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Smart outdoor GU10 bulbs....

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by stanye, 7 Sep 2021.

  1. stanye

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    Does anyone know if these exist?

    We're having some outdoor spotlights installed in our flower beds and i'm trying to find some smart bulbs but there don't seem to be any that are outdoor/weatherproof.

    Thanks in advance!
     
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    How outdoor/weatherproof do you need?

    What IP spec are the light fittings?
    Do you have a link to them, or a make & model number.
     
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    Thanks for replying, they are IP65 - the label says 230v IP65 GU10 35W max.
     
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    Usually the IP rating is determined by the enclosure, not the lamp.
    I’ve never seen an IP rating on a GU10 lamp. Mind you I have never looked for one.

    so , if your luminaries are IP65, then the inside (where the Lamp is) should remain dry.

    There’s some guidance here. https://www.lampshoponline.com/advice/ip-ratings-led-lights

     
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    Surely the lamps themselves would be the maximum IP but cannot be given an IP rating because the terminals are exposed.
     
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    This is really helpful! thankyou so much for your help :)
     
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