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Old 10-22-2016, 09:26 PM   #41
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youre trying to make a strip light sound like an inferior product and youre installing IKEA garbage

Isnt IKEA swedish for junk?
I first starting installing it as customer supplied because they bought it along with the cabinets. I'm buying it for the jobs I supply now because the pricing is good, it's easy to install and the light quality is good. I had one complaint about a noisy driver. The customer could hear it but nobody else could. That's the only callback I have had but I only started supplying it myself. I don' think it's junk. I re-fixtured a home with customer supplied Ikea and was surprised at the quality and how easy they went up.

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Old 10-22-2016, 09:33 PM   #42
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I first starting installing it as customer supplied because they bought it along with the cabinets. I'm buying it for the jobs I supply now because the pricing is good, it's easy to install and the light quality is good. I had one complaint about a noisy driver. The customer could hear it but nobody else could. That's the only callback I have had but I only started using it. I don' think it's junk. I re-fixtured a home with customer supplied Ikea and was surprised at the quality and how easy they went up.
I too have installed IKEA fixtures and hated every second of it.
Those lights were some of the worst junk Ive installed in my 20 years in the business.
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I too have installed IKEA fixtures and hated every second of it.
Those lights were some of the worst junk Ive installed in my 20 years in the business.
Different experiences I guess.
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I too have installed IKEA fixtures and hated every second of it.
Those lights were some of the worst junk Ive installed in my 20 years in the business.
You obviously don't know how to follow the instructions !



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What are you guys using for under cabonet lighting. I have some lady asking me to do a few but would be my first supply and install for this. I have installed xenon undercabinet fixtures but that was like 20 years ago.
Should I go LED or stick to T5?
Should I go with the brightest I can find?


We've been using Kichler LED tape light. It's versatile and they offer a couple of different tracks for it that accommodate a diffusing lens for a nice even light. We generally stick to 2700K or 3000K for residential lighting applications.


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We've been using Kichler LED tape light. It's versatile and they offer a couple of different tracks for it that accommodate a diffusing lens for a nice even light. We generally stick to 2700K or 3000K for residential lighting applications.
That's what I've been using for about a year, Kitchler LED Tape. On today's installation, the transformer/driver was different than in the past. I had it on a Lutron Diva Led dimmer and it would pulse. The supplier called Kichler and now the new transformer can only be used with a Legrand ADTP703TUM4. This dimmer doesn't match anything in the house and cost's $70.
Have you experienced this yet?
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We've been having difficulties on a couple of different jobs recently with various LED lighting products when dimming. I would contact Lutron or go to their website and find a transformer that meets your electrical requirements (voltage and wattage) and that they have already tested and found to be compatible with the dimmer you would like to use. Were you using an electronic low voltage dimmer with an electronic driver?


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We've been having difficulties on a couple of different jobs recently with various LED lighting products when dimming. I would contact Lutron or go to their website and find a transformer that meets your electrical requirements (voltage and wattage) and that they have already tested and found to be compatible with the dimmer you would like to use. Were you using an electronic low voltage dimmer with an electronic driver?


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The dimmer was 120V Lutron Diva LED dimmer. It's what we used all year with out a problem. Now Kichler redesigned the driver and it's not compatible. I'll check Lutron's site, thanks.
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