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Ours isn't installed yet but we have bought it - I have no idea how to attach the pic tho!! If you google "Icarus Light" it should come…

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Rudolf1980
Mar 09, 2011 9:32 am
Rudolf1980
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Victoria_g06
Mar 07, 2011 8:23 pm
Victoria_g06
think_wise
think_wise
7 March 2011

LED Downlight Compliance question

LED Downlight Compliance question

The driver is the only thing that needs to have the ctick compliance and 'V' number or equiv. The cord also needs to have approvals (I see very few without them as it…

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think_wise
Mar 07, 2011 12:26 pm
LEDenthusiast
LEDenthusiast
4 March 2011

changing 12v halogen to LED downlights - any issues -

changing 12v halogen to LED downlights - any issues -

Should be pretty straight forward, my guess is the quotes will all be slightly inflated as there can be more unknowns in an existing house and because you are sourcing the…

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LEDenthusiast
Mar 04, 2011 7:57 am
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donnam
Mar 02, 2011 9:03 pm
LEDenthusiast
LEDenthusiast
1 March 2011

replace 12 v halogen with LED Brighgreen D900? any issues

replace 12 v halogen with LED Brighgreen D900? any issues

I don't know why hats would make the drivers overheat as I wouldn't be putting them under the hat (I doubt they fit)

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LEDenthusiast
Mar 01, 2011 9:27 am
Casa2
Casa2
23 February 2011

Fluro downlights

Fluro downlights

The arsenic in the diode is part of the silicon in very minute quantities and is encapsulated in plastic and can't get out. By comparison flourescent bulbs contain mercury…

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Casa2
Feb 23, 2011 8:03 am
LEDenthusiast
LEDenthusiast
22 February 2011

12V or 240V Down Lights - What's the difference?

12V or 240V Down Lights - What's the difference?
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Went bang tripped the breaker and that's how I found out that it was 240v :) that was an LED product I am not sure what would of happened with a 12v halogen my guess is the…

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LEDenthusiast
Feb 22, 2011 11:50 am
paulw11
paulw11
18 February 2011

Do you Know where to get this pendant?

Do you Know where to get this pendant?

Hi It is hard to tell from your photo, but it looks exactly like the light we bought for our entry foyer (after a long search). It is made of small pieces of plywood…

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paulw11
Feb 18, 2011 6:29 am
paulw11
paulw11
18 February 2011

Kitchen lighting for over island bench

Kitchen lighting for over island bench

Hi, Have a look at the Ikea Sanda range - They have modular track sections that plug together and a flexible connector that allows angles between…

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paulw11
Feb 18, 2011 6:23 am
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
17 February 2011

Fanaway fans

Fanaway fans
1, 2, 3

We've now had ours for almost a year and we haven't had any problems with balancing. A regular fan is a bit more quiet but most lights in fans are pretty pathetic. …

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stonecutter1309
Feb 17, 2011 10:11 am
stonecutter1309

Our extension plans have us building a 7.4m x 4.6m kitchen/living room on the back of the house with cathedral ceilings. We want pendants down over the kitchen island and…

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mswilmot
Feb 16, 2011 2:40 pm
Shacky
Shacky
15 February 2011

Home Theatre lighting ... anyone want to share?

Home Theatre lighting ... anyone want to share?

There were 5 aspects to the wiring of my theatre room I had to consider; 1) lighting 2) data cabling 3) speaker wiring 4) HDMI cabling 5) power supply For the lighting I…

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Shacky
Feb 15, 2011 10:07 pm
cheltenham3192
cheltenham3192
13 February 2011

Dimmable LED / CCFL Downlights?

Dimmable LED / CCFL Downlights?
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We have now put them all on dimmer switches. Each row has their own dimmer, so our lighting is fully adjustable.

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cheltenham3192
Feb 13, 2011 7:22 am
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
10 February 2011

Martec Wraptor Fan with Light

Martec Wraptor Fan with Light

Did you end up getting one? We just bought one for the master bedroom for the house we are building. We were considering putting 2 in a large area but am worried it won't…

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Tamara1975
Feb 10, 2011 8:28 pm
snaps
snaps
5 February 2011

Is 13 downlights in the kitchen overkill???

Is 13 downlights in the kitchen overkill???
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i think 13 is ok, if its a large kitchen and they are on different switches. We have a large kitchen in our current house with 10 downlights although all are LED 3X3watt.…

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snaps
Feb 05, 2011 12:37 am
snaps
ESB
ESB
2 February 2011

CFL downlights and insulation

CFL downlights and insulation

I asked (again) if these lights required a heat shield the other day and was informed no they aren't required as these lights don't generate the heat like the non-energy…

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ESB
Feb 02, 2011 8:37 pm
ESB
Team PD
Team PD
1 February 2011

Location of Hanging lights above island bench - wrong!!

Location of Hanging lights above island bench - wrong!!

Hi Jess, I have had a chat with my SS and he has informed me that the location of this cant be changed. He was refering me to the dislaimer…

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Team PD
Feb 01, 2011 3:05 pm
Team PD
Bel&Marz
Bel&Marz
25 January 2011

How big is your portico and what sort of lighting is there?

How big is your portico and what sort of lighting is there?

Our house isn't built yet, but our portico will be approx 2.5m x 2.4m. We put one down light and then one light on each pillar (2 pillars), and a fog light on the garage.

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Bel&Marz
Jan 25, 2011 10:36 pm
Victoria_g06
Victoria_g06
22 January 2011

Life span of a pendant light transformer?

Life span of a pendant light transformer?

Should last a while with no dramas. One of the biggest killers of transformers is heat, ensure you have a good airflow around the…

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Victoria_g06
Jan 22, 2011 8:30 pm
Victoria_g06
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
19 January 2011

New range from Clipsal!

New range from Clipsal!
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Does anyone have these in Black Esspresso?

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blueblueblue
Jan 19, 2011 3:47 pm

I love chandeliers and have purchased one for our future home (a one of a kind modern one)... but I believe I will require another one depending how big a certain space…

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Nonna
Jan 18, 2011 6:58 pm
Nonna
BungalowPete
BungalowPete
18 January 2011

Installing IXL light/heat/fan combo after handover - help

Installing IXL light/heat/fan combo after handover - help

I am contributing to the tail-end of this discussion as it seems right on topic even though it is a little old. We have an old 1930's bungalow in which we replaced a…

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BungalowPete
Jan 18, 2011 3:04 pm
donnam
donnam
17 January 2011

Changes to LED

Changes to LED

We are going led downlights. I have tested a thinkwise and brightgreen downlight. They were both very good. The brightgreen one is brighter (was comparing a 10 watt…

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donnam
Jan 17, 2011 9:37 pm
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
17 January 2011

Joint room, same or different lights?

Joint room, same or different lights?
1, 2

We've got a huge open living area and are planning to have downlights everywhere. We will however make provision for a pendant light in the centre of where we plan to have…

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blueblueblue
Jan 17, 2011 2:42 pm
discosrule
discosrule
17 January 2011

CFL Track Lighting

CFL Track Lighting

Just wondering if you can get CFL track lighting ?

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discosrule
Jan 17, 2011 2:41 pm
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
17 January 2011

Light above mirror?

Light above mirror?
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We couldn't agree on face-level lighting so just decided to have two downlights (one above each basin) in addition to the 3in1 unit.

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blueblueblue
Jan 17, 2011 1:55 pm
Taspost
Taspost
17 January 2011

Wall Porch Lights - Front Entrance

Wall Porch Lights - Front Entrance

Hi everyone Just wondering what type of wall porch lights people have at their front door entrance. Pictures would be appreciated please. Any pros and cons to what you…

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Taspost
Jan 17, 2011 1:19 pm
themax
themax
16 January 2011

Black or Silver pendants for living area

Black or Silver pendants for living area

My friend has the black Paris in her dining room. It's lovely.

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themax
Jan 16, 2011 8:39 pm
themax
LEDenthusiast
LEDenthusiast
11 January 2011

Downlights

Downlights

Hi Abraham, What type of connection does the current globe use?

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LEDenthusiast
Jan 11, 2011 9:46 am
donnam
donnam
4 January 2011

Brightgreen D900 - anyone using these?

Brightgreen D900 - anyone using these?

Hi I have just had one of these installed next to a 10wt led for comparison. I know the wattage is quite different. The brightgreen one was obviously brighter as you…

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donnam
Jan 04, 2011 9:42 pm
kek
kek
3 January 2011

What does you exterior lighting consist of?

What does you exterior lighting consist of?

The "right" type of light is going to depend on the house design, how you use each of the outdoor areas and what effect you're after. Perhaps if you post some specifics…

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kek
Jan 03, 2011 7:01 pm
kek
acrebuild1
acrebuild1
2 January 2011

Shows us your *** LIGHTS *** !!!

Shows us your *** LIGHTS *** !!!
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sorry, I meant 'Great Taste' Bloody kids today driving me crazy!!

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acrebuild1
Jan 02, 2011 8:09 pm
Lungy
Lungy
22 December 2010

installing lights with no pre-existing outlet?

installing lights with no pre-existing outlet?

Has the Kitchen got a false ceiling ? if it has new lights shouldn't be a problem.

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Lungy
Dec 22, 2010 2:51 pm
deb17
deb17
22 December 2010

Beacon Lighting Stocktake Sale

Beacon Lighting Stocktake Sale

The Vogue had seventy dollars off of the price, when you order online it gives you the choice to pay now or pay when you pick up. I paid now and then they rang me from…

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deb17
Dec 22, 2010 9:00 am
relliksalta
relliksalta
8 December 2010

Home theatre wall uplights - dimmable

Home theatre wall uplights - dimmable

Hi there, I'm trying to find some lighting for a lounge/theare room currently under construction. We've got CFL downlights in the ceiling but I'm looking for some white…

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relliksalta
Dec 08, 2010 10:26 pm
LEDenthusiast
LEDenthusiast
7 December 2010

should i get downlight from the builder's contractor

should i get downlight from the builder's contractor

If possible a way top cut costs is to get the builder to wire sockets at each lighting point that way you can cut holes and connect them without an electrician.

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LEDenthusiast
Dec 07, 2010 1:30 pm
terry&fi
terry&fi
6 December 2010

DIY light fitting

DIY light fitting

Hi.... Yes, what everyone else said. We are building the Clarendon Ballina 43 atm and we want to put ALOT of lighting in our new home but the prices are sooooo…

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terry&fi
Dec 06, 2010 3:20 pm
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75etd
Nov 18, 2010 8:56 pm
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Lex
Nov 18, 2010 3:03 pm
Lex
TheOK
TheOK
13 November 2010

Energy saving light globe issues

Energy saving light globe issues

...get close to one ...my lamp drives me nuts.

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TheOK
Nov 13, 2010 8:28 pm
TheOK
donuts
donuts
11 November 2010

Bedroom lighting when you have fans ...

Bedroom lighting when you have fans ...

mine have a wall control and remote. we paid an extra $100 or so for the remote, but I dont even know where it is :? we just get up and walk over to the wall... :roll: we got…

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donuts
Nov 11, 2010 8:09 am
donuts
renobeginner
renobeginner
10 November 2010

downlight firecovers - 2 options can anyone explain these

downlight firecovers - 2 options can anyone explain these

Hi I am trying to figure out what is the difference between these two options for covering my downlights (halogen) in our roof space. Currently there is nothing there :::

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renobeginner
Nov 10, 2010 4:25 pm
TheOK
TheOK
9 November 2010

Light fitting help ... please :-)

Light fitting help ... please :-)

Oh that's the closest I've seen. I think it would be bigger than the one at the display home and if I'd measured it I would actually know if it…

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TheOK
Nov 09, 2010 9:16 pm
TheOK
lilfeggle
lilfeggle
8 November 2010

Why must my ensuite ceiling be so low!?

Why must my ensuite ceiling be so low!?

love the look, how about shortening the length? or will it lose the effect?

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lilfeggle
Nov 08, 2010 10:40 pm
lilfeggle
renobeginner
renobeginner
8 November 2010

Halogen replacement options ? What is out there?

Halogen replacement options ? What is out there?

Thanks, phew, I am glad that was supposed to be Web, I have had enough new terminology and concepts in the lovely world of lighting to last me a while :-) lucky I love research

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renobeginner
Nov 08, 2010 7:49 pm
qonyx
qonyx
7 November 2010

Does anyone have square fluorescent ceiling lights?

Does anyone have square fluorescent ceiling lights?

thanks guys... we have our hearts set on them... so just wanted some positive opinion.. which we got ... so will proceed :-)

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qonyx
Nov 07, 2010 8:55 pm
qonyx

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