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AC control led's

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by cvisinho, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. Feb 1, 2016 at 4:00 PM
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    cvisinho

    cvisinho [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Im pretty sure i know what the answer to this question is but im looking for specific recommendations.

    So i swapped out my AC control bulbs to led's probably a year ago or more.
    I used these.
    https://www.superbrightleds.com/cat...e/filter/Base_Type,NEO3,1,5029:?view=standard
    I always thought they were dim for led's. Im pretty certain it has to do with the directional beam pattern and the light spider scenario behind the controls.

    That being said. What have some of you used to get max light output to the control panel?

    Im considering just getting some #74 twist lock sockets and using a 3SMD led like below.
    http://www.amazon.com/LEDwholesaler...=UTF8&qid=1454371158&sr=8-18&keywords=#74+led

    Has anyone done this with solid results?
     
  2. Feb 2, 2016 at 9:38 AM
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    I saw on a thread somewhere that if you use the factory twist lock socket you can use a 74 wedge
     
  4. Feb 3, 2016 at 6:41 AM
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    Ill try and take apart an old factory bulb when I get a chance and see if these #74 fit
     
  5. Feb 4, 2016 at 4:19 PM
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    I ended up swapping them for some 3SMD i got off Amazon. Snug fit in the hole but definetly brighter than the 1 SMD
     
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