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Re: C-Bus and dimmable LED bulbs



Thanks Ben and Mark - I'll investigate the MegaMan bulbs.


On 22/01/18 23:19, ben addison ben@xxxxxxx [ukha_d] wrote:
> Hi John,
>
>
> Yes just 1a 8ch dimmers. We have used universal but they sometimes
keep
> switching between leading and trailing so stopped using them.
>
> Thanks
>
> Ben Addison
> Ben Addison ltd
> 07889845712
>
> On 22 Jan 2018, at 22:18, John Bent john@xxxxxxx
> <mailto:john@xxxxxxx> [ukha_d]
<ukha_d@xxxxxxx
> <mailto:ukha_d@xxxxxxx>> wrote:
>
>> Thanks Ben I'll take a look.
>>
>> Are you using them with the regular DIN mount dimmers? Mine are
the
>> L5508D1A - 8 channel 1A per channel, leading edge.
>>
>> I have seen mention of new "universal" dimmers being
offered by Clipsal,
>> but I don't know much about them.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> John
>>
>> On 22/01/18 21:14, ben addison ben@xxxxxxx
>> <mailto:ben@xxxxxxx> [ukha_d] wrote:
>> > Hi John,
>> >
>> >
>> > We install Cbus almost every week.
>> > The lamps we use mainly are from mega man
>> > https://www.megamanuk.com/products/led-lamps/reflector/gu10/141435/
>> >
>> > We have been using them for about 4 years with no problem.
But one
>> batch
>> > we got before Xmas made a small buzzing noise when dimmed.
>> >
>> > Thanks
>> >
>> > Ben Addison
>> > Ben Addison ltd
>> > 07889845712
>> >
>> > On 22 Jan 2018, at 20:05, John Bent john@xxxxxxx
>> <mailto:john@xxxxxxx>
>> > <mailto:john@xxxxxxx> [ukha_d]
>> <ukha_d@xxxxxxx <mailto:ukha_d@xxxxxxx>
>> > <mailto:ukha_d@xxxxxxx>> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi all,
>> >>
>> >> My entire house is kitted out with C-Bus leading edge
dimmers, with a
>> >> mixture of MR16 low voltage and GU10 mains voltage lamps,
amongst other
>> >> things.
>> >>
>> >> This setup has been working extremely well for over 12
years, however
>> >> due to the phasing out of halogen lamps I am now looking
at my options.
>> >>
>> >> So far as I can tell, leading edge dimmers are not great
with dimmable
>> >> LEDs, and trailing edge would be better. However, I don't
fancy
>> >> swapping out a bunch of rather expensive C-Bus dimmers
that are
>> >> otherwise in perfect working order.
>> >>
>> >> So... what are my options?
>> >>
>> >> How are the rest of you handling the move to LED? Any
recommendations
>> >> for brands to try?
>> >>
>> >> ......or are we all just going to stock up on halogens
while we can!
>> >>
>> >> (which to be honest wouldn't take that many bulbs, as due
to someone's
>> >> advice on here, I run all my dimmer channels at 95% load
which
>> >> dramatically extends the life of the lamps)
>> >>
>> >> Thanks,
>> >>
>> >> John
>> >>
>> >
>>
>


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