Remote Transformers for Low Voltage Systems


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Old 01-26-04, 12:58 PM
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Remote Transformers for Low Voltage Systems

Is it safe to install a remote transformer for a low voltage lighting system (Tech Lighting) in my attic? I want to install a monorail in my 2nd floor bedroom and I have access to the attic crawl space. I was planning on mounting the remote transformer above the ceiling in the attic. Is this a fire hazard?
 
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Old 01-26-04, 09:27 PM
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Mickie,
I suggest you check the manual, if no answer there, contact the manufacturer. There are just too many variables and liability issues with this one to be able to give a definite answer here.
Good Luck!
 
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Old 01-26-04, 09:45 PM
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You can do something like that, but be sure to have the transformer fused and everything enclosed in a metal box. That is the only way it will be safe.
 
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Old 01-27-04, 09:55 AM
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I stand by my original answer. If he uses a product in a manner in which it is unintended to be used, it would violate it's UL listing, and possibly code.
Check with the mfr. just to be safe.
 
 

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