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Old 01-25-08, 01:34 PM   #1
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MR16 light housing

Most halogen bike light makers (Niterider, Light & Motion, Exlight, etc.) create housing that support only mr11 bulbs. Are there any out there that support the larger mr16 bulbs?
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I know of several DIY projects that use that bulb.
here is a ready made one
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You can do a Google search for "Pond Scum Bicycle Light". I have a pair of those on my rig...
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Are there brands/makes that are already made to support mr16 bulbs so you can just plug them to a power source (plug & play per say)? I don't really have the time/hassle to create a diy light housing.
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Old 01-25-08, 05:12 PM   #5
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yes there are MR16 lights. www.night-sun.com My wife got me a Team Issue model 19 years ago when they were hand-made in the USA. I still use it. The metal housing allowed me to upgrade to 50 watt bulbs without risk of melting a plastic housing.
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Optronics QH-7CC ready made housing, comes with a 50 watt bulb replace with a 20 watt and you're good to go.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/NEW-O...mZ290201241435
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So for a fact the Optronics QH-7CC fits MR16 bulbs, right? I'm not interested if it only fits mr11 bulbs. Please let me know, thanks!

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Optronics QH-7CC ready made housing, comes with a 50 watt bulb replace with a 20 watt and you're good to go.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/NEW-O...mZ290201241435
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So for a fact the Optronics QH-7CC fits MR16 bulbs, right? I'm not interested if it only fits mr11 bulbs. Please let me know, thanks!
That's the fact Jack! Yes, MR-16 bulb.
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Has anyone fit a MR16 bulb into this Malibu light?

http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/...cStoreNum=8125
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