incandescent replacement (was Re: Anyone off to VCF-UK)
eric at brouhaha.com
Tue Jun 1 16:56:40 CDT 2010
On 06/01/2010 02:38 PM, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> There must be a way to engineer it so that the fixture to which the
> LED "bulb" is attached acts as a heatsink for the LEDs.
Certainly that's how it's done. But when you screw it into an enclosed
base-up fixture, to where is that heatsink going to dissipate the heat?
That's a fundamental problem with both CFLs and LEDs, leading to
significantly shortened lifetimes for both, and no one has a good
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