12v LED for shower - transformer OK?

  Graham. 22:55 15 Aug 10
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I have ordered a 12v LED bulb for the shower area
click here to replace the existing halogen.

I think I may need to replace the transformer too
click here

Any advice welcome.

  beeuuem 23:39 15 Aug 10

click here A proper transformer with a regulated output is needed.

  Dragon_Heart 01:24 16 Aug 10

..... a replacement Shower Pull Switch for about £6 ?

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  Graham. 08:24 16 Aug 10

Because IEE Wiring Regulations state you can't: "Zone 0 is inside the bath or shower itself. Any fitting used in this zone must be low voltage, (max 12v) and be rated at least IP67 which is total immersion proof".

  wiz-king 08:44 16 Aug 10

The transformers sold for LED lamps also contain a voltages stabiliser IC and a rectifier, using a halogen transformer will not give optimum results and may burn out your LED lamp.

  Graham. 08:57 16 Aug 10

Found this on eBay click here

More expense.

  Graham. 09:06 16 Aug 10

The link for the bulb is now click here#

  Woolwell 11:02 16 Aug 10

Are you sure that you need Zone 0 - that is submersible. click here

  Graham. 11:58 16 Aug 10

The light must be jet-proof in a shower. Some of the 3rd party diagrams are inaccurate/out of date, according to my electrician who did the bathroom electrics.

  Woolwell 12:18 16 Aug 10
  Woolwell 12:19 16 Aug 10

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