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Roomeat
Roomeat
8 May 2015

Identify these lights!

Identify these lights!

Could always paint them lol :)

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Roomeat
May 08, 2015 7:03 pm
Roomeat

This Is Why You Should Be Careful Selecting Lights

This Is Why You Should Be Careful Selecting Lights

The Trixie (round or square) is about $250ea I think. But they are proper commercial grade exterior grade fittings. The domus one is probably under $100. I think they…

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1960sModernistHome
May 03, 2015 6:07 pm
1960sModernistHome

Warm lights vs cool lights

Warm lights vs cool lights
1, 2, 3, 4

One thing to also note, clear glass has virtually no reflectance. So if you have big windows and doors, the light travels straight through rather than being reflected back…

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1960sModernistHome
May 03, 2015 6:05 pm
1960sModernistHome
Roomeat
Roomeat
3 May 2015

Brightgreen 900+ Curve Tested.

Brightgreen 900+ Curve Tested.

These are my sterile labratory test. LMAO No.. In fact they are tested at home with a bit of creativity to position at the height I expect to install them. Our current…

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Roomeat
May 03, 2015 12:42 am
Roomeat
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
21 April 2015

Feedback on new home lighting design

Feedback on new home lighting design
1, 2

After all I have said, I do agree with that! It's your house at the end of the day

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1960sModernistHome
Apr 21, 2015 7:24 pm
1960sModernistHome
Roomeat
Roomeat
20 April 2015

Very Interesting Video To Watch.

Very Interesting Video To Watch.

Just been watching this video and found it very interesting. Thought others here may benefit a bit from it.. I'm in no way representing Brightgreen or promoting their…

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Roomeat
Apr 20, 2015 11:25 am
Roomeat
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
17 April 2015

LED vs Halogen downlights?

LED vs Halogen downlights?

There are so many different grades and types of LED downlights available that asking whether LED downlights are good is like asking if cars are good... Need to be a bit…

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1960sModernistHome
Apr 17, 2015 6:21 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
9 April 2015

LED vs fluorescent downlights

LED vs fluorescent downlights

What the salesman told you is complete bollocks. Such a sweeping statement with no foundation in fact and no metrics to compare to. A raw LED chip has a 120 degree beam…

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1960sModernistHome
Apr 09, 2015 8:52 pm
1960sModernistHome
GoLights
GoLights
9 April 2015

Thoughts on which Light for my Dining Area

Thoughts on which Light for my Dining Area

Some great choices there! make sure to check out all suppliers and replicas!

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GoLights
Apr 09, 2015 3:09 pm
GoLights
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 April 2015

Security Lights Recommendation

Security Lights Recommendation

From the ad and title it looks like they are solar powered. Are you talking about the storage cell used? I would ask the seller on fleabay…

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ECOECO
Apr 07, 2015 4:23 pm
ECOECO
quiksilver
quiksilver
7 April 2015

Lighting Designer?

Lighting Designer?

I planned all the lighting points myself ( interior and exterior). It's good to have an idea what kind of lightings you have in mind already (pendant/ down…

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quiksilver
Apr 07, 2015 2:33 pm
sparky_JsP
sparky_JsP
5 April 2015

First floor lighting conundrum

First floor lighting conundrum

G'day Goldy740 Can send me your plans and I will be able to help I am a Electrical contractor on Perth cheers

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sparky_JsP
Apr 05, 2015 11:47 pm

I have my eye on the Pottery barn style pendant lights for the kitchen bench (semi island)…

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yvonneh
Apr 05, 2015 9:37 pm
GoLights
GoLights
1 April 2015

Replacing light fittings

Replacing light fittings

As discussed, all fixed wiring, including the removal of obsolete cables, and unused plugs must be performed by a qualified electrical contractor. I hope this helps

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GoLights
Apr 01, 2015 8:03 am
GoLights
GoLights
GoLights
31 March 2015

Lighting above stacked stone feature wall

Lighting above stacked stone feature wall

Hi Again, I didn't realise you had a concrete slab in your earlier post. Is the builder installing a drop/false ceiling? or is it exposed concrete? You will be limited to…

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GoLights
Mar 31, 2015 3:10 pm
GoLights
GoLights
GoLights
31 March 2015

lighting plan, any thoughts?

lighting plan, any thoughts?

Hi, Seems like you have most areas covered, except for the dining area. I would follow the aesthetic lines of the lighting plan. basically you have 4x lights in the…

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GoLights
Mar 31, 2015 2:06 pm
GoLights
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
28 March 2015

Online lighting company- USA based

Online lighting company- USA based

Electrical equipment must be fitted with an Australian RCM (Regulatory Compliance Mark). Unfortunately the USA has decided to run with 120v 60Hz electrical system. Most of…

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1960sModernistHome
Mar 28, 2015 8:58 pm
1960sModernistHome
Crickey888
Crickey888
16 March 2015

Advice or experiences with dimming LED with Clipsal Saturn

Advice or experiences with dimming LED with Clipsal Saturn

How is it that some electrical contractors in NSW claim they represent Clipsal and even produced clipsal worksheets and when downlights are requested, they supply Lucci…

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Crickey888
Mar 16, 2015 10:54 am
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
1 March 2015

LED for general lighting and estimate on spacing?

LED for general lighting and estimate on spacing?

Yeah I've got similar ones in my hallway, 3000k. Personally I don't like cool white for residential but it comes down to personal taste. If you shop around you will be…

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1960sModernistHome
Mar 01, 2015 7:30 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
8 February 2015

In slab/floor mounted up lights.

In slab/floor mounted up lights.

If you're using LED (what I recommend you do) heat isn't really an issue. It comes down to budget. There is a light fitting to do just about any job you want it to - but…

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1960sModernistHome
Feb 08, 2015 4:01 pm
1960sModernistHome
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
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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


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