low-profile ceiling lighting

pauln60February 9, 2010

Hi all,

I'm looking for some low-profile (less than 5" of drop height) ceiling line lighting (e.g., track lights) to illuminate closets on both sides of a short hallway . Any ideas?


Paul N.

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The link is for miniature track lighting. You also might consider fluorescent under cabinet fixtures mounted on the wall above the closet doors.

Here is a link that might be useful: Juno Trac 12 miniature track, remote transformer

    Bookmark   February 10, 2010 at 12:05AM
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Thanks for the suggestions.

I can't tell from the documentation how low the Junos are -
the fixtures show about 4 3/4" when tilted horizontally.
Do you know if that includes the track? The tilt would
presumably bring them down another inch or so.

Re: the fluorescent, I've considered running a tube down the
centre of the hallway ceiling with an up-reflector as in
figure B, but I can't find a suitable reflector. Any ideas where to find one?

Thanks again!


Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   February 10, 2010 at 6:13PM
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Some of the fixtures get shorter when aimed down. Look at where the pivot point is. The track is 5/8".

I was suggesting fluorescent in the closet. You need several inches of space between a fluorescent lamp and the ceiling to do indirect lighting or the lamp reflection off of the ceiling will be harsh and not diffuse.

    Bookmark   February 10, 2010 at 10:10PM
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The Juno Trac 12 lights look great - however, they are
prohibitively expensive. A 4' run of 3 heads apparently
will cost around $250.

Re: fluorescent in the closet - that won't really work in this case... the configuration of the closets is such that
the light needs to enter at an angle from the front.

Paul N.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2010 at 5:09PM
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