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Old 02-13-2018, 11:19 AM   #1
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Anyone Know Where I Can Get These?

I need some replacement ceiling lights. Here is the existing, it would be nice to replace like for like for now, though I don't mind starting to replace with LEDs.

They are 24V, two and three quarters inch total diameter, frosted glass, and two inch hole fitting.
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Old 02-13-2018, 01:14 PM   #2
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Dr. LED's LED Recessed Lights

We replaced all our interior lights with LEDs from DoctorLED three years ago. Love 'em!
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WOW! $70 a pop. I have 28 of these so a total replacement would be $2000 before tax and shipping!
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They're on sale at Fisheries right now for $47.99. Add to cart to see the price:

https://www.fisheriessupply.com/dr-l...t-3-in-8001658

More economically you could just replace the old G4 bulbs with LED replacement bulbs:

https://www.boatersplus.com/scandvik...xoCTp8QAvD_BwE

Only problem is finding one that fits inside your current fixture.
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Ikea.,$10.00ea Discard transformer and wire direct.
Been working fine for 9 yrs. now
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Similar size and style all over eBay for about $2.50 each

Add: 24v may be harder, an reason you can't run 12v or 110/240v?
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Ikea.,$10.00ea Discard transformer and wire direct.
Been working fine for 9 yrs. now
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Similar size and style all over eBay for about $2.50 each

Add: 24v may be harder, an reason you can't run 12v or 110/240v?
We have some IKEA lights that we bought 10 years ago, zero failures. Last month we went to the new IKEA in JAX looking at lights. A lot were 24 volts. Who can figure? Look before you buy.
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Similar size and style all over eBay for about $2.50 each

Add: 24v may be harder, an reason you can't run 12v or 110/240v?
Yep, I see all the 12v ones, especially on RV sites.

Wouldn't I need to add resistors to burn off the additional 12 volts?
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We have some IKEA lights that we bought 10 years ago, zero failures. Last month we went to the new IKEA in JAX looking at lights. A lot were 24 volts. Who can figure? Look before you buy.
How are those wired? The photo of an IKEA light above shows just the one wire?

Also how are they held into the ceiling - no retaining springs?
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How are those wired? The photo of an IKEA light above shows just the one wire?

Also how are they held into the ceiling - no retaining springs?
Allen screws.
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Just go to these guys. Give them a call if you have questions. Why screw around with too expensive or Kludged together solutions?

https://store.marinebeam.com/18-led-...5w-225-lumens/
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Just go to these guys. Give them a call if you have questions. Why screw around with too expensive or Kludged together solutions?

https://store.marinebeam.com/18-led-...5w-225-lumens/
BINGO, that's what I am looking for. I will get three or four to start with and then look to swap them all out if they do the job. Thanks.

[update: I ordered 10]
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Yep, I see all the 12v ones, especially on RV sites.

Wouldn't I need to add resistors to burn off the additional 12 volts?


For anyone else reading this, good LED lights , not just the LED itself, will operate on a wide range of voltage, usually from 10Vdc to 30Vdc. They have that ability built into them. Look for it in the specs. when researching.

If you don't see that then keep looking or if the light or fixture is really of interest then ask the seller.

Most RV sites would operate from 10vdc to 30vdc so ask. Foolish on their part to not explain but often the case. My first units were from an RV parts store and they were 10 - 30VDC and they work very well.

I have seen some that operate on from 8 or 10vdc to 19 vdc. which would be ok for a 12 v system but not 24v.
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Or you can get a DC to DC converter to change the voltage to 12v. Only a couple of bucks on eBay.
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