|To:||"Jim Miller" <JimMiller@STL-Online.Net>, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Subject:||Re: [RFI] 120v halogen lights|
|From:||Pete Smith <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 04 Apr 2004 09:35:33 -0400|
At 09:08 AM 4/4/04, Jim wrote:
Neighbor uses something he calls "puck lights" for his bar area. under the cabinets in the back bar and in the front bar too. He spaces them 18 to 24 inches apart. I don't know how much light you need but these are small and easily wired. Available at Home Depot if not many places. A Google search for "puck lights" comes up with many hits and the first one shows many styles.
These are the ones that, in their low-voltage form, typically use a small encapsulated "electronic transformer" and have been widely reported to cause extreme electrical noise.
I had some GE brand steel cabinet halogens (now apparently sold as "Good Earth" brand in Lowe's) that were reasonably quiet RF-wise, but they had repeated failures in the "transformer" and other internal areas, perhaps because of heat. My last one of 7 different units just died.
73, Pete N4ZR
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