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Led Lightbulb for r7s socket or how to repurpose from rs7 to gu10 or other sockets Answered

I have some nice wall lights but mounting R7S bulbs. These are halogen and of course use a lot of electricity. I have looked everywhere for a compatible LED lightbulb but the problem with all the ones available is that they are designed to fit floodlights, ie. they take too much space and cannot be fit if your socket is a small linear r7s.

Attached example of the led bulb shows that behind the connectors the casing takes too much space and this is what is stopping me from using these lightbulbs.

Also u can see my lamp and how tight the space is behind the halogen bulb

So questions

1 - do you know where i can find such a lightbulb with no space or very little space behind connectors ?

or

2 - any instructions on how i can repurpuse the current lamps by replacing the current R7S socket with something else? 

I dont know much about electrics so i wanted to get a understanding with a step by step process so that i dont blow myself up.

pls notice this forum images are not getting saves so here is a link to a album to the wall lamp images


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diegog4Yonatan24

Reply 3 years ago

none of the adapters are converting from r7s. These adapters dont exist. Really this comment is not helpful. I have spent a lot of time looking for an adapter and nobody has created one from R7S to any other socket. Please avoid comments like these with unclear scope

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Yonatan24diegog4

Reply 3 years ago

If you're 100% sure that no-one has created those, why post this question? So people can tell you that they don't exist?

If you know how to make one, make one, or cut it off, and use only the bare wires (not recommended). That's probably your only option.

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caitlinsdad

3 years ago

Maybe you could mod the lamp holder assembly to make space for the new LED bulb. You should be able to remove the glass diffuser/half round cover as its purpose was really to only protect the hot halogen bulb. Taking apart the lamp should be easy since most things are fitted by nuts or screws. If there is a rear reflector or bar that goes across the back of where the bulb goes, you should be able to cut and file that down to make more room. If not, look for candelabra bulb sockets that you can attach to the lamp housing to convert that to a more common and less expensive LED base bulb. Good luck.

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caitlinsdadcaitlinsdad

Reply 3 years ago

Oh yeah, don't forget to kill the power to the lights at the mains before you start probing around in there.