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Good Quality Wireless Interior Lighting ???

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Anyone have any experience with any decent quality wireless interior lighting ??

LED would be ideal, need for a few different applications.

Brands ?

I assume you are referring to (post #215543, reply #1 of 5)

I assume you are referring to battery powered lights?

Florida Licensed Building Contractor, 50 years experience in commercial remodeling, new homes, home remodeling and repairs and all types building maintenance.

Yes Sir ! (post #215543, reply #2 of 5)

I still havent figured out a better way to get power to them.

But I have also seen wireless switches a few times, to operate a fan or light when there was no wire between the two.

In those cases only the switch was battery operated and the fixture was wired. I am now wondering if the tech has evolved to the point where both switch and light could be battery powered??

Thanks

A battery-powered switch (post #215543, reply #3 of 5)

A battery-powered switch requires very little power -- a "button" watch battery will last for years.

A battery-powered light requires as much power as the watt rating of the light.  Basically you're talking about a super-sized flashlight.


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Wireless Lighting (post #215543, reply #4 of 5)

Dan

Yes, battery powered all the way.

Attic crawlspaces, diificult access porch and interior  staircase

None of them will be lighted often or intensely, so battery power is not really an issue. And with modern LED's the draw is quite minimal. Not trying to light a workbench or office, just convenience lighting. Was hoping someone might have experience with a good quality brand or system.

Thanks much

There are dozens of such (post #215543, reply #5 of 5)

There are dozens of such "closet light" systems on the market.  You can find them at WalMart, and maybe even your local grocery.  Theyre sufficiently inexpensive that you need not be seriously concerned about longevity, and so long as they use LEDs the efficiency (lifetime of a given size battery) should be roughly equal for all brands.

(However, I don't recall seeing any systems with both battery powered light and cordless remote control.  The cordless remote would require a receiver to be constantly "listening" in the light unit, and that would drain the battery fairly rapidly.)


Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.  --Herman Melville