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Is there such a thing as an LED floodlight that will screw into a standard lightbulb socket? If so, can they be faded with LOR?

I used halogen floods and wasn't impressed with the results, the colors aren't as true as LED and the paint scratched and flaked off the bulbs.

Any input would be appreciated.

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There are.

However, fading of LED Floods is not a universal yes/no. Some do better than others. (I don't have the information handy to tell you which ones those are.)

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I will be sending some new ones that I am carrying down to Fabian (Gordon Lights) to test with. They are mainly used for indoor only, but I can see them working in a light display as well and I am curious as to how they handle with LOR/Animated Lighting etc.

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Thank you for your replies.

Can anyone submit information about availability, pricing etc.

I am looking for green, red and blue.

Thank you.

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Last year I used action lighting LED par 30 35deg. bulbs.

They worked well, but do not fade. I had red, green, and yellow, adding blue this year.

They seem to stand up to being turned on and off very well. I used CFL blues that did not, out of 6, 4 blow by the end of dec.

http://www.actionlighting.com/

They are not cheap, about $16 each.

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Is there such a thing as an LED floodlight that will screw into a standard lightbulb socket? If so, can they be faded with LOR?

Great questions. I have been wondering the same, as it seems like a lot of trouble to buy the DC powered MR-16, and the base connector, build an enclosure and then provide the DC power to it.

I found a store on eBay selling an MR16 that has a PAR base and runs off 100vac. The link to the store is

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200193413965&_trksid=p2759.l1259

and they aren't cheap. But in the long run, considering the cost to build an enclosure for the lamp and the base for the DC version, and the time involved, is $15.99 that bad? I don't know, just wondering. I haven't had any experience with the MR-16, but am interested in learning more from those that have.

Also, don't know if these can be used outdoors and if they are dimmable. I've sent a message to the store with just those questions.

Tim

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I just wanted to freshed this thread. Since my last post, has anyone located LEDs that you can dim and that will screw into a standard lightbulb socket? If so, could you please give me contact info? Thanks alot!

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Hello and Happy Holidays everyone,

I'm still looking for LED floodlights that you can dim and screw into standard light sockets. Thanks for the help.

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These show at Home Depot, but several online sites carry them also. I couldn't find them in the store. They come in clear, red, green, yellow and blue. I'd like to buy some to color-wash the house, but would like to have some feedback on richness of color and brightness. These are too expensive to buy on impulse, but the usual low power drain and long LED life is really nice. Does anyone use these?

http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?id=100651208&jspStoreDir=hdus&catalogId=10053&marketID=401&productId=100651208&locStoreNum=8125&langId=-1&linktype=product&storeId=10051&ddkey=THDSiteMap

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This guy was advertising here before Halloween - I haven't bought or tried them yet but here is his link:

http://www.minionsweb.com/osStore/product_info.php?cPath=1_4_43_45&products_id=48&osCsid=8c3044539cffce140d0987267a33c27b

I bought some for Halloween. Work great with LOR! Corey is great to deal with.

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The home Depot website was carrying the screw in LED floods, 30 par and 38 par. The cost is a bit steep at $40.00+ and I would rather go DMX and use the lights at this site, fewer lights, DMX and better effects.

A sample, found them cheaper...but lost the link.

http://www.animatedlighting.com/products/IntelligentLights.asp

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