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Mike2401 12-03-2010 01:37 PM

MR16 12Volt lamps
 
I have two low voltage recessed fixtures that came with MR16, 50 watt,12 volt lamps GU5.3, 2 pin base. Is it safe to use a MR16, 20 watt, 12 volt lamp in the fixtures?

Thank you,
Mike

joed 12-03-2010 01:40 PM

Lower wattage. I don't see an issue. It will be less heat.

LyonsElecSupply 12-04-2010 09:58 AM

If anything it would make the fixture, wiring and holder last longer due to less heat stress.


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