LED Pendant. Breaker trips when turned on.

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Old 07-01-20, 04:14 PM
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LED Pendant. Breaker trips when turned on.

Hi! I bought a LED Pendant that's 12V. it came with a 120v to 12v transformer. Every time I turn on the light, the breaker trips. I tried another transformer, same thing happens.
The first picture is the LED driver used.
The second picture is the LED pendant wires that connect to the LED driver.


 
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Have you tried it with the power supply connected to AC power but the light not connected to it? If yes it sounds like a problem with the switch (possibly a mis-wired switch loop) or other circuit problems
 
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You are hooking brown to hot and blue to neutral for the 120V input, right?
 
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CircuitBreaker Yes, it also tripped.
@pattenp Yes.
 
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Old 07-02-20, 04:13 AM
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Is the circuit breaker a standard breaker or is it a gfci or afci?
Is this replacing an existing light fixture?
 

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It's AFCI. It's replacing a regular light bulb that's working fine.
 
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AFCI.... there's the possible problem. Do you have a non AFCI circuit to test the led light from.
A brief search reveals that some led transformers don't play well with AFCI.
 

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