EcoSmart 65W Equivalent Soft White (2700K) 6 in. Mid-Range Dimmable LED Downlight (4-Pack)-ECO-FD6-625L-27K-E26 - The Home Depot


Model # ECO-FD6-625L-27K-E26

Internet # 204754597

65W Equivalent Soft White (2700K) 6 in. Mid-Range Dimmable LED Downlight (4-Pack)

EcoSmart 65W Equivalent Soft White (2700K) 6 in. Mid-Range Dimmable LED Downlight (4-Pack)

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$99.88 / package


Model # ECO-FD6-625L-27K-E26

Internet # 204754597

The affordably priced EcoSmart 6 in. Mid Range LED down light utilizes Cree Full Definition Color Quality Technology and delivers up to 625 lumens of warm soft white, 2700K light. Using just one-fifth of the energy used by comparable incandescent lamps, the EcoSmart LED is a direct replacement for most six-inch recessed down lights, using up to a 65 watt incandescent bulb, in existing IC or non-IC housings. With a wet location rating and ENERGY STAR qualification, this product is ideal for use in many residential and light commercial applications.

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  • Brightness: 625 lumens
  • Estimated yearly energy cost: $1.51 (based on 3 hours per day, 11 cents. kWh. costs depend on rates and use)
  • Life: 32 years (based on 3 hours per day)
  • Light appearance: 2700K (soft white)
  • Energy used: 12.5 Watts (equivalent to a 65 Watt standard incandescent light bulb)
  • Lumens per Watt: 50
  • Contains mercury: no
  • Uses 85% less energy compared to a standard incandescent light bulb
  • Outdoor lighting application: indoor/outdoor enclosed
  • LED bulb with integrated trim fits most standard and shallow 6 in. and some 5 in. recessed cans
  • LED bulb with integrated trim and medium base
  • Dimmable: yes
  • Utilizes Cree full definition color quality technology
  • Meets federal minimum efficiency standards for energy star rating

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Assembled Depth (in.)  7.5 in  Assembled Height (in.)  5.125 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  7.5 in  Bulb Diameter (In.)  7.5 
Actual Color Temperature (K)  2700  Average Life (hours)  35000 
Bulb Shape  Reflector  Bulb Type  Downlight 
Color Rendering Index  80  Indoor/Outdoor  Indoor/Outdoor 
Light Bulb Base Code  Medium  Light Bulb Base Type  Medium 
Light Bulb Features  Dimmable  Light Bulb Shape Code  BR30 
Light Color  Soft White  Light Output (lumens)  625 
Lighting Technology  LED  Number in Package 
Returnable  90-Day  Specialty Bulb Type  Flood & Spot 
Watt Equivalence  65  Wattage (watts)  12.5 
Warranty / Certifications
ENERGY STAR Certified  Yes  Manufacturer Warranty  3 Year Limited Warranty 


Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 16 reviewers.
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Not as good as the real Cree CR6 This product is based on the Cree CR6, but it's not as good. The trim ring isn't as nice, the light doesn't look as nice, and most disappointing is the "mid range dimming." It didn't realize what that means, but here's what it means: you can dim from full brightness to about 50% brightness, then it just turns off. The CR6 pretty much faces until it's barely visible and never turns off. The CR6 is slightly more extensive, but totally worth it. I have nearly 20 of them, and after buying these thinking they were the same, I'm taking them back. They are not. August 9, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by This is not the same as the original version It makes me very disappointed that Home Depot has replaced the older version of this light (ECO-575) with this one. The original is based on the Cree CR6-625L with TrueWhite® technology (using a combination of green and red LEDs and yielding CRI 90+). This version uses only yellow LEDs and has the designation of being "Full Definition". It is inferior to the original albeit slightly cheaper. I really wish EcoSmart/Home Depot would bring back the original. I considered it the best residential LED retrofit on the market at a reasonable price. The light output of this version is no better than buying cheap $6 LED A19 bulbs; I don't consider it worth it. May 13, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Recently Downgraded The previous version of this product had a CRI of 90. Now that is gone and they've introduced this one labeled as "builder's grade" with an 80 CRI. Bring back the old one! February 16, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Amazing quality and lighting output After going through the usual compact fluorescent lamps, in an effort to reduce energy consumption from our 1980's recessed cans with incandescent 45 watt lamps, we tried these new Cree LEDs - and were absolutely delighted. Amazing. They are light weight, especially when compared to earlier LED designs that were built for either ships in rough seas or hugely inefficient LEDs. They've got it figured out. As a kicker, the lighting output at full capacity is better than our previous 45 watt incandescent par lamps. We now run the dimmer up to only 85-90 percent. (So the claim that they replace 65 watt incandescent lamps is accurate.) We were also surprised at how our existing 450 watt dimmer worked well with the 7 lamps we replaced. The dimmer feature even operates linearly over the full path of the dimmer traverse. If these lamps last as long as they are expected to, they won't need to be replaced for 20 to 25 years. Incredible. Think of all the people employed to change out lamps alone (one large 40 acre plant, that I know of, employes 24 people in three shifts just to swap burned out lamps at heights of 50 to 70 feet.) The era of lamp replacement is coming quickly to an end. Even the 75 watt Cree replacement for our conventional 100 watt incandescent is excellent. If these lamps hold their life, we are talking about a small but regular change in our buying habits of replacing burned out lamps. Of course it took 30+ years. Cost is always a barrier, but given the life expectancy, and the big drop in LED costs, replacing all 7 of our lamps was just about the cost of our TV/Internet/Phone service for one month. Now we know. The problem isn't LED up-front costs but cable charges. That's the next frontier. Tell Cree. January 28, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by I bought a bunch of them and they are amazing I replaced a bunch of incandescents in the house that we just purchased. These give a clean, high quality look to the old can lights. Visitors have asked for the part numbers, since they love how you don't see any pig tail from a CFL, and you don't see the inside of the can fixture lurking up behind the bulb. Very nicely made and easy to install. May 6, 2014
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