Will 120 Volt and 240 Volt LED Lights Work for You
I recently bought some replacement GU10 potlight bulbs that are LEDs to replace halogen bulbs. I bought them on eBay and were assured that they will work with 120V – 240V but once I received them, the markings says 240V….
LED Lights and 120 / 240 Voltage Specifications
Question: I recently bought some replacement GU10 potlight bulbs (these are LEDs to replace halogens). I bought them on eBay and were assured that they will work with 120V – 240V but once I received them, the markings says 240V. Will these really work as 120V – 240V or did they sell me the wrong voltage bulbs? Is it safe to insert them into my 120V potlight fixtures? Thanks in advance.
This electrical question came from: Dave, a Homeowner from Toronto, Canada.
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Thanks for your electrical question Dave.
Getting The Right LED Light Bulbs
Dave, I would email the seller to get the exact voltage specifications to make sure these LED light bulbs are going to work properly for your potlights. Some of the newer electronic power supplies for the energy efficient lamps may be rated for dual voltage or 120 volts and 240 volts, however I would feel safe having that specification or documentation to know for sure.
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