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Old 09-17-2009, 10:58 AM   #1
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I need help with fence lighting, the problem is I think, I have 2.5 inch end post and 2 inch post I'm trying to find high voltage fence lighting to go on the post. I'v looking everywhere and all I can find is 4 inch post. Could I do low voltage lighting and still be able to see in my backyard? What other options are they?

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Old 09-17-2009, 12:28 PM   #2
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and still be able to see in my backyard?
How much illumination, in foot-candles, do you want in your backyard?
http://www.cp.berkeley.edu/SCIP/Marc...e/Lighting.pdf
How high are the posts?

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Old 09-18-2009, 12:17 PM   #3
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By high voltage, you mean 120 volts right? Yes, you can use 120 volts for outside/landscape lighting. But for your safety, I would suggest you use a pre-fabricated low voltage landscape lighting kit. This way you only need to plug in the transformer, then string out your lights. Check a lighting store. They can help you decide what will work best for you. Good luck.
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