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  1. Under Cabinet Tape LED Issues

    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...
  2. Compressor Causes LED Troffer Flicker

    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...
  3. Do integrated resistors in a LED make you work with an specific power source?

    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...
  4. LED thin lights for residential

    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...
  5. Ambient Temperature Limit for LED's?

    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...
  6. Fluorescent strip fixtures- ballast count

    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...
  7. Seeking Info Regarding Under-Cabinet LED Lighting

    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...
  8. Hello from Snohomish, Washington (near Seattle)

    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...
  9. Commercial Grade LEDs

    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.
  10. What is average Price for LED High Bay light?

    Lighting Design
    I don't know how often do yall do industrial lighting project. When you go out there looking for LED High Bay light for a project , What is a price range that you could accept? And what brands you'd like to choose? Beers on me. Thank you.
  11. Opening an office in Houston Texas

    Business, Marketing, and Sales
    We are in LED lighting business. Especially High-bay lights. We have years of experience working in Europe Market. Now we are getting our certification and trying to open an office in Houston Texas. Any thoughts?
  12. Hi Everybody

    New Member Introductions
    I am an Alabama Alumni. I am now working in a lighting fixture& power supply manufacturer. I hope I can gain some business leads and increase understanding of electric standard in US. Please feel free contact me through emails [email protected]
  13. Under cabinet lighting

    Residential Electrical Forum
    I have hard wired under cabinets lights roughed in. Essentially I have one circuit of 14/2. the circuit is first wired into a jbox for a switch, from there I move down the wall and start poking the wire out where I need a light. Every where I poke out, I wrap the cord, and poke out leaving...
  14. Buzzing LED lights - no dimmer

    General Electrical Discussion
    Any ideas what might make a set of 9 LED pot lights buzz, when there is no dimmer in the circuit? There are a pair of the same lights in the house which don't buzz at all, but even if I isolate the circuit the lights are on, the set of 9 on a separate circuit buzzes quite loudly, to the point...
  15. undercabinet system with decent lpw?

    Lighting Design
    I've looked at a number of LED undercabinet lighting systems, but the very best lpw rating I've seen is maybe 70 lpw. Kichler, which is just about the most respected, offers at most maybe 40 lpw. What gives? Is anyone trustworthy offering a system that gives closer to the kind of number you...
  16. Three ways to do a 48 inch LED Tube Retrofit

    Lighting Design
    There are three ways that you can retrofit an old fluorescent fixture with new LED tubes. (1) There are tubes that work with the existing ballast. They are plug and play but I wonder if the ballast is wasting some electricity and of course when the ballast fails then we still have to do some...
  17. High quality / CRI led light sources

    Lighting Design
    I have been doing quite a bit of research lately in search of high CRI led light sources. This is what I came up with: AR and PAR lamps - Soraa - with 95 CRI they are the best by far led strips - Flexfire leds - their high CRI one has 93+, its rather pricey though incandescent replacement -...
  18. Lift Equipment issue

    Commercial Electrical Forum
    Hi all, Here in Eastern Indiana at the facility in which I'm employed, we have a "half" gym that we need to change the lighting in. Current set up is qty. 12 - 400 Watt MH High bays and 10 surface mount can lights. (can's are for "instant" lighting.) None of the can lights are working and...
  19. Battery Backup LED Tubes

    Lighting Design
    Gents, New to this forum. I am currently searching for a solution for a battery backup for my LED tube fixtures. It seems that most backups also provide ballast. The fixtures are lithonia 6 tube high bays, and i currently have SeeSmartLEDs 15W T8 LED tubes. These tubes have drivers in each...
  20. When does Metal Halide Become Uneconomic?

    Commercial Electrical Forum
    It seems like LED is becoming more and more cost-competitive with Metal Halide. First it was A9s. I imagine only a short-while before they trump T5s. And now I see them more and more in outdoor settings (street lights, car deals, McDonalds). Where is the limit? Does Metal Halide have a future...
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