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Old 05-02-2014, 02:59 PM   #1
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Im looking for a dimmable LED puck light, customer wants 10 and my suppliers are telling me there aren't any. Anyone installed any?
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I hate puck lights and would not install them as they are difficult to do compliantly. What about LED tape? What application are these going to be installed?
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Every new house in Canada gets puck lights.

Even Costco sells dimmable puck lights. I have grown to hate the suppliers.. all I ever get from them is "no we don't have that, no they don't sell that, no never heard of anything like that." They're almost useless.
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Juno makes a nice LED puck that we have installed, diode brand has a puck line too (supply house told me)

FrunkSlammer I agree with you just sent an email to my suppliers management complaining about the same thing.
Today- I took a picture of a dual temp t-stat (heat & cool) because the part number was gone. My reply was "we could not see a part number"
Of course I didn't have a part number if I did I would have told you and not emailed a picture.
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UCP-LED-NW
RAB PUCK LIGHT, LED, 3W, 40K, 1 PK
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RAB DESIGN LIGHTING INC
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Each kit includes: 1 Puck Light, 1 Cable Connector, 1 Male to Male Connector, 1 Mounting Screw. Power Supply sold separately. 3 Watt Input; 50000 Hr life; 24VDC; 4000K. Dimmable with Hardwire and Triac Dimmer or Dimmer Control if using Plug-in Version


So bright I actually used 3 on a stairway ceiling into a basement, low ceiling, mounted one on top of stairs, one half way, and one at bottom, lights up whole stairway nicely.

Have tried various other brands, but always so dim


Sometimes hard price wise. I pay about $43 each puck, plus about $37 for power supply. CAD$
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UCP-LED-NW
RAB PUCK LIGHT, LED, 3W, 40K, 1 PK
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Each kit includes: 1 Puck Light, 1 Cable Connector, 1 Male to Male Connector, 1 Mounting Screw. Power Supply sold separately. 3 Watt Input; 50000 Hr life; 24VDC; 4000K. Dimmable with Hardwire and Triac Dimmer or Dimmer Control if using Plug-in Version


So bright I actually used 3 on a stairway ceiling into a basement, low ceiling, mounted one on top of stairs, one half way, and one at bottom, lights up whole stairway nicely.

Have tried various other brands, but always so dim


Sometimes hard price wise. I pay about $43 each puck, plus about $37 for power supply. CAD$
The Rab ones are very good. So are their undercabinet strip lights. Expensive, though. I have one GC who specs them. Kitchen can be an easy $600.00.
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What does the customer have for regular lighting now? Watch out for that 4000K colour temp... it's going to be a very white and cool (not like Fonzy) light.

I try my hardest to stick to 2700k, but will go up to 3000k for LED. People just don't seem to like anything else in their homes, especially women!
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The CEC may not be as tough as the NEC on the use of these units. I have seen too many lights installed illegally and some with even cat 3 or cat 5 telephone wire
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We can do magic with electrons pushing less than 30V in Canada. Basically whatever ya want.
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Well unfortunately that is what most ec's think here but there is an entire art- 411 on this. Of course the article is only about 2 pages
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Was just looking into these. I like the idea that the pucks can easily be moved around. I haven't used them yet, but considering for my own kitchen.

http://www.cooperindustries.com/cont...t/_824335.html
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Sell them some seagull undercab lighting, money in the bank
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I hate puck lights and would not install them as they are difficult to do compliantly. What about LED tape? What application are these going to be installed?
I say tape or no lights for you.
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Puck lights? Did you try calling 1998?
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They scare me, because a few varieties run hot. We get on serv calls with these folks who never throw anything out, so everything is piled up against the pucks under the counter....~CS~
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They scare me, because a few varieties run hot. We get on serv calls with these folks who never throw anything out, so everything is piled up against the pucks under the counter....~CS~
No kidding! I had a customer that melted the plastic bag and "toasted" the bread inside. Easy sell on some tape light.
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One of the design companies we wire for has been getting these for us. They can be recessed or surface mounted.

http://www.nationalbuildersupply.com...FQGTfgodfLAAaw
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What does the customer have for regular lighting now? Watch out for that 4000K colour temp... it's going to be a very white and cool (not like Fonzy) light.

I try my hardest to stick to 2700k, but will go up to 3000k for LED. People just don't seem to like anything else in their homes, especially women!
Weird, we don't go under 5000k here. People love the daylight color.
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Weird, we don't go under 5000k here. People love the daylight color.
In a house?? You gotta be pulling my leg, and by the way that's not my leg!
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