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Posted by Steve Spence on January 15, 2006, 6:58 pm
 


SolarFlaire wrote:

not true. I use these lights daily. The only one I lost was the one
dropped on the floor when it was being used as a flashlight.


look at the lumens per watt. They are 4x as efficient as incandescents.


Steve Spence
Dir., Green Trust, http://www.green-trust.org
Contributing Editor, http://www.off-grid.net
http://www.rebelwolf.com/essn.html

Posted by SolarFlaire on January 15, 2006, 11:20 pm
 


OK. Lumens per watt. Where is the wattage stated for
the unit and not on the bulb?


lost was the one

flashlight.

as incandescents.


Posted by Steve Spence on January 15, 2006, 11:35 pm
 

SolarFlaire wrote:


6 watts according to my KAW .....

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Contributing Editor, http://www.off-grid.net
http://www.rebelwolf.com/essn.html

Posted by SolarFlaire on January 16, 2006, 12:07 am
 

Thanx
OK, I can take that as pretty accurate (ignoring
harmonic accuracy not proven yet)

What is the rating of the CF bulb then?




Posted by Steve Spence on January 16, 2006, 12:16 am
 

SolarFlaire wrote:

330 lumens 6 watts $.75 replacement cost
6000 hour life, rated at 8 watts, but only draws 6 on a switching walwart.

http://www.bulbconnection.com/ViewItem/bcrw/itmid/985/oc/F8T5%2FD/item.html

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Contributing Editor, http://www.off-grid.net
http://www.rebelwolf.com/essn.html

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