ActiveLED® In-Ground Retrofit for

  • ActiveLED® RDS 6" In-Ground Retrofit for LSI Greenlee RDS In-Ground 9" Buckets - 16 Watt ActiveLED engine replaces up to 150 Watt HID lamp technology

  • 21st century in-ground spotlight retrofit ideal for illuminating:
    • Flag Poles
    • Building exteriors
    • Parking structures
    • Accent lighting
    • Signage

  • Significant Energy Savings (50-89%) and very low maintenance costs compared to conventional high wattage and inefficient lamps.

  • Innovative self-contained and fully sealed ActiveLED light engine designed to retrofit Greenlee RDS in-ground 9" "buckets":
    • Installs in existing "Bucket"
    with existing four or six screws
    • Complete replacement for
    inefficient bulb electronics
    • 3.3 lbs replaces over 15 lbs
    of legacy electronics
    • Factory sealed against
    moisture and corrosion for
    maintenance-free operation

  • The ActiveLED RDS In-Ground Retrofit's innovative design delivers the maximum possible light to the target while eliminating light trespass to adjacent properties

    CCT color choice of 2700K, 3000K, 3500K, 4000K and 5000K in accordance with ANSI C78.377A

  • Improved light quality and illumination uniformity:
    • Lumen Lifetime of 90,000
    hours, 90% Luminous Flux

    Environmentally Safe Lighting:
    • Zero mercury content
    • Eliminates disposal of
    hazardous materials
    • Facilitates LEED® points

  • Universal power supply / driver,100...277 VAC, 50/60 Hz.

    Digital Power Source, dedicated circuit breaker strongly recommended

  • Retrofit Contents:
    • LED Element
    • Power Supply / Driver
    The in-ground bucket", the Diffuser, Trim and Seals

ActiveLED® RDS In-Ground Retrofit for LSI Greenlee RDS In-Ground 9" Buckets - 16 Watt ActiveLED engine replaces up to 150 Watt HID lamp technology

Provides a 21st century solution for in-ground spotlights with an energy efficient, high performance LED retrofit with 16 watts of ActiveLEDs.

The U.S. - manufactured ActiveLED® RDS In-Ground Retrofit is an innovative, self-contained and factory-sealed LED light engine designed to easily replace the inefficient, high-wattage lamp assembly in most existing Greenlee RDS 9.5" in-ground buckets, providing energy savings of 50-89 percent.

Businesses, municipalities, universities, colleges and military installations use Greenlee MDB style up-shining spotlights to illuminate or accent-light flag poles, building exteriors, parking structures and signage. The Greenlee RDS is an in-ground round spotlight that employs lamp technology that is mounted inside a heat and corrosion-resistant "bucket". Typically, these lights have Metal Halide, High Pressure Sodium or CFL lamps and ballasts that run extremely hot and need regular maintenance.

The existing in-ground lamp and electronics can be easily replaced with the low-wattage ActiveLED RDS In-Ground engine and the fixture will still have the same physical characteristics. The only noticeable difference / improvement in its outward appearance is a superior quality of light that is flicker-free, has a full spectrum and never fades in the products lifetime.

ActiveLED’s patented LED technology also ensures a long life span of 90,000 hours (24/7 is 8,760 hours per year), lowering the bottom line when it comes to maintenance and operational costs.

The ActiveLED In-Ground Light Retrofit meets many commercial, residential and municipalities’ latest sustainability mandates for reducing energy usage.

The innovative design of the ActiveLED RDS In-Ground Retrofit is fully dark sky compliant and delivers the maximum possible light to the surrounding public space while eliminating light trespass to adjacent properties.

ActiveLED® RDS In-Ground Retrofit Product Overview

ActiveLED provides five models of ActiveLED RDS In-Ground Retrofits for the Greenlee RDS 9.5" round up-lights for different lighting applications:

Product Code


CCT Color

Fixture Wattage

Light Output

"Bucket" Size

In-Ground 5516



16 Watt

~1,620 Lumens


In-Ground 4016



16 Watt

~1,620 Lumens


In-Ground 3516



16 Watt

~1,620 Lumens


In-Ground 3016



16 Watt

~1,620 Lumens


In-Ground 2716



16 Watt

~1,620 Lumens


ActiveLED® Similar Products

ActiveLED In-Ground Lighting systems are built for performance and reliability. Backed by a 10 year "No Light Loss" guarantee, our lights offer increased visibility and savings due to low energy use.

Removing Existing LSI Greenlee RDS in-ground Lamp and Electronics Assembly

It is a very straightforward process to remove the existing LSI Greenlee RDS up-shining electronics assembly in preparation for installing the factory-sealed ActiveLED In-Ground Retrofit, as described below.
Before starting any disassembly / assembly work, first disconnect the AC power from the up-shining fixture.

Remove the four or six screws that secure the bezel and diffuser to the existing fixture body, safely put complete assembly to one side for reassembly.
Remove existing Lamp and Ballast Electronics from the body of the "bucket".
Connect the AC cabling from the ActiveLED In-Ground retrofit to the AC line feed within the Greenlee bucket.
Reconnect the AC power to verify that the installation is correct and the ActiveLED MDB Retrofit is illuminated.
Carefully place the factory-sealed ActiveLED Retrofit Engine assembly into the bucket and reinstall the existing Trim, Bezel and Seals using the original machine screws.

The existing electronics assembly will need to be disposed of safely and in accordance with local regulations.

LSI Greenlee RDS In-Ground Bucket with ActiveLED® RDS Retrofit Engine Installed

The following illustrates a LSI Greenlee RDS In-Ground Bucket with its original legacy electronics removed and the ActiveLED In-Ground Retrofit installed and fully functional.

ActiveLED RDS Retrofit Illustration currently not available.

ActiveLED® Technology

ActiveLED uses the latest in energy efficient LEDs and LED Modules producing equal or greater light output than current HID technology (Metal Halide and High Pressure Sodium). Our state-of-the-art electronics monitor current and temperature of the LED substrate to assure maximum performance under the prevailing environmental conditions and a Lumen Lifetime of 90,000 hours (90% Luminous Flux).

ActiveLED® Warranties

We provide mechanically robust outdoor lighting systems; our warranties are 10 years on LED elements, fixtures and drivers / power supplies / drivers.

ActiveLED is an ISO 9001:2000 company, registered under BSI certificate FM-1880. ActiveLED provides products of the highest quality designed and manufactured in Texas, USA and in the United Kingdom.

NOTE: Greenlee RDS 9" in-ground "bucket" is not included in the ActiveLED In-Ground Retrofit price.

ActiveLED® RDS In-Ground 9.5" Retrofit sample Part Numbers:


Technical Information

Input Voltage:• Voltage-specific, specify at time of ordering from the following options:
(1) 100 VAC, 60Hz
(2) 110/120 VAC, 60 Hz
(3) 208 VAC, 60 Hz
(4) 240 VAC, 50 Hz
(5) 277 VAC, 60 Hz.

• Digital Power Source, dedicated circuit breaker strongly recommended
Power Stastics:

Power Factor:
16 Watt Fixture

~ 0.95
Retrofit Contents:Factory-sealed Retrofit Engine:
• 15 Watt LED Element & Heatsink
• Power Supply / Driver

Retrofit Excludes:
Top Lens / Diffuser
Mounting rings / flanges / seals
The in-ground "bucket"
Listings & Tests:cUL Listed Driver, suitable for damp locations.
TM21 based on CALIPER ISTM Test to UL1598
CALIPER LM-79 Report, LM-80 info available
CE File, RoHS compliant, IP66 Rated.
Conforms to FCC Part 15.19 Subpart B Class A
Operating Temp:-40..+60° C (-40..+140° F)

Retrofit fits inside existing 9.0" O/D in-ground Greenlee RDS bucket

Top Lens:Reassembled using existing top lens / diffuser
CCT Color Temperatures:2700K, 3000K, 3500K, 4000K or 5000K in accordance with ANSI C78.377A

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