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194 SMD2 LEDs (pair)

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Ships Monday, December 5 if ordered in the next 2 days, 6 hours and 21 minutes!

$8.00
194 SMD2 Bulb is a direct replacement for any 194 size halogen bulb.
  • Warm White
  • Cool White (6000K)
  • Red
  • Blue
  • Amber
  • Green
 
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194 SMD2 LEDs (pair)

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FUNCTION

194 SMD2 Bulb is a direct replacement for any 194 size halogen bulb. From the factory, the bulbs are incandescent, lighting up in a yellowish color.

By changing the factory bulb to an LED, you can illuminate the area with a much brighter light, and add a pure white, luxury look.

The installation is 100% plug-and-play, just replace your factory bulb.

 

BULB DESIGN

This bulb is a very low-clearance bulb, with two 5050-size SMDs. The bulb is made up of a quality plastic connector to slide right into the plug, as well as high durability terminals. A load resistor is embedded to prevent blowing the LED from voltage surge, and a diode is implanted to protect the LED from reverse polarity. The LED is wired for 12V operation, the kind found on all vehicles.

Included in your order is a pair of bulbs.


COLOR

These LEDs are available in crisp, bright colors including Cool White, Warm White, Blue, Red, Amber, and Green.

 We strongly recommend Cool White or Warm White for the best visibility.

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BRIGHTNESS

24 Lumens

Lumens: BUYER BEWARE! Most sellers just provide "calculated" lumen numbers, based on the maximum potential brightness of the LED chips on the bulb. For example, if a bulb has five 10-lumen chips, they will rate it at 50 lumens. However, this is not accurate, as the design of an LED bulb does not get rid of heat fast enough to run the LEDs at maximum.

These "calculated" lumen ratings are much, much higher than the true, measured light output, so it will look like competitors' bulbs are brighter than ours. This is because Diode Dynamics does not provide inflated "calculated" numbers; we believe it is misleading. We test the actual brightness of the bulbs in our lab, to provide real lumen output measurements. Our measurements are accurate, but they are usually much lower than the misleading "calculated" figures. Please click here to learn more about LED brightness measurement.

 

QUALITY

LED Components. Diode Dynamics uses only the highest quality LED chips in the production of its bulbs. This means we use only brand-name suppliers such as Epistar, Cree, Osram, and Samsung.

While our bulbs may look the same as others on the market, most copycat bulbs use economy-grade LED chips in order to reduce costs. This greatly reduces the reliability and overall brightness of the bulb when you compare it to Diode Dynamics.

Construction. Although LED technology allows for extremely long bulb life, the market is flooded with cheap LED bulbs that fail prematurely due to inferior construction. The worst enemy of LEDs is excessive heat, and when bulbs are not designed properly, they do not disperse heat as well, leading to premature failure.

Off-brand, cheap bulbs exhibit poor solder uniformity, high levels of flux in the solder, uneven chip placement, low-gauge terminal wires, poor assembly, and bulbs held together with inferior adhesives. At best, solder joints will crack and fail on low-quality LEDs after a few weeks of use. In the worst case, these bulbs can damage housings as the extra flux and adhesive evaporates and creates a residue on the lens of the housing.

Diode Dynamics bulbs are produced with modern, computerized equipment, and only the best materials, to ensure complete uniformity, high quality, and long bulb life.

All Diode Dynamics products come with a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a 3-year limited replacement warranty. For more information, please view the FAQ guide.

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  1. Bright enough for any place Review by TuscaniJay
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    These LEDs are very easy to install into any wedge-base socket, are low profile (don't stick out as far as a reg 194), should outlast any standard 194 bulb, and are sufficiently bright for an array of locations in the car where single-direction light is needed, for example: console/map lights, some license plate lights, courtesy/door lights. These do have a +/- polarity which isn't marked on the bulb so they must be inserted the correct way otherwise they won't light. Work well in clear-lensed locations, not so much colored ones as light output is reduced, but still as bright as stock 194 bulbs there. Not for reflected housings as beam is mainly one-direction. (Posted on 8/5/16)

  2. Improved Appearance & Brightness Review by KViPG37X
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    Great set of bulbs, improved look and visibility. Great buy. (Posted on 7/18/16)

  3. Another Great Product! Review by Justin
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    Put these in our 2011 Chevy Cruze as the map lights and what a difference! Nice, clean white light and much brighter than stock. Would definitely recommend! (Posted on 3/25/16)

  4. Doesn't get any better than this... Review by Rich
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    Plug-n-play LED's... c'mon!! It's so simple it's stupid and they're an amazing product too. I used the SMD2 RED as a 194 Map Light replacement in my 7th Gen Malibu, and it worked perfectly. Allows for me to flip on a red light overhead instead of white. I've uploaded pictures for those who may be interested. Highly recommended product! (Posted on 2/18/16)

  5. Awesome lights!!!! Review by Jared
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    These lights are perfect. Color is perfect and extremely bright. Had one go out on me and they replaced no questions asked. Excellent customer service. Diode dynamics has won my business. Won't buy from anyone else. (Posted on 2/4/16)

  6. Amazing deal, cannot pass up! Review by Cody
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    I purchased these during the Black Friday sale, and I must say, the quality you get at such a low price is highway robbery; I feel like I'm ripping DD off! I will definitely be recommending these to all of my friends, and buying more in the near future! (Posted on 12/3/15)

  7. License plate bulbs Review by Chris
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    These bulbs are the perfect white, and bright! Great upgrade. (Posted on 10/13/15)

  8. Great buy Review by Jason
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    Bought these for license plate bulb replacements along with courtesy lights for the running boards. Lights up really well (Posted on 10/6/15)

  9. Excellent leds! Review by Sam
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    Great price for the pair! I put these on my '14 Accord coupe and they really brightened up my tag! (Posted on 9/16/15)

  10. Okay lights Review by Shawn
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    I ordered a pair of these in 'warm' white for license plate bulbs. They're decent enough, but I'm thinking about getting a set of HP3s instead, because I think they'll work better with my vehicle's plate light fixtures than the flush design of the SMD2 when it comes to getting most of the light on the plate. On the other hand, I don't know if I want my plate to be really lit up that brightly... a variant design with the two LEDs sitting 90 degrees from the base might be nice. (Posted on 6/20/15)

  11. Very clean white lights Review by Crewznn
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    Got these lamps to replace the ones on my 2015 Ford F150 license plate lights. Great amount of light on my tags. they look great. very high end like my F150 (Posted on 6/12/15)

  12. great little bulbs Review by Brad
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    I ordered two of these to use in the floor board of my 2006 Impala and they work amazing. great light output and a wide pattern. much nicer than the dim yellow OEM bulbs it came with. (Posted on 5/31/15)

  13. Great Product Review by Nicolo
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    I used these for license plate lights, and they definitely light up my license plate. They add a great look and are unbeatable on price and quality. The cool white looks so much better than stock lights. (Posted on 5/2/15)

  14. Awesome LEDs Review by Floridaman 2013
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    These really are great showing off any particular area much better than those little old 194 bulbs. A great investment as most newer vehicles are already converting to these type of bulbs/lights. (Posted on 4/10/15)

  15. Perfect amount of light Review by Pete
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    Bought these LED's to replace my stock license plate bulbs on a 2015 Honda CRV. Just the right amount of light plus it's brighter and looks way better than stock. Shipping was really fast. (Posted on 1/24/15)

  16. Exact Replacement Review by Correy
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    Installed a pair on my 2005 F150. Fits perfectly and much brighter than stock bulb. (Posted on 9/9/14)

  17. Great LED's Review by Chris
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    Bought these to replace an old Piaa LED in my license plate light. Very impressed. Much brighter. (Posted on 8/20/14)

Worry-free warranty

  • - Full 3-year warranty on all products
  • - No waiting: we usually send new items out with a return label (US customers only)

 

You will get quick help from our trained staff for any issues.

All Off-Road Lighting also carry a limited lifetime warranty.

For further details, please see our full article.

Domestic (US) Customers

  • - Just $5 per order with our Diode Delivers program
  • - Same-day shipping for all orders placed by 12:00 PM CST (or until 4 PM with rush processing)
  • - USPS, for delivery in 2-4 days (on average)
  • - Express services are available, see exact pricing at checkout
  • - Fully Insured

 

International Customers

  • - We ship to all countries via standard mail
  • - Usually around $10 for LEDs, or $25 for HIDs.
  • - Choose your service on checkout to see exact prices:
  • - USPS 1st Class: 2-5 weeks
  • - USPS Priority: 1-2 weeks
  • - Express EMS: 1 week
  • - Please email us if you are unsure about shipping to your country.


You will receive updates from our site when your order is shipped, along with a unique shipment number to ensure that your order is correctly accounted for. This allows you to easily reply to us if you have any concerns.

Whether your order is big or small, it is tested through many run cycles, and each bulb is tested before shipment. Every single bulb. Every time. And if anything does go wrong, you can rely on our industry-leading warranty for worry-free replacement.

If you're not happy with your items, we want to make it right. So we have some pretty awesome return policies:

Returns

30 day return policy. All customers have 30 days from the date of original order shipment to return items.

Full refund, no fees. At Diode Dynamics, we offer free returns. That means no restocking fees, no administrative fees, and no hassle!

 Free return label. If your original order was over $50, you get a free return label for your items (US customers only). If your order was less than $50 or international, you can send the items back through your preferred method.

Exchanges

Within 30 days: If your original order was over $50, you can get new items shipped to you with a return label (US customers only). If your order was less than $50 or international, we can send you the new items first, but you are responsible for returning the old items.

Within 90 days: Any item can be returned for exchange or store credit within 90 days. The buyer is responsible for the cost of the return shipping, and must first return the old items. We'll still cover the postage for the new items.

 

Please note: due to the nature of custom acrylic pieces, we cannot offer any refund or exchange for returned custom acrylic items.

 

To make a return or exchange, please request an RMA, or give us a call. When we get it back, you will be notified and credited appropriately.

Again, all returns must be approved, with an RMA. This is so that we can process your return as quickly as possible when we get it. If you would like to return an item, please Request an RMA. Please include as much information as possible about the reason for return.

Alternatively, you can also send us a message, or give us a call!