Author Topic: Hallway lighting  (Read 324 times)

Hallway lighting
« on: September 28, 2020, 07:11:56 pm »
I've three light fittings illuminating my hallway.
They're flat circular affairs, somewhat akin to portholes, each has a brace of candle-shaped LED lamps within.
One of the fittings is noticeably dimmer than the other two.
What might be the reason for this?

Re: Hallway lighting
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2020, 11:45:02 pm »
It's most likely a difference in the lamps. LED lamps will reduce their brightness over time, and they may not be consistent to start with.

Dirt on the bulbs or the fittings is possible.
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Kim

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Re: Hallway lighting
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2020, 11:47:31 pm »
Assuming similar lamps, could one be running warmer due to position/orientation, causing the lamps to lose brightness more rapidly?
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Jaded

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Re: Hallway lighting
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2020, 11:52:24 pm »
You could be standing further away from it?
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Valiant

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Re: Hallway lighting
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2020, 06:47:58 pm »
Get the multimeter out and check for a voltage drop. If that's fine then it's the bulbs.
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