Ikea JANSJÖ desk lamps are inexpensive LED lamps that have excellent light, a solid base and flexible neck, but the switches may make the light flicker.
I have two from Ikea and use them with my computer. The light they cast is a pretty pleasing combination of blue and yellow, neither too much of either. They are also very reliable, with the exception of the light switch. These were thrown out because they would not turn on. The issue was the utter cheapness of these switches.
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Ikea JANSJÖ LED Lamp Review : Great lamp, terrible light switch
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Chubb Monitor Qx started warnings, the trouble LED always lit. The battery needed replacing.
Somethings in your house just keep working silently in the background. You eventually take them for granted, out of mind and out of sight. Such was my Chubb Monitor Qx security system, 452-4713, until the alarm started going off in the middle of the night, here in Toronto, Canada. It aurally called for attention. The trouble LED light remained lit, but with no station indicated. It turned out the battery was near dead. Once replaced it returned to its normal state of silence.
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