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donuts
donuts
9 June 2008

More pretty lights...

More pretty lights...

Yup sure did ... means they're all way out of our laminate-benchtops budget :lol:

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donuts
Jun 09, 2008 12:14 pm
donuts
Marlin
Marlin
10 June 2008

How much/difficult to install lantern on balcony wall?

How much/difficult to install lantern on balcony wall?

Hi Grace, I trust that you are talking about a coach light or similar. If the wall you are speaking about is a brick cavity wall with cement tiles on the roof it will be…

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Marlin
Jun 10, 2008 8:58 pm
Marlin
Judie
Judie
11 June 2008

This looks neat…….

This looks neat…….

If you go to the "where to purchase" they list a website. I went there. A single switch for a single light is $30. A single switch for 2 lights is $40. They also have…

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Judie
Jun 11, 2008 7:53 pm
Judie
MICA
MICA
17 June 2008

Do all oyster lights have the same fittings?

Do all oyster lights have the same fittings?

Hi there Grace_slick, DIY or not! CFL or not! Electrician or not! Ballast or not! etc, etc, etc. Personally, i think that you will always have more options, if…

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MICA
Jun 17, 2008 11:18 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
17 June 2008

great Potico light idea

great Potico light idea

Hi there, OMG! i'm in the industry, and i didn't even know that these existed. What a fantastic idea!

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MICA
Jun 17, 2008 11:20 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
17 June 2008

12 volt downlights

12 volt downlights

hi there kexkez Unless you want to pay top dollar like ~$100 a fitting for a QUALITY 3w high…

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MICA
Jun 17, 2008 11:31 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
17 June 2008

How much to install 4 downlights in patio ceiling?

How much to install 4 downlights in patio ceiling?

hi there grace_slick, i have answered other questions of yours, but have you thought to consort with an electrician? They will actually come out at no charge for a…

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MICA
Jun 17, 2008 11:37 pm
MICA
Southies
Southies
22 June 2008

downlight protectors - ANYONE ??

downlight protectors - ANYONE ??

Hi, we will be installiing downlights with the new longlife globes (cfls??) & need to know whether these need installation of protectors also ? I heard that they don't…

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Southies
Jun 22, 2008 8:28 am
Southies
floorit
floorit
24 June 2008

Warm White or Cool White

Warm White or Cool White

I have found some GU10 CFL downlights that I like. They come with a 13W globe. I have a choice of either warm white (2700k) or cool white (4000k) I've been told cool…

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floorit
Jun 24, 2008 11:41 am
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
24 June 2008

Lighting options when you have ceiling fans in every room??

Lighting options when you have ceiling fans in every room??
1, 2

Donuts - will do! We like the Futura fans as they have reverse action for us in winter (and they are $100 cheaper!) - shame the Concept II doesn't have it.

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stonecutter1309
Jun 24, 2008 3:18 pm
stonecutter1309
MICA
MICA
6 July 2008

Another oyster question

Another oyster question

Hi there Haywgl, PD is right! As long as you have provisions for a standard batten to be installed, this can later on be changed to any other fitting that you…

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MICA
Jul 06, 2008 9:14 am
MICA
MICA
MICA
6 July 2008

External Lights - cutting down my costs

External Lights - cutting down my costs

Hi there impact, You may be interested in the following item. It seems very similar to the one you are enquiring about. In addition, it is energy saver globe ready, so…

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MICA
Jul 06, 2008 9:31 am
MICA
MICA
MICA
6 July 2008

Cost of electrician to install oysters

Cost of electrician to install oysters

Hi there, I definitely do not recommend doing it your self, and in addition, unless you are upgrading heaps of then i dare say that its only going to cost a couple of…

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MICA
Jul 06, 2008 9:36 am
MICA
donuts
donuts
6 July 2008

Pendants or downlights over bench?

Pendants or downlights over bench?
1, 2, 3

Thanks for the tip MICA, will ask my builder about the EXN globes :) We agree and have settled on the pendants for over the bench, and will be having them on dimmers…

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donuts
Jul 06, 2008 10:12 am
donuts
mel
mel
8 July 2008

Question for mattwalker!

Question for mattwalker!

Hi all I found that light here http://www.onlinelighting.com.au/product_info.php?cPath=60_80&products_id=3107 It was the closest i…

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mel
Jul 08, 2008 6:16 pm
mel
MICA
MICA
10 August 2008

Drum pendant lights

Drum pendant lights

Hi there Matamber, We have plenty of drum lights, check out our website. Happy to help.

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MICA
Aug 10, 2008 8:59 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
10 August 2008

Replacing fluoro round tube light in kitchen with...

Replacing fluoro round tube light in kitchen with...

Personally, id be getting the roof patched and painted before choosing a new light fitting. You don't want to be going to all that trouble and not covering the old…

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MICA
Aug 10, 2008 9:02 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
10 August 2008

Funky Lights on Auction at Grays....

Funky Lights on Auction at Grays....

Hi there, We deal with most of the lighting importers ourselves, so if you need any lighting feel free to see our own online lighting catalogue. If you find…

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MICA
Aug 10, 2008 9:09 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
10 August 2008

A lighting question

A lighting question

More lighting over a bench, is far better than less lighting. In addition, a little forward of centre is always better, to avoid shadows over the bench. Unless you plan…

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MICA
Aug 10, 2008 9:12 pm
MICA
donuts
donuts
19 August 2008

Lights that sense your there .... spooky!!!

Lights that sense your there .... spooky!!!

Ummm I have tiles... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: That'll teach me to use…

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donuts
Aug 19, 2008 5:22 pm
donuts
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
21 August 2008

Trying to find the light in our display home stairwell

Trying to find the light in our display home stairwell

I wish we had put in wall lights around the bottom of the stairs, I read a post yesterday where a guy had put in sensor wall lights for his…

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House-To-Be
Aug 21, 2008 11:34 am
MICA
MICA
1 September 2008

Opinions on square stainless steel downlights

Opinions on square stainless steel downlights

Hi there waterhaven, The pros & cons: - white ones will always discolour with extended use. with good quality downlights, this will be prolonged, as the powder…

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MICA
Sep 01, 2008 12:21 pm
MICA
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Johnson
Sep 01, 2008 1:18 pm
Johnson
Southies
Southies
1 September 2008

BATTEN LIGHTS

BATTEN LIGHTS

Haven't reached that stage yet, sorry :roll:

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Southies
Sep 01, 2008 1:45 pm
Southies
DeeElle
DeeElle
2 September 2008

Round or square oyster lights

Round or square oyster lights

we ordered square aluminium downlights and got round but now I like them better. we've also ordered 3 drop oyster lights that are round and they look terrific. We…

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DeeElle
Sep 02, 2008 12:37 am
DeeElle
impact
impact
2 September 2008

Hallway - looking for inspiration

Hallway - looking for inspiration

The votes are in.... and thankyou... Ministry of finance (wife) has approved. All I need to do is now find the actual lights and style and good price - and it will be…

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impact
Sep 02, 2008 7:41 pm
installation inspector
installation inspector
3 September 2008

Adding dimmers after lights finished....

Adding dimmers after lights finished....

It's important to note that not all globes are able to be dimmed. Not that this is a problem, as you can usually change the globe to one that is able to be dimmed. Most…

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installation inspector
Sep 03, 2008 8:59 pm
installation inspector
installation inspector
installation inspector
3 September 2008

SOS - Energy Saving DownLights Installation Standards

SOS - Energy Saving DownLights Installation Standards

Regardless of what he tells you he has or hasn't done, he should've given you a piece of paper called a "Certificate of Compliance - Electrical Work" form, stating that…

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installation inspector
Sep 03, 2008 9:26 pm
installation inspector
impact
impact
4 September 2008

Recessed ceiling lights - low heat output ?

Recessed ceiling lights - low heat output ?

Thanks for that... - No gyprock as yet - so anything is possible.... thats why the research going into what / where / how now.... to make the job easier... You…

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impact
Sep 04, 2008 12:33 am
grace_slick
grace_slick
4 September 2008

Can I get new lights installed on the ground floor?

Can I get new lights installed on the ground floor?

Hmm…well, I don’t know if it’s concrete, but I know the walls are cement bricks or something, the floor slab is concrete, and the ceiling is that old fashioned sort…

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grace_slick
Sep 04, 2008 9:49 am
grace_slick
gweluphome
gweluphome
5 September 2008

Fluro bar light for the laundry

Fluro bar light for the laundry

This is where we found it....you could always ring them and see who the supplier is then chase them up for stockists in your area............. Be careful once you look…

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gweluphome
Sep 05, 2008 10:59 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
6 September 2008

raked ceilings and downlights (or not)

raked ceilings and downlights (or not)

Lights on a light bar, Lights hanging down - chandelier style and shinning up, Lights hanging down and shining down. Wall lights that shine up to the ceiling as reflected light.

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Yak_Chat
Sep 06, 2008 8:32 pm
Yak_Chat
grace_slick
grace_slick
18 September 2008

Which light bulbs!?!??!!?!?!?!?!?!?

Which light bulbs!?!??!!?!?!?!?!?!?

The electrician is right now as I type fitting the lights. Sadly, he can't move the powerpoint or install a new one in the wall we wanted, as he can't access the roof/wall…

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grace_slick
Sep 18, 2008 1:50 pm
grace_slick
Southies
Southies
18 September 2008

Wooden Overhead Light for Kitchen

Wooden Overhead Light for Kitchen

My pleasure. Will be interested to see how you get on :D

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Southies
Sep 18, 2008 7:55 pm
Southies
grace_slick
grace_slick
23 September 2008

Electrician on Gold Coast

Electrician on Gold Coast

I’d forgotten about this thread I made prematurely. The electrician was excellent. He was such a nice guy, and he was right on time, and did the work in around 1.5…

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grace_slick
Sep 23, 2008 11:47 am
grace_slick
suh
suh
28 September 2008

What light to use in the kitchen?

What light to use in the kitchen?

Sorry if I have confused you VJ. This is just my personal opinion and what I would do.

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suh
Sep 28, 2008 10:22 am
suh
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
30 September 2008

Beautiful fans

Beautiful fans

I know - Hunter…

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stonecutter1309
Sep 30, 2008 8:30 am
stonecutter1309
kexkez
kexkez
3 October 2008

How many downlights would you use???

How many downlights would you use???

haha i rarely wear makeup on so i need to see what i'm doing when I do wear it. I couldn't imagine trying to put it on in the car.

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kexkez
Oct 03, 2008 10:02 am
kexkez
superlight
superlight
5 October 2008

Task Lighting in Study

Task Lighting in Study

Hi Joanne, we have some great LED downlight options for use in a Study, ideally you want only 4 or 6 downlights for the entire room, with 2 optimally positioned above your…

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superlight
Oct 05, 2008 2:33 pm
Elzbeth
Elzbeth
6 October 2008

Lighting layout - any advice please!

Lighting layout - any advice please!

Just thinking of flush downlights for the LED's and going funky with the pendants! Thanks for the advice Steve, you are always welcome!

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Elzbeth
Oct 06, 2008 3:39 pm
Casa2
Casa2
8 October 2008

Placement of Downlights

Placement of Downlights

For halogens, the rule-of-thumb is 1 metre form walls and then every 2 metres. Therefore a 4 x 4 metre room would have 4 downlights and a 6 x 4 metre room would have 6…

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Casa2
Oct 08, 2008 8:15 pm
installation inspector
installation inspector
15 October 2008

underbench/cabinet lighting

underbench/cabinet lighting

Exactly the topic I was chasing - post handover our sparkie installed 3 x under cabinet lights - I now need to install some type of cover/false…

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installation inspector
Oct 15, 2008 7:44 pm
installation inspector
installation inspector
installation inspector
15 October 2008

Electrical Lighting Issue

Electrical Lighting Issue

Dave is correct. It's just a handy spare terminal not connected to anything, to use instead of using a BP connector. And don't do what someone I knew did many years ago…

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installation inspector
Oct 15, 2008 7:57 pm
installation inspector
installation inspector
installation inspector
15 October 2008

Changes to Downlights Rules - In OZ

Changes to Downlights Rules - In OZ
1, 2, 3

Hi All, Thanks for the responses. The downlights are now installed. The electrician has assured me that they are all installed according to…

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installation inspector
Oct 15, 2008 9:19 pm
installation inspector
I_BUILD
I_BUILD
15 October 2008

Clap Activated Light Switches

Clap Activated Light Switches

Im not sure about these but try Clipsal as they have many lighting options. Im not sure it would be just as easy as changing the switch but then again im not a sparky…

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I_BUILD
Oct 15, 2008 10:08 pm
I_BUILD
installation inspector
installation inspector
17 October 2008

Downlights

Downlights
1, 2, 3, 4

Casa, I'd expect there was at least 50 of these fittings on the ground floor, and I didn't even look on the other 3 floors - that would be $10,000, just for ground floor…

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installation inspector
Oct 17, 2008 7:01 pm
installation inspector
I_BUILD
I_BUILD
19 October 2008

can I change battern light fittings

can I change battern light fittings

I wouldnt advise doing it yourself and by law you do need a qualified sparky. Talk to the sparky and he will tell you all about it.

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I_BUILD
Oct 19, 2008 12:16 am
I_BUILD
mel
mel
19 October 2008

Powerpoint on internal wall in between 2 glass doors?

Powerpoint on internal wall in between 2 glass doors?

depends if it single brick or double. i am assuming it is brick? There may be a gap to run the cable down. Just because there is a cable there doesn't mean there is…

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mel
Oct 19, 2008 11:32 am
mel

Thank you Casa...I thought I tried every combination.... :oops: Cheers, Mike :D Edit...what I wanted is hidden in http://www.hafelehome.com.au/shopping.aspx... :?

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to_do_list
Oct 21, 2008 4:32 pm
to_do_list


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