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Replacing a fluorescent tube with LED

Wheresmy10mm
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Replacing a fluorescent tube with LED

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Hello,

I'm looking to replace the 1.2metre fluorescent tube (T8, I believe) in my home office with an LED light. 
I wanted to check if this particular one will be an easy replacement. 
https://www.bunnings.com.au/osram-1-2m-14w-2100lm-cool-white-led-fluoro-tube_p0203366

I would like to have an electrician over to change all the fluorescents to LEDs but lockdown rules omit having tradespeople over for non-urgent things. 

Will the Osram be a simple swap in the meantime? The description says it will only fit for Magnetic-type ballast which I believe mine is. 

Thank you
John

MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
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Re: Replacing a fluorescent tube with LED

Hi John (@Wheresmy10mm),

 

Replacing your old-style fluorescent tube with an Osram 1.2m 14W 2100lm Cool White LED Fluoro Tube would be a great interim solution. You'll need to install the new LED tube and the included LED starter. This tube and starter will fit your current setup, and installation should be a five-minute job.

 

Let me know if you run into any difficulties. We're here to help.

 

Mitchell

 

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