|Manufacturer:||Produced for Morrison's Supermarkets PLC. (Unknown OEM)|
|Model:||11W Energy Saving Reflector Lamp|
|Application:||General Use, Display Lighting|
|Electrode gap:||3-U Style tube.|
|Bulb/Tube material:||(Inner) Soft Glass, internal triphosphor coating. (Outer) Glass, part internal aluminium coating.|
|Colour Temperature:||Not Stated. Estimate 3000°K|
|Peak output wavelength:||N/A - Broadband Emission|
|Total light output:||600Lm (Manufacturers Claim. 54.55 Lm/W)|
|Rated lifetime:||10'000 Hours|
|Cap:||B22 (E27 Also Available)|
|Operating voltage:||220-240V ~ 50-60Hz|
|Operating current:||80mA (pf = 0.47)|
|Warmup/restrike time:||2 minutes/None|
|Cost (original):||£3.49 (September 2005)|
|Place of manufacture:||Not Stated|
|Date of manufacture:||Q2 2005|
This lamp just goes to show how CF technology is starting to get a foothold in the everyday lighting market. This lamp being sold in a major supermarket chain, at a price that almost anyone can afford. Previously, reflector CF lamps were a "specialist" item that I had to order from either a specialist lighting store, or online.
Technically this lamp is nothing particularly extraordinary. It's a conventional 11W CF lamp with a reflector stuck on the end - or screwed on the end as the case actually is in this case. Literally! I discovered this by accident when cleaning the lamp for the photographs (It's shiny - the camera likes to show up any and EVERY fingerprint...). The reflector can actually be unscrewed from the lamp - leaving you with a conventional 11W CFL then! Not really in any way *useful* in the real world...but unusual and therefore *interesting* to a collector of lighting technology without a doubt.
This lamp added to the Virtual Display Shelf...sometime before I started recording it! Oops.
References: Lamp packaging only.
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