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Did my LED luminaire fail because of an underpowered driver?

LEDs are current sensitive devices. Virtually all modern LED controls control the current provided to the LED, because that does not lead to thermal runaway as controlling the voltage to the LED can ...
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Did my LED luminaire fail because of an underpowered driver?

Assuming that the labels on the driver & LEDs are correct, then that driver/LED pair is completely mismatched. The LEDs are (apparently) rated for a constant voltage input (9V) while the driver is ...
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How to replace the bulb in my light fixture

It's likely that there's a set screw on the back side of the metal that holds the glass globes in place. Stick your phone up there in selfie mode so you can see the screen while it sees the back side (...
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Why is my kids Bedroom Light still look like it’s on??? After I turn it off………

LEDs (diodes) If the lamp is an LED lamp then the component inside that makes the light is a Light Emitting Diode. Without getting too deep into the electrical engineering and device physics.. The ...
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Why is my kids Bedroom Light still look like it’s on??? After I turn it off………

I will take a SWAG assuming nothing was changed electrically and say it has a dimmer (probably old style non LED type) and a LED light bulb. If so we have probably found your problem. To validate that ...
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Can I run a flexible cord between a ceiling-mounted LED light and wall outlet?

This should be OK, as long as all cords are not in walls or ceiling - i.e., you can't put in a true ceiling fixture and poke the cord up into the ceiling next to the fixture. However, a better choice ...
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Can I run a flexible cord between a ceiling-mounted LED light and wall outlet?

It doesn't matter what the wattage is. What matters is the voltage and it's 120 volts. You cannot just staple or clip cord to a ceiling and/or walls. It has to be protected. You will need a cable ...
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Ceiling fan light has "MAX 9w LED" sticker, but doesn't mention incandescent

From the manual for this model (52-831-5RV-SN): "This unit is equipped with a wattage limiting device. Lamping in excess of 190 watts will disable your ceiling fan's light kit. To reset your ...
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Ceiling fan light has "MAX 9w LED" sticker, but doesn't mention incandescent

You mean "the particular 9W light which I selected does not output enough lumens to light the room to my satisfaction". Okay. What you actually want is lumens of light. The apocryphal ...
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Can two branch circuits share one lighting box?

If you have room in your junction box without overloading fill rules, there shouldn't be any problem with that, assuming that there is not a low voltage signaling component to your detectors which ...
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Can I install a ceiling light fixture on a wall, say a closet

Incandescent luminaires are NOT permitted. 2020 NEC 410.16 Luminaires in Clothes Closets. (C) Location. The minimum clearance between luminaires installed in clothes closets and the nearest point of a ...

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