Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
21631 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4440

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1081259 4-Jul-2014 23:25
Send private message

e27 and b22 replacements are pretty crap IME, there are 10 watt down lights, 125mm hole that on lighting plusses perpetual briscoes like sales are around $35 or so.

Some noise from the ones I have bought, but in the rooms where noise matters I bought the rock model they sell which has a seperate driver so the noise is above the ceiling insulation and not directly attached to the housing in the cieling like the cheap ones.

US has all sorts of BS govt subsidys on lights etc so prices are not really directly comparable to here.




Richard rich.ms

14293 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2590

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1081305 5-Jul-2014 09:12
Send private message

I have Lexlux Lucci from Lighting Direct in my bathroom, I paid $80 each, they're now $55 and dimmable - mine aren't. I have five in a 4.5 x 2.5m bathroom and it's super bright, and the light is evenly distributed. I recommend them.

I had old downlights in my house, but I took them out as they were making the place cold. The new ones you can insulate over are much better. I still have CF downlights you can insulate over in my office, they take around a minute to warm up, they're highly directional, and all in all are pretty crap, I use free standing lights instead. I may swap them out one day for the newer LED lights.




AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional, Sysop Administrator Associate, and Developer Associate
TOGAF certified enterprise architect
Professional photographer


1 | 2 
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Geekzone Live »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.