Manufacturer: Osram
Model: SOX 55W
Application: Street & Security Lighting
Wattage: 55W
Diameter (max): 50mm (T-50)
Length: 420mm
Tube Length: Approx 600mm
Bulb/Tube material: Inner, glass, sodium resistant inner coating.  Outer, glass, indium oxide IR reflective inner coating.
Colour Temperature: 1700K - CRI: Ra 0
Peak output wavelength: 589nM
Total light output: 7800 Lm
Rated lifetime: 15000 Hours
Cap: B22
Operating voltage:
Operating current: 0.6A
Warmup/restrike time: 15 Minutes/Instant
Cost (original): Not known
Value (now): Compatible lamps available from BLT Direct - Cost 32.00 (Aug 2009)
Place of manufacture: Great Britain
Date of manufacture: Not known - Date code N418 shown on lamp
Lamp Status: Working, new.

Received as part of a trade during 2005.

Garden variety modern SOX 55W lamp.

Really makes you realise how efficient these things are when you see the sheer amount of light that the likes of this 55W lamp gives out, this thing is BRIGHT.


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This lamp added to the Virtual Display Shelf on the 23rd February 2006 at 22:35.


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