Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp


Manufacturer: Philips
Model: Master SOX-E 18W
Application: Security Lighting
Wattage: 18W
Diameter (max): 50mm
Length: 200mm
Tube Length: 180mm
Bulb/Tube material: Inner: Soda-Lime glass.  Outer: Glass, indium tin oxide IR Reflective coating applied to inner surface.
Colour Temperature: 1700K
Peak output wavelength: 589nM
Total light output: Unknown
Rated lifetime: Unknown
Cap: B22
Operating voltage: Unknown (to be measured)
Operating current: Unknown (to be measured)
Warmup/restrike time: 15 minutes/instantaneous
Cost (original): Unknown
Value (at time of writing): 12.28 as of Q4 2005 from BLT Direct.
Place of manufacture: United Kingdom
Date of manufacture: August 2005 (H5?)
Current Status: Working

The smallest of the widely used SOX lamps is this 18W rating (there was a 10W one, but they only really saw use in photographic dark room lamps and are very rare).  This is a typical early 2000s example.

Philips SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - General overview

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - General overview

 

Philips SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Detail of lamp cap

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Detail of lamp cap

 

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Detail of arc tube support

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Detail of arc tube support/heat reflective disc

 

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Detail of lamp cathodes

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Detail of lamp cathodes

 

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Shown while alight and fully run up

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Shown alight and fully run up

 

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp Packaging

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp Packaging

 

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Showing size of lamp

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Showing size of lamp

 

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Detail of text printed on lamp

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Detail of text printed on lamp

 

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Close-up of arc tube

Philips Master SOX-E 18W Low Pressure Sodium Lamp - Close-up of discharge tube

 

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This lamp added to the Virtual Display Shelf on the 18th November 2005 at 01:23.

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