Landscape Lighting Solutions: In-Grade Landscape Lighting

In this month’s Landscape Lighting Solutions newsletter, LIGHT has compiled a collection of in-grade lighting solutions for outdoor spaces.

The low profile, recessed ground and well lighting provides a perfect solution for accentuating landscapes and exterior architecture. In addition, the various options of in-ground power supply makes for a seamless look.

Scroll down to see our picks from our LIGHT manufacturers.

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E3-M by Beachside Lighting

The E3-M is a smaller marker fixture with a minimal 2.125″ footprint. The fixture can be used for in-ground applications or within masonry or wood applications. Dimmable to 25%. The fixture will weather to a natural patina. The patina process is natural with brass and copper. Rate of patina and eventual color is dependent upon climate and proximity to the ocean. Thus, Beachside Lighting does not guarantee any specific appearance.

Price range: $$
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Q-Vault 5 by Q-Tran

The industry’s only IP68 Wet-Listed Direct Burial Transformer / Power Supply Center and winner of the 2008 Lightfair Innovation Award for excellence in product design. The Q-Vault 5 is made to house up to (2) 12V / 24V Q-SET magnetic or electronic power supplies with up to 900W AC or 600W DC, or the QMOD 300W LV Splice Kit. The Q-Vault 5 is completely watertight and comes with complete installation instructions and a easy to use sealing kit to ensure a proper installation. The Q-Vault 5 is the most reliable Direct Burial Power Supply enclosure on the market, and is Pool and Spa rated with the Q-SET 1, 2, and 3.

Price range: $$
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TAYO Micro Outdoor by KKDC

This premium compact recessed marker spots with single Citizen LED source and is available in a range of white color temperature or as single colors. Stainless steel body for exterior use or anodised aluminum.

Price range: $$
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DLED 130 Micro Well Light by Dreamscape

The Micro Well Light can create dramatic lighting effects with its 20 watt MR-11 lamp, or 3W LED module or 2W LED ALR lamp. Its small scale allows it to be placed into areas normally unavailable to light fixtures because of their size. The light source is regressed below honeycomb louvers to minimize surface brightness.

Price range: $
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LWL1 Terra Cotta by Auroralight

The LWL1 in-grade is a high flux, low wattage LED luminaire. Coupled to a brass body, Auroralight’s Thermally Integrated® LED Module provides superior heat dissipation, longer life and higher performance. It is designed to discretely illuminate planted pots, low walls, columns or smaller architectural features from below, highlighting hanging foliage flowers or smaller details where it is not practical to use larger fixtures.

Price range: $$$
Spec Sheet

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Q-SET eLED by Q-Tran

QSET-eLED is Q-Tran’s direct burial and outdoor rated electronic power supply, utilizing the Xitanium driver from Advance. These drivers provide a 12VDC or 24VDC, constant voltage output, with optional 0-10V dimming modules.

Price range: $$
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LDM250 Sonoma by Auroralight

The LDM250 directional marker is a high flux, low wattage LED luminaire. Coupled to a brass body, Auroralight’s Thermally Integrated® LED Module provides superior heat dissipation, longer life and higher performance. With five different illumination patterns you are provided great versatility and although designed as a small scale in-grade, it can also be mounted horizontally as a step light or wall-washer for artistic flair.

Price range: $$$
Spec Sheet

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LMWL Micro Well Lighting by Auroralight

The Award-Winning LMWL Micro Well light is a state of the art higher performance LED luminaire. It is packed with features, yet remains small in size. The light source can be raised or lowered up to one inch, tilted 18 degrees side to side and rotated a full 360 degrees, to provide superior aiming performance.

Price range: $$$
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E9-R by Beachside Lighting

This turtle friendly light is a 12 Volt AC. LEDs available with integral driver, 9-15V input, and dimmmable below 9V. Surface-mounted trim with ¼” (6mm) extension for steplight applications.

Price range: $$
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Q-HEX Mini AC by Q-Tran

Q-HEX Mini is designed for outdoor, direct burial use; in conjunction with the Q-TRIX R-50.This small unit can accomodate loads up to 75W and have output voltages of either 12V/24V AC.

Price range: $$
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E3-R by Beachside Lighting

The E3-R is a round, recessed fixture with a minimal 2.125” (54mm) footprint. Fixture can be used as a steplight or an uplight in masonry or wood applications. The fixture will weather to a natural patina. The patina process is natural with brass and copper. Rate of patina and eventual color is dependent upon climate and proximity to the ocean. Thus, Beachside does not guarantee any specific appearance.

Price range: $$
Spec Sheet

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QOM-DC-CAP by Q-Tran

The QOM-DC+CAP is a DC power supply for LED lighting applications. It includes a robust rectifier, a large filter capacitor, and five tap selections to accommodate for long cable runs. The large filter capacitor removes any voltage ripple and guarantees no LED flicker. The QOM-DC+CAP follows Class 2 power limits, with 60W circuits for 12V outputs and 96W circuits for 24V outputs. The QOM-DC+CAP is capable of two 60W 12V circuits or 96W 24V circuits.

Price range: $$
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