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Old 06-08-2014, 06:56 PM   #1
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This is one of two, 12 volt lights that burned the vinyl ceiling, in my rear clothes closet. The new LED bulbs are so much cooler! The old bulbs, are the original, single element, 12 volt type. The LED bulbs are relatively expensive, but so much brighter and safer, in my opinion.
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Good job. What is it ?
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I didn't like the light quality in my rear clothes closet. Plus one light lens (plastic) had a hole in it, due to age and heat. So, I bought two new, LED lights and this was what I saw, when I started to replace the old lights.
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Seems safer as well as brighter. No brainer
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This picture, shows the difference in the brightness of the old light, with the new LED. The new is on the left.

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Yup. No brainer. Very nice mod.
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Today this is a big issue because we do have a choice. I did much to educate myself on the LED subject and learned many useful things. Did you know that lumen is the amount of brightness a bulb produces and that the Kelvin temperature is the color? A warm white bulb is around 2800K (yellow to redish) and a cool white bulb is around 6000K (bluish). For our comfort we choose day light or natural white which is around 4500K. We bought our puck lights from M4-Products. I replaced 18, 20W (warm white) halogens (some where around 180 to 280 lumen) with 600 lumen, 4500K LED's. The coach is bright inside even during the day. Over the galley counter I replaced the fixtures (3 ea) with LED natural light fixtures.

I have tried many styles of LED's. I have found that the type that don't have some sort of heat dissipation device (heat sync) will fail quickly. The M4 lamps have been working for about 2 months now and not one has failed. The light is natural and comfortably bright.
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I have two halogen puck lights that are under a cabinet. The carpeted bottom of the cabinet, above the lamp fixture, was brown from heat produced by the halogen lamp bulb. Scary! LEDs now reside in all interior fixtures.
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