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MICA

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Joined 29 April 2008
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9 years9 yearsMICAMICA posted:
new regs for lights in wall niches ??

Hi all,
have a look at the following link ...
There you will find an image that will visually show all clearances required.

9 years9 yearsMICAMICA posted:
genie crystal chandelier?

Hi all,
Have a look at this link, I'm pretty sure it's very similar ...
... good luck!!

9 years9 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Best place to buy lights (cheaper?);Melb-any ideas will do!!

Hi all, please see the top of this post.
I have included the quote ...
As for a showroom, we can't afford one at the prices we charge :lol:

9 years9 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Best place to buy lights (cheaper?);Melb-any ideas will do!!

Hi Jazz
I have just PM'ed the details.

9 years9 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Best place to buy lights (cheaper?);Melb-any ideas will do!!

Hello Jazz,
That particular fitting only comes in the colour advertised i.e. silver.
Feel free to contact us via the website, or via this forum.

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Dimmable cfl downlights

Hi Matt,
The Noosa ones on the website are very similar but not exactly the same.
I will email the web designers now, to have the Jupiter with the Phillips lamp uploaded…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
wall lights for stairwell

Hi Dave,

It's great to hear that you left extra cabling in the wall, and the 2way switches are a must for staircases. You'b be surprised, how many people leave them…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Best place to buy lights (cheaper?);Melb-any ideas will do!!

Thanks all for your support.
It's because of you, that we are happy to help with all the technical stuff :D
As for a showroom, we…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Cane stain on fabric lightshade, can it be removed?

Hi there max,
like mentioned previously, it is enevitable.
But, it's just a matter of hand selecting them. This might be a little tedious, but who cares!
Unless they are free (or drastically…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Ideas for main bedroom with fan

Hi there all,
decsions?!?
this is the beauty of lighting, the same light used differently, will have a totally different outcome in its illumination.
Good luck.

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
new regs for lights in wall niches ??

Hi there all,
hoods come in a variety of sizes from 70mm all the way up to 90mm.

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
genie crystal chandelier?

Hi there McKinnon,
did you want to post a pic of what you are looking for??
Then, we can help you track it down.... you never know, we might already have it…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Oyster lights for raked ceiling???

Hi there all,
keep your eyes on the oyster lights ... they are coming back into fashion with a big bang!!

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
I found 'the one' Anyone know where I can get these?

Hi there EKT
did you find what you were looking for??
That pendant light you are interested in, is the Tomax pendant. And, it is available in 2 sizes.
I recommend the small…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Please comment: Lighting plan for new house attached!

Hi there slknv,
i reckon you've done a top job on your own.
Well done!

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Would these pendants fit?

Thanks to all ... for the support, and nice words.

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Dimmable cfl downlights

Hi there matt,
the jupiter5 is a really nice fitting, and an allrounder.
you can get it in

Led's are another option, but even the 9w LED will be nowhere as bright…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Are LED downlights too white?

Hi there sco77k,
LED's are available in a range of colour temperatures.
The stark white you have seen, is what we call cool white, or even daylight.
But, LED's are also availble in…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Light for closed in kitchen?

Hi there all,
Fluros will always be the best form of light when it comes to kitchens, and prep areas.
The fitting that kyton has attached is called the Zurich - http://shop.micaunited.com.au/details/2204718.html
Very…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Heights for stair lights

Hi there Fabricgirl,
the average hight is approx 300mm, obviously depending on the fitting.
also, i would space them every 3-4 steps, as long as they are evenly spaced.
one last thing, don't…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Cane stain on fabric lightshade, can it be removed?

Hi there themax,
You will find that the rattan will always bleed, but if you received it that way, you should return it.
Unfortunately, it will reoccur over time.
I must say, this…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Energy Saving Downlights

hi there haywire,
as time goes on, technology keeps changing, and therefore efficiency will get better, and prices will come down.
But in your situation, you need to consider whether you require…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Max Watts

Hi there all,
i'm going to have to agree with yak.
It's all about the heat generated from the lamp.
When a fitting is rated at 40w, this is accomodating for the halogens…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
wall lights for stairwell

Hi there Kerrin62,
This is a really good question!
But the short answer is, stair lights should be placed to illuminate the stairs (usually within 300mm of the stair.
Afterall, you don't want…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Red light district

Hi there dstan,
Can you load some pictures of your fitting?
Every problem has a solution, and i'm willing to tackle this one ... ::cool::

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Best place to buy lights (cheaper?);Melb-any ideas will do!!

At **** Lighting of course .... :D

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
12V or 240V Down Lights - What's the difference?

Hi there all,
Just to add my 2cents worth ... :z:
Halogen downlights are rated at AC, and led's are rated at DC.
Therefore, to simply change…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Beacon Envirolux Triton Downlights

Hi there Hyper,
You will find, that most light fittings these days, do not require the fitting to be removed for lamp replacements.
Once you have selected a fitting that you like,…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Stairwell lighting suggestions ?

Hi there MM,
The inner globe is very easy to replace, and there is NO need to remove the fitting to do this.
You will find a small glass diffuser on the…

10 years10 yearsMICAMICA posted:
Stairwell lighting suggestions ?

Hi there Jila,
That's correct.
In order to have the same light output as a halogen (based and calculated on the lux), you will definately require either more fittings, or opt for…

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