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Topic # 236009 13-May-2018 18:19
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Is it possible to replace only the bulb holder in a downlight? Its an old style downlight and the holder is screw type E27. One of the connector thingy broke. I cant change to LED or other type as im running hue bulbs in the other two, total 3 lights in the room. 

 

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  Reply # 2015326 13-May-2018 19:57
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time and energy spent fixing it would by far exceed buying a complete replacement fitting, it is still easy to buy down lights that take e27 lamps

 

 


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  Reply # 2015333 13-May-2018 20:12
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Not sure about ones that go in that giant hole tho. Must lose a lot of heat out there. Perhaps consider losing the hues and get something sealed in there you can insulate over?





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  Reply # 2015364 13-May-2018 21:09
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time and energy spent fixing it would by far exceed buying a complete replacement fitting, it is still easy to buy down lights that take e27 lamps

 

 

 

 

 

 

Probably not if you have a ceiling full of them, in order to get it to match. Otherwise you have to replace all the light fittings in the room, which is costly. But guess could save a lot on heating getting some IC ones.


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  Reply # 2015369 13-May-2018 21:17
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It looks like one of the pretty standard ceramic e27 holders that are used extensively in sensor light holders etc. I pillaged a few from old sensor lights to change over some other lamps to take e27 which came with some oddball smaller US sized thread (wasnt e14, bit bigger) - some holders have the wires rivited on which means cant re-use for something else.





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