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andrew001
andrew001
27 July

Exterior lighting help

Exterior lighting help

After searching the internet for the best for a while I finally bought them online from Koopower. Instead of using them on just Christmas & other occasions, I like using…

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andrew001
Jul 27, 2018 8:04 pm

So I am looking at installing an LED panel inside an existing troffer fixture. Because I have no t-bar around the existing light, this seems like a good option. I was…

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shezza84
Jul 14, 2018 5:47 pm

Colorbond and CCTV

Colorbond and CCTV

Any decent security/electrical contractor wouldn't see this as an issue. Yes it does take a little longer for the installation. We have our tricks...like using a plastic…

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sparky_JsP
Jul 07, 2018 7:41 pm
sparky_JsP
Kazi
Kazi
18 June

Decorative Light For Skylight

Decorative Light For Skylight

Hi, I was going to start researching for light diffuser for skylight feature. Do yiu mind to recommend me few places? Building Ambassador 41 Wisdom Homes Slab done …

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Kazi
Jun 18, 2018 8:45 pm
Kazi
Dicko
Dicko
7 December 2017

Smart Downlights

Smart Downlights

LIFX have started doing their downlights again after they discontinued them a year or so back. They are pricey but they dont need any hardware and you can use your light…

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Dicko
Dec 07, 2017 1:56 pm

Hi, do you have interested in this very slim waterproof LED neon strip light for outdoor use? https://www.lemoledlight.com/products/neon-lights/

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Crazyk
Nov 26, 2017 8:58 am
Crazyk
viktorokiro
viktorokiro
7 September 2017

SHOW ME YOUR LIGHTS!....Pwease.lol

SHOW ME YOUR LIGHTS!....Pwease.lol
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Hey, Redolf I like the pictures of pendants lights you shared. I have beautiful in my bed room.

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viktorokiro
Sep 07, 2017 7:34 pm
tobytot
tobytot
28 August 2017

led drivers

led drivers

thanks for the reply

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tobytot
Aug 28, 2017 4:52 pm
g33kerb0t
g33kerb0t
23 June 2017

Positioning of two pendants about island bench

Positioning of two pendants about island bench

If it was up to me i would use 3 pendants as 2 spotlights might not be wide enough to cover the whole length. Equally spaced would mean 750mm, 1500mm, and 2250mm. It also…

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g33kerb0t
Jun 23, 2017 1:41 pm
g33kerb0t
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 June 2017

Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Hmmmm. I think something has gone missing.

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arcadelt
Jun 07, 2017 12:56 am

Pricing for downlights

Pricing for downlights

You need to enquire what downlights they are using. Are they using rubbish, glarey $20 downlights, or good quality low glare $60 downlights?

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1960sModernistHome
May 28, 2017 8:41 am
1960sModernistHome
Zanga
Zanga
20 April 2017

Floodlight

Floodlight

Good link. Thank you. The reason I ask because I have to be tight so total price is under the FHOG limit. I would pay it if Government allow me to. I don't have a…

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Zanga
Apr 20, 2017 10:18 pm
nickmus
nickmus
19 September 2016

CFL fluorescent vs LED downlights for savings

CFL fluorescent vs LED downlights for savings

LED prices have now decreased heavily, the government can even offer a rebate in some cases, visit www.wireinelectrical.com.au for more information about installation…

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nickmus
Sep 19, 2016 9:43 pm
nickmus
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
12 June 2016

Lights embedded in concrete driveway - where to start?

Lights embedded in concrete driveway - where to start?

Make sure you get something strong. Most good quality inground uplights come with a plastic housing that you place in the concrete as it's being poured, then the lights…

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1960sModernistHome
Jun 12, 2016 10:47 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
9 April 2016

Electrician wiring your own house.

Electrician wiring your own house.

You're welcome to look at my own home here viewtopic.php?f=53&t=82091 where I have used some creative lighting. Photos are not that great so if you want to see better…

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1960sModernistHome
Apr 09, 2016 6:59 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
17 March 2016

Modify light fitting

Modify light fitting

Can you take a better photo of the actual luminaire?

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1960sModernistHome
Mar 17, 2016 5:55 am
1960sModernistHome
gmtlighting
gmtlighting
5 February 2016

Online Lighting Places- sites & info not general discussion.

Online Lighting Places- sites & info not general discussion.
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Think you can't afford home lighting automation? Think again. Check out www.goSmartLighting.com.au to see the latest possibilities with Wifi capable LED Downlights. Our…

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gmtlighting
Feb 05, 2016 9:47 am
Charley
Charley
9 December 2015

What else is there beside downlights?

What else is there beside downlights?

I'm not having any downlights either. Is beacon the only lighting store around?

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Charley
Dec 09, 2015 8:05 pm
alexander_456
alexander_456
28 October 2015

Using American lights and online suppliers

Using American lights and online suppliers

My son lives in America. They used to get the lighting stuff from this supplier https://www.mrosupply.com/lighting/ . As muh as I know, they do not have any problems.

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alexander_456
Oct 28, 2015 7:48 pm
wixy
wixy
24 October 2015

Downlight advice for my kitchen

Downlight advice for my kitchen

I'm looking for advice on downlight spacing in my kitchen. The plan at the moment is to use Brightgreen D700+ downlights (on dimmers) as shown in this layout:

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wixy
Oct 24, 2015 8:31 am
bashworth
bashworth
23 September 2015

9W or 13W downlights

9W or 13W downlights

If you are going to have fewer lights make sure the lights have a fairly wide angle.

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bashworth
Sep 23, 2015 10:29 pm
bashworth
MalSannie
MalSannie
16 September 2015

Light above mirror

Light above mirror

Thank you really appreciate it it is beautiful and I really like that it can be angled

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MalSannie
Sep 16, 2015 9:27 am
MalSannie
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
8 September 2015

LED tube light for garage

LED tube light for garage

LED T5 or T8 tubes are what we in the lighting engineering profession call "a complete waste of money". There is no business case for replacing a fluorescent tube with an…

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1960sModernistHome
Sep 08, 2015 10:06 pm
1960sModernistHome
Gaggy
Gaggy
5 September 2015

Gecko light switch

Gecko light switch

Great idea. Cant see the pricing though

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Gaggy
Sep 05, 2015 2:55 pm
Gaggy
Spottiswoode
Spottiswoode
4 September 2015

HELP with LED downlight layout & power points!

HELP with LED downlight layout & power points!

Are you likely to have a workbench in the garage? Get a light put over the top of that too. I also prefer a big flouro to batten light in the garage, you get a better…

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Spottiswoode
Sep 04, 2015 2:52 pm
Spottiswoode
Spottiswoode
21 August 2015

Is 2 led light enough for study room

Is 2 led light enough for study room

Our kids bedrooms have 2 led downlights and I think they are plenty bright enough. I'm not sure of the specs though as it wasn't installed by us. Extension lead is an…

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Spottiswoode
Aug 21, 2015 3:28 pm
nsnvas
nsnvas
11 August 2015

Ceiling fan

Ceiling fan

Thanks.. Let me check the web site.

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nsnvas
Aug 11, 2015 8:38 pm
rb81
rb81
18 July 2015

Size of pendant lights

Size of pendant lights

Help please :) We are currently building a new home and I've asked the builder to install 3 pendant lights above our island bench (rough size of bench is 3m x 0.8m). I…

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rb81
Jul 18, 2015 10:46 pm

Wide Angle (100) vs Narrow angle (60) LED Downlights

Wide Angle (100) vs Narrow angle (60) LED Downlights

By the way, just to get the terminology in order, the general industry terms for downlight/spotlight beam angles is (this is approximate): <7 deg - very narrow spot 7-15…

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1960sModernistHome
Jul 03, 2015 2:35 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
17 April 2015

LED vs Halogen downlights?

LED vs Halogen downlights?

There are so many different grades and types of LED downlights available that asking whether LED downlights are good is like asking if cars are good... Need to be a bit…

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1960sModernistHome
Apr 17, 2015 6:21 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
9 April 2015

LED vs fluorescent downlights

LED vs fluorescent downlights

What the salesman told you is complete bollocks. Such a sweeping statement with no foundation in fact and no metrics to compare to. A raw LED chip has a 120 degree beam…

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1960sModernistHome
Apr 09, 2015 8:52 pm
1960sModernistHome
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 April 2015

Security Lights Recommendation

Security Lights Recommendation

From the ad and title it looks like they are solar powered. Are you talking about the storage cell used? I would ask the seller on fleabay…

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ECOECO
Apr 07, 2015 4:23 pm
ECOECO
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Bjhf
Jan 22, 2015 7:51 pm
Bjhf
Drekko
Drekko
23 November 2014

Anyone have White Downlights like this?

Anyone have White Downlights like this?

Hi guys Any chance anyone has white slimline downlights like these: http://imgur.com/DYKQhBh My builder has them and I want to know how they look from a…

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Drekko
Nov 23, 2014 1:38 pm
Drekko
Super Nes
Super Nes
13 November 2014

Two Way Switches Question

Two Way Switches Question

It helps when I AM the electrician :lol:

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Super Nes
Nov 13, 2014 9:36 pm
Drekko
Drekko
22 October 2014

How many LED Downlights?

How many LED Downlights?

Id prob get widebeam ones for more coverage

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Drekko
Oct 22, 2014 10:53 am
Drekko
steevo
steevo
11 September 2014

LED Downlights - new home - Osram or EcoBrilliant?

LED Downlights - new home - Osram or EcoBrilliant?

I tend to agree with Golight, Bad information can cost you! Things like CRI and lumens are important, if you like a true looking light, I would try to keep above 85-90…

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steevo
Sep 11, 2014 4:41 pm
htc
htc
12 August 2014

Let's Talk Lighting?

Let's Talk Lighting?

Hi all, We are Rexel's Home Technology Centre. An exciting new development by one of the electrical industry's leading wholesalers specialising in helping you choose the…

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htc
Aug 12, 2014 11:22 am

viewtopic.php?f=8&t=7922&p=80301&hilit=lights#p80301 there's a list of lighting suppliers on that thread. We were originally looking at a light similar to one you have…

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kexkez
Jul 20, 2014 11:39 am
kexkez
Stewie D
Stewie D
30 June 2014

Garage Lighting

Garage Lighting

More people seem to have trouble uploading pics from there than any other photo hosting site. I just gave "freakychick" the same advice in this thread...

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Stewie D
Jun 30, 2014 10:01 pm
GoLights
GoLights
16 March 2014

Help - Dimmable LED downlight Set Up Not Working

Help - Dimmable LED downlight Set Up Not Working

I'd suggest changing the Universal Dimmer to a TRAILING EDGE dimmer. This may solve your issue. Hope you've found the problem, and sorted it out.

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GoLights
Mar 16, 2014 4:23 pm
GoLights
GoLights
GoLights
9 January 2014

Lighting for period hallway?

Lighting for period hallway?

Simple lights are sometimes the best option colebatchd. Sounds like a good looking home

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GoLights
Jan 09, 2014 9:22 am
GoLights
GoLights
GoLights
8 January 2014

pendant light installation

pendant light installation

Hi, in my experience, and that is 15 years in the electrical trade, it shouldn't cost you more than $50 to change over a standard batten to a pendant. If the pendant is…

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GoLights
Jan 08, 2014 5:48 pm
GoLights
GoLights
GoLights
8 January 2014

Dimensions to suit room

Dimensions to suit room

Hi, Being an electrician by trade, i can only advise on what the general placement of lights should be. For example, if you had a 4x4m room I would recommend between 4-6…

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GoLights
Jan 08, 2014 3:47 pm
GoLights
GoLights
GoLights
8 January 2014

Kitchen lighting, what do I need?

Kitchen lighting, what do I need?

Hi, Great advice given by everybody. Depending on Budget, you can get away with the pendants proving ample light for the kitchen and if you're worried about casting…

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GoLights
Jan 08, 2014 3:11 pm
GoLights

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