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teetah

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Posted: 03/06/18 03:22pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

All the bulbs have 2 prongs. They don’t fit otherwise.


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Posted: 03/06/18 03:34pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Another thought, maybe the polarity is reversed on these sockets. Usually this causes the LED lights to just not light, but I would check it anyway.


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Posted: 03/06/18 06:16pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Yet another thought, or thoughts.

1. Measure the voltage at the light sockets, both good and bad.
2. Try one of the lights that worked in the other sockets into the socket that doesn't, see what happens, and vice versa.
3. Do all 3 of the remaining sockets blow the fuse? If so, it's the wiring, not the sockets.

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You can only get an advantage that matters by going LED if you leave your lights on for a long time. AH has amps and hours in it. So in winter, off grid, with long time darkness, yes you can do better.

In summer with long daylight hours plus all that solar time for the batteries anyway, you will probably get no AH advantage from going LED.

It is all situational. You should do some calculating first. However, with the lower LED prices, this could be less important.


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I put the original bulbs back in all the sockets in the bedroom after one of the new led bulbs did a melt down in the socket. Lights flickered, then I saw smoke coming from the fixture. When I removed the lamp cover the top half of the light fell of onto the bed. Shut the power off and put the old bulbs back in. ??

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