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    How to change spotlight bulb with short cable

    Hi I have been trying to change an led gu10 bulb in a recessed spotlight in my hallway. On others there has been enough cable to hold the bulb and twist it to change, but this is too short, so I cant hold the connector still to twist the bulb. I have tried pulled it with pliers, and also...
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    Wiring led spotlight bar

    I have a 2 led spotlight bar left over that i would like to stick some flex and a plug on instead of wiring into the lighting circuit. The bulbs are 5.5w each. Am I ok using some 3 core 0.75 flex and a 3 amp plug that I already have or should I be putting a 5 amp fuse in the plug with that...
  3. FoxyT

    Spotlight install advice

    Hi I am doing a spotlight install in a hallway of a 2 story house but obviously there is studs inbwetween the location of where the spotlights are wanted , has anyone got any tips or tricks of how to get the cable across or through the studs ? Also Cleanest way possible as she has just had...
  4. robd

    Looking for spotlight suitable for used fireplace

    Hi all, Got a customer who is having a wood burning stove fitted and wants some kind of light inside the chimney to light it up. I said it will need to be heat proof...am about to start looking but does anyone have any suggestions please?
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    HELP! Down light installation??

    Hello, I am looking for some help if possible please, I am buying a new build property in the near future and the building company want payment per down light. Instead of paying this I am looking to install the lights myself. There will be around 6-8 in the kitchen, 2 in the downstairs...
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    Wiring for ceiling spotlight

    I have 4 down light spotlights in my bathroom and am having problems with loose wires into the small white thing that the spotlight plugs into. The spotlights are pins as opposed to lugs if you know what I mean. The problem I have is I can't see how to secure the two whites wires into the small...
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    L.E.D Floodlight Wiring Advice Needed

    Hi guys, I have an LED flood light here that I'm trying to wire up but I'm unsure of how to actually connect it to the mains 240v UK. Which terminals should I use inside ? Have attached a photo below. There seems to be quite a few jumper wires on the thing and it has me confused !
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    Quick Help! Switch only switching one spotlight off!

    I'm changing 4 spotlights over to LED and the spotlight which has all the switch wiring in is the only one switching on/off at the switch. I have identified the switched live but I am obviously missing something as the other 3 are permently on and will not be switched off at the switch. Any...
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    What are the brightest GU10 LEDs.

    Hi guys...I'm not a spark but can I ask your advice. We have 6 GU10 halogens in our kitchen...they use a lot of electricity and I would like to replace them with LEDs. I tried this maybe 18months ago...and the result was disappointing...the bulbs where quite dim...but where supposed to be...
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    Why is there no switch to my back spotlight?

    In my backyard, there is electrical which runs up a concealed track on the house. At the top of it is a spotlight, but there is no switch anywhere to be found to turn it on. I don't know if it has power going to it or not. There is an outlet midway up the electrical track and the outlet DOES...
  11. happyhippydad

    Class 2 floodlight preferably with PIR but doesn't matter??

    Is there such a thing? This looks promising Forum Lighting Juno 2 Light Black Outdoor Spotlight Complete with a PIR Sensor - Forum Lighting from Castlegate Lights UK but wasn't really looking for a twin! As usual have looked and looked but to no avail... somebody will probably say 'well you...
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