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Model # BA21-16027OMF-12DE26-1U100

Internet # 205054835

Store SKU # 1000042553

100W Equivalent Soft White (2700K) A21 Dimmable LED Light Bulb

$19.97 /each
(limit 12 per order)
  • Cool to the touch
  • Immediate, full brightness
  • Perfect lighting for a bedroom

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Model # BA21-16027OMF-12DE26-1U100

Internet # 205054835

Store SKU # 1000042553

The Cree 100W Equivalent Soft White (2700K) Dimmable LED Light Bulb gives your space a soft white glow, but uses at least 82% less energy than incandescent bulbs. Use it either indoors or outdoors in enclosed locations. It offers up to 25,000 hours of light and is backed by a 10-year limited manufacturer warranty.

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  • Brightness: 1600 lumens
  • Estimated yearly energy cost: $2.17 (based on 3 hours/day, ¢11/kWh; cost depends on rates and use)
  • Life: 22.8 years (based on 3 hours/day)
  • Light appearance: 2700K (warm soft white)
  • Energy used: 18 watts
  • Lumens per watt: 89
  • Uses 82% less energy compared to a standard incandescent light bulb
  • Replaces a traditional 100-watt bulb for an energy- and money-saving solution
  • Lights instantly and offers omni-directional light
  • Doesn't contain mercurcy
  • Features an A21 bulb shape with a medium base
  • Dims to give you flexibility in lighting options
  • Works indoors and outdoors (damp rated)
  • Made of safety-coated glass for shatter resistance
  • Features:


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SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Bulb Diameter (In.) 
2.675 
Product Depth (in.) 
2.675 
Product Height (in.) 
Product Width (in.) 
2.675 
Details
Actual Color Temperature (K) 
2700 
Average Life (hours) 
25000 
Bulb Shape 
A-Line 
Bulb Type 
Household 
Color Rendering Index 
80 
Indoor/Outdoor 
Indoor/Outdoor 
Light Bulb Base Code 
Medium 
Light Bulb Base Type 
Medium 
Light Bulb Features 
Dimmable,Energy Saving,Shatter Resistant 
Light Bulb Shape Code 
A21 
Light Color 
Soft White 
Light Output (lumens) 
1600 
Lighting Technology 
LED 
Number in Package 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Specialty Bulb Type 
Household / General Purpose 
Watt Equivalence 
100 
Wattage (watts) 
18 
Warranty / Certifications
ENERGY STAR Certified 
Yes 
Manufacturer Warranty 
10-years limited warranty 

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Light Bulb Shape Code: A21
Bulb Shape: A-Line
Light Color: Soft White
Brand: Cree
Bulb Type: Household
Light Bulb Base Code: Medium
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor/Outdoor
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What is the normal operating temperature of these 100 bulbs. Should it be hot to the touch. Is it dangerous if it's hot?

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Livingston, NJ
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May 6, 2016
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Not sure the temperature. But it's still a little bit hot to touch.
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April 19, 2016
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Mine is warm, but not too hot to handle. An infrared thermometer measured between 100 and 123 degrees F.
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January 26, 2016
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They are cool to the touch if that's what you mean.
The color temperature is 2700 which is like an old "soft white" incandescent bulb.
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January 3, 2016
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Cool to the touch bulbs, after all these are LED lights. They are supposed to be very efficient at not wasting energy by producing unwanted heat ! Great idea these bulbs but boy they really need some quality control measures as they are very poorly made. Great bright light when they work tho.
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December 11, 2015
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I have no idea what the temp is. It was in a lamp that is open at the top and bottom, well ventilated.
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November 26, 2015
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The globes should be able to be touched - I have removed bulbs from sockets just after turning them off. Don't touch the base immediately after use, it is normally hot enough that you might drop the bulb reacting to the temperature.
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November 25, 2015
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Uncomfortably warm to the touch but not enough to cause burns unless held for an extended period.
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October 31, 2015
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From my experience, the heat sinks get hot to the touch pretty quickly.
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Is this bulb ok to use in enclosed fixture.

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April 19, 2016
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Yes, as long as the fixture is rated for a 100W incandescent bulb, this puts out less heat.
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No. The packaging says it's not for fully enclosed fixtures, and the bulbs are prone to early failure to begin with. Putting them in an enclosed fixture where the heat would build up would probably cause them to fail VERY quickly, and would nullify the warranty.
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April 4, 2016
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No. The 100W CREE bulbs will overheat in an enclosed fixture and die prematurely.
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March 25, 2016
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No, according to Cree (I called after mine burned out), due to a design flaw, this bulb fails within a few weeks if it is anywhere that doesn't have good airflow. Installation in a full or partial enclosure voids the warranty (it's written on the box, they said). They almost didn't honor my warranty because my bulb had a protective steel cage around it; ridiculous.
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February 22, 2016
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See spec sheet on main item page: "Do not use in enclosed fixture."
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February 21, 2016
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I would not recommend as the 18W consumed is all being dissipated in the finned heat sink at base & appears to need air flow to keep it from failing prematurely like the 3 of 14 I installed. If you use a smaller wattage, the results will be long life, whereas these have too much heat with no direct path to cooling
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Can a Dimmable LED bulb be used in a 3-way lamp or does that require a different type of bulb

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Yes, a dimmable LED bulb can be used in a 3-way lamp.
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What is the Cost to operate this bulbs?

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For example, if your electricity costs 8 cents per KiloWattHour (One thousand Watt-Hours) this 18W of dissipation would cost: 18/1000 * 0.08 or approx 0.144 cents per hour of usage. IF burning continuously for 1 year, approx $12.61.
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Rated 3.3 out of 5 by 329 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by 20 years or 2 years? Bought 4, all dead or dying. So disappointed on this product. Bought 4 two years ago. One failed last December, one did the same thing two weeks ago, and the rest two only have part of the led units working. All bulbs have debris inside. One got a loosed glue piece inside, and one got a big crack on the glass cover. May 6, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Started to fail. I bought this about a year ago and 1/2 side has now failed to work. Supposed to work 20 years . . . I don't think so. April 18, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Stay away from this bulb Purchased two light bulbs about a year ago from Home Depot. One stop working about three months down the road and could not get a replacement from Cree because I have not kept my receipt from Home Depot. The second one start acting strength recently. It would turn off for a few minutes and then turn back on again. Look like there are connection issues after the bulb heat up. Do not expect a branded name like Cree have such a poor quality light bulb. May 9, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Short life span, bad warranty process Bought a dozen of these a year ago, i have 8 that failed so far. I did not keep my receipt so i cannot get these warrantied. These have only been out for maybe 2 years. So Cree knows that these are all within the warranty period. May 14, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Very Good Light Output Love the light output of this bulb. Good color too. No humming or buzzing that I've noticed, however I have not used this bulb with a dimmer. The bulb is a bit wider than a conventional bulb especially with the fins near the base, however it has fit in most of the fixtures I have tried it in. It will not likely fit in smaller lamps - including smaller outdoor fixtures - so I had to sue the "60W" version in those cases. Our local utilities subsidize the prices of some of these bulbs - I have replaced all the ugly fluorescents in our house and love the instant on and color rendition of the CREE bulbs. April 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works as it should - so far. The bulb is larger than I expected and fills the fixture more than a conventional bulb, but the light color is just right and output is excellent. It has only been a month, but if it last as it is advertised, it will be a good buy. May 10, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Do not last! I purchased two of these bulbs for living room lamps. The lamps are on a time and in operation for about 10 hours during the day - morning and evening. After about 3 months one bulb burned out. I figured maybe it was just a bad one. I purchased a replacement. Six months later, the second of the original two burned out. Not even one year worth of use. Hardly the 22 years they advertise. I still want to use LED bulbs but won't spend $20 for Cree brand again. April 24, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Pretty poor reliability - not what I'd expect from Cree I was looking for a bright LED bulb for my garage door opener since it supplies most of the ight for my garage. I bought two of these bulbs and installed them four days ago. They supposedly last up to 25,000 hours and are backed by a 10 year warranty. I'm sure I'm going to get real friendly with their warranty department, because one of the bulbs only lasted four days! I'd say the cumulative usage was under 10 hours. Not what I'd expect from a Cree bulb with a $20 price tag! April 19, 2016
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