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Old 03-26-2016, 10:12 AM   #11
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Curious why nobody mentioned the panels? Much more light output+light is directed towards the trailer not the roof etc. I use these in my trailer, nothing else. Made a night and day difference between round LED 921s. When purchasing ANY led lights for your trailer, make sure they are SMDs and preferably 5050 which means the actual chip/led is square 5mmx5mm. I think these are the biggest for now and give more light output than others.
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Old 03-26-2016, 10:20 AM   #12
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You can buy a 5050 in a flat round bulb (we did) along with some 3528's. We prefer the 3528, as they are closer to the original light output. We found the 5050 too bright.
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Old 03-26-2016, 11:01 AM   #13
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I use the 48 led flat panel. In the main area I put them on a remote control dimmer.
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Old 03-28-2016, 11:53 AM   #14
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Curious why nobody mentioned the panels? Much more light output+light is directed towards the trailer not the roof etc. I use these in my trailer, nothing else. Made a night and day difference between round LED 921s. When purchasing ANY led lights for your trailer, make sure they are SMDs and preferably 5050 which means the actual chip/led is square 5mmx5mm. I think these are the biggest for now and give more light output than others.
The bulbs I linked to are flat panels, just happen to be round. They only have LED's on the one surface.

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Old 03-28-2016, 04:38 PM   #15
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Ohhhhhh, I see. They're flat but round.. wait...... what? ...... is this that Columbus thing again?
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Old 04-03-2016, 09:17 AM   #16
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Upgraded to led lights as well. Theses are the ones we ended up purchasing. Click image for larger version

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Old 04-03-2016, 10:14 AM   #17
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In our last trailer I tried the cheap ones from Amazon. I Did not like the color and they flickered a lot which was annoying. I ended up getting some from M4 LED. They do cost more but the quality, color, and light output was much better. Just more proof you get what you pay for.
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Old 04-03-2016, 10:29 AM   #18
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We tried the flat type and did not like them. They weren't as bright as the regular bulbs. We put the OEM bulbs back in.
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Old 04-03-2016, 10:40 AM   #19
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The more SMD's - the brighter the bulb

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Not quite...SMD means "Surface Mount Device"...

The higher the number in front of the "K" is a more whiter, brighter light, as that is for the degrees in Kelvin of the light spectrum.

3,000K is warm white. More of a yellowish white...
5,000K is cool white.. More white with no yellowish tinge..
6,500K is daylight.. Whiter light and bright..

A trailer full of 6,500K is great for open heart surgery IMO...
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Our camper is still dark inside with our new LED bulbs - in a shaded site, dark brown leather furniture, cherry cabinets and dark charcoal counter tops

Even with six floor length windows in the dining slide and a huge window in rear of rig it can still be dark at times so the brighter LED is fine


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