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Old 01-18-2013, 01:47 PM   #1
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I have two post mounted outdoor lights on either side f my driveway. They are relatively new- one around 2 months, the other just over a year. The oder one works fine. The newer is a replacement for one which had problems after about a yearand now tthe newer one is showing the same symptoms. They are LED fixtures. What happens is the problem one(s) appear to need a long time to come to full brightness and sometimes never seems to ever get there. Incandescent fixtures at the site had no problems. Does anyone have any insight to this??


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What is a LCD fixture? Do you mean CFL or LED. CFLs take time to warm up and come to full bright especially in cold weather.

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What is a LCD fixture? Do you mean CFL or LED. CFLs take time to warm up and come to full bright especially in cold weather.
Sorry- I meant LED!
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If it is a CFL light ?
Then it is normal !

If it is a LED light
then it has power supply issues,
probably a dryed up filter capacitor.
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Are your LEDs line voltage or low voltage?
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Line voltage, I guess. Definitely not low voltage.
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Measure the voltage at the light with the light on. If it remains steady at approx. 120 volts, the problem is the light.

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