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Posted by Steve Spence on January 15, 2006, 11:33 pm
 


Tim Thomson wrote:


Cold Cathode Fluorescent Light, commonly found in lcd backlights.

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Posted by Tim Thomson on January 15, 2006, 10:55 pm
 


JoeSP wrote:


I do not need more light than what my four 12 volt 1156 bulbs are giving
me......I did install one of those double mini tube flouresent......(good
quality unit).............but I was not to happy to find out that it draws
allmost the same as one 12 volt 1156 bulb. I want the same amount of light with
less draw I will go 12 volt Cf if I have too.
I would check the draw with my clamp myself with the inverter and the CF but I
am a thousand kms from home stuck in a hotel right now. Where I live I have to
travel 400 kms to get a deal on a CF bulb. I have access to buy the ultra mina
right now at a good price. These ultra minis by Noma claim 120 9w = 40w 500
lumens 6000 hr's at 3.50 cdn. BTW I picked up 6 of the CF Black lights for 6.00
cdn a piece. They put out pretty good as far as black light goes. They get a
little hotter than the white ones but not near as hot as the incadescent black
light used to..........I banned my kids from using those ones.....dam fire
hazard they were. They also have a CF bug light lol.



Posted by Mr Wizzard on January 15, 2006, 8:16 pm
 



Dude!  where have you been? - they have 12-volt CF's now.
(and they rock!)  They draw about an Amp on 12 volts, and
can light a whole room damn near.  If you want/need info on
then, let me know. I got them on line.  Also made a slew of
of camp lights out of come dowel rod, regular lamp sockets,
and 12-volt 7.2 Amp hour batterys on their side (and hot glue)





Posted by Tim Thomson on January 15, 2006, 11:05 pm
 

Mr Wizzard wrote:


WHAT EVER............There still ten times the price HA HA HA and did you
see how much they want for one of those lanterns with a CF and lol the
batts they take cost more than the lamp.



Posted by Steve Spence on January 15, 2006, 11:34 pm
 

Tim Thomson wrote:

$1 bucks at Home Depot, they take 8 AA's or a 12vdc plugin.


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