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When choosing the type of lights for your garden, if you want a safe and reliable garden lighting system which gives you plenty of choice and flexibility, then Techmar is the perfect solution.
Made in the Netherlands, Techmar Garden Lights are a 12v system and the customer can select which lights they want and then choose the transformer and cables that are required.
Choosing the transformer may sound complicated, but it’s really not. Just add up the total wattage of your lights and choose a transformer with a wattage equal to or higher than this total.
For example, if you choose 5 lights which use 6 watts each, the combined total is 30 watts. The closest sized transformer is the 22 watt but this will be too small so you would need the 60 watt transformer. It’s that simple.
The fact that these lighting systems are only 12 volts means they are ideal if you have children, inquisitive pets or are generally safety conscious. It also means that anyone can install them, there is no need for an electrician.
There are different light styles available including wall mounted, bollards and mini lamposts, spotlights, up lights and even underwater lights. You can have all of one type or a mixed setup, it's completely up to you and your budget.
Some of the lights come with halogen lamps and others with LEDs as standard but most are able to be upgraded, this will reduce the wattage and create a more economical system.
LEDs will cost you more but they draw less power, are usually brighter and also produce much less heat making them safer.
Techmar’s range of accessories for your lighting system also offers a lot of options. They have a dark light sensor which will turn the system on when it gets dark outside. A motion sensor for security means that any movement will turn on your lights.
There is also a 3-way adapter which means you can split your cable from one to three, a great way to add more lights onto your transformer without having to buy lots of cables.
View our full range of Techmar Garden Lights here.
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