The WAC Lighting 8401 4" Non-IC Remodel Housing Housing is a low voltage remodeling downlight with a choice of an integral electronic or magnetic transformer. Housing and transformer arm are 20 gauge steel, housing is painted black. Electrical component within can is a bi-pin ceramic socket with 18 gauge Teflon insulated wires with fiberglass sleeves. This small-sized housing is compact enough to fit in 2"x6" joist installations, allowing these housings to be used in "shallow" applications such as 2-story houses or where attic space is used for storage.
WAC Lighting, founded in 1984, has developed a strong reputation for high quality decorative and task lighting. Based in Garden City, New York, WAC Lighting is a leading manufacturer of low voltage, line voltage and LED lighting, including track systems, transformers, lamps, cabinet lighting and recessed downlights.
The 8401 4" Non-IC Remodel Housing is available with the following:
- Steel construction
- Non-IC rated: insulation must be kept at least 3" away from the housing
- Snap-out style heavy gauge retention clips firmly hold housing to ceiling: accommodates surface thickness of up to .75"
- Suitable for chain wiring
- Magnetic Transformer option features a 120 volt input transformer
- Magnetic Transformer option features long-life magnetic transformers with proven core and coil technology
- The Magnetic Transformer option is dimmable with magnetic low voltage dimmers (not included)
- Electronic transformer has advanced auto-reset, soft start and short circuit protection features; the soft start delayed lamp start feature extends lamp life by delaying the abrupt inrush current to the lamp
- The Electronic Transformer option is dimmable with electronic low voltage dimmers (not included)
- UL Listed for damp locations
- Electronic Transformer: Height 4.25", Width 13.56", Diameter 4.31", Cutout 4.56"
- Magnetic Transformer: Height 5.75", Width 11.56", Diameter 4.13", Cutout 4.38"
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