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  • ecotech Monday, October 09, 2017 10:03 AM Reply

    30w and only 600 lumens is vey little for an led?  any ideas why this is so inefficient?

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  • desolder Top 10 Forum Poster Tuesday, October 10, 2017 9:05 AM Reply

    Just guessing here... maybe the "30W" refers to it's incandescent equivalent. That's how they rate compact fluorescent / LED bulbs here in the USA.

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    What are they trying to hide?

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  • sheepish Top 10 Forum Poster Tuesday, October 10, 2017 2:12 PM Reply

    Sometimes it seems to relate to the maximum power of the LEDs used, but in this case each of the 6 LEDs is only rated for 1A not 1.5A, hence a total maximum about 20W.


    But a bulb that size isn't going to be able to cope with 20W or 30W.


    But few car bulbs here have accurate specs anyway.

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