I just moved into a new apartment, in the bathroom there are 6 lights in the ceiling and a dimmable switch next to the door.

I want to change the bulbs to LEDs, but these damn halogen bulbs are really really slim (G4 socket, 12v) and the LEDs that I bought are just too "fat" to fit in the housing.

So I thought I might as well change the whole housing and looking on ebay I see this 3W 5W LED Ceiling light Warm/Cool White Cree Down light Recessed Spotlight Lamp.

Will these work, or will they blow if I try connecting them to the present set?

Let me know if you need pictures of anything if you don't understand anything I wrote above.

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They Look similar. Best bet is to check with Cree. THey make fantastic LED products but without a spec sheet one couldn't know for sure on this.

  • one other thing to watch...some dimmers don't work with ALL dimmable LEDs...some require a dimmer rated for LEDs. Lutron makes excellent dimmers for that that retail around 24 dollars.
    – Kevin
    Oct 15, 2014 at 2:56
  • Thanks for replying! Will check out the places you mentioned, I'm in Europe though and you mentioned dollars so I am not sure if the places you mentioned will support our 220v though... Also wrote to a few of the ebay sellers...
    – Ryan
    Oct 15, 2014 at 3:14

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