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    Question Light Placement Question

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    I am in the early planning stages still.

    I was thinking 3 jandy 30watt white led nicheless lights evenly spaced apart at the same depth. One installed above the last step.

    Also 1 9w lighting up the tanning ledge.

    My question: Do you think that is enough power? Is the placement okay or should there be one on each end and one in the middle?

    I haven't seen too many nicheless lights in build threads so I don't really know their brightness.

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    -Ryan
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    Re: Light Placement Question

    That is good if it is facing away from the house. The idea with lighting is not to have it facing the house, primary seating areas or into swimming lanes if you plan to swim laps.
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    Re: Light Placement Question

    I can vouch for the swimming part. Some friends broke one of our LED covers last season while horsing around. Seems like anything that could used as a step or leverage during a ferocious battle of volleyball becomes target for feet and stepping upon. BTW, I have 3 LEDs along my 40' pool and it works very nice.
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    Re: Light Placement Question

    Thanks for the input!

    They are facing away from the house. That makes sense - if you are swimming a lap you wouldn't want to be blinded by light pointed head on.

    Texas Splash: Nice pool! - what led's did you go with?


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    Re: Light Placement Question

    Ahhhh, you would ask that question. I need to dig in my papers or look tomorrow when it's light out. I'll get back with you.

    Looks like mine were called PAL Rainbow LED lights - 3" I believe.
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