Vertical T5s

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Phil Allison, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. Phil Allison

    Phil Allison Guest

    **Hi,

    see pic of local council building with many hanging fluoros in foyer:

    http://www.denhamconstructions.com.au/img/projects/ashfield-civic-centre_1.jpg

    The hanging tubes appear to be T5s and there is NO enclosure.

    An internal metallised strip is visible running end to end.

    The low end has a neat fitting, white plastic cover.

    Light emanates from all around the tube.

    Google turns up nothing like it on offer.

    What is it ?


    .... Phil
     
    Phil Allison, Sep 24, 2012
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  2. In article <>,
    "Phil Allison" <> writes:
    >
    > **Hi,
    >
    > see pic of local council building with many hanging fluoros in foyer:
    >
    > http://www.denhamconstructions.com.au/img/projects/ashfield-civic-centre_1.jpg
    >
    > The hanging tubes appear to be T5s and there is NO enclosure.
    >
    > An internal metallised strip is visible running end to end.
    >
    > The low end has a neat fitting, white plastic cover.
    >
    > Light emanates from all around the tube.
    >
    > Google turns up nothing like it on offer.
    >
    > What is it ?


    A close-up would help.

    Ryness Electrical always have something like this on display in
    their shop window, but I can't find it on their website.
    http://goo.gl/maps/PoNb2

    I've seen them used in other shops - more usually they are tied
    up horizontally, but they can hang vertically.

    --
    Andrew Gabriel
    [email address is not usable -- followup in the newsgroup]
     
    Andrew Gabriel, Sep 24, 2012
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  3. Phil Allison

    Phil Allison Guest

    "Andrew Gabriel"
    > "Phil Allison"
    >
    >> **Hi,
    >>
    >> see pic of local council building with many hanging fluoros in foyer:
    >>
    >> http://www.denhamconstructions.com.au/img/projects/ashfield-civic-centre_1.jpg
    >>
    >> The hanging tubes appear to be T5s and there is NO enclosure.
    >>
    >> An internal metallised strip is visible running end to end.
    >>
    >> The low end has a neat fitting, white plastic cover.
    >>
    >> Light emanates from all around the tube.
    >>
    >> Google turns up nothing like it on offer.
    >>
    >> What is it ?

    >
    > A close-up would help.



    ** It looks exactly as I described.

    I even asked the former mayor of Ashfield ( cnr Ted Cassidy) and was assured
    the tubes were regular fluoros.

    But regular fluoros do not work when connected at one end only.



    .... Phil
     
    Phil Allison, Sep 24, 2012
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  4. Phil Allison

    Phil Allison Guest

    "Phil Allison"
    > "Andrew Gabriel"
    >> "Phil Allison"
    >>
    >>> **Hi,
    >>>
    >>> see pic of local council building with many hanging fluoros in foyer:
    >>>
    >>> http://www.denhamconstructions.com.au/img/projects/ashfield-civic-centre_1.jpg
    >>>
    >>> The hanging tubes appear to be T5s and there is NO enclosure.
    >>>
    >>> An internal metallised strip is visible running end to end.
    >>>
    >>> The low end has a neat fitting, white plastic cover.
    >>>
    >>> Light emanates from all around the tube.
    >>>
    >>> Google turns up nothing like it on offer.
    >>>
    >>> What is it ?

    >>
    >> A close-up would help.

    >
    >
    > ** It looks exactly as I described.
    >
    > I even asked the former mayor of Ashfield ( cnr Ted Cassidy) and was
    > assured the tubes were regular fluoros.
    >
    > But regular fluoros do not work when connected at one end only.
    >


    ** This product looks very close:

    http://www.smedmarksinc.com/products/1315TubePendantVertical.pdf


    .... Phil
     
    Phil Allison, Sep 27, 2012
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  5. Phil Allison wrote:
    > ...regular fluoros do not work when connected at one end only.


    *** Perhaps there are unseen wires up a hidden side of the tubes.

    I can't take the time to view the URL, but if there are caps on the
    exposed ends, this might be the case.

    --
    Richard Bonner
    http://AIEL.chebucto.biz/
     
    Atlantic Illumination Entertainment Lighting, Oct 1, 2012
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