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Old 09-23-2016, 04:16 PM   #1
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Hello there -- can anyone tell me what type of LED this is so that I can order warmer light replacements? I'm not having much luck figuring this out -- looked in another thread and I think Reace must be using diff lights these days?

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Old 09-23-2016, 05:38 PM   #2
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Hello there -- can anyone tell me what type of LED this is so that I can order warmer light replacements? I'm not having much luck figuring this out -- looked in another thread and I think Reace must be using diff lights these days?

Thanks, ~e
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Since many led fixtures have a custom non-standard surface mount led assembly for the " lamp", an alternate led assembly may or may not be available from the fixture manufacturer. Perhaps ETI can help with the fixture manufacturer info or labeling on the fixture may provide this info.

a picture of the inside of the fixture would be helpful to determine the mechanicals for a possible replacement assembly. While the 2 pin base of the led assembly may be a standard size , the physical outline of the led assembly may not.

The individual surface mount leds (probably 3014) are replaceable with a soldering iron.

It is also tough to tell the color temp of the led just by looking at it, but being that the led apparently has a yellow epoxy lens it probably is a somewhat "warm" led versus a clear or white epoxy lens which might be a "cool" white led.
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Thanks -- so you're saying I basically have to get from the manufacturer, that this isn't s standard mount? I just wanted to replace bulbs, not fixtures ...
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I stopped by ETI to get LED bulbs and they just replaced the entire fixture with a better one.
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Looks like you want an LED that has a 194 base.
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The contacts (at the bottom of the photo) probably match the common wedge-base bulbs (921, etc), and there are lots of LED units which are designed to plug into that sort of socket. This unit has a hole (at the top of the photo) which is probably to secure the unit to the fixture. While there are probably various light fixtures using this same (or compatible) unit, there's no industry standard for it, so the odds of finding an exact-fit replacement are not great. I would hate to waste the fixture, but that's may the practical thing to do.
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Looks like you want an LED that has a 194 base.
SuperBrightLEDs calls that a "miniature wedge base", and it includes standard bulb types including 194 and the larger 921.
A potential issue is that the original LED unit only emits light outward, so the fixture may not have a reflector at all. That would mean the replacement would need to be a similar one-sided device; there are lots of those but a bulb-shaped unit such as the one shown would not be a good replacement.
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If 921 base will fit (they do in mine, but I'm not sure I have the same fixture) these are one sided warm white lamps from eBay. While they don't give the color temperature, warm white usually refers to the range of 2800K - 3200K, warmer than the cool white at 6000K. One note - at 624 Lumens, these are pretty bright, but at that price for 10 lamps, it might be worth a try...
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If anyone is interested in some good LED wedge bulbs. I have a few around that I have no use for and would gladly mail out. They definitely work in the older Escape fixtures.
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I stopped by ETI to get LED bulbs and they just replaced the entire fixture with a better one.
What was your original fixture and what type of fixture did they give you? I picked some new LED fixtures up from them in August and they don't have the same profile as the old Bargman fixtures. The screw holes won't line up because the new fixture is narrower and shorter. I guess they changed the fixtures that they use recently so I need to head back out there and return them.
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