Extended Life GLS lamp

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Extended Life GLS lamp

Post by SuperSix » Thu May 26, 2011 1:30 pm

I'm wondering if anyone here's had any experience with the old 'Extended Life' 16,000 hour GLS lamps like the Crompton Permalifes? I see no one manufactures them anymore but there's a few online shops that still have stocks remaining.

I've thought about trying some out but the luminous flux is less than half that of a standard GLS. I'm assuming they're going to look rather dull and yellowy!

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Re: Extended Life GLS lamp

Post by Dez » Thu May 26, 2011 3:59 pm

I have used a 60W 16000H green stok lamp and it was as bright as a 40W normol bulb :lol: but I did not mind it :roll:

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Re: Extended Life GLS lamp

Post by Tom » Thu May 26, 2011 4:24 pm

Ah yes I know these lamps but never owned or used them. Single coil filaments I think hence the lower lumens!

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