Lighting + Lighting Design
dreamcometruegood, inexpensive lighting switches, sockets, wallplates etc
16 July 2012
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…
think_wiseLED Downlights: 1 driver/transformer each or 1 powering all?
16 July 2012
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…
think_wiseDimming LED Downlights: PWM (Pulse width modulation)?
13 July 2012
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…
offshorePost handover lighting installation - ground floor.....
4 July 2012
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…
think_wiseLED Panel Lighting With Plasterboard Ceiling
20 June 2012
If its a surface mounted product then you only will need a hole for the power. You may however want to mount the driver/transformer above the insulation in the roof to…
onenessANYBODY KNOW WHERE TO SOURCE ONE OF THESE PENDANT SHADES?
18 June 2012
Thanks Snufl you were right...perfect!! Cheers
bulbianLED Lighting for New Home (Not a retrofit)
12 June 2012
Aeon Lighting have some good MR16 GU10s, by the way MR16s are divided into two types 5.3 and GU10, which refer to the spacing of the pins. Their lumens output is great 730…
Gumb03LED brightgreen etc downlight - warm light v cool white
24 May 2012
I went to the DesignEX expo in Sydney last week and saw a very interesting product at the Brightgreen stand. It was a wall mounted touchplate that you could use to control…
think_wiseCarlisle HomesVIC LED Downlight Options and Cost
24 May 2012
We have found that big builders are still opting for the cheapest solution that will comply, we have mostly seen LED gu10 bulbs being used to meet code. To get a decent…
theanonyuserCircular fluro vs standard globe (in cieling lights)
4 May 2012
Thanks for the information! I found that it might also look like this: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1-x-LARGE-SQ ... 20c130e73b If I went for the E27 globe solution The…
Ang06LED downlights - please just give me some simple information
26 April 2012
There are some 'plug-in' LEDs that are bright enough, you can find some with 720 lumens which is the same as halogens. Full downlight kit LEDs that have their own…
theanonyuserPhillips $60 10W LED (in the USA)
23 April 2012
http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/ ... h-day?lite http://phys.org/news/2012-04-rebates-bulb.html If these were a bit cheaper and in Australia I'd consider buying them
Treeseachangertell me your favourite online lighting store/supplier!
20 April 2012
Just realised Mercator is actually a brand, but many lighting companies carry their products.
Pete_n_PetPlease critique our electrical/light plan! Feedback wanted!
16 April 2012
What about my DH ... I suggested putting the TV points up high in the bedrooms so the wires are out of sight but at the time of doing the…
Mocha20111LED Lights - Has anyone bought lights from E3lighting???
13 April 2012
Hello Everyone I need some advice/ideas/ suggestions We are building a 270sqm house (living space excluding Alresco and Garage). Needing approximately 30-40 downlights…
audsBest option for living/dining room lights - opinions please
31 March 2012
OMG till I saw this thread I just thought that lights were... well.... lights. Now I have no idea what to do with my lighting system once I get my plan sorted!
S_LokeSlight delay for LED downlight to turn on
7 December 2011
yeah. it's about half a second delay. The strange thing is that the switch is connected to 4 led downlights (exactly the same) but only one of them has the slight delay.
SimonArchibaldKitchen Pendant Lights - additional support needed?
4 December 2011
Our thread has photos of our kitchen with 3 pendant lights installed over our island bench. Builder didn't need any additional support as the fittings are usually not very…
willcreshelp with new house and what lights to have
23 November 2011
Hi fifteensixty, My friend bought her downlight LED from this store below. Only around $20-30 each (warm white). they are good. But you have to install them yourself/call…