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Rorschach

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Not a bad price, shame they only output about 50-60% of a similarly sized fluorescent lamp though.
 

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Any one know how to work out LED ratings and what lumens equate to in watts or however it works?
 

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Rorschach":k37d3mdv said:
Not a bad price, shame they only output about 50-60% of a similarly sized fluorescent lamp though.
i replaced some flourescent tubes in the utility and kitchen for led tubes and I think they are brighter
 

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If they are the same as the ones I bought previously I fitted 3 to one side of the shed. To save money I fitted 3 panel lights I got free from an office ripout on the other side 2 non led bulbs in each. Wish to God I'd just stumped for 3 more lights. Or 6. Or 10 wired in sequence ideally for shed mood lighting. It's one of those costs you put off but makes a HUGE difference on a day to day basis.
Completely biased unscientific non lumen based opinion. One half of the shed is bathed in light . The other is ok in practice but hindsight is 20/20. For a garden shed setup they are fine. I also have a lidl worklight on a bungee cord for f#%k me direct brightness with a few hooks positioned about the shed roof in strategic positions. It works fine for me but it's a bit Bodgitt, Leggit and Willy Knockit. Be lovely to have proper lights. And extraction. And strippers.
Still.
We manage.
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We have an entrance with a flight of stairs, it had a 4ft florescent fitting

Got fed up with the flick flick flick on and having to change starters or tubes, so thought I would try an LED batten instead

It was £25 delivered, the difference is very marked , the expression "its like a chip shop in here" springs to mind, instant light on the switch on

Same length but using a stated 70% less energy than the flo fitting , but its way brighter

I will check these lidl ones out as I need two more to replace flo fittings in my store come workshop
 
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