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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Fills a room, nice colour

    posted by artypete on 12/06/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:less than 1 day

    Pros:
    Nice and bright light. Compared to a 230v 20W CFL (=1080 lumens) it's not quite so warm, but it's not bad! I would say it's easily 450+ lumens, not quite sure if it's really as much as 576. 2 could easily light a small room, and 3 would be great far surp...
    Cons:
    Not an obvious way to mount these - might need double sided tape to glue to the ceiling, or maybe drill some holes through the ...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Good colour, nice and bright. mod for best results

    posted by artypete on 12/06/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:less than 1 day

    Pros:
    Quite surprised how nice and bright this light is. really DOES seem to put out the quoted lumens power. I compared lights to a reference 230V 20W CFL which gives around 1080 lumens. I would estimate that this unit really does deliver about a quarter the l...
    Cons:
    Not so efficient running through the actual pins. Measures 250-260ma at 12v which does give 3W. Not quite so nice a warm colou...
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