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HOME LED POT LIGHT WIRING? Answered

Is it better to run 120v wiring to each pot, or run 2 wire 18 gauge cable to a central box.
LED's are 12v 3w dimable.
I would like to dim from 2 to 10 pots per switch.
Where would I put the transformer.
Could you suggest a  wiring diagram.

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

2 years ago

A pot is very specifically a "Potentiometer" which we all understand is a variable resistor. You do NOT want to use Pots to control LED brightness.

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deluges
deluges

Answer 2 years ago

Either that or he's trying to grow weed.

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Downunder35m
Downunder35m

2 years ago

Do you want to dim the pots individually? Then you need a dimmer for each pot.
If you want to "dim" them light a lightbar from one side to the other you need a controller for this.
Transformer should be placed dry and be able to provide more than4A so it won't overheat.
How you need to wire depends of exactly you want to dim so please specify this a bit more.