Incandescent lights

Jon Elson elson at
Fri Feb 6 20:33:21 CST 2015

On 02/06/2015 11:42 AM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 02/06/2015 09:35 AM, Jon Elson wrote:
>> These things are NOT cheap, but I'm expecting to get 
>> better life than most
>> of the commercial units, which I think have crummy 
>> thermal design. I think
>> they work out well.
> Commercial drop-in replacements have been available for 
> some time.  E.g.
> Not a bad price (comparatively)  either.
These also scare me, because they look just like fluorescent 
tubes, but will almost
certainly get fried if put into a fixture with a rapid-start 
ballast.  These drop in to
the FIXTURE and socket, but the ballast needs to be removed 
and rewired.
Also, if somebody ever put a standard fluorescent into one 
of these modified
fixtures, it might be messy.


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