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I just removed our new tape lighting and plugged it in. The brand name is Patriot Lighting 12 volt 16.4' flexible LED tape light.

All it does is flash on and off. Any suggestions?

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How fast does it flash? How long does it stay on, and off? –  wallyk Sep 15 '13 at 8:11
    
Are you attempting to use a dimmer? –  HerrBag Sep 19 '13 at 20:08
    
Need more details. Is it the same on several outlets in the house? Does the unit have a flashing mode? Have you measured voltages? –  Bryce Oct 19 '13 at 21:37
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CFLs and LEDs can be very sensitive to leakage currents, especially when 'turned off'. It doesn't take much leakage to make them flash. Lutron has a line of dimmers that are adjustable that should help.

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