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LED tape lights #209860
05/08/13 12:17 AM
05/08/13 12:17 AM
schenimann  Offline OP
Joined: Feb 2008
Posts: 193
Western North Carolina
I am roughing in a new house. The HO are wanting to do LED trims in all the recessed lights. Along those lines I was thinking and looking at using LED tape for their under cabinet lights. They have a place for a transformer/driver. Has anybody used it or have an opinion on it.

This info will help as I have a "gentleman's lounge" that I am getting ready to wire. They want to use about 40 feet of it total in 3 or 4 places.

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Re: LED tape lights [Re: schenimann] #209862
05/08/13 11:29 AM
05/08/13 11:29 AM
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Joined: Oct 2006
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Fredericksburg, VA, USA
I installed about 50 feet of it in a kitchen remodel last year. They are amazing and very easy to work with. The only trick is that if they want to be able to dim them, you need to get a dimmable transformer and one of Lutron's special dimmers.


"But the guy at Home Depot said it would work."


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