MEAN WELL Phase Cut Dimmable LED Drivers

TRIAC Dimmable LD Drivers
Installation Advice

There is only one series of MEAN WELL Phase Cut dimmable LED driver that carries the necessary Australian Electrical Safety Certification.

This is the MEAN WELL PCD series LED drivers.

Mean Well PCD-16-700B

MEAN WELL PCD Series LED Drivers

The PCD series LED drivers have a constant current output and ADM stocks the most commonly used models:

Link to Product Info

Output Current / Voltage Range

Power Output


350mA / 24 ~ 48V

16.8 WATTS


700mA / 16 ~ 24V 16.8 WATTS


700mA / 24 ~ 36V 25.2 WATTS

These are supplied with a factory fitted Australian approved flex and plug, and you may order any quantity you need. There is no minimum order quantity for ADM stocked MEAN WELL LED drivers.

Other models in the range are available via special order. There is a modest minimum order quantity required for models not listed above, and a 12-week lead time also applies. This is because a special version of these LED drivers has to be produced, which complies with Australian electrical safety standards. These are manufactured to order.

ADM holds the Australian electrical safety certificate for the special version, which is required for the Australian market. Be aware if you decide to order your PCD LED driver from another supplier. It may not be the Australian approved version.

The MEAN WELL PCD series is known to be compatible with the following Clipsal dimmer switches:

  • 32E450UDM
  • NO 32E450TM

ADM recommends that installers test dimmer switch compatibility before commencing installation work for their customers.

The MEAN WELL PCD series LED drivers carry a 3-year warranty.

Constant Voltage Phase Cut Dimmable LED Drivers

MEAN WELL doesn’t manufacture a constant voltage phase cut dimmable LED driver.

However, ADM does stock the Power Source range of premium quality constant voltage phase cut dimmable LED drivers.

There are two different styles available:

30 Watt TRIAC Dimmable LED Driver
IP20 Rated for Indoor Use


360 WATT TRIAC dimmable LED driver
IP66 for Indoor and Outdoor Use

Please note as with all outdoor LED drivers, the IP66 models should not be mounted in direct sunlight, as this will cause the temperature in the LED driver to exceed the maximum operating temperature range. They should also not be submerged in water.

You can view our range of stocked phase cut dimmable constant voltage LED drivers by clicking on the below link:

Constant Voltage Phase Cut Dimmable LED Driver Product Information

All constant voltage phase cut dimmable LED drivers stocked by ADM have an Australian approved factory fitted 1m flex and plug.

Australian customers, who already purchase MEAN WELL LED drivers from ADM will know that we only stock LED drivers with Australian approvals. This applies to our range of phase cut dimmable constant voltage LED drivers.

Product Quality

Over the past couple of years ADM has sampled and tested phase cut dimmable LED drivers from a number of different manufacturers, but none had ever performed to an acceptable level.

Until Now!

Last year, ADM commenced testing a range of phase cut dimmable LED drivers that looked promising from the outset. Throughout 2018 we conducted vigorous testing using various different leading edge and trailing edge dimmers.

This involved ADM constructing our own test apparatus and trialling the dimming performance of the LED drivers under varying types of loads.

The Power Source range of LED drivers performed very well, meeting ADM’s high expectations for performance and quality.

You can download a dimmer switch compatibility table for our constant voltage phase cut dimmable LED drivers by using the below link:

Power Source Phase Cut Dimmable LED Driver Compatibility Table


All Power Source phase cut dimmable LED drivers carry a 5-year warranty.


ADM has more than 30 years’ experience of helping customers find the right power supply for their application. If you would like assistance with finding the right LED driver, then call ADM on 1300 236 467. A member of our expert team will gladly answer any questions that you may have.

We are also here to help you if you run into difficulties after you have received your delivery.

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19 December 2019