Blog

Welcome to our blog page. Use the dropdown menu below to filter posts by category, or use the keyword search to find what you are looking for.

DALI Converter for MEAN WELL HLG Series LED Drivers
Product News
4 July 2023

ADM stocks MEAN WELL the PWM and ELG series LED drivers with a built-in DALI interface.

HOW TO AVOID VOLTAGE DROP WITH LED LIGHTING
Installation Advice
4 July 2023

By its own definition constant voltage LED lighting requires a specific supply voltage that remains constant.

AUSTRALIAN APPROVED LED DRIVERS – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Approvals
4 July 2023

Many of our readers will already know that ADM has a strong commitment to educating our customers and the wider community about the importance of electrical safety approvals.

COMMON MISTAKES MADE WHEN IMPORTING LED DRIVERS & POWER SUPPLIES
Approvals
4 July 2023

Many Australian businesses make the decision to buy power supplies directly from overseas, rather than use an Australian based supplier.

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN C-TICK AND THE RCM MARK
Approvals
4 July 2023

Australia’s EMC compliance and electrical safety regulatory regime changed in 2016 .

EASY TO INSTALL MOTION SENSOR LED LIGHTING
Product News
4 July 2023

ADM stocks a nice simple solution from MEAN WELL to power up and and dim LED lights.

Dimmable LED drivers
Industry News
4 July 2023

ADM stocks a comprehensive range of dimmable LED drivers from reputible suppliers, such MEAN WELL and Power Source, all with Australian approvals.

SMART BATTERY CHARGING SOLUTION FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
Applications
9 June 2023

Industrial applications usually call for a battery charging solution that is more robust than an everyday standalone battery charger. 

AUSTRALIAN RCM MARK – WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW!
Approvals
9 June 2023

In 2016 Australia introduced the new Regulatory Compliance Mark (RCM). This replaced both the Electrical Safety Approval number and the C-Tick.

RESOLVING INRUSH CURRENT PROBLEMS WITH LED DRIVERS
Installation Advice
9 June 2023

All switched mode power supplies have an inrush current rating, including LED drivers.

MEAN WELL – RELIABLE POWER FOR SOLAR LED LIGHTS
Product News
5 May 2023

One of the biggest challenges with installing outdoor lighting is access to power.

Home Automation that is Simple to Install
16 February 2023

Vimar’s ByMe smart home automation system is far simpler to install than many of the home automation systems offered by familiar brands in Australia.

REDUCING THE COST OF INSTALLING CONSTANT CURRENT LED DRIVERS
Installation Advice
27 January 2023

If you are working on a lighting design or installation that involves the use of multiple constant current LED drivers, there could be a far more cost-effective method of powering the LEDs using DC to DC LED drivers.  

DC POWERED MICROWAVE MOTION CONTROLLER WITH BUILT-IN DAYLIGHT SENSOR
Product News
17 January 2023

The Hytronik HC501S microwave motion sensor gives you a low-cost solution to switching on and off LED lights when motion is detected.  

RETROFITTING LED LIGHTING TO AN EXISTING CONTROL SYSTEM
Applications
17 January 2023

One of Australia’s top universities wanted to update their lighting to LED and to control it with an existing DALI system. The difficulty was that no access was permitted to the roof space.

How MEAN WELL HLG LED Drivers Behave in a Short Circuit
Installation Advice
17 January 2023

Some of the MEAN WELL’s HLG series LED drivers have a particular characteristic, which can be problematic for installations with poor quality light fittings or LED strip.

TIMED DIMMING OF LEDS & SIGNAGE
Product News
17 January 2023

ADM offers a range of solutions for the timed dimming and on/off control of LEDs and LED signage. 

PRODUCT CHANGE NOTIFICATION: SDF-30 1-10V DIMMER
Product News
17 January 2023

ADM customers who have been buying the SDF-30 1-10V dimmer should note that this item is being replaced with part number D1-10. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT AUSTRALIAN APPROVALS FOR LED DRIVERS
Product News
30 December 2022

Not all LED drivers manufactured by MEAN WELL have Australian electrical safety approvals. This is one of the reasons why not every single model of MEAN WELL LED driver is listed on the ADM website.

Installation Advice
29 July 2022

The LCS100 and LCS55 are amazingly simple programmable LED lighting controllers that can be used with any MEAN WELL LED driver which features MEAN WELL’s patented 3-in-1 dimming technology

Pages