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Old 08-23-2014, 07:16 AM   #29
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Erik, thanks for the advice. I'll look into custom cutting that Rosco glass next spring!
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Old 08-25-2014, 03:49 PM   #30
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Eric, I believe the cut sheet on the American linear states CRI of 80, which is about where most consumer-oriented product is sitting. If you hunt for "HD" products from Sylvania (and others), you'll find 95CRI stuff out there in replacement lamps (A15; A19; Par20; Par30; Par38) and so on. In linear product... it's a little tougher.

For significantly more money, we have the Acclaim Flex III, which is available in 2700, 3000 and 3500K at >96CRI. We haven't seen anything higher - yet.

http://www.acclaimlighting.com/uploa...ior_1.1_01.pdf
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Old 08-26-2014, 08:34 AM   #31
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Thanks much!

I would suggest anyone who's putting LEDs into their living area to go for the HIGH CRI lights. 80CRI consumer lights are harsh and ugly.

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Eric, I believe the cut sheet on the American linear states CRI of 80, which is about where most consumer-oriented product is sitting. If you hunt for "HD" products from Sylvania (and others), you'll find 95CRI stuff out there in replacement lamps (A15; A19; Par20; Par30; Par38) and so on. In linear product... it's a little tougher.

For significantly more money, we have the Acclaim Flex III, which is available in 2700, 3000 and 3500K at >96CRI. We haven't seen anything higher - yet.

http://www.acclaimlighting.com/uploa...ior_1.1_01.pdf
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Old 07-29-2015, 11:19 PM   #32
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After being really unhappy with the blue/white LED lights in our Bambi, the first thing I did when we got our new 2015 AS was to put gels in all of our lights. Took about 10.00 and a half an hour to cut all the little circles and I can easily say it's the best investment I've made in our Airstream. I put two gels in each light and the color is exactly the same as the warm halogen lights in the hood vent! I can't believe the difference it makes!

Here is a link to the photo gel if anyone is interested.
Rosco #3408 Filter - RoscoSun 1/2 CTO - 20x24" RS340811 B&H

Rosco #3408 Filter - RoscoSun 1/2 CTO - 20x24" RS340811 B&H
Buy Rosco #3408 Filter - RoscoSun 1/2 CTO - 20x24"…

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Here are a couple of photos where you can see the warmth of the light:
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Old 07-29-2015, 11:55 PM   #33
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Old 08-03-2015, 05:55 PM   #34
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Valmog,
Wow! That looks great. I may have to try that myself. Was one sheet enough?
By the way, my Wife and I are fans of your blog. We love your photos and your talent for interior design.
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Old 08-07-2015, 01:43 PM   #35
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Thanks, flyncloud And one sheet covered every light in our trailer. I put them in two thick. We also contacted the company to make sure it was safe….and they said it shouldn't be a problem. These gels are made to stand up to much warmer lights. Should be no fire hazard. Can't tell you what a difference it made!
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What's the secret for getting the lenses out in order to insert the gel film? 2013 Flying Cloud. I don't want to mess up the light fixture. Thank you.
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Old 03-17-2016, 10:12 PM   #37
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Having just took possession of our '16 Flying Cloud, we too were disappointed in the "daylight" LED's from the factory. After investigating our options, we decided to go with the gel filters behind each lens. There were 15 LEDs in our Airstream, not counting the reading lights. The lens was very easy to remove, but a bit tricky to re-install. You just have to make sure that the lens tabs line up with the slots in the fixture.

We used 1/2 CTO which basically converts daylight to tungsten or 5200 kelvin to 3200 kelvin. I tried Full CTO, but it made the light too orange for our liking.
Whether the LEDs burn the color out of the CTO remains to be seen, but it was a very easy and pleasing fix.

Here is a link to the photo gel if anyone is interested.
Rosco #3408 Filter - RoscoSun 1/2 CTO - 20x24" RS340811 B&H

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