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Replacing LED bulbs and can't find an alternative

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by LoopyLou246, 13 Feb 2021.

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    Hi,

    I've recently moved into a new home and the previous owner has LED's in all the bedrooms and within several weeks some of them have blown (about 3). I've removed one of the bulbs and can see ETON GU5050D WW 240V 50Hz Dimmable. I've been online and even if I search for GU5050D all I get returned is GU10's. All I'm after is a replacement for the GU5050D, can anyone help? Are the GU5050D no longer sold and if so what is the replacement part? Thanks in advance, sitting in a rapidly getting darker room.
     
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    They are gu10's
     
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    If your not fussy about them matching any Led GU10 DIMMABLE, Warm white LED will do, do they need to dim?
    If you want similar post a pic of an old one, alternatively change one whole room to the same type, using the old working ones to patch up the other rooms

    Do they look like these ,out of stock here, but note the part code
    https://www.ukelectricalsupplies.com/eton-5w-warm-white-dimmable-gu10-led-bulb.htm

    Not the best make, 55 Lumens less, but cheap
    https://www.screwfix.com/p/lap-gu10-led-light-bulb-345lm-5w-10-pack/1402v
     
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    Thanks 333Rocky333, pictures supplied.
    bulb2.PNG bulb1.PNG
     
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    Them ones with loads of leds do tend to fail quick, thats what the 5050 likely means, the Leds are 50 x 50 square,lamp technology has moved on now, most now have a single Led in the middle, with a Multi Faceted Reflector, so as well as better when on they also look good when off, personally i would do a room at a time with the screwfix ones or similar and patch up the other rooms with any you take out that still work.
    Avoid any ones like you have that are cheap on ebay or amazon, look for Gu10 COB Lamps, warm white,
    If on a Dimmer then Dimmable

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    Cheers for the advice, I’ve gone for the screw fix ones in silver.

    only difference I see is 3.8watt.
     
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    Likely the Phillips one then, they work out dearer but are better brand so hopefully more reliable.
    Dont worry to much about the wattage, go by the LUMENS, you will see that the dearer 3.8W has the equivalent rating of the cheaper 5W.
    I think you will find them brighter and show up your existing ones :)
     
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