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Old 09-26-2016, 04:56 PM   #375 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by California98Civic View Post
It is time to admit that LEDs do not necessarily last longer than other bilbs and if they are poorly made they may not last long at all. I lost one too, a ackup liht bulb. It was in theee for a year or two max. The still-good OEM incandescent bulbs I removed had been there since 1998. Gotta learn about heat sinks or whatever it is that protects some LEDs and without which they die oo soon.
I've actually lost several, and you're definitely right, cheapo Chinese LEDs don't last as long as incandescent, but I'm more interested in the power savings than anything. The bulbs are cheap enough so as to be disposable. Longevity would just be a nice perk.
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