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Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by jbreitmun Excellent bright but soft lighting
While LEDs are still the newest and most expensive option in the lighting industry they have come leaps and bounds in the quality of light that is cast from them. I purchased 3 of these bulbs for my large pendant style hanging light I have going down to my basement floor level. I wanted something bright but not glaring and soft but not blue. I was very pleased with the amount and type of light these put out. You pay a little bit more up front but in the long run you'll save not only in electrical bills but replacing bulbs a lot less. Also there is no warmup period like CFLs and there is also no harm in switching them on and off without the proper warmup. LEDs are also more size relative to their counterpart incandescent bulbs as they don't have that large transformer base like CFLs do. Dimmable too with a dimmer switch made for LED technology.
April 2, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by TPLmgr LEDs make great Bright Night Lights
Ditch that old night light bulb, spend less, and see the toys your child left on the floor. These are not intended to be night lights, but the base fits and the photo sensor turns them on and off. So if you have frequent guests or children/pets who leave your floors littered . . . shed a little more night light on the area.
July 7, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by brighteyes Unattractive in chandelier
I like the concept however in my chandelier the base of the light is exposed and looks horrible. It may look better in a light fixture where the bottom of the bulbs are hidden.
July 7, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Don 25 watt LED bulbs
Dim! I should have purchased 40 or 60 watt equivalent. If I would have pick them up in the store I would have returned them.
July 7, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Verified Reviewer Good Energy saver but,,,
Would I recommend this product; Yes with reservations. I use the CFL bulbs and wanted to have something which I could use like an incandescent bulb meaning turn on turn off without the CFL starter using too much electric. This bulb while similar in usage is WAY overpriced. Reminds me of the CFL prices when they first came out. So if you use the lights for more than 5 minutes I'll keep buying the CFL's. There is only one room in my house where we go in and out enough to get close to justifying the price of this bulb.
November 12, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by EngrPaul LED Candleabra Bulbs work in my wire "gripper" style shade
These bulbs feature great warm color and steady flicker-free output (we are not using a dimmer). We bought a 4-pack for our candelabra lamp. I was nervous that these bulbs would be too big for the wire gripper shades, but they work fine because these LED bulbs are only slightly bigger than filament 40W bulbs. I am disappointed they are not rated for outdoors because I would buy a whole bunch more. I highly recommend these because they provide the look and feel of an incandescent bulb, do not produce high heat, and use much less energy.
May 14, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by quetzal good light but may need special dimmer
I tried to just use my existing dimmer with these bulbs and the dimmer turns out to be incompatible with them (flickering). To be fair, Philips lists compatible dimmers on its web site and mine was not one of the compatible ones.
So, I will try to find a dimmer that is compatible.
This is a common problem with LED bulbs; I just happen to have gotten away with using existing dimmers and this was the first time I had a problem.
So, good bulb, but be prepared that you may need to replace your dimmers to work with it.
March 19, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by DanW Better than Incandesent
We installed a ceiling fixture over our kitchen table and bought both incandesent and this LED bulb. We found that the LED bulb was actually better. The light from this was exactly the same as the incondensent except it was not as hard on the eyes when sitting at the table under the light.
I would strongly recommend this as an alternative. Its pay back is 3 years over the incandesents and has 5 times the life expectancy. With its candle light emitter, it looks better too!
Going to get more of these for other fixtures.
December 25, 2012