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    Changing to LED in a Reflection

    I understand the Solitude uses LED lights throughout. Are the incandescent light fixtures in the Reflection the same as the Solitude but without LED bulbs? If yes, what type of LED bulbs is used at each light fixture and are they available from the factory? I want to change to all LED lighting in our new Reflection.

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    Re: Changing to LED in a Reflection

    That'd be interesting to know. Frankly, I'm a little surprised that they don't already come with LED lighting as some other manufacturer's have made that change across all product lines.

    I'd have to look hard at the cost of converting as we don't dry camp so the lower battery draw isn't a advantage for us.

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    Re: Changing to LED in a Reflection

    Hi @titrtyca,

    The Solitude has a mix of LED and incandescent lighting. The incandescent light fixtures in the Reflection are not the same as the Solitude. If you want to modify the lighting in your RV to all LED, each light fixture must be replaced and not just the bulbs. We don't sell parts retail direct - please contact your dealer for a parts estimate (they can also provide a labor/service estimate upon request). I do need to add that modifying your RV could affect your warranty as the aftermarket parts, installation and any potential damage caused by the modification is not covered by either of our limited product warranties. Please contact your dealer or our Warranty Dept. (our phone number in my signature, below) if you have further questions.

    @titrtyca, @Happy Camper - I'll forward this thread to Micah Staley, the GM for the Reflection line, so he is aware. And please feel free to contact him directly at [email protected].

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    Re: Changing to LED in a Reflection

    We just picked up our Reflection 303 and wanted to change the bulbs to the LEDs. The dealer showed us these Green Longlife les bulbs that include two little pigtails that fit into the existing fixture. I replaced two of them today and not only do they draw less, last longer and are cooler, they put out a lot more light. I will be replacing all the bulbs in our unit. They are available through Amazon the part number I bought was 921/1141/BA15S. They have a large selection of styles. Hope this helps.
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    Re: Changing to LED in a Reflection

    [quote author=Boomer link=topic=160.msg1693#msg1693 date=1390011430]
    We just picked up our Reflection 303 and wanted to change the bulbs to the LEDs. The dealer showed us these Green Longlife les bulbs that include two little pigtails that fit into the existing fixture. I replaced two of them today and not only do they draw less, last longer and are cooler, they put out a lot more light. I will be replacing all the bulbs in our unit. They are available through Amazon the part number I bought was 921/1141/BA15S. They have a large selection of styles. Hope this helps.
    [/quote]

    As the LED array is attached to the fixture by a wiring pigtail, how is the LED array secured? How are they for color?

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    Re: Changing to LED in a Reflection

    I should have mentioned this before! The LED array I use is held in place with double sided tape, they also provide a alcohol wipe to clean off the metal plate it will be attached to. As far as the color.of the light is concerned it is a white light, not yellow like the bulbs being replaced. They only draw 2.68 watts vs 19 and put out 250 lumens each.
    Horst, Marlene & Jack, Turlock-CA.
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