The 3 year warranty on a $7 item...

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The 3 year warranty on a $7 item...

Post by burger2227 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:43 pm

I am getting a new USB keyboard light because I wrote a bad review on Amazon. They originally wanted
me to send the old one back, but I said that a 3 year warranty was useless if we had to pay $3 to
send a $7 + $3 shipping item back. :wink: Here's the old one:

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Got my warranty clip on lamp from an Amazon seller without sending the old one back! 3 year warranty

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All you have to do is write a bad review with a movie. The warranty wanted me to send the $7 lamp back and spend
$3 shipping. I told them I could replace the bad LED's myself, but the bad review would stay. Now I wonder if I should
tell everybody how nice they were sending me a new one without sending the old one back. They may not like that either...

That old lamp will be a project later on. I have warm white ones that will beat the heck out of that. I may
also add a flat top one for the number keypad... I wonder how many I will get in 3 years? :roll:
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Post by burger2227 » Sun Apr 21, 2013 7:48 pm

Here is the old light with new warm flat top LED's.

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I replaced all 7 of them and they are pulling 20 ma each with the existing resistor. It gets pretty warm
so I may have to replace it with a half watt 33 ohm one eventually. That will cut current down to 10 ma
each, which should be good enough as it is quite bright. I won't be using this one on my laptop battery.
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