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Old 30-08-2013, 08:58   #1
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Any Good LED Replacement Bulbs?

Hi, I'm kinda new here
I was wondering of any good led replacement bulbs for my current ones, there are 3 different bulbs

This one is a T5 wedge bulb and has the letters "J3 GE912"


This one is a t3 wedge bulb and didn't have any letters or numbers on it besides the volts and watts, it draws 10 watts.



This one is also a t5 wedge and thas the numbers "C922". it draws 12.5 watts.

These lights don't have to be marine lights as I don't want to have to pay more than I did for the boat to replace the lights
Any help would be appreciated
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Old 30-08-2013, 16:51   #2
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Re: Any Good LED Replacement Bulbs?

Best supplier I tried is bedazzled.uk.com
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Old 30-08-2013, 18:24   #3
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Re: Any Good LED Replacement Bulbs?

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Best supplier I tried is bedazzled.uk.com
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Me too, and I tried a great many suppliers, both in the UK and the US. They sell great stuff at a very reasonable price, and give great service to boot.

To avoid:

Superbright LEDs in the U.S. Their stuff is (or was) actually dangerous -- burns up. Every single one of the units I bought from them eventually burned up, sometimes with actual flames. I suppose this particular defect must have been solved by now, but what does it say about their engineering?

Sensibulb. Overpriced by about 300%, awkwardly shaped, not very bright, and generally not very good. I bought a lot of them when I was first converting my boat four years ago. Many of them are already losing their luminance, whereas all the cheap ones are still going strong.

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Re: Any Good LED Replacement Bulbs?

We are using Mast in our navlights. I know they make various sorts of fittings. 1 year old, still OK. Expensive.

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I mostly purchase from www.superbrightleds.com. Huge inventory and good prices. Be sure you under stand what you are buying in terms of operating voltalge range and current regulation. Good info on the Marine LEDs site and here on CF.

Ive purchased a lot for home and boat from SuperBright and never had any issues, but you must understand what you are buying and its proper application because they stock a wide range of products. You can toast any LED if you apply voltage/amps too far outside of its operating range. Generally, less expensive LED bulbs with a fixed operating voltage need external power regulation. More expensive ones with a variable voltage range typically have regulation circuitry built in.
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Re: Any Good LED Replacement Bulbs?

Marinebeam Replacement LED bulbs for your existing boat fixtures
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