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World of LED
World of LED
10 December 2012

LEDlux or Quantum LED Downlights? Which one to choose?

LEDlux or Quantum LED Downlights? Which one to choose?

I totally agree with think_wise, If your want to buy cheap, you may end up with many problems. Find somewhere with brands that have warranty, so if you have any problems…

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World of LED
Dec 10, 2012 12:01 pm
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kerry-ann
Dec 06, 2012 6:25 pm
delatite13
delatite13
28 November 2012

Brightgreen DR700 Review [or even Philips MasterLED]

Brightgreen DR700 Review [or even Philips MasterLED]

Bugger. Only about the $60 mark for the Brightgreen globe, then you buy the holder/frame and the driver. So at a guess whats that about $80 or thereabouts. Equivalent…

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delatite13
Nov 28, 2012 7:26 pm
delatite13
mashy81
mashy81
21 November 2012

Warm or cool LED lights

Warm or cool LED lights
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COB Chips or multi chips, COB chips are actually very cheap if not cheaper than individual chips. Individual chips are general higher efficiency the COB and they dissipate…

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mashy81
Nov 21, 2012 5:37 pm
MR2
MR2
20 November 2012

Dimmable LED downlights

Dimmable LED downlights
1, 2

Sorry to be a pain, I'm actually looking at these for ours... anyway you could post some in place pictures? how are they going now you've had them for a while? to confirm…

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MR2
Nov 20, 2012 10:14 pm
MR2
stormjr
stormjr
17 November 2012

Do it yourself batten fix

Do it yourself batten fix

The problem you have is all DIY lighting clips onto a batten holder, or plugs into a power point, but excluding flood lights I have only ever seen over batten holder…

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stormjr
Nov 17, 2012 1:20 am
Georgeo
Georgeo
9 November 2012

LED Downlights and Dimmers

LED Downlights and Dimmers

Thanks think_wise, but I think the 31E2PUDM is for the clipsal 30 series and i believe I'll need the 4061E2PUDM for the saturn series is that…

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Georgeo
Nov 09, 2012 7:20 pm
Gumb03
Gumb03
9 November 2012

Internal Staircase lighting?

Internal Staircase lighting?

Could you look at some LED wall lights? there are some small ones made for staircases and small areas.

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Gumb03
Nov 09, 2012 12:46 pm
Domm11
Domm11
9 November 2012

Am I using the correct LED lights for my new home?

Am I using the correct LED lights for my new home?

Hi I am currently building a house and will be fitting off in a month or so, so I am in the process of fine-tuning my lighting plan then will…

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Domm11
Nov 09, 2012 12:32 pm
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tengals
Nov 05, 2012 4:45 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
3 November 2012

How many downlights?

How many downlights?

OK - ours is on an inside wall - with island bench…

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Saint Mike
Nov 03, 2012 7:35 am
Saint Mike
pipbolt
pipbolt
2 November 2012

Please CRITIQUE my lighting layout!

Please CRITIQUE my lighting layout!

Hi, I am also after a good light for above the bathroom vanity. Where did you get the one above from?

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pipbolt
Nov 02, 2012 12:34 am
AubinGroveFan
AubinGroveFan
30 October 2012

Partial Replacement for C-BUS?

Partial Replacement for C-BUS?

C-BUS lighting concept is good idea but the cost is through the roof. For someone who wants to control their lighting this seems like a good idea... Thoughts?

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AubinGroveFan
Oct 30, 2012 1:04 pm
auds
auds
30 October 2012

Help with lighting ideas

Help with lighting ideas

Hya - those lights look great although I am more of a subtle kind of person - but the idea is good thank you

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auds
Oct 30, 2012 11:46 am
mtjiputra
mtjiputra
27 October 2012

Clipsal Led L960c

Clipsal Led L960c

Hi guys, Anyone have the above LED? We have just done our electrical with Clipsal and this is the downlight we were offered. Is this any good?

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mtjiputra
Oct 27, 2012 8:03 am
ItalianGlassDecor
ItalianGlassDecor
20 October 2012

Customised Murano Glass Lighting - your own Creation

Customised Murano Glass Lighting - your own Creation

Hi Everyone Have you ever noticed a Chandelier in a lighting store and thought to yourself - "I wish we could have that in a different size or colour"? We with Murano…

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ItalianGlassDecor
Oct 20, 2012 4:37 pm
ItalianGlassDecor
JMAP
JMAP
18 October 2012

Question about pendant lights

Question about pendant lights

All - anyone know where I could find extension kits for making the length longer - somewhere around the 3m mark? I want to use the pendant light in a void area but am…

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JMAP
Oct 18, 2012 2:24 pm
akashra
akashra
16 October 2012

Something to consider before buying an LED bulb

Something to consider before buying an LED bulb

Lumens is a measure of absolute output. Lux is a mesaure of output over area. There's no point comparing raw output if it's all concentrated in to one point, or not…

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akashra
Oct 16, 2012 7:53 am
akashra
akashra
15 October 2012

LED Globes E27

LED Globes E27

Does anyone know if there are any LED's they have used that are E27? Or is there any…

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akashra
Oct 15, 2012 1:24 pm
moxie
moxie
9 October 2012

Eco Light Up 18 watt pegasus downlight kit

Eco Light Up 18 watt pegasus downlight kit

Anyone used these? Just wondering how they compare to the Wattsavers? Apparently 18 watts - 1000 lumens

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moxie
Oct 09, 2012 2:29 pm
Graham B
Graham B
5 October 2012

Brightgreen D900's or D1000's

Brightgreen D900's or D1000's
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So will this new push button dimmer go down to close to 0% on the brightgreen d900's??

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Graham B
Oct 05, 2012 12:17 pm
think_wise
think_wise
5 October 2012

dimmers - push on or switch on with no seperate switch

dimmers - push on or switch on with no seperate switch

Hi I posted a model for a new clipsal product in another thread (31E2PUDM), but I also believe HPM are releasing a new push button (their production samples look quite…

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think_wise
Oct 05, 2012 11:36 am
Jotegs
Jotegs
2 October 2012

changing from down light to pendant light

changing from down light to pendant light

Hi Ainslee, I'm new to this forum so you may have already come across this product that solves this exact problem you have posted check out …

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Jotegs
Oct 02, 2012 9:49 pm
think_wise
think_wise
1 October 2012

VEET - How much is it worth?

VEET - How much is it worth?

Only approved products, I say unreasonable because compared to the NSW scheme where I have seen rebates of over $100 per light (commercial) for our down light 12-15…

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think_wise
Oct 01, 2012 9:45 am
Jen1977
Jen1977
21 September 2012

Wattsaver LED's

Wattsaver LED's

Thanks Delatite. Stephen from Wattsaver rung me this morning and we had a chat about the lights. He recommended the 70mm lights as we wont have any holes cut in the…

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Jen1977
Sep 21, 2012 2:41 pm
somewoman
somewoman
20 September 2012

LED Light Bulbs - iPhone/Android controllable!

LED Light Bulbs - iPhone/Android controllable!

I completely love this. I'm amazed at how much this is selling as a kick-starter campaign - absolutely rapt for them!! Every time I look they've added another $100k to the…

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somewoman
Sep 20, 2012 3:20 pm
somewoman
Graham B
Graham B
14 September 2012

Lighting who chooses what? Builder or Client?

Lighting who chooses what? Builder or Client?

Yes, everything that was an extra from the standard electrical plan was completed directly with the electrician though I do not know if this happens in other regions with…

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Graham B
Sep 14, 2012 8:28 pm
Forg
Forg
14 September 2012

Suggestions; non-dangly lighting which allows insulation?

Suggestions; non-dangly lighting which allows insulation?

Hey PHL, would you be able to put up any photos? Trying to sell the better-half on the idea, but her opinion is currently "uplights are old fashioned" ... so looking for…

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Forg
Sep 14, 2012 8:08 pm
ItalianGlassDecor
ItalianGlassDecor
12 September 2012

Chandelier hanging over bath

Chandelier hanging over bath

Hi You can have chandeliers hanging over the bath providing they are properly insulated and designed by professionals who take this type of lighting situation / location…

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ItalianGlassDecor
Sep 12, 2012 10:05 pm
ItalianGlassDecor
ItalianGlassDecor
ItalianGlassDecor
12 September 2012

Help - Lighting in the Kitchen

Help - Lighting in the Kitchen

HI Kitchen lighting is probably one of the least visited yet most important aspects of home lighting. I would suggest Rail lighting and there are a number of options…

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ItalianGlassDecor
Sep 12, 2012 9:55 pm
ItalianGlassDecor
Super Nes
Super Nes
12 September 2012

New Home - Install CFL Downlights now Upgrade LED later?

New Home - Install CFL Downlights now Upgrade LED later?

My questions: - If I deploy CFL downlights now can they be easily upgraded to LED later on? - Is there a specific CFL downlight/fitting I should…

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Super Nes
Sep 12, 2012 7:22 pm
JB1
JB1
6 September 2012

Retro large hanging incandescent/halogen globe

Retro large hanging incandescent/halogen globe

Thanks for that! I found a replica on eBay for about $50. 60w should be bright enough for a small WC I also saw an 4w LED version, hmmmm I could use 5 of them over the…

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JB1
Sep 06, 2012 8:05 pm
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
31 August 2012

How many required !

How many required !

Lights hardwired in, how things change. I feel old. :lol: Well I hope now that's fixed you won't need anything done for many years!

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JazzyJess
Aug 31, 2012 12:02 am
SunshineT
SunshineT
16 August 2012

Foyer Pendant Lighting

Foyer Pendant Lighting

We ended up getting a David Trubridge Coral (600mm) for the stairwell. Natural external and orange internal. Will post a pic when it is up.

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SunshineT
Aug 16, 2012 9:41 am
SunshineT
PHL
PHL
11 August 2012

Advice on Bathroom lighting

Advice on Bathroom lighting

Or perhaps 3 lights, equally spaced, and 30cm from the mirror; that way both the bath and vanity will have 2 lights, and it will not look unbalanced.

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PHL
Aug 11, 2012 10:27 pm
theanonyuser
theanonyuser
9 August 2012

Crompton Lighitng

Crompton Lighitng

I ended up purchasing from Nothern Lighting as for 1 light they were cheaper than electricalproducts.com.au. Its exactly as pictured, it does look quite nice and I'll be…

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theanonyuser
Aug 09, 2012 8:10 am
emmanewman
emmanewman
6 August 2012

How many downlights? Average number of lights

How many downlights? Average number of lights

This is the advice I give and so far its worked (assuming a half decent light): 1 light per 4m2 = bright 1 light per 5m2 = well lit 1 light…

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emmanewman
Aug 06, 2012 12:05 pm
unfunkable
unfunkable
28 July 2012

Clipsal impress mechanism swap with led

Clipsal impress mechanism swap with led

I'm having these put into my new house in the general living areas, i plan to have them glowing blue when lights are off, but in bedrooms it will be the opposite. Ask…

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unfunkable
Jul 28, 2012 1:13 pm
chatterbox
chatterbox
24 July 2012

Lights from china

Lights from china
1, 2

thanks for that. We are going for GU10 dimmable with some gimble and some non gimble fixings. Different wattages for different areas, and an acrylic cover, as I dont…

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chatterbox
Jul 24, 2012 9:40 am
80s_abode
80s_abode
18 July 2012

Task brand led downlights

Task brand led downlights

Thanks think_wise! From the little information that I can find on the brand, it states an output of 600 lumens. Can't find anything on verification testing yet. I've…

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80s_abode
Jul 18, 2012 6:38 pm
think_wise
think_wise
16 July 2012

Gimbals and LED lights

Gimbals and LED lights

The only way to fix that is get an 'open' gimbal that doesnt have a height restraint, there are plenty to choose from. Finding the same style might be tougher.

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think_wise
Jul 16, 2012 5:59 pm
dreamcometrue
dreamcometrue
16 July 2012

good, inexpensive lighting switches, sockets, wallplates etc

good, inexpensive lighting switches, sockets, wallplates etc

we have upgraded through our builder, who uses Clipsal, to slimline white, they were $5 each, cost us about $350 to upgrade all our power points and light switches. It was…

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dreamcometrue
Jul 16, 2012 5:35 pm
dreamcometrue
think_wise
think_wise
16 July 2012

LED Downlights: 1 driver/transformer each or 1 powering all?

LED Downlights: 1 driver/transformer each or 1 powering all?

The drivers you listed require the lights to be 12v, which limit you do a bulb style product eg. MR16. There are very few companies that sell a multi output LED driver so…

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think_wise
Jul 16, 2012 2:47 pm
think_wise
think_wise
16 July 2012

LED Downlights and Raking Ceiling

LED Downlights and Raking Ceiling

The gimbal is not the problem but the potential lack of ceiling space for the LED heatsink.

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think_wise
Jul 16, 2012 1:48 pm
think_wise
think_wise
13 July 2012

Dimming LED Downlights: PWM (Pulse width modulation)?

Dimming LED Downlights: PWM (Pulse width modulation)?

Hi Chris, That information could be a little old as most quality drivers will deal with a Triac dimmer no problems at all. In actual fact most LED drivers take the TRIAC…

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think_wise
Jul 13, 2012 2:51 pm
Ritchie
Ritchie
11 July 2012

Designer quality Table and Floor lamps

Designer quality Table and Floor lamps

I have poseted a post in the classified section for some brand new Bretnall lightning floor lamps and table lamps. If you are interested, please go to,

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Ritchie
Jul 11, 2012 10:53 am
JLD
JLD
7 July 2012

Noisy Dimmer switches

Noisy Dimmer switches

Yep the buzzing sound....won't be able to live with that! They are halogen downlights but have no idea about the transformers. I want to bring it up with the builder for…

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JLD
Jul 07, 2012 9:14 pm
offshore
offshore
4 July 2012

Post handover lighting installation - ground floor.....

Post handover lighting installation - ground floor.....

Depends on the weight of the fixtures. Basic pendants can be attached to the plaster, or they make a small hole in the ceiling to attach a hook to timber behind the…

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offshore
Jul 04, 2012 9:55 am


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