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|09-16-2011 12:49 PM|
Originally Posted by arf145 View Post
I've also installed quite a few Marine Beam bulbs and had noise so this seems quite different from the experiences I've had..?
LED technology is getting better all the time...
|09-16-2011 12:11 PM|
Originally Posted by eherlihy View Post
|09-16-2011 02:00 AM|
|nickmerc||+1 for Sensibulbs. If you can get to a boat show this fall they tend to make decent deals when purchasing more than one.|
|09-12-2011 01:33 PM|
Here's a link to info on the Imtra replacements I mentioned above.
IMTRA Marine Products
I bought one two years ago as a trial. Very happy and bought more this spring. Nice and bright, no RFI problems, and under $20 each at Defender.
|09-12-2011 12:02 PM|
Originally Posted by mfsykes View Post
|09-12-2011 11:36 AM|
|mfsykes||LED sounds great, but I just finished crewing for three days where the owner had replaced all incandescent with LEDs - they interfered with our radio transmissions...don't know why, but when we doused the lights, no radio problems.|
|09-12-2011 11:20 AM|
The statement has been made elsewhere that; you get what you pay for. Maine Sail did an excellent comparison of the various available LEDs here. There was also a caution / update of them here.
I pulled out two black plastic Perko Incandescent reading lamps, and installed two of these;
Elsewhere in the cabin, I replaced the most used incandescents with these;
All of these are Sensibulb LEDs, available here.
|09-12-2011 10:48 AM|
Originally Posted by thomasward00 View Post
I ripped out the old lights, wired these in and used 4200 to mount them. I've been pretty happy with how it all worked out.
|09-11-2011 09:57 PM|
|bljones||Completely off on a tangerine, but when did the Bay of Fundy move to NY?|
|09-11-2011 09:08 PM|
For the benefit of others looking at the thread who have festoon type bulb holders (a metal pointed cap at each end of cylinder, typically 44, 42, 31 mm long). I bought festoon type bulbs with 6 and 3 leds, one of the 6s was red. I found the 6 to be properly warm white while the 3 was much cooler. Since the 6 warm is not as bright as a 10w incandescent, I'll be going with 6s in each of my lamps. Excess brightness does not seem to be an issue.
I got mine from superbrightleds.com and the model number I liked is 4210-xHP6.
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