BR30 LED Questions

Old 01-16-22, 09:24 AM
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BR30 LED Questions

I am looking for a brand that has a BR30 LED, 65watt equivalent, 2700k that does not have a slight delayed start after flicking the switch. I had the brand Utilitech BR30s and they were instant, but are not available at Lowes any longer. So far I have tried Sylvania and GE BR30s, and they both have the same slight millisecond delay when flicking the switch.

I have noticed that most of the LED bulbs have a plastic shell. When the lights get a bunch of hours on them, the plastic start to turn yellowish and effects the light output. Wonder if there are any glass BR30s to try?
Old 01-16-22, 12:38 PM
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I have had good luck with the Ecosmart lamps from Home Depot. Maybe give them a try.
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I just bought my first Phillips BR40 this weekend and it works well and seems well-built. But can't comment on the longevity.

I stick with the big brands whenever I can, GE, Phillips, CREE.

I do buy a lot of Ecosmart as well, but for rental properties and such where I'm a bit less concerned about the quality or longevity. The price is right!

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