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  Reply # 1328241 20-Jun-2015 11:14
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My WiFi bridge never stays connected for more than an hour so I've not used it.  So, I'd be interested in testing another unit.

I have also found that the lights are incompatible with my Livolo electronic light switches.  When I turn the LEDs off with my remote, on my dual Livolo light switch, this prevents the other switch from working.  Instead of turning on the other light, it turns off the light that is sleeping, and then another press will allow the other light to go on.  So, I mostly use the radio remote for my Livolo switch instead to control my lights.

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  Reply # 1328262 20-Jun-2015 13:10
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Does anyone know if these can be controlled via 3G/4G like the Belkin Wemo? Thanks.

Edit: The homepage clearly states this is possible. Sorry should have read a bit more before posting laughing

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  Reply # 1328274 20-Jun-2015 13:30
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mentor: Does anyone know if these can be controlled via 3G/4G like the Belkin Wemo? Thanks.

Edit: The homepage clearly states this is possible. Sorry should have read a bit more before posting laughing


Yes but you need the WiFi bridge.

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  Reply # 1332356 26-Jun-2015 20:37
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My replacement Wifi bridge is working much better.
After two days it has remained connected without locking up.

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  Reply # 1332372 26-Jun-2015 20:58
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Ordered the white lights and they were here the second day!

These are really bright... As good as a 1100 lumen cfl.

Very pleased and will def be ordering more.

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  Reply # 1332778 27-Jun-2015 22:51
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Are they brighter then the RGB+W lamps?

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  Reply # 1333000 28-Jun-2015 16:22
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yes, correct, the White ones are brighter than RGBW.  It's because there is room for more white led surface mount chips.

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  Reply # 1333014 28-Jun-2015 16:57
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I have 2 of the rgb(cool)w in my lounge and they provide ample lighting when they're on full white. Lounge is probably 30m2 ish.

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  Reply # 1333711 29-Jun-2015 21:42
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Hi can you recommend a supplier for strip lighting? It's for my daughters bedroom more for a feature wall than proper lighting and thinking around 2m of RGBW.
Thanks




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  Reply # 1333801 30-Jun-2015 01:52
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Aliexpress. Not seen anything local for an ok price. Ray wu on aliexpress. Don't pay the listed price for shipping, contact him for a better rate.




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  Reply # 1333810 30-Jun-2015 06:44
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richms: Aliexpress. Not seen anything local for an ok price. Ray wu on aliexpress. Don't pay the listed price for shipping, contact him for a better rate.

I'd rather buy domestic with an electrical safety certificate, but thanks. Any other suggestions?




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  Reply # 1333814 30-Jun-2015 06:51
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Whilst I understand what you're saying, it's not really an issue. LED strings run off 5V or 12V, typically supplied by a brick. If you buy the power brick in NZ, then you're getting the safety assurance.

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  Reply # 1333821 30-Jun-2015 07:33
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Franky is correct. Anything below around 50V is classed as extra low voltage (ELV) and exempt from AS/NZ 3000 so doesn't even need to be wired by an electrician.

Perhaps try Jaycar or SiCom for a power supply. 

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  Reply # 1333835 30-Jun-2015 08:11
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RmACK: Franky is correct. Anything below around 50V is classed as extra low voltage (ELV) and exempt from AS/NZ 3000 so doesn't even need to be wired by an electrician.

Perhaps try Jaycar or SiCom for a power supply. 

I appreciate that but then you start getting into "compatibility" issues - if there's a fault then it's always someone else's gear that caused it.

I'd rather get it all from the same place and know it will work - I was hoping someone from limitless might have a suggestion.




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  Reply # 1334280 30-Jun-2015 16:21
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Doesnt seem them or the wifi leds guys are bringing in the 12v strip controllers.

There really isnt any compatibility to worry about, 12v supplies are common enough. There are a few people selling OK priced ones on trademe which come with a compliant plug on them, plug that into the DC jack of a wifi RGBW controller and screw the 5 wires from the strip into the terminals and away you go.




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