Halogen to LED

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maka lea
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Halogen to LED

Post by maka lea » Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:07 pm

The boat is a 2000 Trojan 400 Express with 12 original Hera ER 1 Halogen recessed lighting throughout the cabin. I want to replace the lights with LED's but I've searched for the transformer, behind the electrical panel, behind cupboard panels, lower storage area but no results. Any suggestions where I can look for the lighting transformer?

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Re: Halogen to LED

Post by prowlersfish » Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:48 pm

Not sure if it even has one . Have you checked with carver ?
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Re: Halogen to LED

Post by maka lea » Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:54 pm

I should have said 'regulator' instead of transformer, which wouldn't be necessary. It may not use a regulator either. I'll check with Carver, thanks.

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Re: Halogen to LED

Post by g36 » Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:32 am

My carver 405 has the same hera halogens. There is no transformer or regulator they are wired to 12v circuit I'm pretty sure yours is too. I replaced all mine with leds If the fixtures are in good shape just replace the bulbs with something like this ive had these installed about 3yrs now for $2.88 a fixture just plug them in. Bulbs have a wide dc spec so they will handle various dc voltages no problem.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B001GH0F ... 274ZEF9XYZ
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