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Repairing old Light Fixture That's Failed

Postby AjayK46 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:00 pm

I have had this light fixture for many years and it has just completely failed. When switched on I can hear a faint clicking noise from inside but no light. I suspect there maybe a transformer inside that has failed. The bulb fixtures state Max 35w 12v MR16. Is there any way of repairing this or modifying to take modern mains voltage LED bulbs?

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Postby Mr White » Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:33 pm

It will not have a transformer as such but it will have a switched mode power supply, since the lamps do not illuminate and you can hear a clicking noise it is safe to assume that the switched mode power supply has failed and needs replacing.
You should replace it like for like.
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Postby AjayK46 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:30 am

Thank you. When I take it down I will post some photos of the inside and appreciate further help at that stage. Cheers.
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