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Old 06-01-2011, 01:30 AM   #11
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Never mind - found the answer earlier in the thread. If I had actually been on my boat at night this would have been obvious but my first few outings (and pre-purchase inspections) have been during the daytime hours. (Boat is kept in a rack/launch facility so not easy to jump on at night to fire up all the lights!)
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Old 06-01-2011, 01:36 AM   #12
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Never mind - found the answer earlier in the thread. If I had actually been on my boat at night this would have been obvious but my first few outings (and pre-purchase inspections) have been during the daytime hours. (Boat is kept in a rack/launch facility so not easy to jump on at night to fire up all the lights!)

Good luck buddy,
I've been all through this LED thing and have them installed in my boat now everywhere and its a wonderful thing.
Courtesy lights up top, Arch lights, Anchor lights, Cabin lights, reading lights, etc.
Any questions just ask, mike
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Old 06-01-2011, 12:18 PM   #13
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Thanks for the offer Mike. Always good to know help is only a few keystrokes away from someone that has "been there - done that".
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Old 05-17-2012, 07:46 PM   #14
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I have a 2001 2400 SCR and am wanting to change everything over to LED for that White light effect, how do i figure out what types of bulbs to buy for each different light? Any help would be appreciated as id love to do this soon on my boat for the over night and late night rides
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I have a 2001 2400 SCR and am wanting to change everything over to LED for that White light effect, how do i figure out what types of bulbs to buy for each different light? Any help would be appreciated as id love to do this soon on my boat for the over night and late night rides
There are many variations of LED bulbs.
The plugs are quite different as well as current draw, number of LED's, amount of illumination, color spectrum, and on and on.
Within any given boat, you may encounter a variety of different bulb configuration requirements.
The only way to be sure of what you need is to pull a bulb from each of the fixtures you are trying to replace and compare its look and dimensions to those available on most LED sites.
If you buy on eBay, the thousands of ads for LED's will show you the exact picture of the bulb and also give dimensions that you can compare with what you have.
Most replacement LED bulbs for your application will draw between .1 - 1.0 amps, whereas a typical incandescent bulb, be it halogen or whatever can draw up to 20 amps each depending, with 5-10 being more common.
if you start looking around on eBay, and reading, it will be quite an illuminating experience LOL
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I have a 2001 2400 SCR and am wanting to change everything over to LED for that White light effect, how do i figure out what types of bulbs to buy for each different light? Any help would be appreciated as id love to do this soon on my boat for the over night and late night rides
Take a look at this thread:

http://www.maxumownersclub.com/forum...849-LED-Lights

The links should be helpful. Swego was the 3rd party vendor for the lights for Maxum for many years. Drill through their standard lights and you may be able to find your specific lights. Then use their charts to match for the appropriate LED conversion. Swego is a bit pricey, however the ones I got don't have that cold, blue light. They are very warm and the bulbs were direct replacements.
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Take a look at this thread:

http://www.maxumownersclub.com/forum...849-LED-Lights

The links should be helpful. Swego was the 3rd party vendor for the lights for Maxum for many years. Drill through their standard lights and you may be able to find your specific lights. Then use their charts to match for the appropriate LED conversion. Swego is a bit pricey, however the ones I got don't have that cold, blue light. They are very warm and the bulbs were direct replacements.
So i have done some research and think i know what bulbs i need for the inside of the cabin lights, the only questions i have is they come with like 6 or 10 or 15 actual led's on them, anyone know how bright these are or what the best option is to not be over powered with light or not have enough light?

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There should be an easy way to tell - like comparing lumins or something, I never did find out. I simply ordered several different LED configurations, visually compared the old to the new, picked the ones I liked the most, and then ordered the rest in those sizes. For instance; I had the option of using a single LED lamp with a 30 degree angle for my my deck courtesy lights, or a 3 LED 70 degree lamp. Tested both - decided on the 3/70 lamp.
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There should be an easy way to tell - like comparing lumins or something, I never did find out. I simply ordered several different LED configurations, visually compared the old to the new, picked the ones I liked the most, and then ordered the rest in those sizes. For instance; I had the option of using a single LED lamp with a 30 degree angle for my my deck courtesy lights, or a 3 LED 70 degree lamp. Tested both - decided on the 3/70 lamp.
Has anyone changed out there bathroom lights to LED's? I took a bulb out and its a wedge bulb and can't find anything that matches, didn't know if there was one that fits or not? i got all my other cabin lights figured out and wanted to do the bathroom as well but cant find any matches to the bulb
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I have heard that you may need to change out your fused because of the lesser amp draw. From everything I have read, that does not seem to be true. Can someone please varify? Thanks
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