What is cable lighting?
Cable lighting is a low-voltage system that uses conductive tensioned cable to offer an infinite variety of high-tech lighting arrangements. The cables, which are hung with accent, ambient, or decorative fixtures, run in parallel lines below the ceiling.
What is monorail lighting?
What is Monorail Lighting? Monorail lighting systems are comprised of a single rail where either monorail lighting pendants or heads are attached. The monorail is a two-conductor, low-voltage rail that can be cut to custom lengths and joined with other rails with connectors to provide longer runs.
What cable do I need for lighting?
Lighting circuits are generally run in 1mm2 two-core-and-earth cable, but particularly long circuits can use 1.5mm2 cable to compensate for the drop in voltage experienced on long cable runs.
What kind of cable should be used to connect lighting fixtures?
The most common cable used is referred to as 12/2 stranded cable. The size of cable used in wiring the lighting system will be determined by the wattage load and the length of cable run from the transformer to the lighting fixtures. It is very important to note that all low voltage cable has a maximum safe rating.
What is the difference between HJ and L track lighting?
They differ in the way they each fit into the track. The adapter of a “H” fixture has three silver colored contacts – two on one side, and one on the other. An “L” fixture has two silver contacts shaped.
What is a freejack lighting system?
Freejack fixtures make interior lighting a simple matter, allowing for easy installation and effortless updates. These low-voltage pendant lights are flexible and are compatible with single port or multi-port freejack ceiling canopies, as well as monorail systems.
What is the difference between track lighting and rail lighting?
Another entry often found under track lighting are fixed rail lighting fixtures. While they are installed on a track, they are different from a track lighting system in that fixed rail lighting is usually mounted to the wall, rather than the ceiling. They are often found in bathroom lighting, over vanities.
Can track lighting be suspended?
Suspend your track lighting from any height ceiling. We can make it elegant so it almost disappears in your space. See our track suspension system in action!
Where can I get more information about cable light fixtures?
If you have any questions about the cable light fixtures featured here, please call our lighting experts at 877.445.4486. In addition to this unique style of lighting, take some time to consider monorail lighting for another approach to a similar style of home illumination.
What is Cabling Lighting?
Cable lighting is a low-voltage system that offers an infinite variety of custom high-tech lighting arrangements using cables, which are hung with accent, ambient, or decorative fixtures. This makes modern cable lighting an ideal choice when you can’t access an electric power source in the ceiling.
What are the best cable track lighting fixtures?
Here are two the best cable track lighting fixtures from one of YLighting’s favorite lighting brands: Tech Lighting’s Cable Lighting. Firefrot Pendant: With many different colors to choose from, the Firefrost Pendant Light can add a dash of color to fit with any type of decor.
What are the top-selling cable lighting options?
Other top-selling cable lighting options include compatibility with residential and commercial track lighting systems such as free jack and monorail. If you are interested in track-compatible, low-voltage pendant lighting, the selection is impressive and many popular models share several common design features.