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LED Lighting FAQs

Q Can I dim LED lights?

It is possible to dim some LED lights, however, we only guarantee that our lights are dimmable if we specifically state this in the product description.

Q Which wire is positive and which is negative?

If it's not clear which is positive and which is negative try connecting both ways around. You can't damage the lights as they are all protected against reverse polarity.

Q How can I tell how bright an LED light will be?

LED lights cannot be compared directly with traditional incandescent bulbs (which are described as having an outputs in Watts) because they draw so little power in comparison. Their output is normally specified in 'effective lumens' and we have created a guide to allow you to compare this with the outputs of other types of incandescent bulbs.








Featured News Articles

Thursday, 17 March 2022  |  Craig
12V Dimmable LED Lights

A product we have a significant number of enquries about is 12V dimmable LED lights, but these prove to be tricky to find & often problematic. Today we're going to try and explain some of the issues around dimmable LED lights.

Thursday, 27 January 2022  |  Craig
Picking the right LED light

We often get asked by customers to recommend an LED light - there are so many to choose from and lots of considerations when assessing which one would be most suitable. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the key things to consider when choosing the right LED light for your application.

Thursday, 25 November 2021  |  Craig
LED Lights & LED Drivers

In this article we will be explaining why you may find some 12V LED lights require drivers & others don't.
LED Lights have become increasingly popular over the years thanks to low energy requirements and high light output, but whilst the technology has made its way both into homes and vehicles, this has lead to some confusion.


Disclaimer - The information contained in these articles is provided in good faith and we do our best to ensure that it is accurate and up to date, however, we cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss arising from the use or mis-use of this information or from any errors or omissions. The installer is ultimately responsible for the safety of the system so if you are in any doubt, please consult a qualified electrician.

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