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mandv
mandv
21 August 2011

Has any one bought from buysterlighting?

Has any one bought from buysterlighting?

i personally wouldnt rave about the prices from them. i am in the lighting business too, but they sell LED downlight ktis for $55-103 for "budget range" where as we sell…

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mandv
Aug 21, 2011 12:26 am
mandv
mandv
21 August 2011

standard downlights now to convert to LED bulbs later on

standard downlights now to convert to LED bulbs later on

you guys also have to be careful if you want dimmable LEDs or not as the price is very different between the two.

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mandv
Aug 21, 2011 12:22 am
MuranoArtGlass
MuranoArtGlass
20 August 2011

Can I buy my lights from overseas?

Can I buy my lights from overseas?

Hi Audicieux Yes, of course you can purchase your lighting from Overseas and have it installed in your new home, you just have to ensure that the lights are UL approved…

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MuranoArtGlass
Aug 20, 2011 9:02 am
portas1971
portas1971
18 August 2011

Help me light the void!!

Help me light the void!!

Although our void is quite a bit smaller than yours, we are using a mix of LED wall lights and a Pendant/Suspension, switched separately. 6x LED Wall lights DSW111 with…

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portas1971
Aug 18, 2011 5:30 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
12 August 2011

stair lighting

stair lighting

HI, ARE THESE WHAT BECON ARE CALLING "STEP LIGHT" Maxx 160173 cheers

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kerry-ann
Aug 12, 2011 11:17 am
sceen7
sceen7
27 July 2011

Cipsal Saturn intermediate switch mechanism

Cipsal Saturn intermediate switch mechanism

I have a couple that are on dual switches in different locations and they haven't put in an intermediate switch, just normal…

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sceen7
Jul 27, 2011 11:01 pm
drewhawk
drewhawk
22 July 2011

led downlights

led downlights

Has any body used these lights?http://www.solarledlighting.com.au/viewitem.php?productid=21 What are your thoughts?

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drewhawk
Jul 22, 2011 1:58 am
paulw11
paulw11
14 July 2011

Changing Batten light fittings to LED

Changing Batten light fittings to LED

Hi It will depend on where the batten fitting has been installed. If it is attached to a roof truss then you can't put the downlight in the same place because you will…

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paulw11
Jul 14, 2011 11:00 pm
gbtsec
gbtsec
6 July 2011

Pierlite CFL downlights

Pierlite CFL downlights

Ok I'll try get info and pics they take anything from a 16watt globe to a 22 watt globe,

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gbtsec
Jul 06, 2011 2:07 pm
gbtsec
gbtsec
5 July 2011

replacing 2 small downlights with pendants

replacing 2 small downlights with pendants

U need to take out or locate the tranny that connects the small downlights Thats where the 240v is the downlights most prob have 12v but then again depends on the voltage…

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gbtsec
Jul 05, 2011 12:46 pm
Casa2
Casa2
4 July 2011

GU10 downlights want lower energy option

GU10 downlights want lower energy option

I've just finished a new house and specified GU10 fittings everywhere. Why? Because these fittings can take everything (halogen, CFL and LED) and don't need a…

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Casa2
Jul 04, 2011 12:44 pm
gbtsec
gbtsec
4 July 2011

Zodiac CFL downlights at Bunnings.

Zodiac CFL downlights at Bunnings.

I'm an electrician everything at bunnings at a cheap price is SHIT eg u can get a 4 gang gpo from bunnings for 20 but I get clipsal for 40 from the wholesaler. I havnt…

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gbtsec
Jul 04, 2011 12:13 pm
paulw11
paulw11
2 July 2011

CFL Jupiter Downlights by Brilliant

CFL Jupiter Downlights by Brilliant

Hi I have used these and found them quite good. There are quite a few lights available in this style - with the lamp mounted sideways. This seems to give better light…

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paulw11
Jul 02, 2011 5:40 pm
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E1109
Jun 25, 2011 11:14 am
E1109
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
22 June 2011

Enclosed Downlights - just a gimmick?

Enclosed Downlights - just a gimmick?

http://www.eeca.govt.nz/sites/all/files ... ssue-3.pdf also known as ‘closed abutted’ (CA-rated) – type fittings. These have a fully enclosed canister to stop…

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blueblueblue
Jun 22, 2011 11:49 am
suh
suh
21 June 2011

Bedroom Lighting

Bedroom Lighting

Yes well :| back on subject...the wall lights are very soft but a nice mood light. These are the only lights I have on at night. We also have bedside lamps for reading.

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suh
Jun 21, 2011 2:36 pm
suh
ourdiydream
ourdiydream
16 June 2011

High Ceiling in Foyer

High Ceiling in Foyer

Thanks! I wanted it for so long - a long term dream achieved!!

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ourdiydream
Jun 16, 2011 8:15 pm
ourdiydream
suh
suh
12 June 2011

Help choose between these lights, please

Help choose between these lights, please

I've just had a look at these on my computer, and I agree with kyton, the second one is classier.

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suh
Jun 12, 2011 7:06 pm
suh
CA3105
CA3105
8 June 2011

Cool or warm white LED for recessed wall lights staircase

Cool or warm white LED for recessed wall lights staircase

I personally prefer warm white in living areas, as I find cool white is very "fluoro like" and blaringly bright. In my bedrooms I have cool white for the ceiling light, as…

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CA3105
Jun 08, 2011 7:17 pm
kyton
kyton
7 June 2011

Custom Drum Pendant

Custom Drum Pendant

When I was looking for lights eighteen months ago I saw a website I think for someone in Sydney who made custom drum pendants. Can you try and find a wallpaper / fabric…

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kyton
Jun 07, 2011 3:52 pm
kyton
kexkez
kexkez
4 June 2011

Exterior front light alternative

Exterior front light alternative

+ for a wall light either side of the door. Outside of that lovely bigger block frame work around the door of course as you wouldn't want to break the effect of that.

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kexkez
Jun 04, 2011 6:04 pm
kexkez
anise
anise
1 June 2011

Have you seen this light?

Have you seen this light?

Hi chi chi, yes that's it - it was at Alti that I saw…

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anise
Jun 01, 2011 9:50 pm
anise
cheerupcharlie
cheerupcharlie
29 May 2011

Nevermind found some!

Nevermind found some!

I found some pendants. Search over ::smile:: Can anyone help me find some similar lights to this particular brand that are not too expensive. At the moment the ones I like I'm…

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cheerupcharlie
May 29, 2011 8:06 pm
kazza
kazza
29 May 2011

Loving this light!!!!

Loving this light!!!!

I love this light too. Has anyone purchased one, just wondering how bright it is. Photos installed would be great :)

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kazza
May 29, 2011 10:17 am
kazza
evansun
evansun
27 May 2011

LED Downlights - Fittings?

LED Downlights - Fittings?

I bought 20 pieces of these led spots. I installed them in a kitchen above the work-table. The distence between de ledspot is 40 cm. It give light enough and it is a verry…

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evansun
May 27, 2011 9:34 pm

I just came across these while I was looking for something else - no idea about quality and not quite the same size but take a look at

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anise
May 27, 2011 8:13 pm
anise
Broom
Broom
26 May 2011

How many downlights above your kitchen island/sink?

How many downlights above your kitchen island/sink?

We're having 3 x pendants (not 4 :D ) over our island bench with dimmers 1 x fluro light to the ceiling in centre of the kitchen area Strip of lighting underneath our…

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Broom
May 26, 2011 6:21 pm
Broom
ourdiydream
ourdiydream
25 May 2011

Anyone can recommend a downlight with heat guard around $15

Anyone can recommend a downlight with heat guard around $15

We just upgraded all our lighting with 70mm halogens in brushed chrome from bunnings for $14.95 a piece (with transformer and globe) and I bought box of 6 heat cans for $15.

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ourdiydream
May 25, 2011 6:52 pm
ourdiydream
bashworth
bashworth
23 May 2011

Confused. Batten or Junction Box

Confused. Batten or Junction Box

What I did is have a junction box in the roof space with a cable through the wall terminated in the position for the bunker light.

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bashworth
May 23, 2011 5:21 pm
bashworth
3timesbuilda
3timesbuilda
22 May 2011

Electron Stimulated Luminescence Lighting

Electron Stimulated Luminescence Lighting

I think I've read that one. There are yellow coloured blue-light blocking glasses available :) The ones I've seen are usually around $60 so not…

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3timesbuilda
May 22, 2011 7:44 pm
3timesbuilda
Starz
Starz
21 May 2011

Anyone bought lights from Overstock.com?

Anyone bought lights from Overstock.com?

Some lovely lights available on Overstock.com, but probably better to buy lights that conforms to Australian voltage. I don't know why they…

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Starz
May 21, 2011 4:13 pm
Starz
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
10 May 2011

Installing downlights in a double storey house

Installing downlights in a double storey house

Ah yes, sorry. The wiring is in place. Or rather was put in place during the build.

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blueblueblue
May 10, 2011 9:27 pm
buildingwest
buildingwest
5 May 2011

Question about downlight choices with builder

Question about downlight choices with builder

Not sure where you are building. But you may want to ask your builder if these lighting changes will affect you and…

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buildingwest
May 05, 2011 8:52 pm

We had our lighting meeting with a lighting store some time back and I've just now been researching bulbs, lumens and lux and I think the lighting store is trying to make…

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neil_se
May 03, 2011 8:43 pm
lovetoshop1111
lovetoshop1111
2 May 2011

Has anyone bought lights from Matt Blatt?

Has anyone bought lights from Matt Blatt?

I was searching for lighting from Matt Blatt and came across Sokol Designer Furniture http://www.sokol.com.au. I purchased a replica studio…

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lovetoshop1111
May 02, 2011 9:36 pm
~steph~
~steph~
30 April 2011

good lighting store - Sutherland/St George area

good lighting store - Sutherland/St George area

Excellent thank you for that. I didn't manage to get there today, but having a free in home service is sounding good to me!!!! They are just up the road so am hoping to…

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~steph~
Apr 30, 2011 9:41 pm
pattycake4
pattycake4
30 April 2011

Where did/would you put sensor lights?

Where did/would you put sensor lights?

I am having 2 inside 1 in wip and the other in wil, maybe 3 outside.

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pattycake4
Apr 30, 2011 12:05 pm
take2
take2
30 April 2011

Please help ! Overkill upgrades plan

Please help ! Overkill upgrades plan

We had a rental property that had a lot of down lights, we found the rooms too bright and a lot of heat came off them. We ended up getting some floor lamps to use instead…

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take2
Apr 30, 2011 10:23 am
take2
tinkster
tinkster
27 April 2011

Sensor Pantry Light

Sensor Pantry Light

I just asked for it at prestart when we built this, they knew what we meant!

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tinkster
Apr 27, 2011 1:54 pm
tinkster
rustyhands
rustyhands
26 April 2011

Touch switches and dimmers

Touch switches and dimmers

the problem there is switching the power to the lights..........we recommend cbus as it is a good system to use. i have never seen a unit that switches and controls ....

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rustyhands
Apr 26, 2011 10:23 pm
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Lex
Apr 24, 2011 8:34 pm
Lex
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think_wise
Apr 17, 2011 6:28 pm
Lex
Lex
15 April 2011

Which light do you prefer?

Which light do you prefer?
1, 2

Oh, thanks. I'm planning to buy there, may even pay them a visit :D

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Lex
Apr 15, 2011 8:15 pm
Lex
Eskay40
Eskay40
13 April 2011

Help me find a Krealuce Girotondo pendant light

Help me find a Krealuce Girotondo pendant light

I found they are sold through the following folks http://www.laserlighting.com.au They're in Melbourne. Look under Products, Pendants and…

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Eskay40
Apr 13, 2011 10:26 am
Eskay40
Casa2
Casa2
11 April 2011

Do I have enough CFL's in this space???

Do I have enough CFL's in this space???

What I have done is have the downlights 2 metres apart and 1 metre of the wall. That is, one light for every 4 square meters. I have then used 13 W CFL lights. The…

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Casa2
Apr 11, 2011 3:32 pm
donnam
donnam
29 March 2011

CFL & LED is one better for task lighting & one for general

CFL & LED is one better for task lighting & one for general

We have the brightgreens in both living and task areas and are happy with them. Mind you we have never had downlights so don't really have anything to compare to.

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donnam
Mar 29, 2011 8:01 pm
LEDenthusiast
LEDenthusiast
29 March 2011

Lighting Options - Told Halogen downlights not available?

Lighting Options - Told Halogen downlights not available?

If anyone is in Melbourne (Bundoora) I have a dark room that I am happy to show the D900 in the roof.

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LEDenthusiast
Mar 29, 2011 9:14 am
sanjha187
sanjha187
28 March 2011

My First Purchase for the new home. LIGHTS!!

My First Purchase for the new home. LIGHTS!!

wow you did well... as they say everything that happens, happens for a reason :)

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sanjha187
Mar 28, 2011 10:13 pm

Hi Mrs P We have CFL downlights throughout downstairs, excuse the photo quality as I had to take them without flash to give you the true brightness, I have 18W globes for…

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jimnsal
Mar 25, 2011 9:40 pm
jimnsal

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