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‘Upgrade’ (or 18-year service)
One of our early customers got in touch to say he thinks he may have overloaded 2 chandeliers we made for him back in 2002. He loves them and would really like them fixed if possible. Rather than sell him new fittings we offered to give the old ones a service and upgrade, because we all believe throwing stuff away is not good, even if it is 18 years old (in fact, we have felt this way since our beginnings, and design our fittings to last and be maintainable).
Upon receiving the chandeliers, it became clear that despite the knackered transformers, dust and cobwebs, there was not much wrong.
We replaced the transformers, added custom fuses, (an additional safety feature we added about 16 years ago) trued the chandelier rings, checked fixings were tight and cleaned away the dusty webs. We did need to make a few custom aluminium spacers from some flat bar off cuts we had lying around.
The only waste from this job were the 2 toroidal transformers (which we recycled) and some cardboard packaging.
We hope they will last even longer now… so long as the owner doesn't try to overload the transformers again!
The images show halogen lamps. They still work, if you can find them, as do LED retrofits, but be careful, there are a lot of poor quality LED ones out there. We are happy to vet them for you.