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making a light to rent out
Mar 2nd, 2022, 10:46pm
 
I've set myself up as self employed renting stuff out for weddings.  I want to make some light up marquee letters (love, mr&mrs etc)

my first thought was to use low voltage led lamps and buy a power supply.  I can then get the supply tested to keep venues and insurers happy and that plugs into the low voltage stuff, everyone's happy.  The problem is that i can't find large led filament bulbs for a sensible price.  


if i was to use mains voltage bulbs, what testing or certification would it need?  do i need to do anything other than off to the local PAT testing place?
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Re: making a light to rent out
Reply #1 - Mar 6th, 2022, 7:55pm
 
PAT ISAT testing should be all that's needed.  It isn't a type tested assembly though, so you may find some testers won't be happy testing it.

Have you looked at Cabochon Lighting?
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Reply #2 - Mar 7th, 2022, 10:25am
 
No I hadn't!  Can't believe I hadn't thought of that!  I shall go investigate now.  Thanks dude Grin
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Re: making a light to rent out
Reply #3 - Mar 8th, 2022, 12:05am
 
Found a fairground place that does lv kits in the size I need that come with a wall wart power supply.  Exactly what I was after, thanks dude  Grin
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Re: making a light to rent out
Reply #4 - Mar 15th, 2022, 8:51pm
 
Cabochons arrived and I couldn't wait to get them fitted and tried out.  They are perfect for what I need.  Thanks again matey  Grin Grin

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Re: making a light to rent out
Reply #5 - Mar 19th, 2022, 2:52pm
 
Well done.  Thats the exact thing I was expecting to see Smiley
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Re: making a light to rent out
Reply #6 - Apr 9th, 2022, 10:45pm
 
Finished the first full set of them today Smiley

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I've got orders for a few more sets from people wanting to buy them
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Reply #7 - Apr 10th, 2022, 8:47am
 
Looks great.
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