Hera Lighting ER1 - ES1 economy halogen under cabinet lights (E1 light)


Hera halogen under counter lights
E-R1/E-S1 light colors: stainless steel look, chrome, black, white, gold.
This photo was taken a while ago, when all 5 light colors existed.
In August of 2015, Hera decided to stop production on Halogen lights and the halogen components.
We have slowly been selling off the surplus inventory. All white and gold color lights are completely sold out.
Below, we will offer information on the E1 light and explanations. We are also going to keep an on-going count of what remains and is available. There will also be notes about your alternatives.


The E1 light, also noted as ER1 and ES1 is Hera's economy halogen light. It has been called the Econoline light also. E1 is the base part number, ER1 represents the recessed mount (fits into a 2-1/8" hole), ES1 represents the surface mount (as you see in the picture above, the lights sit in the distance ring).

The lights were wildly offered in 2, 3, and 5 light kits with a transformer(s) since the mid 1990's. This light was also incredibly dominate for use in Carver Yachts and Formula Boats. It is a very popular cabin light in marine vessels since it can run directly from 12 volt DC in addition to its common household use of operating from low voltage transformers.

The most common packaging for this light was in surface mount sets. But when you remove and discard the distance ring on the ES1 version of the light, you have the ER1 version. The most common application also came with 20 watt halogen bulbs and a frosted lens. At one time, clear replacement lenses did exist, but normally the light came with a frosted lens. Our remaining stock primarily has 10 watt bulbs pre-installed. The light can use either a 10 watt or 20 watt. The bulb is a G4 bi-pin base. So any halogen or Xenon bulb that is a G4 base and 20 watts or less, can be used in this fixture.

We have 12 volt 60 watt transformers! Click that web link to see the new option that we have.

Other very popular uses for the Hera E1 light over the years have been: under cabinet lighting, medicine cabinet lighting, bathroom valance lighting, headboard lights, motor home interior lighting, and other furniture pieces. The lights have been used in residential and commercial applications. For quick identification of the E1 light, you will see "E1" under the Hera logo on the very backside of the light:
Hera E1 halogen light backside showing location of part number

So, for a lot of years, Eclectic-ware did offer the E1 halogen lights in kits for new under cabinet lighting installs , and many of the other applications we just mentioned above. NOW, we are primarily offering them as replacements for 15 to 25 year old lights that are still out there and need replacing. Since Hera has discontinued the 12 volt transformers along with the lights, we do not promote them for new installs. They are now mostly for replacing lights that have finally gone bad.
[If you are looking for a extremely nice light for under counter lighting, boat cabins, or other applications to take the place of the Hera E1, check out the Loox 2020 LED lights.]

The original Hera catalog page with additional information has been left on our web page for your reference. After you scroll down past it, we will tell you what we have left and your options.

 

If you are looking to install a new under cabinet light system, and would like a 12 volt LED light of equivalent size and light output, please follow that link.
 

Hera Lighting ER120 ES120 economy kitchen halogen lights

A larger view of the spec diagram.
Hera ER1 ES1 specifications

 

Refer to the opening picture on this page to see the finish options. As of June 13, 2018, what we have left in the E1 lights (ER1/ES1) are:

 

PART NUMBER

DESCRIPTION

PRICE EACH

Status

HER-ES120CH

(67 left) Chrome surface mount, with 20 watt bulb
(Note, light can be used as surface mount or recessed)

$22.79 ea

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

HER-ER110BL
HER-ER110SS

(238 left) Black recessed mount, with 10 watt bulb
(119 left) Stainless Steel recessed mount, with 10 watt bulb

$17.28 ea
$17.28 ea

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

If you are looking for the white or gold lights, whether recessed or surface mounted, those are completely sold out. Doubtful that you will find them anywhere as we are probably the only Hera distributor with any halogen inventory left. We do not have any surface mount black or stainless steel finish either, just the recessed lights noted above.
We have a few of the Tresco Xenon lights in White.

We have 12 volt 60 watt halogen transformers. Yes, for real. Check out that page.

If you would like to order any of the E1 lights, please use the part numbers directly above in our ordering form which you can open by clicking this link: Click-here-to-order2
Or you are welcome to place phone orders at 813-633-7544.
Our customer service hours are Mon-Fri. 9 to 5 Eastern time.

ABOUT the 10 watt lights:
Hera offered us a close out deal on several of the recessed version of the E1 light. They had a surplus on those prepackaged with a 10 watt bulb. So we are able to offer those at a lower price. The ER1 and ES1 light are the same light. The ER110, ES110, ER120, ES120 are all the same chassis. The front decor ring, the lens, aluminum reflector, all the same. The packaging was just different over the years. The light is best referred to as the E1. So for those we have left, if you want to change out the 10 watt bulb with a 20 watt, you can. If you are using LED pins in your lights, you can still do so. The ER110 and ES120 lights that we have left are the same light that has been offered since the 1990's.

So for anyone looking for just the REPLACEMENT DECOR RINGS AND LENSES for the front of the light, sorry, Hera discontinued those parts at the same time in August 2015. There are no more rings or lenses left for the E1 lights. [AND the KB12 decor rings and lenses, though the same size, ARE NOT interchangeable with the E1 rings and lens.] What we can offer is: many of our customer over the last couple years have already used the ring and lens from a new light on their existing lights. They are the same. Twist about 1/4 to 3/8" counter clockwise to remove, wiggle off, and you have access to changing the bulb. Rings then push back on while aligning the 3 plastic tabs over the slots in the aluminum reflector, twist about 3/8" clockwise to lock in place. Very easy to get them crooked, so watch how you wiggle them over the aluminum reflector.

While our supply of black, chrome, and the stainless steel finish remains, that is one way to fix your existing lights. If any of your old lights look like they might be ready to fall apart in the recessed hole, you can replace them entirely with the new light. If you need a 20 watt light output, you can change the bulb. If you have the issue of, you cannot run the wires back to the transformer, you can CUT AND SPLICE the wires. It is a twin white wire and one side is marked with grey writing or dashes on it to keep the polarity straight. Same is true for boat installations, if you want to cut and splice your wiring, you can.

ANOTHER OPTION TO GIVE STRONG CONSIDERATION TO:
If you do not want the quick and easy approach to fixing your E1 lights, or replacing them with the same light, we do have an LED option. It will be a little more expensive at first, but will greatly payoff over the years. We have the Loox 2020 LED light from Hafele. Highlights: Same size as the E1, can fit in the same 2-1/8" hole, diffused lens, 3.2 watt (equal to 20 watt halogen), all metal sealed casing (NO RINGS TO EVER FALL OFF AGAIN), rated for 50,000 hours (NO BULBS TO CHANGE AGAIN), comes in polished chrome, matte black or brushed nickel, then warm white or cool white light output. Advantages: I just told you some, but for boat owners, running a lot of 3.2 watt lights instead of 20 watt lights is a big savings on your boat batteries. And you will never have the decor rings falling to the floor or counters. A lot less heat. And you can cut and splice their twin wire into your existing wiring. There is a ton more info on the Loox 2020 LED light if you follow that link.

 

Below are other component that were used with all of Hera's halogen light choices. We have stock left on many components. Some are sold out, some are about to be sold out.
Halogen dimmers, extension cables, spare bulbs, and accessories

HER-ETD1

Electronic Touch Dimmer (ETD) for use with any of the three 12 volt transformers, 300 watt capacity, up to fifteen 20-watt lights

$42.13

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

HER-ETD1/TP

Electronic Touch Dimmer (ETD) for use with any of the three 12 volt transformers, 300 watt capacity, comes with round black touch pad that you can mount where you like

$48.67

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

HER-ERD1BL

Electronic Rotary Dimmer (ERD) for use with any of the three 12 volt transformers, 300 watt capacity, up to fifteen 20-watt lights, BLACK w/ black knob

$31.06

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

HER-2NV6500

20" extension cable, 500mm

$5.07

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

HER-2NV61000

39" extension cable, 1000mm

$5.84

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

HER-2NV62000

79" extension cable, 2000mm

$7.62

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

HER-2NV63000

119" extension cable, 3000mm

$9.41

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

HER-NV6/4

Terminal block extender, for use to connect up to 6 of the ten-watt lights to a 60 watt transformer. Does not increase the power output of the transformer, just increases the number of connecting ports.

$11.53

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

HER-PB10

10 watt Premium halogen bulb, 4000 hour rating, G4 bi-pin

$8.92

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

HER-PB20

20 watt Premium halogen bulb, SOLD OUT - DISCONTINUED

 

 

HER-EB10

10 watt ecoline halogen bulb, 1500 hour rating, G4 bi-pin

$4.21

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

HER-EB20

20 watt ecoline halogen bulb, 1500 hour rating, G4 bi-pin

$4.21

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

HER-X-HB20

20 watt Xenon bulb, 10,000 hour rating (very long life), G4 bi-pin

$10.92

item stocked by Eclectic-ware 

Click-here-to-order2 or you can call us at 813-633-7544, Florida, USA

Ordering Notes:

Lights come individually. All accessories are available individually.
Each light has a 79" lead wire attached to it.

We have 12 volt 60 watt transformers! Click that web link to see the new option that we have.
 


Hera transformer and dimmer information for lights shown on this page.
SELECT THIS DIMMERS LINK to view readable graphics of the thumbnail images below.
Specifications, part numbers, Instructions and diagrams for the dimmers specific to the lights on this page are shown.

 Hera ETD1 touch dimmer and ETD1/TP touch dimmer with touch pad | Hera ERD1 rotary knob dimmer for use with 12 volt electronic transformers - available in white or black

Customer testimonial:
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Gina M., Naperville, IL - ordered Hera ES120GO light.
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