Lighting + Lighting Design
240v vs 12v with inverter??
io guess the first question is to make the decision of what light you ultimately want in your space.
with 12v lighting, there are many more bulb options…
Light for separate kitchen
when using a spot type fitting, there will always be an element of shadowing as the globes produce a concentrated light in a specific area.
there are 2 ways of…
low energy light globes
just a friendly reminder, the cheaper the GU10 CFL the worse the quality of the light will be !!!
another downlight installation question
yes in the ceiling. if you dont have access to the ceiling void via a trap door / aircon duct or something like that, then you can ask them to the junction boxes next to…
Krysta Pendant Light
I love this one too but DH didn't. What is it with men? Isn't the fact that they can't cope with the random look of this light as opposed to something more conventional?
thanks Suh I do realise there were some advertisers lighting shops on there but most only posted once. I guess it would need policing though. A shame. As it was a great…
Any 50W + option in Downlights ?
that was quiet a bit of help.Thanks guys.was wondering if the downlights you get through ebay,are they worth looking at or just stick the lighting shops.they cost half the…
Thats an awesome steal.Where did you get this offer?Does it come with warranty?
Bathroom Lights...please help!!!
I cannot find a picture of our lights, but we are having two oyster lights and then a down light over each of the basins (we have quite a long bathroom)
KexKez this is tremendous - I have diligently gone through the majority of the links you posted and there are some great finds in here! And in fact a couple of the links…
Lights that are part of a set
Thanks Sleven I had a look through the links by KexKez and have found a couple of 'families' of products that look promising.
What size lights for lounge?
I have a room that serves as a lounge/rumpus/study.
The ceiling is divided into 3 sections by beams. Each section of the ceiling/room is slightly wider than the section…
thank you for the feedback.
i have added the legend as you are right, it will be more helpful to have the legend
yes we have put motion sensor that cover…
Solar Light + bug zapper
Do you guys with bug zappers have experience with them killing mozzies? I didn't think the light attracts them, only carbon dioxide. Where I grew up we had carbon dioxide…
Lighting for new house
interestinging...... all electrictions i have seen do them up right next to the truss. As long as they have the heat cans they arent ususally to concerned. I wonder what…
Jun 25, 2010 11:19 pm
What to look for in downlight purchase?
Not all downlights need transformers. The GU10 and E27 bases (amongst others) work off 240 V. LEDs will have their day, but it's stillmany years away. If you get a…
Jul 02, 2010 9:06 pm
Dimmable R80 CFL lamps
Yes, my sparkie is asking what I would like in the way of lighting for the new house. Far out, I need approx 90 downlights. Looks like all halogens are OUT I will never be…
Jul 25, 2010 12:17 am
Ceiling light fan sizes
You have sized up well the fans for those rooms:
48" & 52" are popular choices for bedrooms and 52" & 56" are popular for living areas.
If you want energy…
Lights with Alabaster Glass
I have exactly the same light in my hallway and entry and am very happy with the light output.
Like most baten-fix lights they are only rated to 60Wmax…
DIY Suspension Kit help!
No easy answer to your question.
1. Correct method - the wires would need to be cut (by a qualified electrician) and rejoined to the lampholder.
Low Voltage 20W Halogens?
Hi Mika i have 5 20watt downlights in kitchen area when first installed seemed very dull compared to 50 watt versions but now quite used to them. Alot less heat also. ii…
Where to buy lighting for outdoor deck
I am in the process of building my deck and thought it would be a lovely finish if we put some lights in the deck. However, i was wondering whether anyone…
Buying Lights Online
I've bought some sample lights online. All arrived without damage. My suggestion is to buy one and if you like it, go for a whole house worth.
Aug 06, 2010 11:06 pm
Lighting Shops in Frankston (Victoria)
We're finding the same, although we're a little north of you. We couldn't find Light Up Australia on Nepean Highway, Moorabbin, today, but I think I've seen a store on…
Can anyone identify this lamp??
Beacon Lighting currently has a lamp sale with floor and table lamps similar to this. Their current lamp catalogue has them on the back cover (
Outdoor socket with photocell
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…
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.…
Aug 19, 2010 9:16 pm
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…
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…
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…
Showing off my new lights
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…
Sep 03, 2010 10:14 am