SailNet Community - View Single Post - any one update to LED's
View Single Post
  #9  
Old 01-16-2013
btrayfors btrayfors is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Arlington, VA
Posts: 1,810
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Rep Power: 10
btrayfors will become famous soon enough btrayfors will become famous soon enough
Re: any one update to LED's

Changed all my incandescent and fluorescent cabin lights, reading lights, navigation lights, and anchor light for Dr. LED replacements this year.

So far so good....plenty bright (I chose the brighter bulbs for places where they were needed). No RFI on HF discernable. No heat (no more burned fingers on the little metal housings for reading lights).

Really nice to be able to turn on all the cabin lights and not worry about a significant draw on the house bank.

Yeah, it cost a pile of $$$, and I won't really know until after the upcoming cruising season, but I think it's going to be a worthwhile upgrade.

Bill
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook