 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
1 April 2008

12v light & transformer connection

12v light & transformer connection

The JB's would be wired to a switch inside the house??? If you change where they run how will they be switched?

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mattwalker
Apr 01, 2008 1:55 pm
mattwalker
MICA
MICA
29 April 2008

Cost of Downlights

Cost of Downlights

Hi there, The installation of downlights has always been a tricky issue. Some elctricians can charge between $30 - $90. This all depends on whether: - you or they…

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MICA
Apr 29, 2008 12:08 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
29 April 2008

Wiring downlights downstairs

Wiring downlights downstairs

Hi there, It's always best to do things correct, right from the start. Every builder / electrician has a budget for every stage of the building process, therefore, ask…

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MICA
Apr 29, 2008 12:23 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
29 April 2008

My Bargain Buy

My Bargain Buy
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Hey there Guys, I just had a look at your posted comments, and i must admit, the price you paid is only a fraction of the WHOLESALE price! Well done!

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MICA
Apr 29, 2008 12:27 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
30 April 2008

What's the best lighting for garages (For Car Nuts:)

What's the best lighting for garages (For Car Nuts:)

The T5 lamps, are usually only a few dollars more than the T8's.

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MICA
Apr 30, 2008 10:59 am
MICA
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
30 April 2008

Advise on Outside Lighting

Advise on Outside Lighting

Surprisingly...I haven't been riding that way... :shock: :shock:

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PhoenixStar
Apr 30, 2008 2:55 pm
PhoenixStar
Southies
Southies
1 May 2008

Lighting Variations

Lighting Variations

MICA, MOZZIE, PHOENIX : Valuable advice as always. Will do exactly that :D

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Southies
May 01, 2008 4:21 pm
Southies
MICA
MICA
1 May 2008

Changing the standard batten fitting: are they really DIY?

Changing the standard batten fitting: are they really DIY?

Hi there oznow The DIY kits are so easy to instal. I haven't heard there to many problems with them, but i guess like any DIY, it ain't going to be like the real…

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MICA
May 01, 2008 7:06 pm
MICA
Talinsmum
Talinsmum
1 May 2008

Some interesting lighting options

Some interesting lighting options

I just asked the nice guy who came over when I was looking…

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Talinsmum
May 01, 2008 7:14 pm
Talinsmum
MICA
MICA
3 May 2008

Shower & Bathroom Lighting

Shower & Bathroom Lighting

Hi there Matt, It sounds like you know exactly the mood you are trying to create, which is the hardest battle of all! Now you just need to pick something out.

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MICA
May 03, 2008 12:07 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
3 May 2008

Driveway lighting

Driveway lighting

Hi there kiwi, It's great to see that you have spent so much time exploring your exterior lights. Obviously you are someone who knows exactly what you want. With…

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MICA
May 03, 2008 12:13 pm
MICA
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Rachelle
May 03, 2008 12:27 pm
MICA
MICA
3 May 2008

Anyone seen any lights like these for sale?

Anyone seen any lights like these for sale?

I am trying to figure out how to tie in the flooring, jarrah trims to the rest of the house colours. Hence my query about the…

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MICA
May 03, 2008 12:35 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
7 May 2008

Down-lights or NOT?

Down-lights or NOT?
1, 2, 3

Hi there Aulyna_1 LED lights are fantastic, but only for highlighting things! Personally, i wouldn't be using them to light up a room. Hope this helps.

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MICA
May 07, 2008 3:33 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
7 May 2008

Lighpoint location (plan)?

Lighpoint location (plan)?

the best places for bed side wall lights is just to the side of the bed head. the best way to measure it, is to lay in bed, and make sure you can reach the switch ...…

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MICA
May 07, 2008 5:05 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
7 May 2008

Who does the lighting plan?!

Who does the lighting plan?!

Hi there Lighting! Lighting! Lighting! Lighting! Lighting! Lighting! Lighting! This is such a tricky topic. Not many people place too much emphasis on lights, but…

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MICA
May 07, 2008 5:43 pm
MICA
Rav
Rav
7 May 2008

New to the forum... help with bedroom lighting

New to the forum... help with bedroom lighting

Thanks MICA. Will try to upload the electric plan to show you what we are up to.

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Rav
May 08, 2008 12:34 am
Toast
Toast
13 May 2008

Downlights - Builder or organise ourselves.

Downlights - Builder or organise ourselves.

Having said that, keep in mind everything you get your builder to do will cost you more than getting your own guy to do it. Carpet, tiles, lighting, feature walls, water…

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Toast
May 13, 2008 10:28 am
Toast
Solo
Solo
22 May 2008

Where to buy Philips 15W CFL globes

Where to buy Philips 15W CFL globes

Hmmm, in that case, I might just get one 20W for the smaller bedrooms and maybe a 23W one for the main bedroom.

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Solo
May 22, 2008 11:40 pm
mudtrilogy
mudtrilogy
23 May 2008

Ewan Lighting Special of the Week

Ewan Lighting Special of the Week

I would take them both off your hands for bathroom lights but Hubby has put a big stop on all spending. Bloody bank keeps putting interest rates up outside of RBA ...…

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mudtrilogy
May 23, 2008 4:59 pm
oznow
oznow
25 May 2008

Downlights = $72 Light Point + $90 S&I = $162 ???

Downlights = $72 Light Point + $90 S&I = $162 ???

HI Aulyna I know that some builder (such as vmr and gl, PM me if you need details) charge about $80 for supply and install. BLK charge much cheaper about $50. I seems…

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oznow
May 25, 2008 10:56 pm
oznow
kiwi056
kiwi056
28 May 2008

How to change downlights?

How to change downlights?

Hello again, fellow renovators… It is a new dawn, and with it comes a new barrage of questions from your’s truly. Ok, this is just out…

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kiwi056
May 28, 2008 10:19 pm
kiwi056
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The Dynamic Duo
May 31, 2008 10:00 pm
The Dynamic Duo
MICA
MICA
31 May 2008

What do you think of these?

What do you think of these?

Hi there people, I must say, energy efficient downlights are the way of the future with the compact fluorescent globes. But they MUST be good quality lamps. In…

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MICA
Jun 01, 2008 12:58 am
MICA
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
1 June 2008

How much does it cost to install sconce lights?

How much does it cost to install sconce lights?

kiwi056 wrote: to_do_list wrote: Just got a quote for some electrical work this morning....installation of two wall sconces with separate light switches…

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Yak_Chat
Jun 01, 2008 6:52 pm
Yak_Chat
bec
bec
2 June 2008

CFL bulbs rated at 3500K

CFL bulbs rated at 3500K

thats interesting thanks can you get cool white 11w dimmable from phillips?

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bec
Jun 02, 2008 11:36 am
donuts
donuts
9 June 2008

More pretty lights...

More pretty lights...

Yup sure did ... means they're all way out of our laminate-benchtops budget :lol:

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donuts
Jun 09, 2008 1:14 pm
donuts
Marlin
Marlin
10 June 2008

How much/difficult to install lantern on balcony wall?

How much/difficult to install lantern on balcony wall?

Hi Grace, I trust that you are talking about a coach light or similar. If the wall you are speaking about is a brick cavity wall with cement tiles on the roof it will be…

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Marlin
Jun 10, 2008 9:58 pm
Marlin
Judie
Judie
11 June 2008

This looks neat…….

This looks neat…….

If you go to the "where to purchase" they list a website. I went there. A single switch for a single light is $30. A single switch for 2 lights is $40. They also have…

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Judie
Jun 11, 2008 8:53 pm
Judie

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