How to Install Your Peak LED Lighting System

Peak LED Lighting 12-Step Installation

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Taking Measurements

For each section you would like to light, measure the length of the rail between the post sleeves and cut the Strip Holder to length using a mitre saw with a non-ferrous metal cutting blade. Cut the covers to the same length using scissors.

Fastening the Strip Holders

Fasten the Strip Holder to the underside of the handrail using #6x 3/8″ (9.5mm) self-drilling screws (provided) at the pre-drilled locations. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for each railing section.

Drilling the Holes

Secure the Hole-Drilling Guide against the post with the legs of the guide touching the underside of the post sleeve and the small hole in the guide on the side of the post that you would like to drill.

Mounting the Power Supply & Wi-Fi Controller

Mount the Power Supply and the Wifi Controller in a clean, dry, sheltered location near an electrical outlet with GFCI protection. The maximum recommended distance between the post at the start of the LED Strip and the Wifi Controller is 18′ (5.5m).

Removing the Post

At the first section you would like to light, slide the base rail support toward the first post, unfasten the post from the deck and the rails and carefully remove the post.

Feeding the Extension Cable

Turn the post upside down.

A. For single LED Strip applications, feed the Extension Cable down through the post base and out of the post sleeve.
B. For dual LED Strip applications, feed the dual end of the Splitter Cable down through the post base and out of both sides of the post sleeve.

Feeding the Connector Cables

For each section you would like to light, measure the length of the rail between the post sleeves and cut the Strip Holder to length using a mitre saw with a non-ferrous metal cutting blade. Cut the covers to the same length using scissors.

Connection to Wi-Fi Controller

Fasten the Strip Holder to the underside of the handrail using #6x 3/8″ (9.5mm) self-drilling screws (provided) at the pre-drilled locations. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for each railing section.

Installing the End Brackets

Secure the Hole-Drilling Guide against the post with the legs of the guide touching the underside of the post sleeve and the small hole in the guide on the side of the post that you would like to drill.

A. Drill a 1/4″ (6.4mm) pilot hole through the guide and into the post.
B. Rotate the Hole Drilling Guide 180°.
C. Finish by drilling a 1/2″ (12.7mm) hole.
D. Use a small round metal file to remove burrs from the inside and outside of each hole. Repeat steps for remaining posts.

Feeding the LED Strip

For each section you would like to light, measure the length of the rail between the post sleeves and cut the Strip Holder to length using a mitre saw with a non-ferrous metal cutting blade. Cut the covers to the same length using scissors.

Installing the LED Covers

Fasten the Strip Holder to the underside of the handrail using #6x 3/8″ (9.5mm) self-drilling screws (provided) at the pre-drilled locations. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for each railing section.

Installing the End Caps

Secure the Hole-Drilling Guide against the post with the legs of the guide touching the underside of the post sleeve and the small hole in the guide on the side of the post that you would like to drill.

A. Drill a 1/4″ (6.4mm) pilot hole through the guide and into the post.
B. Rotate the Hole Drilling Guide 180°.
C. Finish by drilling a 1/2″ (12.7mm) hole.
D. Use a small round metal file to remove burrs from the inside and outside of each hole. Repeat steps for remaining posts.