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Old 06-03-2014, 08:19 PM   #1
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LED interior lights

I ordered my LED lights, but they came with the wrong adaptor. For the ACE interior lights, is the socket size a 1156? I think what I got was a 9A? Not sure, but they are too small. I wish I could just buy the adaptor.
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Old 06-03-2014, 08:25 PM   #2
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Here is what I got:
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Old 06-04-2014, 02:12 PM   #3
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I got a PM fom someone here on the boards and yes, they verified it is the 1156 socket. I have a new oder of lights coming.
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Old 06-04-2014, 03:26 PM   #4
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I'm also considering changing the inside to LED lights . Where did you end up getting yours ?

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Old 06-04-2014, 07:04 PM   #5
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I changed all mine over in the cabin but am rethinking this expense. The lights are too white and too bright! I feel like I'm in Wally World when they are all on. Now if someone could suggest a way to dim those lights I'm all ears.
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Old 06-04-2014, 07:12 PM   #6
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I got these for my interior lights:

10x BA15S 1156 1141 Dome Bulb 36 1210 SMD LED Warm White | eBay

from eBay. They are warm white. The look like an incandescent light. Had them over a year now with no issues.
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Old 06-05-2014, 06:12 AM   #7
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I got these off ebay:
10 x White 48 SMD Panel Dome Map Interior Light Lamp BA15S 1156 Adapter DC 12V | eBay
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Old 06-12-2014, 12:39 AM   #8
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48SMD is about the highest number of emitters I've seen for an interior light. Do you find these to be brighter than an original incandescent, or about the same?

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48SMD LED's will be very bright, I have 24SMD's in mine and are comparable to the originals, other than I went with 5000k rather than the 4300k so they are a lot whiter, used the 4300k in bedroom. I am very happy with the conversion. and saves lots of battery when boondocking.

Don't mind the mess, been set up working 7-12's for five weeks.
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Old 06-12-2014, 04:15 AM   #10
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if you pull the original bulb there is a number printed. I ordered mine through amazon and the fit and work great
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The key also when choosing LEDs...is picking the right color temp. If you go all 6K and above...you'll look more like a spaceship and the light can be very harsh. Lower temp looks closer to incandescent but will run much cooler and less wattage. It really is preference. I love switching on multiple lights and NOT hearing the cooler fan go off at the electrical box. Switch on one incandescent and I think that is enough to kick that fan on...that and the fixtures won't burn your hand!
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FYI, I have bought a lot of quality products from SuperBrightLEDS.com and v-leds.com Both for cars but many for the RV also.
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I'm not much of a do-it-yourselfer, but am learning! Is it hard to switch these out? Or are they sort of "plug and play"?
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In most cases, it's as easy as "changing a lightbulb". I suppose the true answer depends on exactly what sort of light fixture you have. If you can find a bulb identification number for what you have now, you can do an internet search for that number and find out if there are LED equivalent bulbs available.

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