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I bought 2 new ones this year and am very happy with the color temperature. If you compare them side by side the new ones are cooler but separately I cannot tell the difference.
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I found the older style SensiBulb for $24 each with free shipping. This is the version with 2 leds.

I'm thinking about getting at least 8 (for the salon) and maybe more. Our boat has 22 overhead fixtures, not sure I want to do all of them at the same time.

Question is... Are these the best one's to buy, or are the newer ones really ok from a light-temperature standpoint? Which is better, the new ones or the older ones?

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I wish I'd known I would have sold you the two bulb versions I had. I have converted my entire boat, except for two, over to the new style. Much brighter and the beam is wider. My boat was hit by lightning so I was able to get all new single emitter Sensibulbs and now actually prefer the newer ones. Side by side they seem colder but alone they are fine. The color is still good and passes the "wife test" which no other bulbs have been able to do except for the older Sensibulbs. I put the two old style ones I had up in the v-berth. For $24.00 grab the older style they are still great bulbs!!
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Thanks Mainesail,

Any idea where I can get the new ones? I want to see the price difference. (I searched and I see them selling the Sensibulb 2, but the picture next to the listing has the 2 bulb version.)

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Any idea where I can get the new ones? I want to see the price difference. (I searched and I see them selling the Sensibulb 2, but the picture next to the listing has the 2 bulb version.)

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If you buy from Sailors Solutions you will only get the new ones. They have been out of the old style for a long time. They are just slow to update the web site photos.
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