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Customer Reviews for Hampton Bay Brushed Nickel LED Oval Flush Mount

Internet #204490456

Model #DC032LEDB

Store SKU #1000021230

  • ENERGY STAR listed
  • Produces 125-watt equivalent light output using just 43 watts
  • Dimmable for custom light output

Customer Reviews

  • 4.3
    out of 409 reviews
  • 75% recommend this product
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Early failures
We got 3 of this model (SKU# 1000021230) in April 2018. One died in March 2020. The LED driver in the dead one looked toasted (see image). I opened the other two fixtures and they looked the same. I called for warranty replacement and was sent one LED driver. I asked for 3 because it seems the others are destined to fail.
by Mack
3 people found this helpful
I was a bit reluctant to buy this fixture after reading some of the reviews and concerns around m...
I was a bit reluctant to buy this fixture after reading some of the reviews and concerns around mounting the fixture. I thought it might be too bright for my small laundry room as it’s replacing a standard 48” fixture with 2 LED bulbs in it. I think that some are having a hard time discerning the difference between color temperature and brightness. This fixture is actually not as bright as the old one but it is a harsher light IMO as it is higher on the Kelvin scale at 4000K, which means it harsher to some people and puts out more blue light that a fixture rated at say 3000K. I tested the light before installing it to be sure that I could live with it and I think it will be fine for my laundry room. I would not want it in my kitchen or dining room. After all of the mounting concerns I decided the best approach was to create a mounting template to use for positioning the fixture on the ceiling and locating the exact position for the mounting screws with no guesswork. (See pictures) I used the outer packaging for the fixture and traced the outer shape of the mounting base. I then marked the keyholes with a thin pen that would fit through the slots. I measured the opening for electrical connections then cut everything out with a sharp utility knife. I added the wings to make it easier to space on the ceiling. Note to manufacturer – An installation template should be included with the product. It would greatly reduce the time required to install this fixture and reduce errors. I would imagine that it would increase satisfaction scores as well. If you look closely at the pictures in the instructions, they show the fixture hung by the safety cable to facilitate making the connections with just one person available. I did this and it was a tremendous help. (See pictures.) I do notice a slight delay when turning on the fixture which a simple switch, which is disappointing.
by BM
3 people found this helpful
3 year warranty
It has a 3 year limited warranty. It lasted 3 1/2 years. Go figure. No bulbs to replace. It has a small transformer and I'm going to see if my local electric parts store can replace it. Other than that, it's another $154 for a new fixture. Every 3 years?
by Shamaan1
3 people found this helpful
Fixture is a bug catcher. Plastic cover needs an extra pair of hands to remove and replace and i...
Fixture is a bug catcher. Plastic cover needs an extra pair of hands to remove and replace and it is easily chipped and broken.
by unhappy
The fixture is easy to install and looks good. It was, however, a premium price in comparison to ...
The fixture is easy to install and looks good. It was, however, a premium price in comparison to other options, and it burned out after a year and a half of use. It has a three year warranty, and we'll see how they resolve my complaint, which isn't settled yet (10-19-2018). I did purchase an identical unit for the replacement, so I am hoping the next one lasts, because I won't get this unit a third time.
by dirtdaubber
5 people found this helpful
This light fixture is beautiful and the light is very bright. I brought it just under three month...
This light fixture is beautiful and the light is very bright. I brought it just under three months ago and it really meets my expectations. I know the style now is to go with pendent lighting, but I really like the way this fixture goes with the rest of my kitchen and appears timeless instead of the recent trend.
by Sallie
1 person found this helpful
Right now everything very good
Right now everything very good
by Ramoncito12
Used in small kitchen. Clean modern look with bright white light. Installation is simple but need...
Used in small kitchen. Clean modern look with bright white light. Installation is simple but need support or someone to hold base while wiring is accomplished. Drill mounting holes slightly less than 1/4 inch dia. (directions state1/4 inch dia.) so that the anchors have to be tapped home with a hammer. Otherwise anchors may push through when trying to thread mounting screws.
by Tyrion
1 person found this helpful
Bright
Very bright and modern fixture. easy install. VERY LIGHT! it only has a l.e.d strip inside so no bulbs to change.
by Handy
Beautiful fixture and great light output. However, after 1 year and 8 months this light stopped ...
Beautiful fixture and great light output. However, after 1 year and 8 months this light stopped working. The LED Driver failed on the unit. I would still buy this unit again, but I would have done a better job of keeping the receipt. If you purchase this unit be sure and keep the receipt or pay with credit card. Although I had no record of this purchase the Home Depot warranty department did a very good job and had access to all my credit card receipts for the past 2 years. They offered me concessions despite the fact that I had no proof of purchase. I actually contacted the manufacturer and they willingly sent me a new driver. It took less than 30 minutes to install and works as good as new again. This would be a 5 star review, but with the short life span and hassle of replacement I dropped it to 3 stars. Check out my install video and led driver replacement on my Thrifty Garage YouTube Channel.
by ThriftyGarageYouTube
9 people found this helpful
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