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Information about swimming pool lights. Halogen vs LED which is better? 
There’s no comparison LED are more reliable & better pool lights - Make the switch

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Melbourne Pool Light installers

Pool Light Installer Melbourne

We install / replace pool lights, transformers & cabling where possible.

Installation, replacement & Repairs of pool lights in Melbourne VIC

We also have an electrician that can help with disconnecting hardwired transformers and make a switch over to a 12v transformer to install new swimming pool lights.

What is the best part of a swimming pool to install pool lights?

Primarily for safety reasons, pool lights can make visibility better in and out of the water, making it easier to keep an eye out for yourself and your children on hot summer nights.

Entertaining visitors & party hosting is much more fun when your pool is in colour transition mode. 

You can set the mood and keep the party going.

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Spa Electrics Retro-Fit

Manufacturer: Spa Electrics

Spa Electrics is the most popular pool light ever installed in Melbourne VIC.
The vast majority of swimming pool have a spa electrics light installed, especially pools built in the 90's or earlier, it is rarely seen that a pool has any other brand installed.

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LED vs Halogen Pool Lights

LED Swimming Pool Lights

  • Running cost is estimated at 4 cents a day if used daily.
  • LED pool lights are brighter than Halogen lights.
  • LED lights can last well over 7 years!
  • Choice of single coloured, 3 Coloured or Multi 8+ colours.

Halogen Pool Lights

  • Halogen lights can cost up to $1 a day to run if used daily.
  • Reported to be dimmer compared with LED lights.
  • Short Lifespan compared to LED Lights.
  • White in colour only. However coloured plastic covers can be used for different colours. However switching between covers is difficult.

LED Swimming Pool Lights

When upgrading to LED Pool Lights, there is some information you should consider.

LED pool lights are growing in popularity and are being used in almost every industry from housing to swimming pool and cars. Though Halogen lights are cheaper, the swimming pool range typically have a few problems like failing light globes and leaking water seals that do not apply to the LED range of swimming pool lights.

LED pool lighting technology has advanced more than any other swimming pool technology in the past 10 years!

LED lights are now cheaper to manufacture, give out more light and use less energy than halogen lights. Making LED lights more appealing to anyone wanting to install lights during their pool renovation.

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LED Pool Light

Manufacturer: WaterCo

Swimming Pool Lighting Guide

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Can new LED lights be installed into an existing pool?

For swimming pool renovations a surface mounted light is usually installed on the surface of the pool interior.

When installing new L.E.D lights into an existing swimming pool, it is far easier to use the existing lighting conduits, however a new light in a different location can be core drilled from the top of the pool down the wall, so new lights can be installed in different locations of an existing swimming pool.

Pool Light Safety & Transformers

Some older swimming pools still have 240v cable leading into the swimming pool! This is because the transformer used to be built in at the back of the light unit, meaning that while the globe may have used less voltage (like 36v) there was still a 240v cable sealed into the light under water! If you have one of these, do not try to uninstall it yourself, an electrician is required by law.

Fortunately LED pool lights typically use only 12V compared to a house (240V) and the new transformers now are normally installed near the pool equipment.

A pool light transformer is used to reduce the voltage from 240v to 12v. (Depending on your pool light)

Pool lights might use different voltages such as 36V, 32V, 24V, 22V and 12V, however most new LED lights are 12v, anything above 12v requires an electrician for installation.