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Old 04-03-2011, 11:24 PM   #1
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why are my can lights still glowing after i turn them off thier led bulbs

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Internal capacitors in the driver circuits discharging ... will make `em glow for a short time even after the power is turned off.

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could it be the light swicth its the kind that lights up when off

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radioactive decay?
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Old 04-04-2011, 12:00 AM   #5
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Do you have them on a programmable light switch? If so is the light switch good for CFL's as well as incandescents? The newer programmable switches and some dimmers use toroid coils in their electronic switching circuits to turn lights on or off or dim them. Toroid coil circuits do not recognize full off and will leave your LED lights on at 10 -30% of full brightness. Be careful not to put any LED lights on dimmer circuits unless the lamp box specificly says it is OK and also make sure the dimmer you use says it will work with LED lamps.
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