A-Shape CFL - 30W Equal - 5 Watt
2250K Warm White - 82 CRI - 40 Lumens per Watt - MicroBrite MB-500DL
An excellent alternative to traditional incandescent lighting, the Micro-Brite MB-500DL cold cathode fluorescent lamps by Litetronics use 90 percent less energy to generate more light. Micro-Brite lamps burn for 25,000 hours on average (5x the life of traditional incandescent lamps) with flashable capability. With their long life and durability, Micro-Brite lamps can significantly reduce repair and replacement costs. 1000bulbs.com supports energy conservation and these compact fluorescent bulbs are an environmentally friendly and money saving alternative to traditional incandescent lighting.
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|MPN (Part No.)||MB-500DL|
|Base Type||Lock-Out Medium|
|Bulb Color||Warm White|
|Start Temp. (Max)||105 Deg. F|
|Start Temp. (Min)||5 Deg. F|
|Incandescent Equal||30 Watt|
|Color Temperature||2700 Kelvin|
Please understand that dimmable cold cathode fluorescent (CCFL) light bulbs will not work properly at the same voltage settings used for incandescent light bulbs. If you simply replace your incandescent light bulbs without adjusting your dimmer, your new dimmable CCFL light bulbs will flicker and extinguish at the low voltage setting. Therefore, we recommend the following procedure when installing dimmable CCFL light bulbs:
- Turn off the power to your current incandescent light bulbs.
- Replace the incandescents with your new dimmable CCFL light bulbs.
- Re-energize the lighting circuit with your dimmer in the "full light" setting.
- Slowly dim your new CCFL light bulbs until they just begin to flicker.
- From that point, raise the light level slightly until all CCFL light bulbs are operating without flicker at a dimmed level. Set this level as your new "low setting."
This procedure should prevent flickering, extinguishing at low levels, and early failure of CCFL light bulbs. If, however, these difficulties occur, replace any CCFL light bulb with an incandescent light bulb. The addition of an incandescent or inductive load will stop the flicker, allow a lower light level setting, and should prolong the life of your CCFL light bulbs. Please let us know if we can help in any other way. (3/7/10)