They should be alright if you adhere to the xenon bulb wattage maximum for
the fixture. I have xenon low voltage fixtures under my cabinets, and they
run pretty warm, but I keep them on the "low" setting on the two-position
switch. The light quality is excellent; much warmer than most fluorescents.
I note that the ones you reference have slots for ventilation - a good
They are safe in those locations, the drawbacks are that each puck has two
wires coming out of it that has to be connected to a transformer that has to
be installed in an electrical box of some sort and fed with 120 volts, so
they can get messy
I installed some of these in some display shelving in my office. Mine are
120V to the bulb. Rather than run a bazillion cords like the instructions
said, I simply spliced the wires (using rated splicing terminals) and each
row of lights simply is "chained" together (electrically parallel, of
I would think you could do the same thing with the low voltage ones. The
only reason they make you home-run everything is they have to idiot-proof
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