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Offline Lynda

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« on: 01/12/2005 21:41:28 »
I was interested to hear you on the radio this week (1st December) especially concerning LED light bulbs which use even less electricity than the low wattage ones which have been become popular lately.

Are these LED bulbs available now?   If so could you give any indication of which retailers might sell them?

I have been using low wattage light bulbs lately and I am impressed with how long they last - much longer than the old style filament bulbs.
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Re: LED LIGHT BULBS
« Reply #1 on: 01/12/2005 22:51:44 »
Hi Lynda

LEDs are very much in use these days in a variety of places including traffic lights and even night clubs - a Korean company have invented a disco LED light which contains a cluster of coloured LEDs which change colour with the music. The idea behind the invention is that as LEDs produce only a fraction of the heat produced by standard light bulbs, this invention will help to keep clubbers looking and feeling cool in future. But at about £30 a pop they're unlikely to become a household item quite yet.

They're not de rigeur yet, but it's coming. Watch this space.

Thanks for your interest, and I hope you enjoyed the show.

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Re: LED LIGHT BULBS
« Reply #2 on: 03/12/2005 01:33:18 »
You can buy LED night lights from B&Q now, they are 2-3 times as bright as one of the LED torches/bike lights and are an efficient way of lighting a landing at night if you have children/ can't remember where you put the stairs. I haven't seen light bulb sized ones, for sensible amounts of money at least.
 

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Re: LED LIGHT BULBS
« Reply #3 on: 03/12/2005 11:17:20 »
Why is it that everything that saves you money costs a fortune!
 

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« Reply #4 on: 16/01/2006 14:56:45 »
Extract from "Maplin Electronics" catalogue:-

GU10 Mains Voltage LED Lamps
http://www.maplin.co.uk/images/Full/35331i0.jpg
fits into any gu10/gz10 light fitting ·low power consumption ·long lifetime of upto 30,000 hours
 ·ideal for decorative lighting, these bulbs have 15 leds arranged in a gu10 base.
 
L89AK  GU10 LED Bulb White 200 in Stock  £9.99  
L88AK  GU10 LED Bulb Red ~28 days  £9.99  
L87AK  GU10 LED Bulb Orange 76 in Stock  £9.99  
L86AK  GU10 LED Bulb Green 68 in Stock  £9.99  
L85AK  GU10 LED Bulb Blue 8 in Stock  £9.99  
 
http://www.maplin.co.uk/module.aspx?TabID=1&criteria=white%20led%20&ModuleNo=35331&doy=16m1

Note: "decorative" = low power output, (not bright).
« Last Edit: 16/01/2006 16:04:13 by ROBERT »
 

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Re: LED LIGHT BULBS
« Reply #5 on: 21/04/2006 20:52:09 »
i work for an online retail store we stock LED Light bulbs email us / visit our store and I can tell you more about LED Lighting. (Qualified Electrician)
 

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Re: LED LIGHT BULBS
« Reply #6 on: 25/05/2006 14:36:17 »
How about a free sample for every member.. ?

Can I be cheeky and ask for enough free samples so that I can make my house look like what those krazy americans do at Christmas time  ?

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« Reply #7 on: 11/04/2008 14:45:40 »
Hello Lynda,

LED are becoming more and more powerfull each day and will replace most forms of lighting.

The best application for LED is spotlighting (GU10,MR16,MR11,R50/63/80,Par20/30/38)

Prices for the better stuff is also coming down

the list of bulbs below are some of the best in the market and produces much more light then the older cheaper

MR16/GU5.3 50mm low voltage Reflector
10034 1 x 3watt LED Hi Power MR16  30,000 hours Avg Life £14.99
10035 3 x 1watt LED Hi Power MR16  30,000 hours Avg Life £19.99
10036 1 x 5watt LED Hi Power MR16  30,000 hours Avg Life £26.99
10040 Supreme 21 Cluster MR16      50,000 hours Avg Life £8.99

GU10 50mm Mains Voltage Reflector
10037 1 x 3watt LED Hi Power GU10  30,000 hours Avg Life £14.99
10038 3 x 1watt LED Hi Power GU10  30,000 hours Avg Life £19.99
10039 3 x 1.6watt (5w) LED Hi Power GU10  30,000 hours Avg Life £29.99
10055 Supreme 21 Cluster GU10             50,000 hours Avg Life £8.99

Low voltage bulbs normally needs LED drivers not a low voltage transformer but the bulbs listed above will work on the normal transformer but will reduce the life.

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