Dark cupboards

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  1. Ridgeway

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    We have a nice large cupboard in our new van but the trouble is you can't see anything inside as its so dark in there. Being too lazy to get some door switches and wire up some 12v lights, I came across these yesterday.

    http://www.johnlewis.com/osram-nigh...003b5e05b9&s_kwcid=ppc_pla&tmad=c&tmcampid=73

    I bought one and installed it, took all of 2mins:Smile: and it works perfectly. Comes on as soon as you open the door and switches off at either 10 or 60 seconds as you prefer.

    Not that cheap but convenience never is (should read laziness...)
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    be interesting to see battery life.

    Even when not lit the motion sensor is active, drawing battery power.

    Probably nothing more than a few milliamps so may not be too bad.
     
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    Asda do one half that price!
    I've put them in the house near light switches that I can't find in the dark (garage, loft)


    Wyn
     
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    The little lights on my wheels

    We have those wee lights on our wheels (bought of Jim).We are just home after having a month in portugal with the family in a rented house and low and behold one of our lights is blinking.This might be a silly question does the tyre just need air or is there something wrong with the tyre,why did the other three not started blinking Doh: "Presto"
     
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    the pressure in the one tyre flashing has dropped. could be just down to heat or a leak/puncture. pump it up again and monitor it over a few days to see if it drops again etc
     
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    I bought some like these, installed in seconds and batteries last for ages as its only on when the door is open. Just £6.95 for three!:thumb:
     
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    Can you remember from where ?

    Excellent price that
     
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    When away this weekend I thought my cupboards where dark until I realised I still had my sunglasses on :Rofl1::Rofl1:

    I bought a set of three touch led lights that you just stick on to a wall and touch them to come on. I can't remember where but I'm sure it was aldi or lidl I have one in the shed and one in a walk in cupboard at home.
     
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    I just went out and bought a van that had a light in the wardrobe:BigGrin:
     
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    3 led Drawer light unit . Just screw it inside the cupboard etc . When you open the door,
    it lights up ... .Simple , (as the Merkat says) .....Only 99p . from Home Bargains .
     
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    OK, I confess. I did fit that type once. But a wardrobe is a lighting nightmare and a single light leaves most of the wardrobe dark.

    But strip LEDs up one side and across the top. Fully lit.
     
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