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Hampton Bay

Model # SS23C-M8-BKT-CPK1

Internet # 204471418

Store SKU # 1000021815

Outdoor Solar Black LED 70 Lumen Spotlight

$42.97 /each
  • Heavy-duty cast-aluminum construction
  • 70-lumen output in high mode; 56 in low mode
  • Energy-efficient, solar-powered LED lighting

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Product Overview

Hampton Bay's Outdoor Solar LED Spotlight offers flexibility in lighting your landscape features. Its high output of 70 lumens provides powerful lighting for outdoor areas, and the heavy-duty cast-aluminum design is powered by solar energy, so no wiring is required. This spotlight can easily be installed in sun or shade due to the removable solar panel: when placed in the sun, the panel can remain integrated with the fixture, or if placed in the shade, you can conveniently stake the solar panel up to 4 ft. away in full sunlight.

  • Durable, cast-aluminum fixture is built to withstand outdoor elements
  • LED delivers 70 lumens in high mode and 56 lumens in low mode
  • Black finish coordinates with any outdoor style
  • If placed in full sunlight, spotlight head and integrated solar panel are independently adjustable for flexible placement and optimal exposure of panel to sunlight
  • When installing in shaded area, cord allows up to 4 ft. of separation between fixture and solar panel, both inserted into ground with provided stakes
  • Dual-mode spotlight offers a run time of up to six hours in high mode and 10 hours in low mode when fully charged
  • 2-year limited warranty
  • Includes two rechargeable 3.2-volt lithium batteries

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.) 
4.72 
Product Height (in.) 
13.49 
Product Length (in.) 
4.72 
Product Width (in.) 
9.75 

Details

Bulb Type Included 
LED 
Exterior Lighting Product Type 
Flood and Spot Lights 
Fixture Color/Finish 
Black metal 
Fixture Material 
Aluminum 
Glass/Lens Type 
Clear 
Landscape Lighting Application 
Spot Lighting 
Light Source 
LED 
Lighting Kit 
No 
Motion Sensor 
No 
Mounting Type 
Ground 
Number of Bulbs Required 
Number of Housings Included 
Outdoor Lighting Features 
Adjustable Lamp Head,Dusk to Dawn,Weather Resistant 
Power Type 
Solar 
Product Weight (lb.) 
1.5 lb 
Returnable 
90-Day 

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings 
No Certifications or Listings 
ENERGY STAR Certified 
No 
Manufacturer Warranty 
Two Year Limited Warranty 

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How can I prevent water accumulation within the light fixture?

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September 3, 2014
I have had several of these lights for a few months. Some of them seem to have accumulated water within the fixture and no longer provide very much light. The reflective coating inside has turned black. How can I prevent this?
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February 29, 2016
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You can't. I bought three units and before placing them outside, I meticulously caulked every possible place where water could enter. Six months later, all three have failed.
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December 14, 2015
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Sounds bad. Surprised the light hasn't shorted out yet.
I would check the outside for holes.If there are holes smear some silicone caulking over them. I thought where the glass attached I saw screws holding it together. If it comes off take off the glass and put some silicone sealant smeared around the outer edge and then replace the glass after you are sure the inside of the light has had time to dry.
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August 29, 2015
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I bought mine late last year (2014) and it has worked flawlessly until the past 4 months. It began to retain water. I emptied it and put in a gasket to seal the glass and metal ring. It is placed at my son's gravesite, which is an hour away. So I only see it when I go down to visit friends and my son's grave, which is about once a month. About a month ago I happened to check on it in the evening and saw Read More
I bought mine late last year (2014) and it has worked flawlessly until the past 4 months. It began to retain water. I emptied it and put in a gasket to seal the glass and metal ring. It is placed at my son's gravesite, which is an hour away. So I only see it when I go down to visit friends and my son's grave, which is about once a month. About a month ago I happened to check on it in the evening and saw that it was still retaining water.
I brought it back home and did like other DIYer's on here - I used silicone caulking on the inside and outside of the glass and ring. Sealed it up completely tight. Last week a family member told me the light was not as bright when they visited the grave the night before. I went down to see the light, and sure enough, it had about 4 teaspoons of water sitting in the bulb part. I took it back home once again, scraped the caulking off completely, emptied the water, and this time lifted the bulb out. There was even more water behind it, about another 4 teaspoons. And it was clear that one of the lights was burnt out, as I covered the solar panel, only one of the light panels lit up.
I will now be contacting the manufacturer. This cost nearly $60 when I purchased it. I expected it to last a considerably long time. In fact, I fully expected to have to buy new rechargeable batteries more than anything else. I never anticipated having to replace the bulb(s) (which are not really bulbs and can't simply be replaced), and certainly not within 8-10 months of purchase.
I know this doesn't answer the original question. But I thought I would share my experience, as it is very much in line with what others seem to be dealing with.
At the same time, I can say that caulking doesn't always fix the problem. I don't see how, as it goes against common sense, but it did not. So I have no solution. Maybe Hampton Bay will replace it, as it is well within the 2-year period. We'll just have to see...
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November 17, 2014
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Hi,
Sorry to hear about this. I had some and they did the same thing.
If the LEDs are still working you can dry out the inside then seal the bezel with silicone. It may work depending on your attention to detail doing the silicone.
Honestly the best thing to do is take them apart and look at how they work. It's interesting to see how simple they really are.
You can then build your own if you are into Read More
Hi,
Sorry to hear about this. I had some and they did the same thing.
If the LEDs are still working you can dry out the inside then seal the bezel with silicone. It may work depending on your attention to detail doing the silicone.
Honestly the best thing to do is take them apart and look at how they work. It's interesting to see how simple they really are.
You can then build your own if you are into tinkering, or buy the Malibu Solar Spotlight: 54 Lumen, also available at Home Depot. Read Less
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October 21, 2014
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I took the 3 little screws out of the front lens and emptied the water, Then put back together and put a small bead of clear silicone around the lens. So far so good. All 3 of mine filled with water too!
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September 15, 2014
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There should not be water accumulation within the fixture. There may be an unprotected seal. Please call our customer service line at 1-866-897-2098 so we can further assist you.
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September 12, 2014
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Dear Valued Home Depot Customer,
We reached out to the MFG for more information and find their response below.
"These lights should be kept away from sprinklers, as well as during raining season they should be stored away."
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Is it possible to connect or splice a light-to-solar panel extension cord to this unit, so as to have greater than the supplied 4 feet?

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I bet you could. Its only low voltage so its worth a shot. The only concern you have is that the longer the line the more voltage drop you will have so less voltage getting to the bulb/electronics. Heavier gauge wire may counteract that problem.
Thought of doing the same thing myself so the panel could be put further out of sight or up by the roof even.
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Sure, assuming that the extra amount of wire (and thus the increased electrical resistance) would not negatively affect LED bulb performance (probably unlikely if kept below 6 to 8 ft.) . Then splice in the extension using OUTDOOR-rated, multi-strand, low voltage wiring and water-proof connectors (nuts, butt-connectors or shrink tubing) and make sure you keep the same positive/negative wiring connections Read More
Sure, assuming that the extra amount of wire (and thus the increased electrical resistance) would not negatively affect LED bulb performance (probably unlikely if kept below 6 to 8 ft.) . Then splice in the extension using OUTDOOR-rated, multi-strand, low voltage wiring and water-proof connectors (nuts, butt-connectors or shrink tubing) and make sure you keep the same positive/negative wiring connections at both ends of the extension. Read Less
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Hi there,
Yeah, you can do that. Just remember that with DC electricity you will experience a voltage drop with longer wires. With this in mind, adding 10 ft should not be a problem. Also, make sure to weather proof the wire splice. A soldered connection with heat shrink to seal it up should work.
Have fun ;)
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It is possible, as mentioned in the previous response, however, doing so will void any type of warranty provided for this product.
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June 27, 2014
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Hey BobK,
You can splice wire to make the supply line longer, just make sure that your connections are water-tight and the wire is of the same gauge and construction.
As long as the wire extension won't be too long, say over 25 feet, then you'll be fine.
This is so the wire can work effectively and for a long time.
Joseph
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Wire repair

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December 9, 2014
A neighbor kid cut the wires in 4 places and I am trying to repair. I tried taping but the lights do not work all the time. I am looking at buying waterproof wire connectors but I do not know the size of the wire. I need to know so that I can buy the right size connector/nut. The light is ~30 days old so I want to try to make it last. Thanks.
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These are pretty small gauge wires carrying low voltage. I have splice kits that my company uses outdoors for the last fifty years and thats what I would use. Since you may not have access to phone company splice equipment I would try using splices that are used in auto/marine wiring.
It would make more sense to get rid of some of the splices and replace some of the wire so you only have two splices. One
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These are pretty small gauge wires carrying low voltage. I have splice kits that my company uses outdoors for the last fifty years and thats what I would use. Since you may not have access to phone company splice equipment I would try using splices that are used in auto/marine wiring.
It would make more sense to get rid of some of the splices and replace some of the wire so you only have two splices. One at each end closest to each part of the equipment. When splicing give yourself plenty of extra wire to work with- makes the job easier.
On further thought I would take the light and battery holder apart and just solder in a new length of wire.
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Low voltage wire is usually 18 or 20 "gauge". You should be able to find "waterproof", low-voltage wire nuts in the sprinkler section, where they are used to connect and/or splice low voltage sprinkler valve controller wires. You could also solder/splice the wires back together using appropriately sized waterproof shrink tubing over each splice or use waterproof butt-crimp connectors. If Home Depot does Read More
Low voltage wire is usually 18 or 20 "gauge". You should be able to find "waterproof", low-voltage wire nuts in the sprinkler section, where they are used to connect and/or splice low voltage sprinkler valve controller wires. You could also solder/splice the wires back together using appropriately sized waterproof shrink tubing over each splice or use waterproof butt-crimp connectors. If Home Depot does not have some in their electrical dept. than a battery or boat shop would probably carry them. Read Less
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Light comes on during the day and stays on regardless of where the switch is set. Does not come on at night.

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I have removed the batteries and reinstalled. It worked properly for the first 2 weeks of ownership and then started this new patern.
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Rated 3.1 out of 5 by 64 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by SUPER BRIGHT Spotlight! We were told that solar lights couldn't put out enough light to be used as spotlights for trees. They are a MUCH more economical option for spotlights though, so we decided to at least try the strongest solar spotlight that we could get at Home Depot. IT WORKS GREAT!! This is almost TOO bright! But we love that there are two power levels, so we can use a few less lumens and get light longer! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! April 14, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Don't waste your money Bought one that didn't work and took it back., Bought second one and same thing. Had it in direct light all day but never worked. Don't bother July 10, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Pleasantly surprised... I was hesitant about purchasing solar spotlights for our yard. I didn't think they would give off much light. Boy, was I wrong. These are excellent!! They give off the perfect amount of light for our island in our front yard and for our ornamental tree. We had to go back and buy two more because we were so impressed. July 15, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by MUST MUST MUST have good sunlight. I bought this solar light to illuminate our property sign. The location is tough because it rarely gets decent direct sunlight except in the morning, and mid afternoon. My suggestion is be honest about where you locate this light, if the sun shines on it most of the day, it'll work perfectly for you. In our case we get about 4 hours out of the light, just because it never gets truly fully charged. The brightness of the light is as good as it gets, will easily illuminate a 20 foot wall from 15 foot away. This is why I wanted this particular light. I've not given up, because I think I might be able to maximize our sunlight during the day... Either way, if you don't have a way to get power to the light, this solar light will do the trick. January 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by You get what you pay for! I'm so happy that I purchase this high quality light! Perfect amount of light to shine on a large stone sculpture in my garden. July 1, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Nice spotlight This was purchased to light up our flag at night. It actually is quite bright for a solar light. We weren't sure if it really would do what we needed. But, it is quite nice and does do it's job. Eventually we want to get low voltage lights put in, but until we do this works really well. July 6, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Light too low for a spot light. I use for a large tree but Light too low for a spot light. Might work for smaller projects like walkways or flowers. Returning item today. June 28, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Not very weather resistant I loved this item.....until the first rainfall. Water collected in it. Turned on side and water ran out....so not very resistant to weather. All it would take is an O-ring to make it resistant to rain or a sprinkler May 31, 2016
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