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Old 09-09-2015, 10:55 AM   #1
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Flickering box LED light

The LED lights on the box unit have started flickering and I wondered if there is an easy solution?

The LED lights are about 2 or 3 years old. The fans are still working fine. Only the white light side are flickering, the blue light side are fine. Of course it is the white light side that I want - grrr.

The unit has a dimmer and I've found the flicker stops if I dial the dimmer back to halfway if that helps. Any ideas? I was going to pull apart the box on the weekend for a look.
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sounds like a loose wire or a bad switch ,
I had a similar type of short in my fans they would cut on and off the solder was flaking off making wire move freely , it can be a fire hazard if not addressed
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Good point, I never thought of that. Many thanks for the reply, I'll check out for that.

Really annoying. I had a cheap led strip light do the same thing.

I always thought the fans would be the first to go but now starting to wonder.
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Turns out 6 of the 55 LED bulbs look burnt out. I swapped over the power, dimmer, etc connections and it made no difference at all

Will try and post pics later.

This light is one for the bin.
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Pics of the unit and burnt out led. Apparently it can be replaced.

Ended up buying a quad T5 HO light. Much better on cost although I'm sure next year I will be complaining about bulb replacement.





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