LED Lights, update

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by ShiftZZ, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    Bought the 1st 5 x G4 LED, they worked fine, ordered another 5 plus 3 cool white lites, total cost less that £22 delivered,

    Boy am I made up....

    All bought in the UK, via ebay


    ShiftZZ


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  2. Reallyretired

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    Bet they were'nt made in the UK though:youbetcha:
     
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    leds

    We just bought these for our kitchen glass fronted cupboards, came the next day, brilliant delivery and look brilliant, http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/170577365519?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649

    Also bought 10 mtrs of led strip, and the led driver transformers.you just cut them to any length you require, solder some tails on and voila.
    The kitchen is now all led lights under and over the units giving a very nice atmospheric lighting effect. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1-x-Water...ighting_Lamps_Lighting_SM&hash=item53ea0d906b

    The whole lot for less than £100. :thumb:

    B Q wanted £35 for a single 250mm led strip light.
     
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    Hi ShiftZZ,

    could you give me the ebay link where you got the lights from

    ceeers

    bob
     
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    Hi ShiftZZ,

    could you give me the ebay link where you got the lights from

    cheers

    bob
     
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    led lights

    hi You only have to go on ebay.enter led lights 12v or 240v and a whole host of suppliers will come up.cheapest if bought from china or hong kong although can take up to 3weeks delivery.Regards Bengie
     
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    When we got our van all the bulbs were halogen.

    I wanted LED bulbs in the four spotlights in the seating area before our first trip so ordered from Aten Lighting, who we had bought from before, and received them within a couple of days.

    Seeing so many threads here about orders via eBay I decided I would then order some from two Hong Kong suppliers (different suppliers for back pin and side pin), just to see what the difference is (apart from price).

    The back pin bulbs arrived today (11 days after ordering), I have fitted them and they are working but the build quality is not as good as the Aten ones, which are a much more solid product. Time will tell if there is any difference in performance.
     
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    The Aten ones are more expensive than some cheapies on ebay, but I have been using mine for years and they work as well as when I first fitted them.

    Aten also made me a specially adapted one for my awning light, charging nothing for the adaptation, which I am well pleased with. The original light had 4 halogen lights, and with the thick translucent cover gave hardly any light at all. The adapted strip of LEDs which plugs into just one of the existing lampholders is extremely bright and only uses a quarter of the power.
     
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    I got some square units, 36 ( or maybe 48 ) LEDS, couple of pounds, didn't expect much but lit them up and Oh My God. Could not see for minutes. Worked fine for months now. Borderline too much light.
     
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    Do watch some of the cheaper chinese LED's as they can fail, I have been through a few diffeent suppliers myslf, in the end opting for the more expensive ones as these seem to last much longer!

    LED's are generically expensive due o the fact that they are grown on Saphire......not alot of people know that!:thumb:
     
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    They do now. :Rofl1:
     
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