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  1. R

    Lap led flood lights weak

    I recently fitted 3 x lap led flood lights . I changed the original halogen flood light and continued to the second and then the third light from the same source. I wired the flood lights with 1.5 armour cable (brown black grey) Using the grey as the earth . Then the main feed had 4 wires...
  2. mel hadfield

    For Sale 6 off LED DRIVER Mean Well ELG-75-24DA, /DALI 75W

    Left over stock, all brand new unused in boxes. Looking for £150 job lot. £10 postage or can be collected Description: ELG-75 series is a 75W AC/DC LED driver featuring the dual mode constant voltage and constant current output. ELG-75 operates from 100~305VAC and offers models with different...
  3. T

    LED Lighting with PIR Sensor

    We are installing LED 180W High Bay lights. Most areas have 2, there is 1 with 3 and 1 with 4 so most are 360W, 1 is 540W and 1 is 720W. The PIR sensor we got said it could switch 2300W but after opening the box, it says max LED load is 100W. Why is this? Will the PIS be okay or will we need to...
  4. John Brown

    sharing the DIY LED light bottle

    My wife bought some long and short LED fairy string lights for Christmas decorations. We will decorate them on curtains and Christmas trees. Yesterday, my wife did a DIY handicraft with LED string lights, a baby bottle, and cotton. It is very easy to do. She is very happy to share the steps...
  5. F

    UK Retrofit Led lamps

    Im quoting a job where they want retro fitting led lamps into some 6ft fluorescent fittings, access is a pain so couldnt really get up to them to inspect them, i believe they are T12 magnetic ballast fittings. The problem comes with the emergency fittings, what are people doing when it comes...
  6. E


    Can anyone recommend LED lighting for a garage workshop. They have wall mounted HPS Floodlights at the moment & when the 3 phase compressor cuts in, most go out & restart after a while. I have fitted some LED ones in the past that they have supplied, which failed in 2years or less. I was...
  7. N

    LED batton connected to a fused plug

    Hi ive bought an LED strip light to replace and ‘old fashioned’ one which is in my loft. The existing is wired via a fused plug to a socket in the loft the new light is double insulated and unlike the old one doesnt need an earth. Am i ok still connecting it to a fused plug with maybe a 3 amp...
  8. A

    Led lamp still glowing

    Good morning. I’m a apprentice electrician and I have done a job in my house changing a light. It’s a loop in system. I’ve put led G7 lamps in the new light however when I turn it off the lights still have a slight glow on them. I understand that this could die to leakage but is there anything...
  9. J

    Which led pir floodlight?

    We need to install two floodlights outdoors in a very exposed position, they are also inaccessible and need a big scaffolding job to span a small river to fit/maintain them. So we need some that are reliable! Can anyone recommend any - we know that there is always a possibility of a failure...
  10. S

    LED Transformer

    I have 2 separate LED Strips as pelmet lighting in the kitchen. One is about 50w the other 25w. I have a 100w transformer which came with no instruction. It has 2 outputs on the 12v side. See picture. Do I use one of these outputs for each of the strip lights. Or do I use just one of the...
  11. A

    poor light quality from Click integrated LED downlight

    I've just fitted five Click Interceptor Pico downlight in the lounge to replace Click MR16 fittings but the light is very flat compared to tungsten, the angle is far more than the 90º quoted so the light spills everywhere. What are people's views on these integrated LED downlight as I'm thinking...
  12. CCinPA`cr

    USA LED Flame-bulb >>> X-10 (In)compatibility?

    A Holiday emergency! 🎄 I purchased LED flame-bulbs:fire: for my outside light-fixtures. But instead of "flickering"... ⚡ They just pulse on/off. 💡 I'm thinking the problem may be caused by the X-10 :link: switches that control the bulbs? Help? 🆘
  13. C

    UK RAK Resort LED Mirror with Demister Pad and Shaver Socket

    Hello, I have just bought a flat and in it is the above named mirror in the bathroom. Only problem is that the light isn’t working! When we looked around the lights worked, I know that the electric was turned off throughout the flat until the day we moved in. I have one in each of the...
  14. L

    LED Lights - electric fire - where to get parts

    Hi all. I am trying to repair a wall mounted electric fire ( glass fronted type with pebbles along the bottom ) Fire itself is working, ie heating Ok and the fan works. Problem is the lights which give the flicker effect have stopped working properly, there are three lights which are on...
  15. C

    LED Flicker

    Hi guys, I have 2 wall lights connected in parallel to a dimmer switch. I've fitted 2 dimmable LED's which seem to work OK, however sometimes when dimmed they occasionally flicker. I've noticed that if I unscrew one of the LED's the remaining one never flickers under any circumstances. Why do...
  16. T

    Adding LED Lights for Wardrobe

    I am wanting to add some LED lights into my wardrobe shelving. I have seen a few around but I am not sure if they will work to my needs. Basically, each shelf is quite dark and it’s hard to see things clearly, so I want to add lighting to each of them. What I am looking for is when I open the...
  17. P

    Added additional LED down/up lighter and now RCD trips after about hour?

    I am a DIY house renovator. I have 5 outside lights connected to a switch in the hall. Power from the switch goes up the 2 core + earth to the first light, then all of the other 4 lights are daisy chained to each other. (Have 2 cables coming out of each light except the last one) all worked fine...
  18. B

    Honeywell Accenta G4 Mini with LED Keypad

    Hi, could do with some help please. I installed a Accenta G4 Mini alarm system with x3 LED keypads about 4 years ago which has been working fine. About 2 months ago the garage keypad speaker stopped working however the keypad still worked fine for setting/unsettling. About 1 week ago another...
  19. S

    Silicone led diffuser

    Hey all, is there such a thing as a smoked/tinted silicone led light strip defuser or tubing? I can only find white and clear.
  20. S

    LED dimmer problem

    Hi guys I ran Into a problem the other day on a job and was looking for some advice. A client I was doing work for had 19 x Mr16 halogen downlights installed. 5 work of 1 x dimmer and 14 work of another dimmer / 2way switch. As half the transformers were faulty I cut them out and installed 5W...
  21. J

    LED Downlights randomly turn off then back on

    Hi We had an extension a few months ago and had some LED downlights installed in two areas. Four LED downlights in the Dining room and six LED downlights in the extended area. One end there is a three way switch linking the existing kitchen lights to the dining room and new extension...
  22. C

    DIY Advice - Bathroom lights

    I have 3 LED lights in my bathroom ceiling, and when the cord is pulled these flicker and stay off, or occasionally turn on normally (10% of the time). Having spoken to an electrician I know, I replaced the lamps, however this hasn't helped. Each lamp is attached to it's own transformer - see...
  23. J

    Convert LED ceiling light to plug in

    Hi. I’m looking to convert an LED ceiling light to a mains plug in. Done this a few times with regular bulb holders, but not sure how to wire the three identical cables coming off the five bulb holders. Any ideas? Thanks
  24. H

    Changing MR16 to LED

    Hi I'm in the process of changing my MR16 bulbs to LEDs. I've manged to cut out most of the transformers and wire in a at GU10 lamp fitting which has worked fine. However I have run into a little problem. I have pulled down a couple of transformers which appear to have to have 2 main cables...
  25. R

    LED don’t work

    Trying to replace 12v halogen downlighter with led but the replacements don’t work.
  26. J

    30W LED Flood Light with PIR & Manual Override

    Gents Having a lot of trouble sourcing a 30W led flood with pir that I can reflex with an additional core to bi-pass the pir. Ideally it would be great if the flood came with this "bi-pass wire" but cant source anything that isn't sealed. Has anybody been down this road? Can anybody...
  27. P

    Security Lights Information Needed

    I'm the Security Manager on a mine site in Sierra Leone. We have to fit LED floodlights to the perimeter to light up the site, so that you will be able to at least see any intruders moving around at night, and if possible, identify them as well. The mine is an underground mine/decline, but the...
  28. happyhippydad

    Any recommendations for 24v LED tape?

    I have a 10m length to light up, this will be a skylight. A few questions.. Any recommendations for a good quality tape that is suitable for 10m? There is a huge amount of choice on the net but lots of poor quality products. What is the best way to wire this up with regards series and...
  29. S

    LED downlights and heating pipes

    Evening all. New to the forum and was wondering what peoples thoughts were on installing downlights near plastic heating pipes ? I was planning to install some enlite E6 LED downlights in my hall way. I somehow managed to pick a spot right in between a couple of pipes. Looks like I'll need to...
  30. D

    DIY led strip glasses - Need some help!

    Hello forum. I am new here and seeking some expert advice. I am trying to make some DIY led light strips that will be controlled via DMX. The lights are these: 20/30/100 LED Battery Micro Rice Wire Copper Fairy String Lights Party white/rgb | eBay -...
  31. Zdb

    Enlite LED downlight fault 🔥

    I came across these images on the Facebook group ECUK and thought I would share them with you guys. The sparky said that these are in his own house that he put in. Quite worrying actually as Elite are my go to make/model and I've also put them in my house.
  32. N

    There was mirror with led lights,with no switch for the light from the power source .can rocker switch be use (240v Ac power soutet

    There was mirror with led lights,with no switch for the light from the power source .can rocker switch be use (240v Ac power source)
  33. P

    LED Strip RGBW - How to split for parallel wiring?

    I'm looking to install some LED lighting strips to light some display shelving. It will consist of one driver going to a controller which will then be split into 8 x 1m length strips. I was wondering if anyone can give me an idea on how to split the power from the controller to each strip i.e...
  34. T

    LED Lights starting to flash

    Hi , I installed led downlights in a new build house about 3 months ago. They are not gu10 but the kind where the lamp is part of the fitting. Saxby Orbitalpro cct 1p65 9Watt to be precice. In the last month or so i have had to change 6 of them as they started flashing on and off .I replaced...
  35. J

    Flashing LED Bulb in combined extractor unit

    Hello, I have recently had a Led downright/ extractor fan combination unit installed. After approx 10 mins the light begins to flash intermittently (as attached). The bulb installed is a 3 watt bulb. I swapped this out to a 4 watt bulb and the flashing increased. The electrician whom installed...
  36. N

    Fire rated LED profile

    Hi, I am new in this forum thanks for adding me. I did try to use search option with not much luck. I work at Heathrow as an electrical guy but have not much domestic experience. Builders building my loft extension and not clear the ceiling roof must be fire rated or not. My property is in...
  37. G

    USA LED bulb safety

    Hi all. We're going to be replacing some edison bulbs in our patio with LED lights. I'm not very familiar with safety when it comes to LED's. This article from LED Lights Unlimited was pretty good about checking the bulbs and wiring, but I'm interested in knowing how they'll do outside this...
  38. sythai

    Which LED panels...?

    Morning all.... Just seeing which LED panels you Guys recommend please? We've got an office to replace x24 existing 600X600 modular (4x18w.) Need something simple to fit and with decent warranty 5years+ and that will also give out a brighter light than what they currently have. Thanks very...
  39. P

    Lights in led bathroom cabinet not working. Any idea what to do

    Led Lights in bathroom cabinet not working, any idea what to do
  40. Marcus Vaughan

    Can anyone recommend a cutable mains voltage LED tape?

    As above really. I've been trying to source a length of mains voltage LED tape to fit behind a purlin, not being keen to try and hide a transformer/driver for 12/24v. Distance is 4.5m but everything I have found at mains voltage is cut by the metre. I know I can do better than that because I...
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