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Old 01-22-2016, 12:41 PM   #1
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Rockwood 2703WS LED's too bright

Our 2016 Rockwood 2703WS has LED lights throughout. We find that many of them are just too bright. Do any of you have the same issue, if so what did you do to "tone" them down?

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Old 01-24-2016, 07:03 PM   #2
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We too think the LED's are a bit bright - especially for evening. We chose to add 2 lamps on the entertainment shelves (one on either corner) and use those for the most part. Also a lamp in the bedroom. During the day enough light comes in naturally and at night it gives us the perfect lighting for a more "home like" feel.

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Old 01-24-2016, 07:13 PM   #3
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I don't have that same trailer but in our unit we thought the lights were too bright at times too. I added a remote control light dinner.
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Old 01-25-2016, 08:30 AM   #4
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I thought about a dimmer, might research that option and put it on the control panel.
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Old 01-25-2016, 08:40 AM   #5
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Old 01-25-2016, 06:55 PM   #6
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We have a 2013 rockwood 2608ws it has the stanard 12v bulbs which we think are to bright and harsh. Went to cw and ordered all replacement LED light fixtures with dimmable switches. Should fix the problem. Its a little pricey but since we will have the tt for several years it will be worth it to regulate how much light we need at each fixture. Also easier on the batteries and it will be an upgrade when we decide to sell. Changing tail lights to Led also.
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Old 01-26-2016, 07:32 AM   #7
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Use eBay

If you buy the cheapest LED bulbs you find on eBay, they will be dimmer. You generally have to pay more for the brighter bulbs. We changed all of our our on our old ROO. Most of our fixtures have two bulbs, so you could remove one.
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:33 PM   #8
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Led light too bright

We have a 2012 Rockwood Signature Ultra Lite 8319SS. I recently replaced all the factory lights with LEDS. Love them. We don't think they're too bright but every time you turn on a light in the bath or bedroom, it knocks out the TV reception, strange. Any thoughts?
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Old 01-27-2016, 04:00 PM   #9
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You have but a couple options if your LED's are too bright.

As mentioned, if the bulbs are replaceable style, lower lumen bulbs could help.

Many of the LED light fixtures in newer units are coming with non-replaceable wafer style LED bulb/modules. You simply can't replace the bulb/wafer. In this case, (as was also mentioned) you can replace the entire light fixture with ones with a built in dimmer.

An alternative to replacing the entire unit, (if you are handy/and able to do a little wiring modifications) is to install miniature DC to DC voltage step-down controllers to the voltage supply wires. They can be easily concealed in the existing housing.

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Old 01-27-2016, 04:29 PM   #10
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The dc to dc controller may not work. Some of the led's have voltage regulators built in and even if you drop the voltage the brightness will not change. What you need is a PWM led dimmer. There are many different styles available. I have a remote control one that I wired into the light switch circuit that way I can still use the switch to turn the light on and off.


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