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Old 08-30-12, 06:38 PM   #1
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Replacing A Xenon Bulb With An LED In A Vintage Bike Light

I have a vintage 'Nighthawk' bike light with a Xenon bulb. (Nighthawk is out of business). It just seems like it's not as bright as it used to be. I think the battery is OK. I haven't actually dismantled it yet to remove the actual bulb to see the exact type, but my understanding is that LED equivalents exist for most of these flashlight-type bulbs.

I could also replace the battery pack inexpensively when the time comes with larger mAh NiMH C-cell rechargeables.

Anybody have any experience with this sort of thing?
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There is an "Electonics, Lighting and Gadgets" forum here that should be far better equipped to answer your question.
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Thanks!

I'll transfer it over.
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