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Hi, Mike Murphy introduced me to this forum and it is quite informative. I have designed and built custom LED lighting in the past ten years for yachts, aircraft, motorcycles, landscapes and water features to name a few. Having semi-retired in January I still stay up with the latest developemens and it is still coming fast. Looking around the forum. most of you seem to be involved in someway with LEDs. From a knowledge base, if I can assist any of you with your next LED project, let me know. Regards, Ray McQuaig
 

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Hey Ray! Glad to see you here. It will be awesome if you could check in regularly as there is always a lot of conversation going on about LEDs. It's good to see you here, as we need an experienced and informative person who knows about LED lighting!
Again, welcome to the forum. I look forward to hearing your experienced and knowledgeable opinions! :clapping:
 

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glad to have you onboard !:) - I'm kinda split on led's in landscape lighting. I understand they are the wave of the future, but also they will erode my rebulb revenue. I am looking at the first strand of Christmas led's that truly mimic the color , brightness, spread of incandescent. This I can live with, albeit at 15x the cost of incandescent. led's are coming to christmas lighting whether I like it or not as well.
 

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Paul, Dialight or Superbright LEDs would probably be your best bet. The latter cheaper and easier to order from. I have only ordered a few for friends. I might also add that I would not mix them with standard MRs because LEDs are monochromatic (single wave length of light). Ray
 

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Paul, at Superbright you can buy what is known as warm white MRs -easy on the eye.

Chris, Incandes puts out multiple wave lengths of light whereas LEDs produce a single wavelength, therefore the LED gets a washout if the two are close together . Ray
 

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Oh, I thought you meant that you couldn't mix Led and incandescent on the same circuit because of electrical problems.
That won't be an issue then. I'd never install different fixtures near each other, whether it be led or incandescent, and I'd never incorporate the two in the same scene.
Thank you very much!
 

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And by the way, I thought I should give you the "heads up". There's a guy that frequents this forum that thinks he's the end all, know it all, God's gift to LED. I'm sure you will have the opportunity to correspond with him as soon as he logs on. He may, or may not, have a clue but I just can't trust him (brags too much) Know what I mean?
 

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And by the way, I thought I should give you the "heads up". There's a guy that frequents this forum that thinks he's the end all, know it all, God's gift to LED. I'm sure you will have the opportunity to correspond with him as soon as he logs on. He may, or may not, have a clue but I just can't trust him (brags too much) Know what I mean?
:laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh: ha!!!!
 

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Street light as in city/county lights on the curb.
Ray, I still don't know what you're trying to say. Do you mean that LED landscape lights are not powerful enough to compete with stray lighting that may exist by site lights? Is it your belief that regular incandescent or halogen would have a better effect against this situation? Please explain.
 
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