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Old 07-12-2016, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Vicsage View Post
Hope you all bought your LEDs years ago, because I fear the newer ones won't last near as long. There's little money to be made in making a bulb last 20 years. And since the price on LEDs has dropped considerably over the last years, companies would go out of business once everyone switches over. When incandecent bulbs first came out, they lasted much longer. Companies reduces the thickness of the filament to shorten life and sell more.
All the name-brand ones have the same warranty as they did three years ago.
For example, Cree has a 5-year 100% satisfaction guarantee.