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Elipta Spike5 Garden Spotlight - 12v - 5w - 400lm - 38° - 2700K - IP67 - Black

The Spike5 38° LED spike spotlight has a modern anodised finish suitable for both modern and traditional garden settings. Extra glare protection is available with the use of the EPGS46B glare shield. Powered from a 12v DC LED power supply making the Spike5 LED spike spotlight a safe option, while also giving more flexibility than a 240v fitting when the lights need to be relocated due to the changes in the garden caused by seasonal fluctuation.  By removing the spike from the fitting, the LED spotlight can be mounted onto a pergola or outside wall and used as a downlighter or for patio lighting.

Installation 12v

Choosing the style of a product is only part of the equation you must also think of where that product will be used and how it will be installed. All exterior lighting products on our web site have an IP rating appropriate to each light fitting and its intended application and is therefore fit for purpose. Water ingress is the enemy for outdoor lighting and the products supplied are only as good as the installation. The weakest point is always cable joints. All joints must be made 100% watertight and this can be done using IP68 cable connectors and/or waterproof junction boxes which are then filled with a re-enterable liquid gel mix. All joints where possible should be made above ground for easy access and reduced water ingress. When installing ground buried lights adequate drainage systems should be put in place especially in clay-based soil areas. If possible, use ground surface spike lights rather than a buried light.  Care must be taken with the cable runs and not to install transformers more than 30 metres away from the furthest fitting to avoid any voltage drop. Cabling should be 2 core Rubber HO5RN-F or HO7RN-F and not PVC. PVC leads to capillary action over time especially with UV degradation. Always check the correct type of transformer you need for your fittings. We recommend wiring in parallel with Toroidal AC and LED DC drivers. But when using Milliamp mA LED drivers, they should always be wired in series. Plug and Play kits are simply a case of daisy chaining the fittings via plug and play junction boxes, connectors and extension cables using a 2-pin plug arrangement. If you use Plug and Play fittings they should only be used for small domestic projects due to voltage drop over 5 metres.

All exterior lights must be installed by a certified NIC EIC electrician and should be signed off by an electrician with Part P certification. There are a selection of waterproof jointing kits and boxes available on this web site.

Item Specifications

Beam Angle: 38 degree
colour: Black
Voltage: 12V dc
IP rating: IP 67
Lumens: 400 lm
Material Finish: Aluminium
Bulb Type: integral LED
watts: 5 Watt
lamp life: 50,000 hours
colour temperature: 2700k warm white
Warranty: 3 Years