Electrical

Electrical Questions? Ask an Electrician Online.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Electrical

Bought a track light 4 bulb 50 watt halogen. Switched to 6

Customer Question
watt led and they are...
Bought a track light 4 bulb 50 watt halogen. Switched to 6 watt led and they are flickering unless I leave one halogen in. How do I fix this?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Electrical
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Electrical Question
Answered in 4 hours by:
6/21/2015
Electrician: AssuredElectrical, Master Electrician replied 2 years ago
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical, Master Electrician
Category: Electrical
Satisfied Customers: 4,241
Experience: Contractor-42+ Years in the ElectricalTrade
Verified
Welcome. My name is ***** ***** would be glad to assist.Please provide some more detail on the situation.1. Is the track light low voltage 24 or standard 120 volts?2. Does the light have a standard wall switch or a dimmer?3. What make and model of LED bulbs?Let me know and we can continue,Thanks
Ask Your Own Electrical Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The fixture is 120v and no dimmer. The lights are jacky led brand model x000mfbgh5. Gu10 cob 6w cool
Electrician: AssuredElectrical, Master Electrician replied 2 years ago
Ok, thanks.Looking over the specifications and the setup, there really is no sound reason to have the problem.Should be able to use all LED and operate perfectly fine.The only thing, i can think of, is for some reason the switch is not allowing the low current through when you have all LED, or bad connections.I would first see if there is any combination that works with LED's in 3 positions but see if it continues no matter which 3 positions.If you have a 2 lead voltage tester, I suggest to install the 3 led and nothing in the 4th position.Then turn on the power and if they are flickering, measure the voltage in the socket without a bulb.If no tester is available, I would pull the light switch and remove the 2 wires form the switch.The connect the 2 wires directly together and turn on power to see the results.If it cures the issue, a new switch is in order. If not, then need to check the connections in the fixture itself.There has to be a voltage swing somewhere causing the problem, just need to find where it is.
Ask Your Own Electrical Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I will buy the tester and see what can be done. I will share with you the results in a few days when I return home from work.
Electrician: AssuredElectrical, Master Electrician replied 2 years ago
Ok, very good. Thanks
Ask Your Own Electrical Question
Ask AssuredElectrical Your Own Question
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical, Master Electrician
Category: Electrical
Satisfied Customers: 4,241
4,241 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Contractor-42+ Years in the ElectricalTrade

AssuredElectrical is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

You did one super job of explaining to me everything there is to know about this fridge. I'm looking forward to asking you questions in the future.

JimmyBagley, IA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Mike

Mike

Master Electrician

1,425 satisfied customers

Licensed Master Electrician - OnQ Certified Data Voice Audio Video Installer

Jason

Jason

Service Technician

3,940 satisfied customers

Over 20 years of experience in all types of installations, troubleshooting, and repairs.

Mike G.

Mike G.

Master Electrician

7,603 satisfied customers

Proven Professional 48 years Experience

Kevin

Kevin

Licensed Electrical Contractor

3,715 satisfied customers

30 years Licensed Electrical Contractor in Illinois, Adjunct College Electrical Instructor, Former Electrical Inspector, Diploma: Digital Electronics, FCC Technician License

AssuredElectrical

AssuredElectrical

Master Electrician

4,241 satisfied customers

Contractor-42+ Years in the ElectricalTrade

electrifier

electrifier

Master Electrician

1,458 satisfied customers

Electrical contractor and electrical inspector for over 24 years with phone and networking expertise

Rich

Rich

Master Electrician

1,115 satisfied customers

Over 35 years residential, commercial, industrial wiring, install, troubleshoot, service, maintain

< Previous | Next >

Related Electrical Questions
There is a low voltage lighting circuit in my flat. Can I
There is a low voltage lighting circuit in my flat. Can I buy standard fittings and have them converted to plug into the LV circuit?… read more
Plumbers_Mate
Plumbers_Mate
General Manager
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2 satisfied customers
Wow this is awesome, i have a question about wiring some led
wow this is awesome, i have a question about wiring some led dimmers off of a master switch. … read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,603 satisfied customers
I am in the process of converting two t8 4ft lights to led.
I am in the process of converting two t8 4ft lights to led. Both of these lights are in the garage, and they are controlled by two on and off switches. One switch is in the house, the other is in the … read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,603 satisfied customers
How many watts for LED lights will an Instermatic EJ600
how many watts for LED lights will an Instermatic EJ600 handle … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
379 satisfied customers
I have two LED down lights in my downstairs bathroom. There
I have two LED down lights in my downstairs bathroom. There are two switches. one switch can turn the lights on/off and there is another light switch and a fan switch. one of the lights started to tur… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,603 satisfied customers
I put in some led recessed lighing that plugs in the socket
I put in some led recessed lighing that plugs in the socket of the original cans. Everything works good except for the ghosting at night because they don't turn all the way off whe the light switch is… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
3,715 satisfied customers
Can you splice in outdoor string lights to a low voltage
Can you splice in outdoor string lights to a low voltage landscape system? … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
379 satisfied customers
I'm inquiring about the LED driver for the Hampton Bay LED
I'm inquiring about the LED driver for the Hampton Bay LED Lamp. Did you ever come up with a part number, and/or supplier? … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
379 satisfied customers
Installing under cabinet Led fixture. I have 2 wires and 2
Installing under cabinet Led fixture. I have 2 white wires and 2 black wires and bare copper ground coming out of wall. I don't use this to wire in an LED light fixture. … read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,603 satisfied customers
I have a kitchen with 8 low voltage (50W) recessed lights
I have a kitchen with 8 low voltage (50W) recessed lights around the perimeter ceiling. They have always burned out quickly, and all have been out for a long time now. Got tired of replacing them ever… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
3,715 satisfied customers
I am designing a drawing that will assist in installing LED
Hi Mike, I am designing a drawing that will assist in installing LED lights on a merchant marine ship. I read that an LED driver is the same as the ballast in fluorescent lighting. Would you please lo… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,603 satisfied customers
I have low voltage between black aqnd wires when i chech
hi i have low voltage between black aqnd white wires when i chech between black and ground i get 120 v whats happening? … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
379 satisfied customers
What brands of LED floodlights work with the Leviton dimmer
What brands of LED floodlights work with the Leviton dimmer 6812. Feit advised me by phone and on the internet--that their "Enhance" LED floodlights--that I bought at Costco--do not work with my Levit… read more
David Bowden
David Bowden
Owner
331 satisfied customers
Topic is low voltage landscape lighting. It appears that
Good Evening - Topic is low voltage landscape lighting. It appears that several lines do have power while other do not. For the lines that have no power, I have checked the following – • Light bulbs h… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,603 satisfied customers
I have a string of low voltage ikea Xmas led lights. I want
I have a string of low voltage ikea Xmas led lights. I want to connect them to my low voltage landscape lights. I have stripped the Xmas wires and connected them to my landscape lights. But they do no… read more
George Smith
George Smith
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
274 satisfied customers
I have low voltage (12V) suspended track lighting. The old
I have low voltage (12V) suspended track lighting. The old transformer died. I got a replacement 120V step down to 12V with a 150 Watt max. I tested the load which measured 120V. After connecting the … read more
James I
James I
Pool Plant Operator
21 satisfied customers
I need to know if this timer is workable with a low voltage
I need to know if this timer is workable with a low voltage fireplace switch. There are 2 wires, as pictured, black and red. No ground.https://smile.amazon.com/Skytech-Fireplace-Control-Wireless-Mount… read more
George Smith
George Smith
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
274 satisfied customers
I have a low voltage landscape lighting system. The power is
I have a low voltage landscape lighting system. The power is not getting to the box. The breakers to the box seem to be ok. Some of the external outkets have a GFI plug but not the one the lights are … read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,603 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x