Landscape Lighting Trouble

rozearleFebruary 4, 2010

We have a 300W transformer with 12gauge wiring. We have 12 20w lamps. At first it didn't work at all until we split some of the lights to the low voltage outlet on the transformer and the rest on the high voltage outlet. It was working great for a few weeks and now it seems we are having alot of lights burn out on the high voltage outlet side (which has more lamps than the low voltage run). Can't decide if the lamps that came with the kit were poor quality or if it is a high voltage issue. Any suggestions?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

your problem could be the length of runs on the wire.
By "high voltage" you mean 14v or 15v , and you're using that tap on a short run,this could create short lamp life.
By the way, you can be assured that the lamps that came with the kit are poor quality.

    Bookmark   February 5, 2010 at 10:42AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Has Anything Changed In Recessed LCD Lighting Since 2012?!?
GW, Hello everyone! Just wanted to say that this is...
Do LED lights put out enough light
I am looking at Moooi Raimond chandeliers. According...
Questions re: installing a linear light fixture with a sloped ceiling
I'm interested in a chandelier from the Kichler Triad...
Can I use a light fixture to define an entry??
We do not have a foyer. Our front door opens into the...
2015 Title 24 and LEDs
Hello all, I'm looking to install LEDs in a house that...
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™