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Browse a selection of LED drivers that are used to power LED lighting systems. We offer both constant current and constant voltage models in a variety of wattages

LED Drivers vs. Low Voltage Transformers

General Statement
LED drivers, transformers, and ballasts are not interchangeable. Each of them is designed for specific lighting systems with specific electrical requirements.

The following statements are primarily intended to describe the LED drivers and low voltage transformers that are used to power indoor residential lighting systems in the USA.
  LED Drivers Low Voltage Transformers
Use To power LED lighting systems. To power low voltage halogen or xenon lighting systems.
Primary Purpose Depending on the electrical needs of the LED module an LED driver may provide a constant current or a constant voltage. The primary purpose is to "transform" the input voltage from 120V or 277V to an output voltage of 12V or 24V.
Output Current Constant current LED drivers may provide a very small amount of current to the LED module (e.g., 350mA, 700mA, 1400 mA).

Constant voltage LED drivers may provide 12 or 24 volts of constant voltage and usually at very low amperages.
The secondary circuit of a low voltage transformer can supply as little as 5 amps and should never provide more than 25 amps of electrical current.
Type: Electronic or Magnetic Available in electronic or magnetic Available in electronic or magnetic
Output: AC or DC Both electronic and magnetic LED drivers provide only a DC (direct current) output to the LED module. Electronic transformers may provide an AC (alternating current) or a DC (direct current) output but the great majority provide an AC output.

Magnetic transformers provide only an AC output.
Wattages Both electronic and magnetic LED drivers come in a variety of wattages. Electronic transformers come in various wattages up to 300W.

Magnetic transformers come in various wattages up to 1500W.
Maximum Wattage The total wattage of the LED module(s) being driven by the LED driver should never exceed the wattage rating of the LED driver. The total wattage of the low voltage lighting system being powered by a transformer should never exceed the wattage rating of the transformer.


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