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low budget impact resistant trouble light
« on: November 11, 2017, 12:01:25 PM »
No glass, solid state LED technology on zip cord.

    And it works great without getting too hot or being too fragile.

Not caring if OSHA will approve, we really like the two we have in the shop.

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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2017, 12:06:47 PM »
LOL -- you guys kill me. I always like the budget friendly ideas you and your shop mates come up with.


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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2017, 10:50:40 PM »
LOL -- you guys kill me. I always like the budget friendly ideas you and your shop mates come up with.

Yep, they get more done with less than some people do that have everything.
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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2017, 11:49:13 PM »
Ain't that the truth.

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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2017, 06:06:07 AM »
Not caring what OSHa thinks is pretty obvious. Break that when floor is wet and you might care
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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2017, 07:16:20 AM »
LED is low voltage at the LED and the 'bulb' is high impact plastic over a circuit board..   Tell me again the risks?

   Have you ever dissected one?

CFL goes higher voltage into glass tubing, that would be a real danger.

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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2017, 12:11:34 PM »
LED is low voltage at the LED and the 'bulb' is high impact plastic over a circuit board..   Tell me again the risks?

   Have you ever dissected one?

CFL goes higher voltage into glass tubing, that would be a real danger.

So that bulb is not plugged into a 110V outlet?  sctatcherhead
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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2017, 12:45:03 PM »
LED is low voltage at the LED and the 'bulb' is high impact plastic over a circuit board..   Tell me again the risks?

   Have you ever dissected one?

CFL goes higher voltage into glass tubing, that would be a real danger.

So that bulb is not plugged into a 110V outlet?  sctatcherhead

120V AC goes in, but the circuitry inside the bulb reduces it to very low voltage -- pretty much the same idea as a charger for your cell phone, but it's built directly into the base of the bulb.

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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2017, 01:07:59 PM »
LED is low voltage at the LED and the 'bulb' is high impact plastic over a circuit board..   Tell me again the risks?

   Have you ever dissected one?

CFL goes higher voltage into glass tubing, that would be a real danger.

So that bulb is not plugged into a 110V outlet?  sctatcherhead

120V AC goes in, but the circuitry inside the bulb reduces it to very low voltage -- pretty much the same idea as a charger for your cell phone, but it's built directly into the base of the bulb.

Ya, OSHA would not like that.  lolx
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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2017, 02:39:44 PM »
Final voltage is 5vdc to the LED panel and total power draw is. 05 amps.  So zip cord is far more than capable. 

  The poor thing this replaced ran 600 v from the transformer to the actual light and it wasn't a wire in good condition.
    I tried to get him to replace it but only patches happened.
Now it is out of service with two of these in its place.

I certainly feel safer.  I had a damaged bulb of this type I did some ''drop testing'' with and under normal shop use it most certainly will hold up.
      If anyone else has problems they can make another choice for themselves.  I'm fine with that.
     

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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2017, 03:18:45 PM »
Final voltage is 5vdc to the LED panel and total power draw is. 05 amps.  So zip cord is far more than capable. 

  The poor thing this replaced ran 600 v from the transformer to the actual light and it wasn't a wire in good condition.
    I tried to get him to replace it but only patches happened.
Now it is out of service with two of these in its place.

I certainly feel safer.  I had a damaged bulb of this type I did some ''drop testing'' with and under normal shop use it most certainly will hold up.
      If anyone else has problems they can make another choice for themselves.  I'm fine with that.
   

The great part for you is that where you live OSHA means nothing anyway. So if you are good with it then you are fine. I cannot say that personally I have an issue with it either, but like OSHA, my opinion really means nothing either! LOL  lolx
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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #11 on: November 15, 2017, 07:48:42 PM »
I'd use it.  The "bulb" is plastic.  So many things would have to happen at the same time to make it go bad for the user it's negligible.
Besides, those tire sandals outta be good for insulation.
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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2017, 10:22:00 PM »
I like it easy and it works. thumbsup2
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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #13 on: November 16, 2017, 04:59:08 AM »
LED is low voltage at the LED and the 'bulb' is high impact plastic over a circuit board..   Tell me again the risks?

   Have you ever dissected one?

CFL goes higher voltage into glass tubing, that would be a real danger.
Yeah, it still plugged in to the wall and zip cord is hardly made to be used in a shop.
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Re: low budget impact resistant trouble light
« Reply #14 on: November 16, 2017, 09:58:42 AM »
LED is low voltage at the LED and the 'bulb' is high impact plastic over a circuit board..   Tell me again the risks?

   Have you ever dissected one?

CFL goes higher voltage into glass tubing, that would be a real danger.
Yeah, it still plugged in to the wall and zip cord is hardly made to be used in a shop.

Well, that is true, essentially lamp cord I would generally regard for indoor use, but to each his own right.  shrugx
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