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  1. captaincaveman

    Do MR16 Led bulbs require a LED driver or a transformer?

    Hi guys, Quick question regarding 5x MR16 (Gu5.3) Led bulbs in downlighters. The customer used to use halogen but has moved over to LED. They had stopped working due to a faulty 12v transformer I've just replaced the transformer with a constant voltage driver (1-25w) but with any more than 3...
  2. D

    Bosch Professional impact driver

    My Bosch 18v GSR Professional impact driver started smoking and stopped after 9 years of hard work this week. The Combi that came with it got mistreated and lasted 4 hard years. An independent tools repairer had told me the Combi's motor was no longer obtainable. Anyone out there happy...
  3. D

    Torque screw driver anyone bother ?

    Ok tin hat on for a minute... I have never ever bothered to acquire or use a torque rated screw driver I have been offered a second hand wiha one by a mate for £20 as he is buggering off to Spain to work Are they worth using ?
  4. S

    Led driver installation

    I want three halogen downlights in my bathroom moved and replaced by four led downlights. Please can anyone tell me if installing led drivers involves much more work than installing halogen lights? In terms of bathroom lighting, are cool or warm white bulbs preferred? Thanks for any help
  5. happyhippydad

    Which LED driver and how many?

    I have a customer who wishes to have LED tape under the wall cabinets. I always fit 230V strip lights rather than tape as there is less to go wrong as no LED drivers involved. he would actually be ok with strip lights but has specified 2700K and I can only find tape in this rather than 230V...
  6. N

    Domestic Led driver Amps question

    hello im beginer, learner actualy! i have got 150 w (24 v) led driver to feed up 10m led strip (10 w/m) my question is ; how many amps will flow in the conductor after the driver? i know this formula : 150/24=6.25 amp will flow between led strip and driver!BUT wil it same amps after the led...
  7. J

    LED's - Selecting the correct driver for lamp

    Hi, Could someone please tell me what has happened and please advise: I recently modified a large 5x halogen bulb lamp bought from 'Next' to take G4 LED's. I selected appropriate 3W LED SMD bulbs and got a 20W LED driver to run the 5 bulbs. There is no dimmer, its just on a foot on/off switch...
  8. R

    using inline dimmer with pwm driver

    Hi everyone , i am trying to use inline dimmer to dim several 1w high power leds , connected in parallel .i purchased this dimmer (see below, the smaller one) , but it didn't work , the store support told me it's not for pwm, which is what i need.(i swear it worked fine when i did the same...
  9. Wayne nightingale

    LED Downlight Driver

    Hi everyone, I’m Wayne, this is my first post so i hope someone can help me with my problem, before my head explodes. Ive recently bought some cheap and cheerful LED downlight and the drivers last a couple of weeks then burn out. I’m wanting to do away with the individual drivers and use 1...
  10. B


    Hi Diginet, I am wondering If someone can help me with the DGLC650C18PD driver. Sapphire Diginet 18W 650mA Phase Control LED Driver - https://www.diginet.net.au/portfolio/sapphire-diginet-18w-650ma-phase-control-led-driver/ We have a project here where we are installing the following: - 168...
  11. E

    Domestic GU4 LED downlights not working (LED Driver fine, can't find cables, connectors or housing)

    Hi all, any help much appreciated here... I've two LED downlights in the kitchen and can't get them working. They work using a 2-pin plug like this ...and at the other end of the cable, the bulb connects to this... ... this bit sits in the below housing... I know my LED driver is...
  12. D

    Dealing with Inrush current from ded driver

    Hi, Newbie here so please bear with me if I haven't provided all the details. I am not an electrician but my dad was and my cousin are so I know a few things. My dad has retired now but my cousin is qualified and will do the work for me when he eventually comes round. I need to have everything...
  13. B

    Led dimmer panel driver wiring

    Hi aver1 Need help pls I'm trying to wire led dimmer light 600x200 with a led driver and led dimmer switch Do I need permanently supply and separate switch wire to the led driver Pls help
  14. Dean Theobald

    Dimmable Driver With 240v Output!!!

    Hi everyone!!! I need some help. I’m looking for a dimmable 1-10v driver with a 240v input and 240v output. Can anyone point me in the right direction. Many Thanks
  15. Gavin John Hyde

    Long screw driver fittings for impact driver

    Im looking for a decent but not over priced set of the extra long impact driver bits, have had 2 sets now and both been a pile of s**t.. 1st lot arrived in small plastic bag and the metal was brittle and rough as hell... one snapped during use! the second set were so soft after just a dozen...
  16. happyhippydad

    Which LED driver would I require for downlights?

    Hello everyone.. I have a customer who has 5 x 12v downlight fittings that they want installing. I have explained that 230V GU10's would be much better but they are adamant they want these specific MR16 holders. I have replaced LED drivers before but never actually installed from scratch...
  17. M

    LED driver replacement advice

    Morning! Im wondering if anyone can offer me some advice relating to a John Lewis Cormack light fitting with a faulty Hytec LED driver (pic attached). I've tried replacing with a similar 24v 24w LED driver...
  18. telectrix

    LED Driver. unusual output voltage.

    as pic. anyone know where I can source this? 60 -90V output.
  19. curly

    Wiha driver set down to £15

    Hi guys I was in Screwfix this morning and they had a sign up for a set of wiha drivers that were going down to £15 tomorrow, I believe it is the set I am posting linking to below but it may be a different one. Anyway it's a good brand at a decent price Wiha SoftFinish VDE Screwdriver Set 7...
  20. J

    LED Driver Replacement Problem

    Hi Guys. After a bit of advise. My Costco outdoor led tree power supply went in to kill mode and was out putting around 100 vac instead of the designed 24vdc. The original was a 600mA 25 volt 36watt transformer -well that's what was on the label- Anyway I ordered a replacement driver - a...
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