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Example Order and Rationale

The easiest way to get our lights is to buy one of our kits, and you know you have all the optional parts for any type of install. However, if you want to design your own system of components, this example order may help you do so. This is for illustration purposes only and DOES NOT necessarily represent what would be the model choices and quantities for your home. This example represents a 14 light design for 4 sides of a small-medium sized home.

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Qty Part # Description Unit Cost
1 PAN_12V_50 5 Amp Panel $139.95
1 WIRE_250_G Spool of 250 feet of neutral grey wire $54.95
6 PRJX20_LENT_5K0_RECESSED_GR Recessed, Cool white light, Gray Trim Ring, wide 36 degree lens $89.95
6 PRJX20_LENT_5K0_RECESSED_GR Recessed, Cool white light, Gray Trim Ring, elliptical 50x10 degree lens $89.95
2 PRJX20_LENT_5K0_3-AXIS_GR 3-axis, Cool white light, elliptical 50x10 degree lens $84.95
3 White_Hole_Trim_Plug_Qty_6 Bag of 6 White Hole Trim Plugs (5/8") $3.29/bag
1 Spare_RED_IDCs_Qty_6 Bag of 6 Red IDC Connectors $4.49/bag

Parts Ordering Decision Rationale:

Installation Technique - For this example, soffit colour was light (white or sand, etc) and installation technique was to tuck the wire into the J-trim of the facia for rapid but professional attic-less installation. Therefore white hole plugs will be used.

Power Supply - We recommend the 5 amp supply for all exterior light systems due to future add-on possibilities. Each 5amp supply can operate up to 20 of our fixtures.

Wire - The design determined the whole house could be wired on 2 runs from the power supply in the basement. The 250 foot spool of wire had more than enough wire to accomplish these 2 runs.

Fixture Mechanical Choices and Lenses - Design session resulted in 6 locations using recessed wide lens fixtures, 6 locations using recessed elliptical lens fixtures, and 2 locations using 3-axis elliptical lens fixtures.

Color of White Light - Color of white light selected was 5000K white.

Hole Plugs - Since 1 hole plug is needed per recessed fixture, and 2 hole plugs are needed per 3-axis fixture, a total of 16 hole plugs are needed (3 bags leaving 2 spare).

Spare Connectors - We always recommend having at least 1 bag of spare IDCs.

Timer - Call us to discuss control automation. For low cost solutions, we typically recommend example smart timers such as Intermatic 620 or the GE Sunsmart Plug-In timers which automate sunset and sunrise with other control options. These can be picked up at electrical supply stores for under $30. No matter if you use one or more of our power supplies, these can be controlled by one timer.