How To Size A Transformer For Led Landscape Lighting?

Answer:

So, if you want to connect ten landscape spotlights to a small transformer, and the lights utilize 2W / 4VA / 20 watts halogen equivalent light output power each, you would want a 100-watt transformer. (Example of calculations: 10 lights X 4 VA = 40 voltage amps).


How to Install Landscape Lighting – Planning Your Design & Sizing your Transformer


Frequently Asked Questions

How do you size a landscape light transformer?

Multiply the total wattage by 1.25 to adjust for loss due to cable distance. For the example, 240 x 1.25 = 300. The final number determines how large a transformer you need for your system. Choose a transformer that supplies no less than the required wattage and no more than 33 percent more.

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