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TKC
TKC
15 August 2010

Outdoor socket with photocell

Outdoor socket with photocell

Hi all, I am looking to buy a outdoor socket with photocell (those that screw onto current existing socket) for my outdoor lighting so that it will automatically turned…

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TKC
Aug 15, 2010 6:53 pm
zx9
zx9
17 August 2010

Under cabinet fluro's

Under cabinet fluro's

yep pretty similiar however i would need quite a few of them to stretch the 2.6m benchlength. In the end I ended up ordering the LEDs that kaytee above linked too.…

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zx9
Aug 17, 2010 5:01 pm
danrts
danrts
18 August 2010

CREE LED downlights anyone? 9W and 10W variations?

CREE LED downlights anyone? 9W and 10W variations?

Hi am looking for LED light bulbs, CREE is a brand that keeps coming up. has anyone tried their 9W or their 10W variation? and how do they compare to 50W halogens? Also…

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danrts
Aug 18, 2010 12:58 pm
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Casa2
Aug 19, 2010 8:16 pm
suh
suh
23 August 2010

Wall lighting in bedrooms

Wall lighting in bedrooms

Yep, that's what I thought but you could probably get something stronger in something similar. ::smile::

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suh
Aug 23, 2010 12:22 pm
suh
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mecha-wombat
Aug 28, 2010 4:22 am
mecha-wombat
Mika75
Mika75
28 August 2010

Anyone using GU10 CFL downlights?

Anyone using GU10 CFL downlights?

The 30 watt versions run alot cooler. With the heat shields, insulation can be placed to a minimum of 25mm. Also use the non-adjustable so u don't have an air gap into…

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Mika75
Aug 28, 2010 11:58 am
zeitgeber
zeitgeber
28 August 2010

I really want downlights BUT...

I really want downlights BUT...

Use ceramic pots to cover downlights. See viewtopic.php?f=31&t=2770&start=20 Also, some LED downlights products claim to be zero fire risk and only require 20mm clearance.

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zeitgeber
Aug 28, 2010 11:07 pm
zeitgeber
enigma_brennan
enigma_brennan
29 August 2010

GU10 CFL downlight spacing

GU10 CFL downlight spacing

My point is toward the comment about ur electricity bill, ur alluding to the savings u have made by selecting GU10 cfls. The 12x down lights was…

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enigma_brennan
Aug 29, 2010 6:58 pm
enigma_brennan
cheltenham3192
cheltenham3192
29 August 2010

A tricky spot to light -- help!??

A tricky spot to light -- help!??

Hi Elizabeth. It is hard to imagine what your room looks like. However, could a combination of wall mounted lights for general lighting, and LED lights under the…

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cheltenham3192
Aug 29, 2010 9:33 pm
kiwi
kiwi
3 September 2010

Showing off my new lights

Showing off my new lights

venice wow, cool. they must have been a fortune and a fortune to ship back. they will look great, esp on and a nice momento of your…

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kiwi
Sep 03, 2010 9:14 am
kiwi
kexkez
kexkez
3 September 2010

Help with kitchen lighting

Help with kitchen lighting

hmm thinking of conduit--- another electrical tip if you are planning on ceiling fans later on and want the switch for the fans on internal walls and they are brick…

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kexkez
Sep 03, 2010 7:40 pm
kexkez
jameskrd
jameskrd
8 September 2010

Anybody using cfl down light from..

Anybody using cfl down light from..

hello all, anybody here using cfl down light fitting from ecobulb.com.au , please comment on the lighting level and spacing provided. also do you recommend it to…

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jameskrd
Sep 08, 2010 12:54 pm
EnviroPower
EnviroPower
10 September 2010

Speaking of downlights....

Speaking of downlights....

I can't believe everyone is so against downlights! I have to admit I am a lover of them. I live in a Victorian style house in the outer Melbourne area and we have…

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EnviroPower
Sep 10, 2010 11:19 am
mrssnowden
mrssnowden
13 September 2010

Chandelier in the bathroom anyone?

Chandelier in the bathroom anyone?

I like a chandelier in the bathroom although chandeliers have almost been done to death. The chandelier you posted gets lost in the overall style of the bathroom. Perhaps…

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mrssnowden
Sep 13, 2010 9:33 pm
nattygee
nattygee
26 September 2010

Walk-In Pantry Light?

Walk-In Pantry Light?

We had downlights in our last pantry operated by a sensor and they worked out fine. We also had fluoros in our current house as main lights and the light is very harsh.…

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nattygee
Sep 26, 2010 10:52 am
The Garden Whisperer
The Garden Whisperer
29 September 2010

Downlights - risk of fire?

Downlights - risk of fire?

Good to just to keep out the crap that blows in from the roof through the gaps let alone make things safer :)

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The Garden Whisperer
Sep 29, 2010 1:16 am
The Garden Whisperer
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
29 September 2010

umm ... a 'different' sort of light fitting

umm ... a 'different' sort of light fitting

Looking for a light for our entrance hall I came across a very interesting/different light ... thought I'd share ::dizzy::

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Nathan SteelFab
Sep 29, 2010 9:40 am
Nathan SteelFab
nattygee
nattygee
4 October 2010

Coastal Style Dining Pendant - any ideas?

Coastal Style Dining Pendant - any ideas?

Thanks grom, the twig thing doesn't really work colour wise as we have Laminex Chalked Oak on the island bench so wanted something more in the honey tones.

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nattygee
Oct 04, 2010 10:48 am

Hey guys i got the following image from another forum. Im doing research as to how i can get the same lighting effect . my builder is putting in a batten light but once…

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Jazzy4
Oct 04, 2010 6:45 pm
E1109
E1109
6 October 2010

Power point brand vs quality

Power point brand vs quality

As an electrician I'll always go for Clipsal or HPM for a couple of reasons: The Clipsal standard series has been available since the mid 1970s and the 2000 series since…

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E1109
Oct 06, 2010 7:58 pm
E1109
grace_slick
grace_slick
10 October 2010

Attractive small bathroom lighting WITHOUT shadows??

Attractive small bathroom lighting WITHOUT shadows??

Oh wow, I've always avoided those long lights directly above / on top of mirrors...I always have found them way too harsh for makeup lighting. But obviously wherever I've…

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grace_slick
Oct 10, 2010 4:30 pm
grace_slick
EnviroPower
EnviroPower
13 October 2010

Ceiling lights for Family Room, Dining Room and Lounge Room

Ceiling lights for Family Room, Dining Room and Lounge Room

LED's can be expensive initially but they have a relatively short payback period and the quality and environmental benefits can't be beaten. If you're on a budget then I…

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EnviroPower
Oct 13, 2010 3:05 pm
Liz
Liz
16 October 2010

DIY lighting kits

DIY lighting kits

I'm currently choosing lighting for our extension. Whats the go with DIY lighting? I was at bunnings the other day and some beautiful pendant shades and its like $80 for a…

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Liz
Oct 16, 2010 2:24 pm
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lilfeggle
Oct 19, 2010 8:21 pm
lilfeggle
renobeginner
renobeginner
22 October 2010

cost of replacing downlights with normal ceiling lights -est

cost of replacing downlights with normal ceiling lights -est

Thanks for the reply. How do CFL bulbs work? do they have heating up issues as well? i read about air flow issues for recessed lights. do you need to change the…

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renobeginner
Oct 22, 2010 6:30 am
The Garden Whisperer
The Garden Whisperer
22 October 2010

Lighting stores?

Lighting stores?

Please post in the correct forum. It helps you and us. Thread moved.

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The Garden Whisperer
Oct 22, 2010 10:10 am
The Garden Whisperer
suh
suh
24 October 2010

White or stainless steel coloured down lights?

White or stainless steel coloured down lights?

We went SS and I actually like that they stand out, but aren't in your face and they match other SS looking bits we have.

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suh
Oct 24, 2010 6:49 pm
suh
shonzilla
shonzilla
25 October 2010

Those with clipsal saturn switches?

Those with clipsal saturn switches?

We just bought an ocean mist one and LOVE it! its not that green....if that helps at all :th:

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shonzilla
Oct 25, 2010 1:08 pm
shonzilla
McKinnon
McKinnon
31 October 2010

Stunning Bocci pendant lights

Stunning Bocci pendant lights

Hub furniture melb & sydney, but the originals r very expensive! $350 4 1 sphere.

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McKinnon
Oct 31, 2010 5:12 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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Lex
Nov 18, 2010 3:03 pm
Lex
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75etd
Nov 18, 2010 8:56 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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


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