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Old 07-29-2013, 09:12 AM   #1
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LED Bulb Replacements

We are picking up a 2014 Rockwood 2560G this weekend and I would like to immediately change out the bulbs to LED since we will be using it almost immediately dry docking. If I order the LEDs now I should have them in time. Is anyone familiar with this model or is there someplace where I can find out which ones I will need to order?
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:22 PM   #2
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LEDWholesalers on Amazon has good ones.
You have to get a tower/panel that has a minimum of 18 5050 LEDs to equal a normal incandescent bulb's 280+ lumens.

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I went with these in my TT. Really bright white light almost blue. Takes a little while to get used to from normal bulbs. Used to get a whistle from power convertor when 3 lights were on, now i can have them all on and no noise! Just remember when you plug it in and doesn't work, flip over the socket and try again.

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That's the cool white color. You can get them in warm white (~4,500K) which is not as harsh.
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LEDWholesalers on Amazon has good ones.
You have to get a tower/panel that has a minimum of 18 5050 LEDs to equal a normal incandescent bulb's 280+ lumens.

So the T10 Wedge Base 18x5050 SMD 12v Ac/dc 1441ww is a standard size bulb that will fit the light fixtures in the 2014 Rockwood 2560G?

I have three indoor lights and one outside light I need to replace with LED.
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The prices from this supplier seem rather high to me. I understand you are in a hurry but for those who can wait a few weeks for delivery you can save a lot of money by ordering them from exrell | eBay. I've ordered from here several times with no complaints. I changed over my entire 30' TT inside for about $15 including shipping.
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The prices from this supplier seem rather high to me. I understand you are in a hurry but for those who can wait a few weeks for delivery you can save a lot of money by ordering them from exrell | eBay. I've ordered from here several times with no complaints. I changed over my entire 30' TT inside for about $15 including shipping.
I'm not too worried about the price since I am on a time crunch. I'm just wanting to make sure these are the correct size. Also, which bulb would go in the out side light? 2014 Rockwood 2560G
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I'm not too worried about the price since I am on a time crunch. I'm just wanting to make sure these are the correct size. Also, which bulb would go in the out side light? 2014 Rockwood 2560G
I believe it is an 1156
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The prices from this supplier seem rather high to me. I understand you are in a hurry but for those who can wait a few weeks for delivery you can save a lot of money by ordering them from exrell | eBay. I've ordered from here several times with no complaints. I changed over my entire 30' TT inside for about $15 including shipping.
I did A LOT of research into LED makers and their design. The Chinese ones are cheap. I bought some of all of them (12, 18, 20, 24, 28, 40 LEDs) so I could see for myself. I probably have 40+ different LED lights sitting in a box. The tower model I use was about $9, and not from LEDWholesalers (they were out of stock when I ordered). The quality is very good on these type of lights. I cannot risk getting something that will break because shipping to Korea is such a hassle and expensive. The stuff they sell here is junk, so that is not an option.
Some of the cheaper LED panels get VERY hot because they use a resistor, not an IC, to control voltage and current. Looking at them, they are CHEAP.
They work well for a lot of people, though, so to each their own.
I use aluminum foil tape as a reflector, and the tower-style are big, but as you can see in my picture, they do fit inside my overhead light fixtures.
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[QUOTE=BigBaron;434472]...Some of the cheaper LED panels get VERY hot because they use a resistor, not an IC, to control voltage and current. QUOTE]

Not to get too technical here, but what you say is true and can be a problem in an RV. By using only a resistor, instead of some sort of current regulator circuit, the LED's can get extremely hot when the converter goes into the bulk charge mode, which is on the order of 14.4V. I have read stories where the LED's actually de-solder themselves due to the heat build-up.

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