Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 29
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by toe312 Led trade out
I have five flood lights above my sink/island/fridge area, I wanted to change them out for awhile but LEDs were so pricey and I really didn't know if i'd like them so when one burned out I bought one of these 10 watt day time floods and thumbs up I liked it but it was 32 bucks so I waited till I found them on special four pack (4 for 90 bucks) to finish out that side of the kitchen. I can't really talk about price savings on energy use because I don't watt monitor that close but math says I can run these five for less then the cost of one of the 65 watt Halogen's that I was using.
I had both Halogen and LEDs running at the same time and I did notice the extra sec it takes for the LED light to turn on but if you change them all out they all come up at the same time and really its not a huge deal, once on its at 'full' power unlike CFL; another note is I picked DayLight because I light white light vs yellow and if you pick these lights please know they will look so much 'brighter' then other lights and be okay with it. I notice more finger prints and coffee splashes then ever before. Please remember these have long warranties so save needed information in case something fails and you need it replayed. Photos have diff view points of the change out. Haven't tried using the dimming features yet
November 1, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by David Even light distribution and very bright
Prior to this purchase we were using CFL lights in our kitchen and hated the time it took for those things to come up to full brightness. This became intolerable when we came home to our dark house and flip the switch on and the CFL lamps would barely glow a dim orange color and we would wait for over a minute for the light to be bright enough to safely walk around and several minutes to reach full brightness.
So I told my wife we are going to have to replace these lights with LED like we had already done in the upstairs hallway for the same reason. These for the kitchen are daylight 5,000K color temperature LED bulbs which are different than the ones we put in the hallway which were "cool white" because I wanted a nice true white light in the kitchen to see the true colors of the food and make it a safer area than if we used the yellowish color "cool white" bulbs.
As you can see in the photos these bulbs are very bright (some would say too bright - but not me) and the frosted glass does an excellent job in diffusing the light so you don't have "hot spots". In one photo you will see the sunlight outside our south-facing windows in the background and the overhead LED lights in the kitchen ceiling as a representation of just how much light these LED bulbs put out.
As with any LED light worth buying they are still pricey but that is expected of every new technology in the early years. The lights come on in a fraction of a second after flipping the switch and they are at 100% brightness from the start, unlike the CFL floodlights they replaced.
The quality of these LED bulbs seem to be better than the other brands I've seen. I highly recommend them for any place you need energy efficient true white lighting without the drawbacks of CFL or incandescent bulbs.
January 22, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Laxman Outstanding Light Bulbs but PRICEY
I read all the reviews on these bulbs. I really liked what I read. Heres why I purchased them.
1. They were made by Phillips
2. They are good for 5000 hours.
3. These are the "daylight" type. For us...great light quality.
As with any LED, they are pricey
For some people, they may be too bright.
Why did I buy from Home Depot?
Best price I could find.
I bought two 4 packs online. Better price but not by much.
Always remember they claim these, as well as most LED bulbs, will last for years and years BUT that is based on a usage time of 3 hrs per day. If I can get 2 - 3 years and save on electricity, I will be happy.
October 15, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by laksh Great Bulb with value add-on
Went to HD to buy led lights, fortunately found this product while I was searching on my mobile. Ordered immediately and got installed this weekend. I had installed in my Kitchen and the light is awesome. I dislike yellowish color lights, this daylight bulbs are really amazing and I can feel my island and flooring reflecting the while day like light. I am waiting to order few more to fill in other areas of my home. Like this product.
August 5, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by DrPhil Too sharp and bright
It's noticeably heavier than the regular bulbs. That by itself shouldn't be much of a problem, unless the holders are weak.
I like the idea of LEDs, as saving electricity costs over its lifetime. Although I don't think you actually save money yet. I only recently bought it, so don't have a very good idea of how long it would last.
However, the key reason why I don't like this bulb and wouldn't be buying any more of these is aesthetics. The light is too bright and sharp, the light from different bulbs in a room does not blend in with each other unlike regular bulbs. That might not have been a deal breaker for me, but the Lady absolutely hated it. And I don't blame her.
January 28, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Lushgreen Excellent dimmable bulb emitting same light intensity but at lower wattage
Unlike CFLs, these LED bulbs light up instantly; does not take time to brighten up. Dimmable and did not see fluctuation in bulbs. CFLs fluctuated frequently and burnt out in few weeks! I used to buy 2 CFL bulbs for $10.00 and lasted few weeks. Then thought to chnage to LEDs. Have worked well so far. Although. I bought it at $25 a piece, I would Ask you all to buy when on sale or using coupons.
July 2, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Sinsear The perfect LED floodlight
I've been searching for the perfect lightbulb for my recessed can lighting in the kitchen and dining rooms, and this is it. It's fully dimmable (unlike "dimmable" CFLs) and uses only 10W to produce 730 lumens. Another advantage of LEDs over CFLs are that LEDs reach their max brightness instantly, versus taking several minutes for the gases inside the CFL tube to heat up (which, despite some CFLs being advertised as "instant on", it's impossible to break the laws of physics).
I also like this particular LED floodlight because other LED floodlights I've tried had a very narrow beam pattern (they produce a concentrated spotlight effect on the area directly below the light source, with very little light spill). This is great for a flashlight or a search spotlight, but suboptimal for lighting your home. This light produces a very even light free of any hotspots.
The only con is the price. I would fill my entire house with these lights if it was cheaper.
April 23, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by econmark Operating Room:YES. Kitchen:NO
I bought 12 of these bad boys for my kitchen recessed lighting to replace standard 60W bulbs. They are so bright they took all the color and warmth out of the kitchen and made it a completely different environment.
Home Depot let me return them and I got some "Warm" white fixtures that I love- makes all the difference in the world!
April 8, 2014