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Old 06-14-07, 09:51 AM   #1
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mr16 LED

I was googling to find what LEDs might cost (still haven't found a simple price), and found these that would plug into an existing lighthead I have:

http://www.besthongkong.com/product_...0bbe9cedebfcd6

It seems like 2 of them would start adding up to some light.

Oh wait, they require AC, not DC. Darn.
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I was googling to find what LEDs might cost (still haven't found a simple price), and found these that would plug into an existing lighthead I have:

http://www.besthongkong.com/product_...0bbe9cedebfcd6

It seems like 2 of them would start adding up to some light.

Oh wait, they require AC, not DC. Darn.
Stymied again! How about the simple 'flashlight for bike', instead?

Flashlight for Bike - 5pcs 40000mcd White LED
[FL-5W40] $7.95

Using 5x 5mm 40000mcd grade White LEDs
3 Steps Switch, Off, On, Flash
Using 4pcs AAA Battery
Hundred Hours of operating

Everything else seems to be for cars .

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Old 06-14-07, 03:39 PM   #3
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I was googling to find what LEDs might cost (still haven't found a simple price)...
CREE leds here:
http://www.theledlight.com/Cree-LED.html

I've also seen singles for sale on another type of heatsink on another website, but I can't remember where it was right off. I'll edit it here when I remember.....

Anyway----the prices at the other place was about the same as here, about $15 each with shipping.
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Here's a couple of options...

http://www.cutter.com.au/proddetail.php?prod=cut744

http://www.cutter.com.au/proddetail.php?prod=cut651

I've ordered from them before, exellent customer service but you may do better price-wise from someone local to you.
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http://www.dealextreme.com has Seoul and Cree LED's for rather good pricing. My mate just recieved a package of 3 x SSC stars and SSC bare emitters. Pricie is good but ships a little slower.
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I doubt they require AC. LEDs are DC devices. Many are driven by a AC to DC convertor as voltage controlled DC is needed for good operation. You can get prepackaged LED based MR16 bi-pin bulbs that are designed for 12 volt service for a reasonable price, vaguely $1.00 per watt. Many good lamp and lighting supply stores can sell you an MR16 bulb holder that can be attached to your bike.
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I've been happy with my 3W LED MR-16 from http://autolumination.com/mr16.htm, advertised at $15.99.
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