lockable transformers

Discussion in 'Landscape Lighting' started by Pro-Scapes, Feb 24, 2007.

  1. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,180

    For my next project I need a transformer that is lockable. Im renovating a system for an office building that belongs to the hospital and Im concerned about untrained people or vandals messing with it.

    I dont see a way to lock the cast ones up. Kichler says thiers are lockable but how so ?

    Any others with a padlock or other lock type provision ?

    What are your thoughts about locking them up as long as I give thier landscapers a key (I trust her not to mess it up)
     
  2. klkanders

    klkanders LawnSite Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 848

    Billy,
    I agree I think its a good idea to lock it up also in a commercial application like that and give 1 key to them and label and keep the other for yourself. I don't have a Kichler transformer handy or I would look for you. I assume it has 1 hole on the case and another on the door that align so a padlock can be used. Paul will tell us!
     
  3. niteliters

    niteliters LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 537

    Nightscapings are ready to accept a lock.
     
  4. NightScenes

    NightScenes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,209

    That's it Mr. klkanders. The transformer cover and side have a hole that alows you to use a lock. I have yet to use it though.
     
  5. High Performance Lighting

    High Performance Lighting LawnSite Senior Member
    from So Cal
    Posts: 326

    The Vista/Justin transformers have a lockable latch as do F/X.
     
  6. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,180

    great thanks guys. I just feel safer with it locked at this location... its too public of a place. Had I originally done the job and prewire I would of used an inground trans stashed in one of the beds for security and astetics.

    Im kinda stuck on this one tho.
     

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