Issue with bathroom LED downlights

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Get yourself to screwfix, get some Enlite 5w lamps, bin the megamans and you'll be fine. I fitted 4 of these in my parents bathroom in some generic fire rated downlights covered with insulation :whistle::rolleyes: about 3 years ago and they're still going strong.

We fit those lamps on a daily basis (or the integrated equivalent) and I don't remember ever having to change one because it's failed. BG and Luceco we've had multiple DOA/first 100 hour failures. 210lm for a 4w is disgraceful. The Enlite is ~500lm for 5w. You might not want to go that bright - and they do do a 4w but never used it so can't say how good it is, but even that's 420lm.

I think the fact they've got DOUBLE the lm/w ratio says something about the quality.

That's only the initial output level. Once the LEDs are up to temperature, the figure is not close to 100lm/W the literature might have you believe. I've had quite a few Enlite E5 and E8 failures, but not yet any failures of the Enlite GU10s. If sticking with GU10s though, I'd recommend the Philips Master LEDspot ones which have some thermal management to reduce LED current as they get warm.

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