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  1. greyman1

    greyman1 Read Only Funster

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    can any one tell me what would be the direct led replacements for my vans 4 washroom bulbs they are 12 v 10w single contact bayonet fitting [ba 15s]. i am happy with the brightness i get but i need to save on the 40w drain on my leisure battery . cheers garry
     
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    For what it is worth, these are the only ones I've not bothered changing on the basis they are not on long enough to make a whole lot of difference.

    You may be a lot cleaner though.
     
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    i agree totally brian but my other half keeps forgetting to switch the sodding things off, so a straight swap over to something using 1 or 2 w seemed like a easier alternative to wiring in some sort of timer swich !
     
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    I've changed all the hab bulbs to LEDs. Soft white in all except kitchen & bathroom where the brighter light is useful. If you are doing it you might as well do them all.

    Wyn
     
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    the rest of the hab lights are 8w florescent tubes so i am happy with them, its just the 40w of washroom lights i am trying to do something about . thanks garry
     
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    Can't argue with that.
     
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    When looking on those websites for Led units, check the amount of lumens, the brightness measurement. The first lot I got were nothing like bright enough, I forget just what I did end up with as I deleted the relevant emails. Try and find a wattage equivalent chart as the watts for led and halogen don't mean the same brightness. In MY experience.
     
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