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Saffron 40W Replacement LED

Incandescent imitation

Lighting specs

Efficiency

Omnidirectionality

Price point

If you like the idea of more efficient lighting, but hate the way modern LEDs look, then the Saffron 40W Replacement LED might be for you. Click through for a closer look at this well-disguised LED.

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Saffron 40W Replacement LED

Incandescent imitation

Lighting specs

Efficiency

Omnidirectionality

Price point

The Saffron 40W Replacement LED (foreground) boasts the same kind of curved glass globe that you'll find in the incandescents of yesterday.

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Saffron 40W Replacement LED

Incandescent imitation

Lighting specs

Efficiency

Omnidirectionality

Price point

The Saffron LED puts out a little less than 400 lumens at a color temperature of 3,000K. A 6,500K Daylight version of the bulb is also available.

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Saffron 40W Replacement LED

Incandescent imitation

Lighting specs

Efficiency

Omnidirectionality

Price point

Like other 40W replacement LEDs, Saffron's bulb offers much better efficiency than its incandescent counterparts. It uses just 6 watts.

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Saffron 40W Replacement LED

Incandescent imitation

Lighting specs

Efficiency

Omnidirectionality

Price point

It also boasts clean, even light distribution thanks to the bulb's design.

Published: / Caption: / Photo: Tyler Lizenby/CNET

Saffron 40W Replacement LED

Incandescent imitation

Lighting specs

Efficiency

Omnidirectionality

Price point

The Saffron 40W Replacement LED is available online for $12. Read our full review to see if it's the right light for your home.

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