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Any suggestions for good connectors for a low voltage landscape lighting system? Started off with the Malibu style that mostly work by 'piercing' the cable. They seemed to fail after a few years. The last thing I've tried were these
'Nano-Junction' connectors from Volt Lighting: https://www.voltlighting.com/nano-j...ector-3-way-black-plastic/p/BDL-VAC-WC2-PBK-2

They do seem to have an excellent design.
Just don't know how long they might last.

Thanks for any thoughts or advice!
 

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Looks like a Wago in a gel pack. Nice but expensive. I use gel filled wire nuts.

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Thanks rjniles and KHouse75!
I've used those gel filled nuts as well.
They seem to be holding.
Thanks for the pointer to those Wago's.
I've used their push-in connectors.
The ones with push down levers look even better.

Well, nobody suggested those 'piercing' style connectors.
I believe I've got all of mine replaced now.

Thanks again!
 

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I've had Malibu low voltage lighting on my house since about 1981. I've always used the pierce type connectors but in the last few years have been plagued with failures. I decided to just remove them and solder the light fixture connections instead. Problem solved.
 

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Hi, Dave Sal!
Well, I bet soldering will definitely work.
That's a great idea.
Do you tape the connections? Or heat shrink?
 

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Hi, Dave Sal!
Well, I bet soldering will definitely work.
That's a great idea.
Do you tape the connections? Or heat shrink?
I'm using heat shrink tubing. So far, and it's been a few years since I started doing this, no more failures.
 
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