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Old 09-19-2015, 09:35 PM
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Default LED Replacements for MR-16's?

I must not be looking in the right place(s), because I cannot find a LED replacement for the MR16 halogen lights Van's sells.

Does anyone know of a suitable product?
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Old 09-19-2015, 09:48 PM
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https://www.google.com/search?q=MR16...16+12+volt+led

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Old 09-20-2015, 07:31 AM
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Default Noise

Be careful. We tried a bunch of these before we found some that wouldn't put out so much noise that the radio kept breaking squelch. Torchstar.US has some that seem to work. They are 7Watt.
I think the number is X000KGEFGF
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Old 09-20-2015, 07:59 AM
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Default Very noisy

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Be careful. We tried a bunch of these before we found some that wouldn't put out so much noise that the radio kept breaking squelch. Torchstar.US has some that seem to work. They are 7Watt.
I think the number is X000KGEFGF
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Thats what I ran into, ended up replacing the controller with a fixed resistor and they have worked fine for 2 years now. I would not consider them landing lights, but great for recognition lights. I think mine are 580 lumens or so.
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Default More info please Vic

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Be careful. We tried a bunch of these before we found some that wouldn't put out so much noise that the radio kept breaking squelch. Torchstar.US has some that seem to work. They are 7Watt.
I think the number is X000KGEFGF
Vic
I've battled and lost the RF issue with LED's, back with lower watt halogen for wig wag, but don't like it as much. Vic did you really have success without any RF noise with LED MR16? That P/N is isn't found on the Torchstar site. Any more info please.
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I have looked……I have HID's which I can't replace it seems. The HID's are excellent, but the supply has vanished.

I reckon this might be the answer. Not cheap but…..



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I have looked……I have HID's which I can't replace it seems. The HID's are excellent, but the supply has vanished.
Same here. Recently downgraded left wingtip from HID to halogen because of HID bulb failure. Not happy.
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Old 01-17-2016, 07:37 AM
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Default Hmmm..

I spent some time searching as well, and I came up with this one:http://www.torchstar.us/ac-dc-12v-7w-mr16-led-bulb.html

http://www.torchstar.us/ac-dc-12v-7w-mr16-led-bulb.html
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Old 01-17-2016, 04:35 PM
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Arrow We have a few at Aerosport Products!

I know that we have some nice Toshiba MR-16 LED bulbs in stock. I cant remember all of the specs off hand but I do believe they are 36 degree beam angle. I will post the specs tomorrow morning when I have them in hand. I know that we have at least 6 bulbs and 8 leads.

Feel free to contact me via email.

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Here is what I popular with the Lancair crowd: http://www.lightology.com/index.php?...prod_id=239792

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