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Model BA21-16027OMF-12DE26-1U100

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

$12.97 /each
(limit 12 per order)
  • Cool to the touch
  • Immediate, full brightness
  • Perfect lighting for a bedroom

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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
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Is this bulb ok to use in enclosed fixture.

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Yes, assuming it fits. It burns cooler than an incandescent, and is more resistant to trapped moisture and other elements in an enclosed fixture.
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NO
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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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No. The 100W CREE bulbs will overheat in an enclosed fixture and die prematurely.
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Austin, TX
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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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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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Mine is warm, but not too hot to handle. An infrared thermometer measured between 100 and 123 degrees F.
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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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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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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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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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Buzzing?

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I installed these in an LED approved fixture rated up to 100W. I chose a pretty standard dimmer - Leviton SureSlide (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Leviton-SureSlide-600-Watt-Single-Pole-3-Way-Incandescent-CFL-LED-Slide-Dimmer-White-R62-06674-P0W/202065967). The lights are buzzing. Is it recommended I try a different dimmer? If so, please recommend a compatible dimmer. I found searching on Cree's website difficult to find the answer to this question. Any help would be appreciated?Perhaps there is another issue I need to address.
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My guess is that it is another issue. I've never had a buzzing issue with an LED bulb, and I've installed lots of them.
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I had one of these bulbs in a good fixture without a dimmer. After less than 1,000 hours it dimmed to about a 60 watt bulb and started flickering once in a while. A lot less than the 25,000 hours promised. I checked the fixture again and it was still good so I bought a different brand, an ecosmart, and it works fine. I'm hoping it will last longer than the Cree. By the way, if you read the fine print, it Read More
I had one of these bulbs in a good fixture without a dimmer. After less than 1,000 hours it dimmed to about a 60 watt bulb and started flickering once in a while. A lot less than the 25,000 hours promised. I checked the fixture again and it was still good so I bought a different brand, an ecosmart, and it works fine. I'm hoping it will last longer than the Cree. By the way, if you read the fine print, it says 100 watt LED bulbs should not be used in a totally enclosed fixture. Read Less
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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. I've done it without any issues.
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Yes, a dimmable LED bulb can be used in a 3-way lamp.
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Rated 3.2 out of 5 by 353 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Couldn't Give it 0 Stars I've purchased several 60W and 100W equivalent Cree LED bulbs. Most of them have failed after a few months. I'll never buy another Cree LED. The Cree bulbs are now more expensive than most other brands as well. August 16, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Stay away! LED failures plus glass bulb detaches from base. We bought six of these bulbs for two brand new light fixtures in May 2013. We replaced one thinking it was a manufacturing error. Ha! In three years, out of 7 bulbs, three had the LEDs fail, followed by two where the glass bulb became detached from the base. Cree stinks. Stay away from this product. Hold on to every piece of packaging and receipts if you ever want to return it. July 31, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by FAIL ,LESS THEN 6 MONTHS I replaced all of my incandescents this past winter with LEDs , most are CREE bulbs. They have been in for six months or less. Today one of the 100 watt CREE bulbs in my basement died. This light is on less then one hour per day. I went to Home Depot to inquire about the Lifetime warranty and was told that I have to deal with the manufacturer. Well, for starters , the register slip is required . Who saves register slips for light bubs ? Then the bulb has to be sent to Cree for replacement. Well , of course I don't have the slip although I somehow do have the package probably because it wasn't in the socket very long. Of course , it would probably cost me more then the $3.97 that I paid for it to mail it so I might as well go buy another bulb from a different manufacturer. June 14, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Energy Efficient and works as it should. Recently purchased these to replace all the bulbs in one of my chandeliers. I replaced 6 100W incandescent bulbs with 6 100W likeness LED bulbs. They works perfectly... just like regular bulbs but instead of consuming 600W, the fixture now only consumes 78W. The only issues I found were the bulbs were a little taller than the standard bulbs so you can see the tops of the bulbs peeking out above the glass fixtures now. The color matched perfectly and the dimmer function works as it should. They are not as bright as I thought they would be, but that could be because I opted for warmed 2700k as opposed to the 5000k bulbs they replaced. I now do not have to worry as much when family members leave the lights on for extended periods. September 6, 2016
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 4.0 out of 5.0 by Bright & stays cool I think LED bulbs are too expensive, but the price keeps going down. However, it is a quality product that dramatically uses less power, and is just as bright as an incandescent bulb. August 30, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Failed within a year Worked well for a while, and then failed. I've had 2 out of 3 that I bought fail already. Unfortunately, I did not keep the receipt (because it's a light bulb...), so I'm out the money, but I'd rather have a bulb that works than a good warranty on a bulb that doesn't. August 29, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Less than 10 hours Bought this for a dark hallway. Used less than 10 hours total. FAIL !!! No receipt No UPC .... Lesson learned !! August 31, 2016
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