LED Light replacement?


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Old 03-05-23, 11:46 AM
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LED Light replacement?

This light no longer works. It can turn on, but with very little/low power. How do I find a similar/compatible part? Does anyone have a step by step guide(w/ photos or video) on replacing it? I believe I will need purchase a soldering iron. The part is acrich3 120v 14.5 w made by Seoul Semiconductor. Note the company has discontinued this item.
 

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Old 03-05-23, 12:32 PM
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I am assuming this is directly from a switch and not a dimmer.

Since you cannot get the part I would replace the fixture.

If for some reason that is not possible find out the total wattage or lumens output then get a LED rope or something similar and wire that in.
Note that dimmability is important if you ever want to put a dimmer on it.

 
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Old 03-05-23, 02:09 PM
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That board is not available as a replacement part. You'd purchase a new fixture.
Your board is damaged.

 
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When shopping for a new light keep in mind that a fixture having standard, removeable bulbs can be easily fixed when a bulb goes bad. If the LED electronics are built into the fixture you have to replace the whole fixture.
 
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Old 03-15-23, 05:53 AM
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Anyone have an easy to use guide on changing a light fixture from LED to normal bulb fixture?
 
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Old 03-15-23, 06:53 PM
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There is a hollow metal threaded rod sticking out of the white tube.
The fixture should slide down off that rod exposing the two wire connections behind it.
There will be a metal fixture bar across the box. The rod is screwed into it.
Disconnect the two wires.
More than likely you will need to use a shorter threaded rod but it will come with the new fixture.

This is pretty much what will be above your fixture. You may not have a separate ground wire.

Most fixtures mount this way so almost any fixture you purchase can be used here.
 
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LoL and this is why I hate LED garbage! 50,000 hours or 10 years my behind LoL!
 
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... 50,000 hours or10 years my behind LoL!
The LEDs might come close to that, but it's the super cheap power supplies that go belly up. Components with better specs cost more and their business model demands cheap.

As always, caveat emptor! Or, Be aware, most goldmines come with a shaft.
 
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Old 04-19-23, 12:48 PM
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Unfortunately that type of fixture uses xx amount of LEDs in series. If one goes bad.... the light is dead.
Typical problems are running the chips to hot and the heat opens one or bad solder on a chip.
 
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