120W Halogen Floodlight  £6.99 @ aldi Thursday 25th
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120W Halogen Floodlight £6.99 @ aldi Thursday 25th

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Found 21st Sep 2014
Secure your property and belongings with a sensor-operated floodlight to warn off intruders.

Movement sensor
Timer can be set from 5 seconds-12 minutes
Detection distance up to 15m
Aluminium frame and reflector
IP44 approved
Includes 120W Halogen Bulb
Available in Black or White

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Isn't this racist?

LED is the way forward.!

Led is not 6.99 though!
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7.99 in Argos, 7.98 in B&Q

dm2004

Led is not 6.99 though! Hot


but even if its £15, the price difference would be matched in an year

I echo the comment on LED, a little more expensive yes, but installation costs/effort are the same are the same. Benefits are lower bills, reliability as they last forever, and provide better coverage.

I'm looking for a good LED one, can you give any recommendations?

LED is both the way forward & saves you plenty of money, used in a high footfall environment LED would have pretty much paid for itself in a year or so in terms of energy savings.

ALSO please bear in mind that PIR sensors require a constant feed (of around 4w draw last time I looked) to operate, so IF you really don't need that banging onto your energy bill ,that would equate to 0.096 kWh per day on standby alone, so easier to just flick the switch as you need it, so an old fashioned unit with the hefty 150 watt light cutting in & out!? ..i'd prefer to pay the extra initially, or simply stick a 10W led flood on for a few hours on a timer (rough math not taking into account transformer efficiency, ..10W x 4 hour = 0.04 kWh)
LED (no pir sensor, operated via wall switch & left on over the key period of say 4pm-8pm)
10W x 4 hour = 0.04 kWh ..actual light
PIR sensor @ 4W per hour x24 hrs = 0.096 kWh ..no light just keeping the sensor ready to operate.

If you can folks, use a wall switch or a low power draw timer with an led to max out your savings.

Yes the halogen unit is cheap, but running it is not.
Not voted either way to be fair, however changing to led is a great way to lower power requirements in your household (as long as you don't subsequently then leave a bunch of "wall wart" chargers on 24/7 instead


Great deal if you get electric for free or just like chucking money away!

I picked up a 23w Energy Saving PIR floodlight inc bulb from Lidl for £9.99 on saturday. I was a little worried if 23w would be bright enough as my garden is pretty big but surprsing is does a decent job. Not as cheap to run as led flood but still a much cheaper alternative to the higer rated halogen bulb ones.

Can provide photos of the light in action if needed.

yeah a pic

sal2103

I picked up a 23w Energy Saving PIR floodlight inc bulb from Lidl for … I picked up a 23w Energy Saving PIR floodlight inc bulb from Lidl for £9.99 on saturday. I was a little worried if 23w would be bright enough as my garden is pretty big but surprsing is does a decent job. Not as cheap to run as led flood but still a much cheaper alternative to the higer rated halogen bulb ones.Can provide photos of the light in action if needed.



A pic would be great pls, thanks

shikztheurbanlegend

yeah a pic A pic would be great pls, thanks



Let me get home and ill take a pic of the garden in the daytime so you can see the size and then ill take one later tonight with the light working.
Edited by: "sal2103" 22nd Sep 2014

paulj48

Voted cold cheaper here … Voted cold cheaper here http://www.screwfix.com/p/eh271-a-floodlight-pir-photocell-black-220-240v-120w-2250lm/97473


Presumably you bothered to search for a cheaper price, but then stopped without checking if they had any actual stock?

Like many screwfix super prices, there is none.

MR GUS

.ALSO please bear in mind that PIR sensors require a constant feed (of … .ALSO please bear in mind that PIR sensors require a constant feed (of around 4w draw last time I looked) to operate, so IF you really don't need that banging onto your energy bill ,that would equate to 0.096 kWh per day on standby alone, so easier to just flick the switch as you need it,



Not too sure that 4w is accurate, a quick Google search shows around 0.5w to 1w so this would equate to anywhere between 61p and £1.23 a year to run using 14p per kWh

I'll just leave this here as a word of warning

27bslash6.com/hal…tml

bilbob

Presumably you bothered to search for a cheaper price, but then stopped … Presumably you bothered to search for a cheaper price, but then stopped without checking if they had any actual stock?Like many screwfix super prices, there is none.



I didnt search for a cheaper price, I'd actually bought some from my local store last week, plenty available then.

Remind me again, is this deal a mail order deal or a turn up at the store and hope they have stock? at least with Screwfix you can check the stock of your local store first.

paulj48

I didnt search for a cheaper price, I'd actually bought some from my … I didnt search for a cheaper price, I'd actually bought some from my local store last week, plenty available then.Remind me again, is this deal a mail order deal or a turn up at the store and hope they have stock? at least with Screwfix you can check the stock of your local store first.



Well, I checked a couple of large cities, and none of the stores there had stock... No, I didn't check EVERY store... lkike I said, I hit a couple of large cities as a test...
And with this one, at least if you turn up on the day the deal goes live, you WILL get one...

secondcoming

I'll just leave this here as a word of warning … I'll just leave this here as a word of warning :)http://www.27bslash6.com/halogen.html



When I fitted my lights, I put them about 14 feet off the ground. This means they're all pointing downwards, so more like a street lamp or commercial lighting. Most people seem to mount these things about 8 foot off the ground pointing straight forward, so the light just goes everywhere, except where they want it. Also my lamps are well out of the reach of anybody that might want to easily disable them...

It is called light pollution. Best to point these lamps down to the ground . Other wise you might get a plane land on your roof or a passing motorist though your front window . Remember how MI5 murdered Princess Di ?

can anyone recommend a good LED one with PIR sensors?

paulj48

Not too sure that 4w is accurate, a quick Google search shows around 0.5w … Not too sure that 4w is accurate, a quick Google search shows around 0.5w to 1w so this would equate to anywhere between 61p and £1.23 a year to run using 14p per kWh



Thanks paul, it was a few years ago, so hopefully things have streamlined a bit (alot) ..I also recall someone on a forum I frequent measuring one as to what it was pulling, fingers crossed then, I reallyought to take a few measurements myself with more recent kit, but too much to do right now.

shikztheurbanlegend

yeah a pic A pic would be great pls, thanks



Sorry not the best quality but does get brighter being a energy saver bulb and better in person:

http://s294.photobucket.com/user/sal2103/media/20140922_201806.jpg.html][IMG]http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm117/sal2103/20140922_201806.jpg[/URL][/img]

MR GUS

Thanks paul, it was a few years ago, so hopefully things have streamlined … Thanks paul, it was a few years ago, so hopefully things have streamlined a bit (alot) ..I also recall someone on a forum I frequent measuring one as to what it was pulling, fingers crossed then, I reallyought to take a few measurements myself with more recent kit, but too much to do right now.


Did they measure it properly, I wonder? They present a capacitive load on standby so unless the power factor is measured measured they will appear to take far more power than they actually do.
Edited by: "pibpob" 22nd Sep 2014

Yes, that is something on which to ponder.
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