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Led lights

Mickthevin

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Non-VOC Member
A couple of years ago i converted the rear lights on my comet to one of these led boards that are advertised in mph. Anyway i went for the mot last week and the back light didnt work. It turns out the unit has blown/isnt working. I thought these boards had a long life and i am concerned i might have done something to cause this. Has anybody had a similar experience.
In a sense i am my own worst enemy as i do take the p*** out of people who come to the bar and are having problems with the computer on their bikes when if i had left well alone all i would have had to do would be to change the bulb

mick
 

biggles

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Non-VOC Member
Hi Mick
I found the best compromise was to use one of Mr Goffe's L.ED. replcement bulbs. That way if it fails you can always go back to an ordinary bulb.
Biggles.
 

Tnecniv Edipar

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I haven't seen the specific LED unit mentioned but if it has multiple LED's I doubt they would have all failed simultaneously. Could be something as simple as a broken internal connection or there may be a series resistor that could have failed.
 
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