View Full Version : impressive line of 24v

Mike M
02-14-2008, 08:20 AM
I was looking at the new Unique price list and noticed the line of 24v transformers, nice.

It seems like this would be a great way to offer 24v power for future development of controllers as well as the lamps.

Does Unique have 24v lamps & fixtures?

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
02-14-2008, 08:23 AM
Mike. Any LV light fixture that any manufacturer makes would/could be a 24v fixture.

I understand there are a decent variety of 24v MR16 and Miniature Incandescent lamps available from a variety of manufacturers.


02-14-2008, 08:47 AM
I dont have a catalog handy but I am quite sure ushio and others did have a selection of 24v.

Why are you considering 24v and whats your motivator ?

Mike M
02-14-2008, 10:29 PM
Well, I'm curious about the optimal voltage range for a 24v bulb, and what the voltage drop is like, and if wiring configurations would have either more liberty, or same limitations (fixtures/wattages per run, etc.).

I have no clue. But if you can chain more lights, than it may be a good precursor to LED's. That way you can keep more original wires in the ground.

02-18-2008, 02:28 PM
We do have Ushio 24v MR16 and T3 bi pin lamps available and ready to order!!

I am learning more about the 24v system and what I learned is the optimal range is larger so where a 12v Halogen lamp needs a minimum 10.8 to operate correctly a 24v Halogen needs a min. of 21v. 12/2 cable is now double the capacity so you can run up to the allowed 25 amps on it and there are other perks that I will discuss on a thread in the Unique forum.

Mike M
02-18-2008, 02:43 PM
Joey, thanks! That's so cool.