12v MR16 LEDs not working


Old 11-19-18, 09:56 AM
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12v MR16 LEDs not working

My recessed lighting fixtures have historically used these 12v halogen bulbs, and they work just fine minus lasting only a couple months:

However my local Home Depot now only stocks LED versions.

When I plug in an LED version, the light will work for about 5 seconds and then turn off.

Any ideas here?

Previous ideas have been around 120v vs 12v, but I made sure that I am using 12v LED versions and nothing.
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Old 11-19-18, 10:31 AM
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Are they on a dimmer? Post a link to the LEDs you are using.
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You also need to check if your fixtures are 12 volts AC or DC. Many many low voltage lights using halogen bulbs were AC but a LED might require DC.
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