So you get the individual diode look with the LED tape lights too? The under-cabinet lights in my kitchen are chunky T12 fluorescents from the 1980s. They burn cool like fluorescents, too, which is always an advantage for kitchens. Once upon a time I tried to install some under-cabinet lighting in my kitchen. I am tired of LED lighting too bright and commercial looking.
Under Cabinet LIghts – Anything Exist That’s Not Harsh White? Warm White, though the latter might be a little too much towards the red end. High Power LED Under Cabinet Lighting DIY – Great looking and BRIGHT only 23w! A nice thing about this driver (and some others too) is that it’s scalable. I think spots under cabinets could be too harsh and I’d also worry about them overheating the area, they are very strong. However, they are a bit too bright after dark, so we just have the under cabinet & plinth lights on then.
Anyway, the four footers throw a little too much light, I then considered t4’s but I see that the lumens are the same as the t5’s. These under cabinet lights will illuminate your kitchen countertops, garage workbenches or any other areas that seem too dark in your home. 2-pack puts out an impressively bright 35 lumens of light yet requires minimal power consumption. I’ve done a bunch of under cabinet lighting myself so hopefully i can help a bit here. Oh and if 700ma is too bright you could always use the 2x 350ma outputs running three off each.
High Power LED Under Cabinet Lighting DIY – Great looking and BRIGHT only 23w! Instructables. Above Cabinet lighting DIY–maybe under cabinet too. I am looking to somehow dim the under cabinet dimmer lights, unfortunately all the plugin dimmers that I’m seeing do not have ground on zwave outlet, just pass through, and led lights plug that I have had the ground plug, any ideas or solutions would be very much appreciated. Um, because tLEDs can be too bright in the evenings when full-on, and barely discernible during the day if dimmed to a comfortable level for the evenings. It was too bright when you clicked it on for a midnight snack and too dim when it came to reading the fine print on the Nestl chocolate chip package. These fluorescent lights were often too bright and blinding and didn’t even reach all workspaces. For a while, they were installing fluorescent tubes under the cabinets, but they were often glaringly bright, took a while to warm up and came with that buzz and hum. Installed the light is perfect except way too bright! Under cabinet light fixtures can add a distinct appeal to your home. Under-cabinet lighting is an easy way to spread light across the room without creating too bright of an area.
Above The Cabinet Lighting, Too Bright
Right now, we have the 4000k bulbs in and they are too bright for the kitchen. We have undercabinet lighting at the sink and underhood lighting at the stove, so ‘task’ lighting is covered.