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Old 05-24-2016, 01:08 PM   #1
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Wanting to change the bulbs in my 5th wheel to LED. Can anyone recommend what I should get or look for and where to purchase from? Natural light vs. Bright or the bluish looking glow. I'm not sure what bulbs (number wise) that I currently have.
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Old 05-24-2016, 01:26 PM   #2
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You most likely have 921 lamps. If so, we've changed ours with GRV LED's from Amazon. We like the cool white (5000K), but others prefer the warm white (3000K)

Just look for 921 LED replacements. Here are the ones we bought.

If you're not sure what color temp you like, I suggest getting a couple of each and then deciding. I don't recommend anything over 5000K because they start getting bluish colored above that.
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Old 05-24-2016, 01:38 PM   #3
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That's a good choice Bama Rambler.


I've found the 24 count 5050 LEDs are a good replacement for the 921 incandescent bulb, however I opted for warm white.
I have 4 other bulb types in my Crusader and have replaced all with LEDs, including the one in the fridge.
Incredible how little power they use in comparison, and very little heat generated.
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So what is the difference between warm white and cool white?
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So what is the difference between warm white and cool white?
Warm white is more yellowish and very similar to an incandescent bulb.
Cool white is whiter. (sometimes leaning towards light blue in color)

Some prefer what is perceived as a brighter light with the cool white while others prefer something more similar to the incandescent we've all been used to since the beginning of light bulb time.
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So what is the difference between warm white and cool white?
Color Temperature

~5000k is pure white
anything less is 'warm' or yellowish which is more like incandescent bulbs
anything more is 'cool' or blueish.

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I recommend you use a vendor that someone has used and works or buy a small qty to try first. These units are a system with LED chips and drive circuitry. Some of the cheap components from China use low quality drive components that generate a significant amount of RF noise. This will interfere with your radio and TV reception.
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I recommend you use a vendor that someone has used and works or buy a small qty to try first. These units are a system with LED chips and drive circuitry. Some of the cheap components from China use low quality drive components that generate a significant amount of RF noise. This will interfere with your radio and TV reception.
Thanks for the advice. I ordered a few from M4 to try out. They are not cheap. I don't want to spend $$$ and not be happy with my purchase.
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Thanks for the advice. I ordered a few from M4 to try out. They are not cheap. I don't want to spend $$$ and not be happy with my purchase.

Just switched out all my 921's to 921-17-5630 natural white leds from M4 products.




I also switched the light bulb in the microwave that lights the range top from a incandescent appliance bulb to a T25-2W-NW led. Puts out more bright light.

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