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  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 4
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 4
Better than the 10-pack – 14000mcd 25Packs White 5mm LED Reviews

posted by _Diceman on 05/18/2008 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

Pros:
A lot brighter than first generation white LEDs. Can make old devices useful.
Consistent, unlike the 10-pack I recieved. I was hoping for at least 6 bright LEDs, it was a nice bonus to have 25 of them.
Cons:
Bluish tint.
Not the brightest LEDs available.
Other:
A local online store sells LEDs of this brightness for triple the price before shipping costs.
I used these to replace the LEDs in a 3xAA torch with 6 LEDs, the difference before and after was quite pleasing. The tint is a little blue but the brightness makes up for it. Also, I had an old bike light with 3 LEDs that was useless even circa 2002, with these LEDs installed it provides dim but useable illumination.
Bottomline:
Nichia GS LEDs may be the current rage but these are good value white LEDs.

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