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Topic # 172080 11-May-2015 13:03
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Hey all,

tried a quick look around but came up empty handed, so hoping someone might have some ideas on if this type of lamp has any nice LED replacements? 

My current lamp


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  Reply # 1301932 11-May-2015 13:24
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Looks like a wide spread downlight. I have some cool white CFL downlights in boxes in the shed if that helps.

Otherwise Goole E27 or E80 - unsure which. Maybe something like this?

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  Reply # 1301942 11-May-2015 13:34
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E27 is the screw base

E80 is the 80 Deg reflector. (if not width)

Philips only do slim ones that won't spread as much as that does.. 

Or cheapo brand but rather low powered 


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  Reply # 1301943 11-May-2015 13:35
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Yeah so that bulb is what we have in our 'normal' downlights...these other ones are a large lamp/bulb....rekon those would fit, but wondered if they wouldn't be as optimal because there is no reflector in the recess? *shrug*

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  Reply # 1301944 11-May-2015 13:37
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@Oblivian - awesome; that bunnings link could be the's just for a trial to see what they are will pull the trigger on those! Cheers

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  Reply # 1302330 11-May-2015 22:00
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A friend at work bought the Bunnings Click R80 lamps and happy with it.  LEDs have no reflector, they are directional by nature.  The shape of the lamp is just to look similar/familiar.

You can never have enough Volvos!

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  Reply # 1303071 12-May-2015 19:24
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You can install R63 lights in R80 spotlight fittings too. Some New Worlds sell R63 LEDs. R63 LEDs in R80 fittings should last longer as there's more air circulation for cooling.

If you don't want to run an LED in your R80 fitting there are Philips "EcoClassic" halogen R80s.

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