Malibu Low Voltage LED 6-Piece Open Globe Kit-8406-2904-06 - The Home Depot
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Malibu

Model # 8406-2904-06

Internet # 203202192

Store SKU # 968572

Low Voltage LED 6-Piece Open Globe Kit


Malibu Low Voltage LED 6-Piece Open Globe Kit
 

This item has been discontinued.
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$129.00 / each
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Model # 8406-2904-06

Internet # 203202192

Store SKU # 968572

The Malibu Low Voltage 6PC Open Globe Kit is an attractive yet affordable way to add safety and ambiance to your pathways and walkways. Each low voltage light uses LED technology to illuminate an area of your landscaping or pathways and walkways whether for security or decorative purposes. These lights can be easily mounted into the ground have an oil rubbed bronze finish for a vintage look that raises your curb appeal. This kit contains all the components needed for a low voltage lighting project: lights, transformer, and cables.

  • Cast aluminum construction
  • Oil rubbed bronze finish
  • Clear plastic lens
  • Each fixture contains 1 high quality warm white LED (1 watt each)
  • Brightness - 33 Lumens (each)
  • Includes 6 open globe style lights
  • Includes (1) 20 watt power pack
  • Includes 50 ft. of 18-Gauge low voltage cable

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SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Assembled Depth (in.)  5.7 in  Assembled Height (in.)  20.02 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  5.7 in  Product Height (in.)  20.02 
Product Length (in.)  5.7  Product Width (in.)  5.7 
Details
Adjustable Lamp Head  No  Bulb Type  LED 
Bulb(s) Included  Yes  Dusk to Dawn  No 
Exterior Lighting Accessory Type  Landscape Light  Exterior Lighting Product Type  Walkway and Path Lighting 
Fixture Color/Finish  Oil Rubbed Bronze  Fixture Material  Metal 
Glass/Lens Type  Clear  Landscape Lighting Application  Walk & Path Lighting 
Light Source  LED  Lighting Kit  Yes 
Motion Sensor  No  Mounting Type  Ground 
Number of Bulbs Required  Number of Housings Included 
Outdoor Lighting Features  Waterproof,Weather Resistant  Power Type  Low voltage 
Product Weight (lb.)  .84 lb  Returnable  90-Day 
Size  Small  UL Listing  N-No UL Code Rating 
Waterproof  Yes  Weather Resistant  Yes 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings  CSA Listed  ENERGY STAR Certified  No 
Manufacturer Warranty  1-Year Limited Warranty 

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Rated 2.1 out of 5 by 77 reviewers.
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Basically a GOOD system but its ACHILLES HEAL is its connectors The 2 Watt light fixtures put out an incredible amount of light, are designed so as to prevent Trespass Lighting (light shining into your neighbor's home), and install relatively quickly .... but THE "VAMPIRE" PRONG" CONNECTORS ARE VERY POORLY DESIGNED FOR THE WIRE GAUGE THICKNESS THAT COMES WITH THE KIT !!! I just got off the phone with Malibu's Product Support and they are clueless. But if you read the reviews, you will see that many of the problems with this unit are associated with those Vampire Prong connectors. Each light attaches to the main cable using this connector. The problem is that the connector is designed for a THICKER gauge wire. So when you pinch the 2 ends of the connector together they don't typically make a good connection. The result? Your lights either don't light OR they flicker and stop lighting altogether. And you get upset and return the unit to Home Depot. I'm an Aerospace Engineer (you know, a Rocket Scientist). I conceived and tried several fixes. Here's the simplest, cheapest (essentially free) and easiest one: CAREFULLY use a small knife to cut a SMALL slit in the 75' long power distribution cable that comes with the lights, making sure NOT to cut the cable in half or otherwise damage its insulation. Then insert a small piece of insulator (I used a B-B sized piece of the insulator from my old Malibu system I was replacing) in that slit. It will stay in place as you continue the assembly if you made only a small slit. Then connect the Vampire Prongs as shown in the directions. Design problem fixed! I've had the product for less than a week so I can't respond to any of the other long term complaints (lights not lasting a long time, etc). But I am very impressed with the low wattage used by the LEDs and the incredible amount of light they put out. I expect to save a lot of money on electricity with this system. But one complaint in closing: The system is designed for external mounting in a location that the supplied photo-sensor will not be affected by other lights (like the lights you are installing ... duh!). If you are not careful in where you place the transformer your lights could go on and off, on and off all night long. I prefer my transformers be installed inside my garage. But then the photo-sensor is useless. My solution? I bought an inexpensive LCD timer and leave the Malibu transformer always in the ON position. This solution works great, turning on the lights at exactly the times I want and not using more electricity than is needed. I wish the Malibu system had such an LCD Clock option as I think it makes the whole installation much more beautiful as well as broaodening its installability. Malibu: WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE AND FIX THE ACHILLES HEAL OF THIS SYSTEM: ITS VAMPIRE PRONG CONNECTORS !!! PS The Malibu / Brinkman Company should be paying me a small fortune for my design work! April 29, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by High Lamp Failure Rate Bought two 6 light kits and one single light for a total of 13 lights. They were easy to install and look great at night. After 30 days 6 of the 13 lights have failed. Home Depot has replaced them with no question asked but it is a hassle returning them one at a time for the last month. The connectors attached to the lights do not work with the thin cable that came with the kit. Luckily I had to buy a roll of cable to install the lights where I wanted them and it was a heaver gauge that worked with the connectors. I live in south Texas and the transformer sits in the sun all day. The seam at the top of the plastic transformer case opened up exposing the insides of the transformer. Overall this is a nice looking product that has a unacceptably high defect rate and component mismatch issues. Only one star because great appearance and value is not important if product is defective. July 28, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Puts out alot of light I turned the power on and then connected the lights. That way I could see if I had made the connection in daylight. It took on average about an hour per light. Those connections are a pain in the butt and I had to hard wire a couple of them. Within a week, one burned out. But was replaced by Home Depot without a problem. I had the old Malibu lighting with 7watt bulbs. These new lights put out 4-5 times as much light with only 1 watt of power. I am impressed by the amount of light. But Malibu has to come up with a better connection system. October 28, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Poor Quality I purchased two sets of these lights in March 2014. So far 8 of the 12 lights have failed. Installation is simple and the lights look good. Too bad they don't last. November 3, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Lights fail, whole unit must be replace I have had these about one and a half years and three of the six lights have failed, and each of the lights have to be replaced at $24 a pop. Very bad deal. Home Depot should not be selling this product. (Also, as others have said, the installation clamps are very hard to install with a good connection.) January 19, 2015
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