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Mini Flood - 12v Bronze Finished Brass Body

Mini Flood - 12v outdoor floodlight, brass body with bronze finish. 
 12v Plug & Play, compact and robust mini floodlight. The outdoor floodlight has an adjustable head that is easily locked into position by tightening the locking knob.

Colour/Finish: Solid brass with bronze finish
IP Rating: Light fitting IP65 - Plug & Play connector rated at IP44
Construction: Machined from cast brass with black polycarbonate spike
Input Voltage: 12v - Requires power from remote Plug & Play transformer
Lamp Type: G4 LED capsule lamps - Order lamps separately
Installation:  Remove the two screws holding the glare shield in place, and lift out the silicone gasket and lens assembly.  Insert the lamp of choice and replace the gasket, lens and glare shield making sure not to over tighten the screws.  Place the light in the desired location and connect to a Plug & Play transformer.

Transformer location and low voltage cabling


1.     Try and keep cable runs from transformers to garden light fittings as short as possible to ensure optimum performance, no  more than two meters to the first                lamp. 

2.     Locate a transformer centrally amongst a group of garden lights it is to power; e.g. a radius of 8 meters for 4w LED lamps

3.     If you decide to run 2 sets of garden lights operated by separate switches, you must provide 2 separate transformers & circuits.

4.     Try not to put more than 10 lights on any one transformer otherwise voltage drop can reduce lamp and transformer performance.

5.     Try to avoid putting cable runs straight through the middle of the garden and try to run them along the fence line first, this will  reduce the risk of putting a spade         or fork through them when gardening.

6.     Where possible always try to keep the transformer above ground mounted on a fence post or spike, if you do have to bury them  make sure you use the burial            kits and fill with resin or magic gel to reduce water ingress.


Lamp colour ( Kelvins )

 

The colour of a lamp is defined as a measurement called kelvins. A standard GLS light bulb in your house would be 2,700 kelvins which is in the warm colour spectrum and a lamp with 5,000 kelvins would be at the very cold white spectrum. Getting the right colour temperature of a lamp does matter as the warm colour wavelength helps to soften the tone of the area and gives a warm soft relaxed feel and ideal for colourful flower beds and rockery areas especially with wooden bark and at the other end of the scale a 4,000 to 5,000 kelvin lamp colour would be used against a light background such as white walls or to accentuate grey blueish foliage in shrubs and small trees.  When you buy a new, energy efficient bulb, keep your application and colour scheme in mind and make sure to buy the bulb with a      colour temperature to match. 

                                                    



Item Specifications

colour: Brass
Voltage: 12v
IP rating: IP 65
Material Finish: Bronze
Bulb Type: G4