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    Replace MR16 with GU10 LED - Help with Lamp fitting??

    I'm about to change 40 x MR16/G5.3 fittings, do away with transformers and replace with mains GU10 Lamp holders double insulated and GU10 LEDs. I hoped to keep the existing Lamp fittings but was concerned as label states G5.3 12v 50w max.Is it safe to use GU10 LED in these fittings?
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    Cheap Halogens Occasionally Flickering

    Hello, Had a call-out today for a lady who was concerned about 'flashing' lights throughout her house. The 'flashing' happens about once every 10 minutes, and the lamp essentially goes off for a split second. The issue happens across both of the lighting circuits. I've checked at the board and...
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    LED & Halogen on same circuit - Halogens no longer work

    I have 5 lights in my garden on the same circuit, they were all previously small industrial looking fluorescent tube lights. Last weekend I replaced two of them with standard halogen light fittings (Astro 0483 | Homefield 1 Light Outdoor Wall Light -...
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    Dimming LED's But with a little twist

    Will It Work ?????? Right, i have a customer who has a light fitting that has x3 watt halogen bulb light fitting run from a normal dimmer atm. They are having wardrobes fitted that will have x3 GU10 Dimmable LED down lights on the outside :omg_smile: (Must be LED as they like the day white...
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    Domestic Dimmer overload

    I'm part qualified so you'll have to forgive my tiny brain... 12 x 50w Gu10s that have munched a couple of dimmers.(a silly load for a room that's abut 8 Msq) I understand that with these halogens I may have to de rate the dimmer which would mean a 1200 watt dimmer (a bit pricy by the looks...
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    Kosnic 5w led dimmable??

    Just fitted four kosnic 5w dimmable led gu10 lamps in my bathroom switched via a dimming pull cord, however when dimming nothing happens for a few seconds then all of a sudden they dim right down to nothing very quickly! Am I right in thinking there may not be enough load of the dimmer to dim...
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    Lutron rania dimmer problem

    I've been asked by a customer to look at a lutron rania dimmer. The problem is when switched on the lights flash light a strobe light all over the room. Spoke to lutron they believe that it overcurrent so I split the room lighting and still have same problem. Anyone come across this before...
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    250w Dimmer running 300w

    What would happen to a dimmer switch rated at 250w Running 6, 50 watt downlighters 230v? I think they must of been 35w lamps but have been changed to 50w GU10 halogen ones any help guys
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    MR11 leds flickering

    Hi, i've just replaced some mr11 gu4 halogens with led lamps, they all work but ocassionally they flicker, there are 2 12v 105w transformers each with 5 lamps, only 1 set will flicker at any time so i'm ruling out a mains fault, has anyone experienced anything similar? are there specific...
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    Multiple Halogens to one Transformer

    Hi I am currently doing a project and wondered how many halogen bulbs (40 watt) i could link together to one transfomer/power source. If anyone has any thoughts on this i would appreciate any help or advise. Thanks
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    Blowing 500W Halogens

    Hi guys, did an installation back in May which included a couple of 500W halogens overlooking a car park. One bulb blew after about 3 months and now both have blown again a couple of times. I tested the circuit when the first bulb blew quickly and all appeared ok, so just thought it was a duff...
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