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post #6 of Old 01-14-2008
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I just acquired a pair of LED bulb replacements for interior cabin lights. They are meant to stick to a flat surface inside the lamp fixture using double sticky tape (good for the circular fixtures often found in the main cabin, for example). They do not plug directly into a light socket, but for $2 you can buy an adapter that does.

My bulbs came from I have not yet tried them on the boat, only at home with a 12V power supply, but the light color has a definite yellow tone. They are not the usual blue-white you might expect.

These bulbs appear to have the light output of a 30W bulb but draw only 0.2A .

I have looked at LED replacements for masthead lights, where RF interference might really be a problem, and the vendor claims there is none, for what that is worth.

The nav lights I have seen are complete fixtures, not bulb replacements, so some hull mods might be required.

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Last edited by pegasus1457; 01-15-2008 at 12:10 AM. Reason: typos corrected
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