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LEDlites unreliable?

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by eveares, 6 Aug 2016.

  1. eveares

    eveares

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    Just had to replace the 2nd LEDlite Downlight in my bathroom as it failed today. Was the one above my shower what failed. Only been in for just under 4 years!

    Anyone else had issues with this product failing?

    Regards: Elliott
     
  2. bernardgreen

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    £23 per item
    4 years > £ 6 per year > 50p per month > 1.7p per day.

    Not a bad cost per day.
     
  3. eveares

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    + VAT, but still not bad at all.

    Well this is freaky, I just picked the dud unit up of my desk and it lit up briefly. At least they have a 5 year guarantee that I might be able to claim on. (y)

    I do wonder how many hours of use it has had though over the years, as my bathroom has no windows and the LEDlites are the only source of light.
     
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    I have had one fail, it just went off one day. The driver had failed, but nothing was visibly burnt/exploded. They have been more reliable than Halers H2 where we had 7 fail in one property within 2 months.

    I like them as they have a huge range of fitting options, including emergency. I have drop glasses fitted to the ones I have here, which spreads the light right up the walls and illuminates the ceiling a bit for even lighting.
     
  5. Taylortwocities

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    A lot of LED manufacturers advertise 5 or 7 year warranties, but you are supposed to have registered the product at installation time and - often - confirm the name and CPS number of the registered electrician who installed it:whistle:
     
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    Which was not done. :(
     
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