"My Husband purchased three of these Smart astro lamps for me direct from Mathmos as they were released, I wanted all the colours lol. All three failed, one went bang from the working with smoke, one went as yours above, then stopped working. The…"
We have a couple of 1st gen bases that have been working really well with infrequent use, but only one bottle unfortunately as I gave one to someone thinking I'd be able to get another at some point!
This one was meant to be kept…"
"I was the seller but wanted to check it before sending :( Really wanted to keep this one but only decided to sell as we really need work done in the house and income has dropped through the floor lately. It seems to be heating ok now but LEDs…"
"Unfortunately the smart astro had issue from day one, either the heating plate would fail aka stop heating up, or the led's would fail, i cant see mathmos being able to help the lamp was discontinued years back, once they gone wrong its pretty…"
"Update is that the LEDs are lit but not cycling and the steamy smoke is still coming off it now. I can't see a specific part that it's coming from so am wondering if it's residue of glue or is that wishful thinking?"
Hi All,I have a Mathmos Smart Astro base which hadn't previously been used. I got the lamp set up last night but after it had been lit for about 30 mins to an hour I could see white steam/smoke coming out of it so panicked and switched it off.I tried to get hold of Mathmos today to ask for advice but no-one has got back to me so I'm turning to you as you are likely to have had some experience of similar issues.This evening I've switched it back on and the LEDs originally seemed to light ok but…See More
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