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Old 02-23-2021, 12:51 AM   #1
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Have anyone change out the light bulb on all the side?

I was youtube on someone changing out all default light bulb which consume alot of power than LED bulb. Can someone comment on this if it does make a big differnce in power wise or to save battery?

If so what LED bulb you replace it with.

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Old 02-23-2021, 02:05 AM   #2
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LED lights make a tremendous difference in power consumption. They consume 75% or more less energy. So if you use the lights while boondocking it will save battery power. (We tend to use battery powered/solar rechargeable lanterns.)

The replacement bulbs will depend on what light fixtures you have. You could take out one of the bulbs and an online search should find the correct LED. In our small tt, we ended up buying new fixtures because the covers had discolored and the cost was about the same.
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I would expect that your 2021 GeoPro has LED lights. Does it not? You may want to check before considering replacements.
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LED lights make a tremendous difference in power consumption. They consume 75% or more less energy. So if you use the lights while boondocking it will save battery power. (We tend to use battery powered/solar rechargeable lanterns.)

The replacement bulbs will depend on what light fixtures you have. You could take out one of the bulbs and an online search should find the correct LED. In our small tt, we ended up buying new fixtures because the covers had discolored and the cost was about the same.
Thank you so I should be replacing all my bulb starting from outside to the inside? is this the way to go? replace them with LED?

or should I wait till they are dead?

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The upside is you will use much less power with all led lights. The downside is it will cost you money. You might be waiting years for all the lights to burn out.
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The upside is you will use much less power with all led lights. The downside is it will cost you money. You might be waiting years for all the lights to burn out.
got it!!!decision decision!!. do anyone know if the new 2021 geo pro 20BHS come with LED light all around or they are just regular light bulb?
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Old 02-23-2021, 03:00 PM   #7
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got it!!!decision decision!!. do anyone know if the new 2021 geo pro 20BHS come with LED light all around or they are just regular light bulb?
It's LED lights throughout the trailer. All of the puck lights are LED and all of the outside lights are LED as well. I think the only normal bulb is the oven vent.
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got it!!!decision decision!!. do anyone know if the new 2021 geo pro 20BHS come with LED light all around or they are just regular light bulb?
They are probably LED. Here is how to check:

If they are incandescent (what you called "regular") the lens will easily snap off if you pinch two sides. Then you can see the incandescent lamp.

If they are LED, the lens might not come off. If it does come off easily, you can see tha it's an LED. If it does not come off easily--don't force it--assume it's LED.

Another way to tell: An incandescent lamp with fully-charged battery is white; it gets redder with a low battery. LEDs come in two colors; blue-white or yellow-white. Their color doesn't change much with voltage.
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Old 02-23-2021, 05:11 PM   #9
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It's LED lights throughout the trailer. All of the puck lights are LED and all of the outside lights are LED as well. I think the only normal bulb is the oven vent.
wow!! didn't know the new trailer got all LED light!! thank you so much!! I was thinking about changing it all out saved me some time and money..
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Old 02-23-2021, 05:13 PM   #10
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They are probably LED. Here is how to check:

If they are incandescent (what you called "regular") the lens will easily snap off if you pinch two sides. Then you can see the incandescent lamp.

If they are LED, the lens might not come off. If it does come off easily, you can see tha it's an LED. If it does not come off easily--don't force it--assume it's LED.

Another way to tell: An incandescent lamp with fully-charged battery is white; it gets redder with a low battery. LEDs come in two colors; blue-white or yellow-white. Their color doesn't change much with voltage.
Thank you for the clearification... this helped..
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We boonrock and I changed all my exterior, about 15% of previous usage when checking w/ Kill-A-Watt meter.
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Old 02-24-2021, 12:42 AM   #13
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I always change everything out to LED's, even my home.
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LED Swap downside

After the swap, I continuously got dash messages saying that one or another light was failing or the trailer was disconnected. I found this and it solved my problem, however I'm still glad to have made the switch.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

You'll also find, or at least I did, that they don't shine as bright. I solved this by using foil tape applied to the back of the fixture and behind the LED, giving it something to reflect off.
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My Kill-A-Watt meter plugs into a 120vAC socket and won't measure the 12vDC lighting. How did you get yours to work?

For those of us with older campers you can buy bulk LEDs ready to install on Amazon.

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