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All electrical lighting questions in here please. Including outside lighting and light switch / dimmer questions.

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 Post subject: Fitting SONOFF Light Fitting in UK House
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:05 pm 
Hi all

I wanted to have a play with 'Smart' lights in the house. The SONOFF light fitting came reccomended. However, I tried fitting it tonight and the light bulb just flickered!

This is the product:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/122946492021

Fitting Instructions

http://52.80.128.166/?p=698

From looking around the internet, it looks like my light fitting does not have a Neutral feed?

Looking behind the current switch, there are a bunch of blacvk wires tied together in a connector block. ...

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 Post subject: Installing two-way dimmer switch.
PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:01 pm 
My bedroom was built in 2003, before the changing of colours of wires. At one end of the room there is a light switch, but there is a pullcord by my bed for the days I am unable to get out of bed and turn on the light by the door.

I've been wanting to replace the light switch at the door with a dimmer switch for a while. I managed to replace it yesterday ...

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 Post subject: Old light switch
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:16 pm 
The problem I’ve got is that I’m trying to replace a light double switch plate in my hallway. I’ve got a single switch upstairs and a double downstairs. I’ve took the face plate off the downstairs double and I’ve got two cables coming out of the wall, each with one black and one red wire. Also on the old face plate is a red wire linking two of the inputs. My question is how to ...

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 Post subject: Suitable replacement LED Driver
PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:10 pm 
I'm wondering if anyone can offer me some advice relating to a John Lewis Cormack light fitting with a faulty Hytec LED driver (pic attached).

I've tried replacing with a similar 24v 24w LED driver https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01HQ9G164/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Although the integrated LED lights now come on they are very dim, yet when I turn the power off they flash bright very briefly.

Would welcome any suggestions!

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 Post subject: Light boxes at the office - starter issues?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:54 pm 
Got light boxes at the offices.

Two are now having issues with two tubes out, but because of the circuit have established that only one tube/starter has an issue in each box.

One of the starters doesn't seem to work. Have moved bulbs and starters around and whittled it down to starter issue.

I have replaced with a new starter (tried a few) and they dont seem to work.

Is there a specific starter for ...

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 Post subject: 12v Underwater Led Light?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:50 pm 
I have a fountain with the pump powered by mains.
There's also a cable for an underwater led.
I was told it's 12v. Does anyone know how I can be sure I am buying the right led or how to connect it?

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 Post subject: Flickering led bulb. GU10
PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:08 am 
Hi
Driveway ground lights GU10 LED bulbs flickering. 2 out of 3 bulbs. Took out to test on another circuit. Still flickering. See video. Is this faulty bulb or fitting?

https://youtu.be/pt4Rf-_k6r4
Thanks

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 Post subject: Lighting Up a Large Artwork
PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:37 pm 
Hi All,

I have an extra large artwork in my hallway & it gets no direct sunlight. It is 200cm wide & 50cm high, including the 6cm frame. The frame, background & artwork are all different shades of black. I really want to light it up to highlight the artwork & was wondering if I could get some help here in choosing the appropriate type of lights.

Thanks in advance.
Ducky

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 Post subject: LED 12 volt lights, and advising on replacement?
PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:35 pm 
I tend to use Screwfix a lot for parts, it is simply handy to where I live, so when I want items I tend to look there first. However with 12 volt LED lighting there advice seems to be flawed.

ImageThis is a good example, in the question and answers it asks "does the transformer need to be upgraded for this product?" the answer
Quote:
Hello Colmartin,
When installing these products you will need to use ...

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 Post subject: help fitting a light please.
PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:00 pm 
Hey guys
I've got a new light fitting that I want to put up in the kitchen, the wires in the house are the old black and red with a brown as shown in the pic.

any ideas how I would put these two together?? I know I will have to take the plastic plate off the ceiling so its just the wires coming out the roof, then screw the metal plate into the ceiling ...

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