Philips Master LED MR16 (GU5.3) 7W Dimmable
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Top quality MR16 halogen downlight replacement
The Philips Master LED MR16 7 Watt is a direct replacement for all 'low voltage' downlights.
Here's why we think it's the best retro-fit bulb on the market:
- Same brightness as 50 Watt halogens (85%+ energy savings).
- Works in both dimmable and non-dimmable fittings.
- Compatible with existing transformers.
- You can replace them yourself - no electrician required.
Step 1 - Choose your preferred colour
- 2700K is a true warm white (just like a halogen)
- 3000K is a slightly whiter and brighter * Most Popular *
- 4000K is a cool white (more like a fluorescent tube)
Colour temperature: see the drop-down menu at top of page to make your choice.
Step 2 - Select the best beam angle
- 60 degree (wide beam) for regular ceilings or where lights are spaced further apart * Most Popular *
- 36 degree (narrow beam) for higher ceilings or where lights are closer together
Beam angle: see the drop-down menu at the top of this page to make your selection.
An MR16 LED from a brand that you can trust
There are countless MR16 LED's on the market that simply do not deliver. They result in short lifetime, poor colour temperature, and transformer problems, to name just a few.
Here's what a customer had to say recently:
"I have tried some other LED bulbs from Bunnings, Masters and Kogan and had trouble with flickering etc. The Philips bulbs you supplied me are great: no flicker, bright light better than the halogens they replaced. Thanks."
- Craig (Queensland)
You can find more customer reviews at the bottom of this page.
Since 2011 we have supplied thousands of customers with high quality LED lights from Philips. Furthermore, this MR16 LED bulb comes with a 3 year replacement warranty.
The Philips Master LED MR16 Pack Shot.
Just swap the downlight bulb - no electrician required
Once your Philips Master LED's have arrived, all you need to do is swap the globes.
These lights will work with your existing fittings, dimmer switches, and transformers. In very rare cases they may not work properly with some transformer + dimmer combinations. If this happens to you, please contact us so we can help you find a solution. You might like to switch to an LED Transformer, or a complete LED Downlight Fitting.
If you are not 100% satisfied with this product simply post it back to us within 30 days for a refund or exchange as per our refund policy.
Latest model now in stock!
Don't waste your money on the old model still being off-loaded by other retailers. You will notice that the newest model is the one that we sell. It has a slightly lower profile and even higher light output than the previous version (see image on right).
Specifications - Dimmable MR16 LED
|Fitting Type||GU5.3, MR16|
|Power Consumption||7 Watts (equivalent to 35/50W halogen)|
|Lifetime||40,000 hours (rated for 25 years)|
|Colour Temperature||2700K (warm white), 3000K (warm white) or 4000K (cool white)|
|Beam Angle||36˚ or 60°|
|Light Output||420 to 460 Lumens|
|Dimensions||50.5mm (width) x 50.5mm (depth)|
|Installation||Retrofit, self install.|
|Product Identifiers||MASTER LEDspotLV 7W MR16 Dim AU; 929001153519, 929001153419, 929001153619, 929001153119, 929001153219, 929001153319 (Order codes)|
|Further Documentation||Spec Sheet (3000K / 60˚ variant)|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it available in white rather than black?
No, but the new 5.5W MR16 model (non dimmable) is white in colour.
Will the MR16 LED work with my transformer?
Yes, it works with the vast majority of existing transformers (unlike other brands).
Will the MR16 LED work with my dimmer?
Yes, it has very wide dimmer compatibility. Click here to view a recent compatibility table from Philips.
Should there be a problem with your dimmer, there are several solutions available, such as:
- Leaving one halogen bulb in the circuit to bring up the load, or
- Using the 'Clipsal Load Correction Device' for Clipsal dimmers, or
- Replacing the dimmer with one that is known to work with LEDs (eg. Domus LED Dimmer), or
- Removing the dimmer switch.
This is a dimmable bulb. Will it work on non-dimmable circuits?
Yes, it will also work on circuits without dimmers installed.
I have high ceilings - how do I calculate light spread?
Here's a simple way to quickly calculate the light spread diameter at floor level (in metres) for your ceiling height:
- 36 degree bulb: ceiling height (in metres) x 0.650
- 60 degree bulb: ceiling height (in metres) x 1.155
Will it fit in my existing downlight fitting?
Yes, in fact we have not found an MR16 fitting that it does not fit into! The shape of the globe is slightly different but the underlying dimensions are the same as a halogen. There is a small protrusion off the front of the globe which will 'poke through' your existing fixture about half a centimeter. This is hardly noticeable and is designed to fit in this way.
Are there air gaps in the LED?
Yes, the 'fins' you can see in the Philips Master LED product image are a heat sink which allows the LED to run at a cool temperature. This is necessary to ensure long lamp lifetime (you'll notice cheaper retrofit LEDs don't have as good a heat sink). If you don't want any gaps in your downlight at all we suggest the Essential downlight fittings.