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Old 12-27-2014, 07:55 PM   #1
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I can see...better

I just replaced my 12volt perko-type engine room lights with 12 volt 10watt LED outdoor flood lights from EBay. Best and cheapest upgrade all month. 1/2 the power, much more light.
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Old 12-27-2014, 08:00 PM   #2
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Do you have a link? Im trying to find a 12V solution too!
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Old 12-27-2014, 08:15 PM   #3
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FWIW, I replaced the bulbs in our original fixtures with brighter LED bulbs... and that was a marginal improvement.

But then I added a 5-meter flexible "rope" of bright white LEDs at one end of the engine room... just tied it into the existing circuit... and that made even more difference.

I still have capacity on that 10-amp circuit, so I intend to add another "rope" of LEDs at the other end of the engine room... next time I get a round tuit. Prob'ly this spring.

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Old 12-28-2014, 08:36 AM   #5
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I have several strips of rope LEDs that I will be installing in my engine room over the winter. Total power consumption will be less than half of the 4 incandescent fixtures in there now. I have high hopes for a big improvement in visibility.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Old 12-28-2014, 09:20 AM   #6
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Here is the EBay link LED Flood Light Outdoor Landscape Home Garden Lamp 10W 12V 120V 20W 30W 50W 100W | eBay

If you use this link, choose the 10W 12volt option. Note, the packaging said they were 120volt, but when I opened the housing, 12volts was indicated.
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