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Old 10-22-2016, 07:18 PM   #21
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So from the xfmr you just run individual runs of stat wire to each cabinet run of tape then wire nut them all back at the xfmr?

Is there a max distance of stat wire you can run to each tape from the xfmr?
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Old 10-22-2016, 07:21 PM   #22
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Romex to UC lights is ugly.
I don't know how a few inches of romex that no one other than midgets will ever see could be considered ugly
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Romex to UC lights is ugly.
Sorry but that's a ******ed statement.

You can't see the Romex when it's inside the fixture.
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So from the xfmr you just run individual runs of stat wire to each cabinet run of tape then wire nut them all back at the xfmr?
Yes.

Is there a max distance of stat wire you can run to each tape from the xfmr?
I don't know. I feel confident that there isn't a kitchen big enough for a dramatic enough of a voltage drop through tstat wire.




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So from the xfmr you just run individual runs of stat wire to each cabinet run of tape then wire nut them all back at the xfmr?

Is there a max distance of stat wire you can run to each tape from the xfmr?
A home run to the driver up to the maximum watts of the driver. The Ikea driver has a multi-port thingy to feed different locations.
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I don't know how a few inches of romex that no one other than midgets will ever see could be considered ugly
Easier to hide thermostat wire and no shadow from the bigger cable.
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Easier to hide thermostat wire and no shadow from the bigger cable.
Shadow? Hide cable?

Maybe we are talking about something different.
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Shadow? Hide cable?

Maybe we are talking about something different.
Led's are low profile and thermostat wire is easy to conceal. Sometimes there's a cavity between the cabinet and the wall where you can stuff the excess wire. It's particularly nice with cabinets with no valence. I like it to be neat even if it's not easily seen.
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Any light that will accept romex with be wide enough that the romex won't make a shadow. I don't see how a couple inches of romex coming out of the wall into the back of the light is any uglier than any other wire.

I thought it might have just been me until Spec agreed.
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Any light that will accept romex with be wide enough that the romex won't make a shadow. I don't see how a couple inches of romex coming out of the wall into the back of the light is any uglier than any other wire.

I thought it might have just been me until Spec agreed.
Any 120V LED under cabinet fixture I've seen is a big, ugly box with the LED's spaced 2" apart. Not the kind of thing I would install.
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Any 120V LED under cabinet fixture I've seen is a big, ugly box with the LED's spaced 2" apart. Not the kind of thing I would install.
Back to my first post, I am looking for a nice inexpensive LED UC light to start installing.
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Any 120V LED under cabinet fixture I've seen is a big, ugly box with the LED's spaced 2" apart. Not the kind of thing I would install.
just installed some of those big ugly boxes on Thursday......made almost $1000 in 3 1/2 hours

yeah that sucked
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Back to my first post, I am looking for a nice inexpensive LED UC light to start installing.
I told you what I use already.
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I told you what I use already.
120V. Jeeze.
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just installed some of those big ugly boxes on Thursday......made almost $1000 in 3 1/2 hours

yeah that sucked
How does that relate to the product I prefer to install?
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CSL lighting, Kichler, American Fluorescent
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120V. Jeeze.
No comprende.
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How does that relate to the product I prefer to install?
youre trying to make a strip light sound like an inferior product and youre installing IKEA garbage

Isnt IKEA swedish for junk?
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No comprende.
Sometimes I think 360max hacked into your account and is posting under your username.
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Hax, Econolight has some LED strips as well that are priced pretty reasonbly

havent used them yet but have been tempted

I get such good pricing for the CSL im reluctant to change
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