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  1. orchidman33

    orchidman33 New Elf

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    Hi All.
    New to this type of lighting display but when I was a teenager, that was quite a few years ago, I built audio controlled light displays as a hobby. We only had red LED's and they were very dull compared to whats about today. So after 40 odd years, its time to get back into lighting. Being a sparky by trade I think may help me.
    I have been looking more in depth for about the last 5 months and now taken the jump. So HI ALL
     
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    Mark_M New Elf

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    Welcome to ACL orchidman33!
    Finally there's another kiwi on here.
    Glad to know that you've got the C.L.A.P (Christmas light addiction problem) in you! Your experience of being a sparky will help bypass the power meter :D.
    Make use of the forums and ask lots of questions!
     
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    Tanks for the welcome Mark. Its good to find another Kiwi here so quickly. As for bypassing the power meter, although helpful in power saving, it can be more trouble than its worth.
     
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    It might be worthwhile if you have a smart meter measuring apparent power and power factor :D.
     
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    I work with a pf of 0.92 or better.
     

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