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Rizzo
Rizzo
31 March 2010

Where are all the good lights in Australia?!

Where are all the good lights in Australia?!
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I would have to say beacon lighting. We went to our "local" light store and picked out all our lights and got a quote and it came to $5000!! I then, knowing what lights…

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Rizzo
Mar 31, 2010 10:56 am
robbo3
robbo3
6 April 2010

Light temperature colour

Light temperature colour

I agree they are quiet warm in colour, The white frosted glass on the fan turns quiet yellow/orange when they are on.

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robbo3
Apr 06, 2010 11:37 am
take2
take2
12 April 2010

Ceiling Light Shade - Drum Pendant

Ceiling Light Shade - Drum Pendant

Beacon, stock them in brizzie not sure if thet are nationwide. Cheers Lou

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take2
Apr 12, 2010 7:39 pm
take2
Oceanus2
Oceanus2
17 April 2010

Are these pendant lights too small?

Are these pendant lights too small?

in terms of light output these are the best. I have three similar ones and I use it to light up my kitchen family and dining area at night. I have…

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Oceanus2
Apr 17, 2010 12:27 am

Help! 12v LED downlight globes = TV interference

Help! 12v LED downlight globes = TV interference
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I've given up investigating possible solutions to this problem and returned the globes to be swapped for 240v versions, and expect them to arrive early next week.

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installation inspector
Apr 18, 2010 9:31 pm
installation inspector
Oceanus2
Oceanus2
27 April 2010

Lights!

Lights!

We have a raked ceiling to our dining, kitchen and alfresco, and we've upgraded to downlights in those areas only. Every other room has been left with standard lights,…

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Oceanus2
Apr 27, 2010 1:51 pm
SharonC
SharonC
28 April 2010

Lighting Shops & Pendant Lights - Perth

Lighting Shops & Pendant Lights - Perth

Thanks for all your replies. We went to Tilly's , what a great shop! Ended up getting exterior lights called lancelot from Beacon lighting (had a special on) and pendant…

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SharonC
Apr 28, 2010 10:14 pm
cenemelectrical
cenemelectrical
30 April 2010

lighting for apartment??

lighting for apartment??

hello, When doing lighting design... keep the whole house the same, except for over a kitchen bench ( where pendant lights look great ) The worst thing is a house with…

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cenemelectrical
Apr 30, 2010 10:46 am
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Bam
May 04, 2010 1:10 pm
Bam
Smiles
Smiles
9 May 2010

Beacon Envirolux Triton Downlights

Beacon Envirolux Triton Downlights

Hi Variflex and House 3wa, Can you please post pics of your Downlights if possible Thanks

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Smiles
May 09, 2010 8:14 pm
take2
take2
11 May 2010

Dimmerable CFL Downlights.

Dimmerable CFL Downlights.

Lighting Illusions, Sumner Park qld, they do have an…

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take2
May 11, 2010 8:14 pm
take2
radiuz
radiuz
16 May 2010

Brand New Eglo Lights for Sale – SAVE $$$

Brand New Eglo Lights for Sale – SAVE $$$

I have some Brand new Eglo lights for sale which unfortunately we cannot fit into our new home. See my ad in the Classifieds section of the forum under Vic.

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radiuz
May 16, 2010 10:08 pm
missngel
missngel
19 May 2010

what sort of lights do you have in your bedroom?

what sort of lights do you have in your bedroom?
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Hey everyone. I have also had my eye on this beautiful crystal pendant light (although it is ridiculously expensive!!). I was interested in getting the slightly larger one…

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missngel
May 19, 2010 9:31 pm

240v vs 12v with inverter??

240v vs 12v with inverter??

Hi Nessie, 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…

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Lighting Designer
May 25, 2010 11:45 pm
Lighting Designer

Light for separate kitchen

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…

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Lighting Designer
May 25, 2010 11:55 pm
Lighting Designer

Wholesale lighting (lamps)

Wholesale lighting (lamps)

does that price include the shipping charges ?

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Lighting Designer
May 26, 2010 12:18 am
Lighting Designer

low energy light globes

low energy light globes

just a friendly reminder, the cheaper the GU10 CFL the worse the quality of the light will be !!!

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Lighting Designer
May 26, 2010 12:20 am
Lighting Designer

another downlight installation question

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…

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Lighting Designer
May 26, 2010 9:46 pm
Lighting Designer
robinred55
robinred55
28 May 2010

Krysta Pendant Light

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?

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robinred55
May 28, 2010 9:12 pm
kexkez
kexkez
29 May 2010

Missing thread

Missing thread

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…

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kexkez
May 29, 2010 11:22 am
kexkez
SKYBLUE
SKYBLUE
31 May 2010

What have you paid for downlights to be fitted?

What have you paid for downlights to be fitted?
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51 downlights 4 dimmers 16 other lights Install only. $1600 cash. :D :D :D

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SKYBLUE
May 31, 2010 4:10 pm
Dr Shenai
Dr Shenai
13 June 2010

Any 50W + option in Downlights ?

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…

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Dr Shenai
Jun 13, 2010 8:09 am
Dr Shenai
Dr Shenai
13 June 2010

Bedroom Lighting

Bedroom Lighting

Thats an awesome steal.Where did you get this offer?Does it come with warranty?

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Dr Shenai
Jun 13, 2010 8:16 am
Rebecca1983
Rebecca1983
16 June 2010

Bathroom Lights...please help!!!

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)

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Rebecca1983
Jun 16, 2010 6:40 pm
DAQ3030
DAQ3030
18 June 2010

Great lights

Great lights

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…

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DAQ3030
Jun 18, 2010 1:19 pm
DAQ3030
DAQ3030
18 June 2010

Lights that are part of a set

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.

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DAQ3030
Jun 18, 2010 1:22 pm
DAQ3030
DAQ3030
18 June 2010

What size lights for lounge?

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…

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DAQ3030
Jun 18, 2010 8:58 pm

hi leslia 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…

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meatpie
Jun 19, 2010 12:09 pm
gpierce
gpierce
24 June 2010

Solar Light + bug zapper

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…

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gpierce
Jun 24, 2010 7:17 pm
borg
borg
25 June 2010

Lighting for new house

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…

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borg
Jun 25, 2010 10:19 pm
borg
Jazzie
Jazzie
28 June 2010

BIG Lamp shades for standard lamp - Melbourne?

BIG Lamp shades for standard lamp - Melbourne?

A lot of pendant shades are suitable for lamps as well - they have a moveable thingie in them that allows them to either hang from a flex or sit on a…

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Jazzie
Jun 28, 2010 7:08 pm
Jazzie
Casa2
Casa2
2 July 2010

What to look for in downlight purchase?

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…

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Casa2
Jul 02, 2010 8:06 pm
McKinnon
McKinnon
6 July 2010

Dimmable R80 CFL lamps

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…

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McKinnon
Jul 06, 2010 9:01 pm
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mswilmot
Jul 19, 2010 2:54 pm
LEDenthusiast
LEDenthusiast
20 July 2010

LED Downlights: what is the latest?

LED Downlights: what is the latest?

There are plenty of LED options that provide as much light as a 50W halogen it just depends what your budget per fitting is.

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LEDenthusiast
Jul 20, 2010 2:20 pm
Nikki86
Nikki86
24 July 2010

Help me, i Mess up my pendant lighting =( with pics =(

Help me, i Mess up my pendant lighting =( with pics =(

I would like to see an update too!! I wanted to post when i first read your story, but icouldn remember my username, and i emailed the board admins twice with no help! Im…

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Nikki86
Jul 24, 2010 5:32 pm
Tegs
Tegs
24 July 2010

Wanting to renovate existing Down lights. ?

Wanting to renovate existing Down lights. ?

Hi All, my apologies for late reply have had major problems with internet service all fixed now ! Thank you for your suggestions. As to the ring adapter available already…

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Tegs
Jul 24, 2010 11:17 pm
fanman
fanman
26 July 2010

Ceiling light fan sizes

Ceiling light fan sizes

Hi Petermet 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…

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fanman
Jul 26, 2010 4:15 pm
Fernyhouse
Fernyhouse
26 July 2010

Have you seen this light somewhere cheaper???

Have you seen this light somewhere cheaper???

Haven't seen it cheaper but I love your taste. Black french provincial is one of my favourite designs. Hubby has other ideas though

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Fernyhouse
Jul 26, 2010 10:29 pm
fanman
fanman
27 July 2010

Lights with Alabaster Glass

Lights with Alabaster Glass

Hi Sweetime 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…

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fanman
Jul 27, 2010 10:47 am
fanman
fanman
27 July 2010

DIY Suspension Kit help!

DIY Suspension Kit help!

Hi PacmanOz, 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. 2. Dodgy…

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fanman
Jul 27, 2010 10:56 am
Pugs
Pugs
28 July 2010

Home Automation Installation Q

Home Automation Installation Q

Clipsal C- Bus is big here in Aus..

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Pugs
Jul 28, 2010 1:08 am
Pugs
tannywanny1
tannywanny1
28 July 2010

Down lights (Sutherland Shire or elsewhere in Sydney)

Down lights (Sutherland Shire or elsewhere in Sydney)

Thanks Southies that is great. I will give them both a bell this morning.

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tannywanny1
Jul 28, 2010 8:29 am
tannywanny1
kassan1973
kassan1973
31 July 2010

Low Voltage 20W Halogens?

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…

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kassan1973
Jul 31, 2010 9:52 pm
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Bam
Aug 01, 2010 10:48 pm
Bam
tomking.chen
tomking.chen
3 August 2010

Toolkit to unscrew downlight cover

Toolkit to unscrew downlight cover

Got it. I just use hammer to keep taping one of those 3 points... It eventually become loose...

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tomking.chen
Aug 03, 2010 1:20 pm
tomking.chen
wonderland
wonderland
4 August 2010

Where to buy lighting for outdoor deck

Where to buy lighting for outdoor deck

hi everyone, 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…

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wonderland
Aug 04, 2010 4:57 pm
wonderland
Casa2
Casa2
6 August 2010

Buying Lights Online

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.

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Casa2
Aug 06, 2010 10:06 pm


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