Professional hardwired neon light install with a switch on the wall and hidden wires.
Can I turn my neon sign on from a light switch?
Yes, It is possible to turn your neon lights on with a light switch, but there are regulations regarding this. Please ask for further information, or consult your electrician.
Use a dimmable 12V LED driver, then dim from the 230v side. That way you can use a dimmer to match the style of switch plates in the house. These dimmers and drivers are readily available from your local electrical supplier.
What sort of power source do we need for a led neon light?
Signs come with an LED driverthat will drop voltage from 240v to 12v
What is the power capacity for a led neon sign?
Bigger lights draw more current, we supply a LED Driver to suit your order. For the brightest light. It’s recommending to have a short run on the 12v side.
Can neon signs be hard-wired into a wall with a light switch elsewhere?
Yes, when used as accent lighting you want to get a dimmer to reduce the brightness of the neon light.
Drivers are cheap to replace but they are most likely part to fail on the sign. Because of this DIY outside the wall installation is best for most customers. If the driver fails, you don’t want to have to rip the walls apart to replace it.
The dimmer we supply goes between the light and the driver on the 12V side. It has an industrial look and can be hidden somewhere outside the wall.
An electrician can help you can hide the cables inside the wall.
Hiding the driver may not be suitable for some installations. This is when an electrician is required for installation. In, a commercial building or residential home the driver (we supply) can be hidden in the ceiling cavity as it is too big to fit in a wall. With this option, you’ll get a remote to control the light’s brightness.
If you want to use a dimmer on the wall to control the light. One matching the same style as existing switch plates.
You’ll need a Dimmable LED Driver so you can dim from the 230v side. We don’t supply these, but they are readily available from your local electrical supplier. The sparky can hide a Dimmable 12V LED Driver inside the wall the signs mounted on. This way you can use a dimmer that matches the style of switch plates in the building. The Dimmable LED drivers are smaller and can be hidden in the wall behind a flush box, this means that when the driver fails, it’ll can be easily replaced without breaking plasterboard.
Our apartment is being renovated and we’re getting a neon sign made for the living room. Can the light be hardwired into a wall? What sort of power supply is required for this type of install?
What’s required for our signs which are made with LED neon flex is a 12v power supply.
You have two options to achieve this.
1.Use a dimmable 12V LED driver, then dim from the 230v side. That way you can use a dimmer that matches the style of switch plates in your house. These dimmers and drivers are readily available from your local electrical supplier. Pictures above
2. Use the LED driver we supply with the sign. When you order the sign add a dimmer. The dimmer we supply goes on the 12v side and comes with a remote to control the brightness. Ask the sparky to hide these in the ceiling cavity.