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#52168 - 05/21/05 12:14 PM dimmable compact florescent bulbs
Glennsparky Offline
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Registered: 10/28/04
Posts: 6
Loc: orlando, fl, USA
has anyone had experience with these dimmable florescents that screw into a regular incandescent bulb socket? (medium base?) are they noisy? the quieter the better. any manufacturers to watch out for? i can get them in ENERGY STAR, Greenlite, TCP, Maxlite, and Westinghouse.

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#52169 - 05/22/05 11:05 PM Re: dimmable compact florescent bulbs
Scott35 Offline

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Registered: 10/19/00
Posts: 2724
Loc: Anaheim, CA. USA
I had no idea that anyone made a CFL replacement with a Medium Base adapter, which was Dimmable!

Who would have guessed!

Do they work with standard Incandescent Lamp type Dimmers?

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#52170 - 05/24/05 10:25 AM Re: dimmable compact florescent bulbs
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Registered: 07/16/02
Posts: 718
Loc: Honolulu, Hawaii
Phillips has been making a compact flourescent that dims for about a decade I think. I used them on one house with about 40 recessed cans when the customer saw them on HGTV and requested the same. Since this was an archetect (spelling off) designed house I made him sign off on my disclaimer since I could find no appropriate listing for this lamp in halo recess cans. I did that job in 1998 and the records are in storage now so I am unable to get you the cat number at present.


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