These bulbs were great when they worked, which was for an hour.
Then, all 3 of my 120V to 12V transformers just popped.
The transformers are rated to 50W, so they were not overloaded. BUT, they were under-loaded! Traditional transformers have a minimum AND a maximum wattage, and these are below the minimums of most.
I replaced the transformers with GE transformers rated between 3W and 60W, so they will drive 3W LEDs all the way up to 50W+ halogens. The upgraded transformers also removed any hint of flickering, too.
All in all, these are basically identical in brightness and color temp to the 50W halogens they replaced. Side by side, I could… Read more