Track Lights - Any Standards?

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Old 02-23-15, 09:39 AM
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Track Lights - Any Standards?

A customer wants me to a simple job on the side, replace some track lights, "heads only" is what I was thinking.

I have with me 2 fixtures I removed for samples. Each has different connection means and sizes.

I rarely deal with track lights. Are there any standards at all for connections, or does each manufacturer have their own design?
 
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Old 02-23-15, 09:50 AM
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Halo and Juno are the major players in the track market. I am pretty sure they are not compatible. Other manufactures have matched their design as I know some Hampton Bay fit Halo.

To answer your question no, there is no standard. Best thing to do is take your samples and try to match them up.
 
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Old 02-23-15, 10:22 AM
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Yeah.... there are three major types.... Halo, Juno and Lightolier.

Halo is the most used as it's compatible with most of the home improvement store products. Halo has two pins on one side of the connector and one pin on the other side.

Juno and Lightolier both have one visible pin on each side.

The three are not interchangeable.
 
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Old 02-23-15, 10:38 AM
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That sounds good Pete. I'm not looking for one standard, but at least a chance of getting replacements. I could change the entire strip, but she has many of them and I figured I'd try to save her some money. The house is solid wood throughout, walls, ceilings, you name it.
And thanks TI.
 
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