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Old 08-17-2011, 11:11 AM   #1
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Can anyone provide an explanation as to why a light fixture would have a noticeable delay between when the light switch was flipped and when the lights turn on. I have this situation occurring in my hallway where I have 2 fixtures with 3 G4 base halogen lamps each. It only happens if the lights have been off for a length of time (15 minutes +)

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Old 08-17-2011, 12:08 PM   #2

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Are they low voltage fixture. I do not know the answer but many LV tranies take time to respond.

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I am not sure but I'll check. The other thing is that I have a larger model of the same fixture in the living room with 6 lamps instead of 3 and it does not have the delay. I guess it would most likely have a different transformer.


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id say bad wiring or faulty transformer. any incandescent light should light up within a second
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