Halogen to LED


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Old 06-14-23, 11:29 AM
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Halogen to LED

Can this halogen(?) be replaced with an LED?

looking for something that will shine brighter than the existing bulb. Itís a dark area of our home with high traffic.


 
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Old 06-14-23, 04:37 PM
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That looks like a wedge lamp.
They're used in auto..... 194LED.

Do you know what voltage your halogen bulbs are ?
 
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Old 06-14-23, 04:53 PM
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I donít. I guess I could pull the bulb and see if anything is written on it?
 
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Wear a glove if you pull it. Halogen bulbs don't like even the small amount of moisture from your hand.
 
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Old 06-15-23, 05:37 AM
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Measure the voltage at the lamp socket.

For a 12 volt fixture I expect you would need to do a lot of shopping to find a replacement bulb (LED or othwrwise) that outputs a lot more lumens (of light). The 194 automotive bulb is a fairly low output for marker lights and parking lights, not used for brake lights
 
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I used 194 as a generic number. There are similar types.
What Allan says is correct.... it may be tough to find an LED brighter than halogen.

Good thing about the LED bulbs is much lower heat and they don't burn the sockets.
 
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Are there other options that would provide more lumens?
 
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Install a different or multiple LED fixtures.
 
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Old 06-20-23, 10:21 AM
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It looks to me like a G9 bulb. 120v with a looped connector - Like this
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Feit-Ele...HDRP/309694999

They sell LED models, usually up to 60w equivalent as far as I know. They do sell higher lumen ones, though I've never used one. Like this:
https://www.amazon.com/Yosenmi-Equiv.../dp/B09W57Z4X8
 
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Old 07-05-23, 06:01 AM
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zhy987 - The lamp socket you have is a ceramic K540K base which typically takes G9 loop type 120 volt Halogen lamps. There are LED lamp replacements for the G9 base socket which are rated at 120 volt (the LEDs are internally adapted for 120 volt use) that are available in various lumen outputs and various Kelvin degree colors.

Click HERE for some LED G9 Base Halogen Replacements

Hope that helps you!
 

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Old 07-05-23, 07:19 AM
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HERE is a 40 watt (450 lumen) equivalent G9 LED replacement...but not dimmable, if that matters to you.

The higher lumens of this one might meet your needs for more light...just remember this particular one is not dimmable.
 

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