Paralell lighting circuit for leds

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  1. 600rob

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    Ive got 5 low voltage leds (12v) that need to be wired in parallel.

    Was going to connect each light up to a terminal block with a pair of 'link' wires for each unit to complete the circuit
    Similar to this example

    Instead of doing this could i just use a junction box to connect all the live wires up to a single terminal, then the same for the negative wires and then connect the positive and negative wires from the driver to the corresponding terminals in the JB?

    If that would work it will be a bit tider and less wires to cut. Any advice welcome
     
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    In the main we try to limit it to three wires per terminal as over that likely one wire may not be fully clamped. But I would think likely you would get away with four, give wires a good tug to be sure. Personally I would use a lighting junction box like this upload_2021-11-18_13-57-51.jpeg for neatness.
     
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    The answer to that question is yes.
     
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    Nice one. Cheers
     
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