Wire track/tension wire lighting please help

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http://www.lights2go.co.uk/spotligh...p1292/s1292?gclid=CLSIhanYmMECFSuWtAodGCQAWAi guys

I'm new here, really hoping someone can help.

We're having a new kitchen and the ceiling has to be replaced. We have ordered a twin wire lighting, trouble is, the plasterer has asked me where we want the wire to hang out of the ceiling ready for our light

Do we have it in the middle or what? So confused and there's little I can find on it on Google.

I've put a link at the top to show the type of thing, because I'd never heard of them.
Thanks so much to anyone that helps

Regards missy
 
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Those things generally have a transformer at one end, which is where the power connects.

However unless this kitchen is for decorative purposes only, you really need to ditch that style of lighting and get something actually suitable for illuminating the room.
 
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I have one of these in the walk-in wardrobe - it is perfect format for the job.

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You're limited to a maximum of 20W per lamp, and as it's 1 line of lights down the middle of the room, you'll always be working in your own shadow at the work top.
 
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Some kits have prewired transformers with flyleads so you can clip the wire supply cables on any where along the wire track
But to be safe, as above, it may be wise to assume its fed from the end.

The transformer can be big and ugly so choose carefully what end you want to see it.

Also bear in mind some makes tend to trip modern mcbs when turning on and if you tend dimming then thats not always straightforward

similar units
http://www.lightingstyles.co.uk/cei...va_tororidal_transformer_for_wire_systems.htm

http://www.lightingstyles.co.uk/ceiling/track-lighting-sytems/low-voltage-wire-systems/
 
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These are the ones we have ordered, they are 35W so hopefully will be bright enough.
It'snot so much an issue of the number of watts or brightness of lights. As has been said, if your work surfaces are around the edge of the room and the only light is from spotlights in the middle of the ceiling, you'll always be trying to work in your own shadow.

Kind Regards, John
 
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