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  1. NEC Code Forum
    It used to be - When you hardwired a surface mount florescent light fixture you usually removed the defuser, and then a metal shroud that ran the length of the fixture that covered the fixture wire, wire splices, and the ballast. All the wiring was out of the way and concealed. Now - With LED...
  2. General Electrical Discussion
    I have these LED can lights all across the house. On a few of them I occasionally hear a single click sound and I'm so curious to find out why it happens and if it's a safety issue. I caught it on video for you to witness. It can be seen in my reddit post. In second 1 you hear me operate the...
  3. General Electrical Discussion
    Hello! I am a student who wants to learn more about certain aspects of home automation. I want to inquire about dimmable LED lights. So far in classes, we have been taught that if we use higher resistance (or a rheostat) we can limit the voltage going to the LED, dimming it. I want to know if I...
  4. General Electrical Discussion
    Hello Hive, I'm a Lighting Designer having a very strange issue with a residential issue using recessed USAI BeveLED 2.0 33watt Wall Washers. I have a single circuit that includes five of these 33 watt WW's and two 16 watt Down Lights. There are dimmed using a Lutron Grafik Eye QS system. ONLY...
  5. General Electrical Discussion
    Customer provided LED pendant light. Driver has usual wires in. But only 1 wire going out. It attaches to 2 of the 3 suspension cables which appear to be tiny coax cables. I just don't see a return path to the driver. Could it be using the ground conductors? I'm sure very little power comes...
  6. Lighting Design
    Please Help. I want to swap some 8' Fluorescent fixtures with LEDs. Would 4' LEDs with the same Lumen output as the 8' Fluorescent supply comparable lighting? Thanks
  7. Residential Electrical Forum
    Hi, I’m basically brand new to electronic hobbying. I have 16 feet of LED strips powered by a 12v 30 amp output power supply. There’s a dimmer switch rated for 30 amps between the supply and LEDS. I want to add a timer to it that is able to either turn them on indefinitely or for 30 and 60...
  8. Residential Electrical Forum
    I’m upgrading several Lightolier recessed can lights with LEDs. The cans are mounted on 1102P1 frames. The replacements are IC rated LEDs and come with a junction box. I’m running into a few issues: 1) The wires going into the frame’s junction box are too short to work outside the can hole 2)...
  9. Lighting Design
    Hi everyone, I am an American career Electrician now living and working in Czech Republic. I am in control of lighting for the company I now work with, however, all my familiar lighting companies don't exist here. I am wondering if anyone has recommendations for the best lighting suppliers in...
  10. Lighting Design
    I have installed 24V tape LED lighting under my kitchen cabinets. I am using a 200W power supply because I am also installing magnet switch operated in cabinet lighting. The issue is with the power supply plugged in, my Delta Touch2O faucet will not work when touched. I have tried...
  11. Commercial Electrical Forum
    I replaced 10 2X2 Fluorescent troffers with LED troffers. The LED troffers flicker while the compressor is running. Details: 1. Flickering occurs during the entire time the compressor is running which may be a duration of 10 minutes. 2. I measured voltage drop at a fixture when the compressor...
  12. General Electrical Discussion
    Hello, everyone! Totally new here. Well, I'm going to buy a pair of 12 volt "eagle eye" LED for a medicine experiment, and I planned to connect them to either a rectangular 9 volt battery or 3 cylindrical 3.7 volt batteries. But now, these LEDs are meant to be connected to a 12 volt car...
  13. Residential Electrical Forum
    I always use satco 4 and 6 in lights but they are finicky sometimes do any of you find any other brand works better for residential. The main upside i see to them over others is the junction box is in the back but the downside is it only has room for an in and an out romex and its crammed in...
  14. Lighting Design
    I am quoting a lighting upgrade for a restaurant kitchen. The current lighting is a mix of failing T8 fixtures. The customer's request is for improved lighting, and they mentioned LED. I have done several fluorescent to LED direct wire conversions, these fixtures however are poorly placed and...
  15. Commercial Electrical Forum
    Hello, I am working with a company that is retrofitting LED lighting into commercial businesses. I need to be accurate in my counts of T8 fixtures and I am having some trouble with florescence strip lighting. Basically I need to know how many ballasts there are and sometimes it's difficult...
  16. Lighting Design
    Greetings. I'd like to install some LED lights under my kitchen cabinets. I'd like them to tie into an already existing lights switch which controls a stove top hood lamp, so basically when the hood lamp comes on, the under-cabinet lights also come on. I already have some experience with LED...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Hello there... I am a street light geek with a lifelong passion for the topic. I have a couple decades of experience in street light engineering... mostly light sources and optics, but I also have a ton of technical knowledge rattling around in my brain. A few years back I co-founded a...
  18. Lighting Design
    I'm looking to swap halogen bulbs on some giant flood lights for the entrance to the neighborhood. I need an LED equivalent for a 660 watt halogen bulb. We have been doing residential lighting up until now and I can't find the high powered bulbs. Thank you for any suggestions.
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