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When I refinished the basement a few years ago (which still isn't totally finished, but close enough), I installed two overhead light fixtures in the main layout area (approximately 9'x15'). A single bulb was placed in each fixture, and that was sufficient to light the space. I knew that when the time came, I would replace these fixtures with a track lighting system, in order to more effectively light whatever layout came to fruition in that space. That day has come, and now I have the beginnings of a system of track lights installed.

I went with a track and power supply from Lithonia, and three halogen light fixtures. I chose these almost exclusively because of their small profile. The ceiling is around seven feet tall, and I didn't want to have large intrusive lights in the middle of the room.

I wasn't happy with the halogen bulbs, the light they put out had a halo effect on the layout, so I replaced them with LED bulbs. I went with "Bright White LEDs." T…

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