Kitchen remodel under cabinet puck lighting


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Old 09-06-21, 08:31 PM
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Kitchen remodel under cabinet puck lighting

We're adding the finishing touches to our kitchen remodel. We've purchased some low voltage pucks, that tie into a main low voltage cable, which connects to a dimmable LED power source, & finally an AC dimmer. A wire runs out of the back of the puck & ties into the main low voltage cable. With low voltage landscape lights, a connector ties you into the main line. Does any type connector exist for our puck lights?
 
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"Does any type connector exist for our puck lights?"
That depends on the lighting system you bought. Most do have some type of connector.
 
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Old 09-07-21, 10:54 AM
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Kitchen remodel under cabinet puck lightting

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The LED puck lights are Armacost. Their tech support wasn't very good. They suggested wire nuts! Can you visualize a run of 10 pucks & the sight of 6 wire nuts per connection? That seems unnecessary as well as unsightly.

They manufacture connectors, but only for the LED tape lighting & wire to wire connectors for longer main line runs to the power supply. So, I'm looking for an immediate source of T-connectors for the stability as well as cosmetics of the connection.
 
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I don't of any plug connection that comes with puck lights or is available for them. I've always used wirenuts. I typically extend the puck light wires if I need to put the splices in a more remote connection.

I have seen these and they may work depending on the wiring size you're using.
Tee connectors
 
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For the low voltage side, I've used crimp butt connectors. It's easy to run two lv wires into one side, and continue from there. They are also low-profile, so blend in pretty well.
https://www.amazon.com/TICONN-Insula.../dp/B08J7K4GRX

I'd also consider Wago type connectors. They have a lever to make the connection and can take a number of wires of different sizes.
 
 

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