How Do I Determine Which 1156 LEDs Put Out The Highest Number Of Lumens?

Jim1348

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May 12, 2017
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As posted above, I am planning on switching some incandescent 1156 bulbs for LED 1156s. How do I determine which ones put out the highest number of lumens?
 

Sparky_911

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May 15, 2013
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If you're swapping bulbs in a rotor bar the output will be significantly lower regardless of lumens. If it's for STT or flashing light housings LED it would be worth a shot.

Average output for incandescent 1156 ranges from 150-200 lumens. If your buying LED replacement it should say on the package or website. If it doesnt then find one that does.
 

Jim1348

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May 12, 2017
14
Rosemount
These claim 580 lumens. These are being considered for a John Deere GT225 garden tractor, not a light bar in this case.


 

Sparky_911

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May 15, 2013
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Central Illinois
I've bought a lot of stuff from them. Good reputation and return policy. Go for the shorter ones (18led?) and cool white. I've posted reviews with pics for comparison on those. The longer ones get complaints because the LEDs are spaced out too far and become less effective.
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Sparky_911

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May 15, 2013
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Those would work fine as well. More compact than the long ones.
 

Jarred J.

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i have replaced many many halogen/incandescent bulbs in 3 vehicles and a trailer with lights from SBL, i am very very satisfied with their output.. I only replace interior and non "mission critical"bulbs.. as in marker lights, license plate. I like the pop of halogen too much to replace S/T/T
 
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