Cree LED fails early in Consumer Reports' tests
died early in one of Consumer Reports’ tests—the most failures our lightbulb experts have seen for LEDs—it raised questions. The dimmable Cree PAR38 Bright White LED spotlight replaces a 90-watt incandescent lightbulb and has a 27° beam angle. We paid $24 apiece at Home Depot. The model number is BPAR38-1503027T-12DE26-1U100. Here's what we found.