Elco EL1497 Gold 4" Low Voltage Adjustable Pull Down Trim

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4" Low Voltage Adjustable Pull Down Trim

Elco meets your needs for value and performance in low voltage recessed lighting. Our design begins with the highest quality low voltage transformers in the market. Choose from our diverse selection of low voltage housings and trims that feature an impressive variety of tilt-adjustable options (0 to 90 degrees).


  • Lamp: 12V 75W MR16
  • O.D.: 4-3/4"
  • Compatible with shallow housings.

About Elco Lighting:

Elco Lighting has designed and engineered lighting for residential and commercial spaces for almost two decades. Our product line includes track and recessed lighting fixtures, exit and emergency lights, undercabinet lighting, wall packs, step lights and more. Our products are designed to be reliable, functional, practical, efficient, user friendly to the installer and end-user, moderately priced and safe. We are confident that we have the answer to all your lighting needs.

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Our SKU: Elco EL1497

This product is listed under the following manufacturer number(s):

  • Elco EL1497B
  • Elco EL1497BZ
  • Elco EL1497CP
  • Elco EL1497G
  • Elco EL1497N
  • Elco EL1497W

*Denotes a finish or option that has been discontinued

Elco EL1497G Product Specifications

Bulb Base Bi Pin
Bulb Type Halogen
Light Direction Down Lighting
Shallow Ceiling Compatible Yes
Suggested Room Fit Bedroom, Foyer, Living Room, Office
Trim Size 4
Trim Style Adjustable Trims
UL Listed Yes
UL Rating Damp Location
Voltage 12
Wattage 75
Watts Per Bulb 75
Width 4.75

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Elco EL1497 Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from these lights look great!! I have alot of art on my walls as well as sculpture. These lights are bright enough to highlight the art beautifully. They are also small enough to hide away - they seem to disappear very stylishly.
Date published: 2014-05-20
  • can you give me the item # for the dimmable housing for this light EL1497?

    A. The Elco EL1497 is designed to work with the Elco EL1499R.
  • this fixture tilts 0-90 but does it rotate horizontally?

    A. The Elco EL1497 rotates horizontally 359 degrees.
  • What remodel housing and lamp do I need for this trim?

    A. The Elco EL1497 is a pull down trim. The housing you need is Elco EL1499R
  • Which compatible housing IS dimmable with this trim?

    A. Thank you for your question. The Elco EL1497 is just the trim. the brain that is dimmable is in the can. All you would need is to get the magnetic transformer, then get the dimmer switch for the magnetic transformer. Thank you and have a wonderful day!!!
  • Is there an elco light like the EL1497 that isn't a low voltage light? I would like to find this light in a 120v setup.

    A. Unfortunately we do not carry anything else like this by Elco that does not use low voltage lights.
  • Are these lights dimmable?

    A. The Elco EL1497 is just a trim and the ability to dim depends on the housing that you would be using it with.
  • Does this light require a low voltage housing? If so, which would you recommend?

    A. The Elco EL1497 does require a low voltage housing; the El1499R will work.
  • I am remodeling my bathroom will this work in the shower or outside shower only?

    A. The Elco EL1497 is UL listed for damp locations so will only work outside of the shower.
  • What remote tranformer would you recommend for this light?

    A. Thank you for your question. A recommended transformer for the Elco EL1497 is an ETR50. Any 12V transformer (magnetic or electronic) would work with this. The model number EL1497 is trim only and requires an MR16 bulb.
  • Please recommend a transformer to work with the Elco EL1497 light & E400 housing

    A. A recommended transformer for the Elco EL1497 is the ETR50.
  • Is this model or similar model dimmable?


    The Elco EL1497 is a trim that holds a MR16, G5.3 12V bulb. You can purchase a dimmable version of this bulb.

  • Does this come with a 75w bulb?


    The Elco EL1497 comes with a 12V 75W MR16 bulb.

  • How do you change the bulb?


    The Elco EL1497 recessed light has a tab that can be pushed toward the bulb. This will release the cover so the bulb can be removed. Be aware that if the tab is pushed too far to the left or right, it will not release.

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