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Apr 02, 2013, 06:34 PM
Butchkoch
Lighting
PAR16's are making me crazy. The last one lasted 3 days, and I have seven of them. They are my only regret in this kitchen design. Any alternatives that will fit the ceiling pot and throw enough light?
Apr 02, 2013, 07:53 PM
Jaybee
You can get PAR 16 in LED:

http://www.polar-ray.com/PAR16-LED-Bulbs_c_74.html


Jaybee
Apr 28, 2013, 11:33 PM
lesliemorris85
What brands were yours? I’ve had similar experiences before with LED PARs as well as A19s, especially those I’ve ordered offshore (Chinese made, I think). But perhaps the whole batch I ordered was just faulty because a friend of mine ordered the same thing and she did not have any problem so far (it’s been two months since).

Anyway, I finally just gritted my teeth and went for the more expensive LEDs. I have tried the ones made in the U.S. from www.ikea.com, www.cree.com, and www.illustralighting.com. So far I haven’t had any problems and the light quality and build is definitely better.