i just bought a few LED lamps at lowes..
by Utilitech ( same guys who sells some under cabinet 3x1 watt led
pucks with a terrible switcher on them,,,)...actually has Feit name
a A19 style.... 450 lumen ,,,7.5 watt 110vac for $9.99....
so far so good....
i so far don't hear them....on hf ...but tower is 100 feet away ./...
At 02:58 PM 3/8/2011, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>The LED itself is rarely if every the problem, it is the cheap Chinese
>electronic power supply paired with them.
>The key is to try to figure out which brand uses decent electronics.
>Another variable to consider is the quality of the local power grid.
>If you are seeing a lot of surges and dips the electronics are more
>likely to fail early than if your source is steady.
>EPA regs have become more absurd over the years so that when applied
>to CFLs the absurdity becomes more apparent.
> > In theory LEDs are more efficient still, but our experience has not been
> > good. The only ones we have bought have been "Lights of America" brand
> > from Costco or Sam's Club; Sylvania LED bulbs are many times more
> > expensive. The ones we had bought from Costco were recalled by Costco
> > because it had been found that they did not live up to their longevity
> > claims. One that I bought from Sam's quit altogether, but I could not
> > find the receipt to return it. The others are still OK, but are the same
> > wrt to RFI as the CFLs.
> > If LED bulbs become cheaper and more common, will homes and businesses
> > eventually be wired for a suitable low voltage?
> > 73
> > Alan NV8A
>Thanks! & 73, KD4E
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