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Artificial lighting has become standard in the homes and companies of most countries. It is used for concert effects, growing food, and reading a book in bed at night.
remove the gage cluster the bulb is on the back of the cluster
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depends on the year of the car.   1996 GL, yes. Over by the headlight switch, you can pop the plate out and move right. take out screws in the dash, most located in the vents. pop the fount of the dash out and then above the gauges you will see the lights, remove by turning the bulbs. have fu…
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Answer This could be because so many of the light bulbs are now so cheaply made they can't hold up to regular use. If this is a regular occurrence then you may have an electrical supply problem. In the United States the power coming into your home varies over time, but should be close to 120 vol…
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The problem sounds like it could be a simple as a loose wire at the outlet, sometimes the outlets are wired using the stab in terminals in the back of the outlet instead of the binding screw,any movement causes the circuit to open. However if you are tripping the circuit breaker when you plug in you…
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Circuit breakers can often trip when a light bulb fails just at the point when you switch on the light. The reason it happens is that, in normal use, the bulb's filament gets thinner and thinner and more and more brittle over time. Eventually it is about to fail - also known as "burn out" - but it …
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Dimmers can cause ceitain light bulbs to be noisy due to the way the triac based dimmer chops up the ac sine wave. Different bulbs use different filament structure. The chopped up sign wave can set up vibrations in the filament structure. Some filament structures vibrate more or less.
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%REPLIES% Answer I must admit that I have never heard this one before. Most rural parts of Ireland did not have Electricity up until the 1950's and as the majority of Irish superstitions are older than that I would speculate that there is no such superstition in Ireland. Anyway I would be…
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Simply set the multi meter on DC voltage, which is denoted by a line with dotted lines under it. Then place the red lead on the positive side of the bulb and the black lead on the negative side. If you do this incorrectly it will be a negative number but the same number if the leads are reversed.If …
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One place that was delighted to have the electric light was businesses -- now people could work late without worrying about the dangers of candle-power. Candles were tipped over and caused fires, in other words. Theaters also began using electric light bulbs -- perhaps the first was the Bijou Theatr…
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Wiring problem The melting is due to excessive resistance in the connection (or elsewhere in the same circuit). If you are mechanically inclined, try replacing the bulb socket itself. If not inclined, or would like a definitive solution, take it to your local trusted shop. No bulb you can buy will f…
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Every single make, model and year of vehicle is going to be slightly different so its impossible to give a detailed answer. In general however, I'd start by referencing your owner's manual which may have instructions and illustrations. See sources and related links below to lookup the correct back u…
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Remove the lens cover on the door panel with a small flat screwdriver and just pull the bulbs. You might have to remove the trim panel to access the bulb from the back if so a #2 Phillips screwdriver and a long flat should be all you need to pop it off.
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When you take off the square plastic covers, the only bulb that you can access is for the backup lights. In order to get to the tail light, and turn signal bulbs you have to remove the assembly. Just unscrew the 4 nuts from behind the trim and very carefully pop out the assembly. If it is difficult …
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When changing the lights on a 1995 Acura Integra remove the dash on the center console and pull it off. Remove all the accessories and reach the old bulbs. Replace the bulbs.
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Just one. The narcissist holds the bulb and the world turns beneath them. = Answer = Well now, if the lightbulb has VERY GOOD BOUNDARIES and does not give in to narcissistic demand it is possible that no number of narcissists could ever change it. Answer It's my lightbulb. I'll change it mysel…
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If they do not have a ballast, then yes. If you can see the wiring look for components other that resistors. If you see caps, chips, inductors, or diodes you cannot dim it. I cannot offer more without more details on the lamp. Consult the packaging.
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<><><> Answer 1 If you are lucky, it may last long enough for you to get it turned back off, or pull the plug out of the socket. ALL electrical devices are designed to safely carry only a specified amount of current [Amps]. When you install a 300 watt bulb in a fixture design…
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Dimming fluorescent lamps Most compact fluorescent lamps won't work with conventional dimmers, or will damage the dimmer. Magnetic dimmers will work, however. Answer Actually, it depends on the design of the lamp. Different companies have different power supplies for the lamps. What works well…
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they are the same fuse. but at leas ton my sl1 its the same fuse as the power locks too, so those buttons wouldn't work.
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Hey there, Nah it wont cause algae. If ur tank does get algae its probably because of a plant that u have in there that uve added. But that's easily fixed by adding a few drops of algae clear bought from ur aquarium.Hope that helps. Catch! :oD
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You simply turn off the light switch ( so you don't get zapped). Wait a minute or so for the bulb to cool, then unscrew the burnt out light and reinsert a working light bulb. Be sure to tighten the bulb (so that it makes good contact with the base) , but don't force it or over-tighten.
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A Low energy bulbs uses about 1/5 energy of a traditional bulb. ie. 20w (Low energy bulb) = 100w (standard filiment bulb) 80%+ traditional bulb s' energy is lost as heat. The 20% figure shown above only relates to the low energy bulb during its normal usage. The question was about the overall eco…
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The first electric light was made in 1800 by Humphry Davy, an English scientist. He experimented with electricity and invented an electric battery. When he connected wires to his battery and a piece of carbon, the carbon glowed, producing light. Much later, in 1860, the English physicist Sir Joseph…
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The motion sensor itself will not alter the bulb life, assuming it does not try to dim the fixture. The bulb life would be the same as if someone threw the switch each time the sensor turns on/off. From my experience, some motion sensors work poorly with florescent lights (CFLs or sometimes referred…
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To get an open circuit to work and light a light bulb, turn the switch on. Or hardwire it to power up the lamp. If the battey or other power source is good, and so is the lamp, make sure all the connections are good and that the conductor (wire) isn't broken. With all the components in good shape an…
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Incandescent lights are the least expensive, but the shortest lasing at ~ 1500-2000 hours. This type of lighting inefficiently creates an over abundance of secondary heat. Fluorescent lighting is moderately priced and lasts 5000-8000 hours (4 times longer than incandescent). This type of lighting is…
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They shouldn't; that kind of thing is checked and regulated by the FCC. However, a CFL has a high frequency switching power supply in it, so it is possible.My garage door opener would not open or close until the the compact fluorescent light bulb timed out. There is a warning on the CFB that says …
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-Compact fluorescent bulbs use 66% less energy than a standard incandescent bulb, and last up to 10 times longer. -A 32-watt CFL can save a homeowner $30 in energy costs over the life of a bulb.-Lower weight and size, has a more attractive shape.-Easier and less frequent replacement.-Less maintenanc…
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One nice thing about light bulbs is that they provide light indoors and when it is dark outside, without having to light a candle or an oil lamp. They are also relatively safe, clean and easy to operate. Disadvantages include the fact that you will need electricity and wires that are properly insta…
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Material Used As Resistance It's tungsten, usually shaped as a coil of smaller coils stretched between two electrodes. Sometimes the tungsten isn't coiled and an example would be low voltage lamps.
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Yes. There are several different makes of Compact Fluorescent Reflector Spot Lamp (CFRSL) available. Some makes of CFRSL have a longer overall length than the equivalent conventional incandescent spot lamps so they don't look right in older types of conventional reflector spot lamp fitting. (They l…
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Unless the chandelier is a true "antique" fixture, it will be difficult to sell it. Antique stores will certainly look at it if it's old, but the best bet may be a swap meet or yard/garage sale. Anything of value may be posted on eBay or on craigslist, and a buyer may be found. Many second hand and …
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At present there are several types of light bulbs available for indoor domestic use. Arranged by their efficiency from least-to-most they are: Incandescent bulbs (60 watts) The old style light bulb emitting light from a hot filament Fluorescent tubes (30 to 40 watts) Several inch to several foot lo…
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Joseph Swann and Thomas Edison invented it independently.The first lightbulb was invented by Thomas Edison in 1879. During his life-time, Edison developed 1093 inventions. Two of his inventions are the motion picture camera and the phonograph!
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ANSWER: Cavemen used fires to illuminate their night. Indians used torches in caves. Ancient Egyptians used mirrors to illuminate the interior of their pyramids. God said "Let there be light", so I think God wins this answer.
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The light bulb was invented in England in 1809 by Humphry Davy. I hope this helps you find what you are looking for!(I think) the light bulb was first made in England.In England by Joseph Wilson Swan as Thomas Edison was inventing the light bulb in the USNew Jersey New Jersey is the state that the …
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connect each other part
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light bulbs do not cause globle warming at all
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Light Bulb Filament Life Story Incandescent light bulbs have a filament made of tungsten. The filament is heated to a white-hot temperature by the electrical current passing through it. The filament is so hot that the tungsten slowly evaporates off the filament and plates the inside of the glass env…
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In a parallel circuit, more power is provided to the lights. Power = V2/R . The resultant resistance of the circuit is lower, and the potential difference is not divided as in a circuit in series. Thus, lights in parallel burn brighter. Additional Information A lamp's power rating only applies at…
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It only takes one chiropractor to change a lightbulb, but it takes nine visits. And it's not covered by your insurance.
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Answer None, the Government will do it for them.
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Energy Saving Light Bulbs Energy saving light bulbs are economical to operate because they are flourescent tubes. Flourescent tubes put out more lumens than incandescent bulbs by a ratio of three to one. For instance, a 40 watt flourescent tube will put out the equivilent of 120 watts of light, …
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Fill in the blank, then give your answer, along with an explanation. For example: How many Aggies does it take to change a light bulb? Three. One to hold the light bulb and two to turn the ladder. How many Texas Longhorns does it take to change a light bulb? Four. One to change it and three to f…
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Thomas A. Edison. It actually wasn't Edison he made the bulb Lewis Howard Latimer made the light or rather the carbon filament that causes it to shine or turn on.
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This seeming contradiction occurs on most physics tests. But it's true, and here's why:Lamp A by itself has power of P=IxE ; 60=IxE ; so I=60/220=0.27 amperes. Thus the lamp has a resistance E=IxR ; R=220/0.27 = 807 ohms. Lamp B by itself has a power of P=IxE ; so I=100/220 = 0.45 amperes. Thus the …
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An incandescent light bulb takes just enough electric current to make a piece of metal glow brightly enough to give out visible light yet not get so hot that it melts and breaks. The piece of metal is called a tungsten filament. Experiments were made with different materials to use as the filament…
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The light bulb was not something that existed and had to be discovered. It was a new thing that was invented.
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The first electric light was made in 1800 by Humphry Davy, an English scientist. He experimented with electricity and invented an electric battery. When he connected wires to his battery and a piece of carbon, the carbon glowed, producing light. This is called an electric arc. Much later, in 1860, …
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Criss Angel did not use camera magic. He most likely used invisible string or what he did was real. I don't think it was real because he is a illusionist Obviously you cant make objects float. As Criss Angel said himself, "Illusion is what you see, and magic is what you feel." And he also said that …
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A hundred years ago.
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They were invented to help people see things in the dark. Another answer: Light bulbs were part of the continuing improvement of lighting systems. At first people had to rely on the sun. When they build buildings the only light came in through the windows and doors. Fires in the buildings then gave …
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Front side lights
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Humphrey Davy invented the light bulb in 1809, but it was not practical. It is a matter of documented record that Swan obtained a UK patent covering a partial vacuum, carbon filament incandescent lamp in 1860. Thomas Alva Edison patented his invention in December, 1879, almost 20 years later, the …
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A dimmer pack is a collection of dimmers used to DIM, or change the intensity of the lights in a theatrical show. Dimmer packs come in many varieties, from budget (anything from £50) right up to the high end stuff (up to about £3000) They are commonly controlled remotely from the lighting control …
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Answer I'm assuming that the light bulbs you're referring to are the normal light bulbs... Heat energy and electrical energy... that like cookies What do you mean by that like cookies alot??????????? Cookies are good...yum yum..
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Yes, if it fits the socket and the light fitting, or lamp fixture, with its cover or shade. You will not be able to dim the compact fluorescent as you did the incandescent (unless you have a really fancy dimmer).
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It takes six Marines to screw in a lightbulb. One will be a non rate PFC he will be get lost trying to find the bulb. Another will be a Lance Corporal he is sent to find the PFC and counsel him.The third will be a Staff Sergeant... no one knows why he showed up but he did. The fourth will be an offi…
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Because instead of using a 40, 60, 75 or 100 watt bulb, you can get the same amount of light with using less electricity to run a fluorescent bulb. For example, if you are looking for the equivalent light output of a standard 100w incandescent, look for a 25w cfl (compact fluorescent light) Anothe…
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Answer Most likely DC If they plug into the outlet of the home without a transformer (Little heavy boxlike plug such as you see on a cellphone charger. then they are most likely DC. You can look on the plug if they are not solar, and usually see some information on the transformer such as input = 12…
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Halogen light bulbs are a type of incandescent light bulbs and are filled with a halogen gas. The halogen gas gives the bulbs a longer life than traditional incandescent bulbs because it helps redeposit the evaporated tungsten back to the filament. Halogen light bulbs are not the same thing as compa…
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Incandescent light bulbs work by heating a thin strand of tungsten to high temperatures, causing it to glow brightly. Tungsten has the highest melting point of any element and therefore is perfectly suited for this purpose.
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As with many important developments, many people contributed to developing the fluorescent lamp. The phenomenon of fluorescence was first explained in the mid-19th century by George Stokes at Cambridge University. Other scientists including Heinrich Geissler (Germany) and William Crookes (UK) expe…
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See the answer to the Related Question shown below.
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Answer You can buy an MR16 compact fluorescent bulb with bi-pin base in either 35 or 50 watt (claimed) equivalent at Home Depot. Feit Electric is the manufacturer and the bulb I bought to experiment with fell short of the claimed rating- there's no way that this 50 watt equivalent was even clos…
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The better and earlier lamp (what we now call the high efficiency light bulb or florescent bulb) was invented by Tesla, but would not work on the inferior power system that Edison had built. The need was for a bulb that would work on D.C. or A.C. Edison is credited by most people for inventing the…
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Either the 1156 or 1157 bulb. 1156 is for the sedan, 1157 for the wagon.  the part # is a 7506, which is a univseral light build #, which can be picked up at any auto zone or o'reilly part store.  You need an Osram / Sylvania 5007 or 5007LL.
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100 watts means 100 Joules/Second. So in 24 hours, the bulb would use 24*60*60*100 Joules. so that's 8,640,000 joules
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Answer PAR is a outside rated light bulb - R is a indoor rated light bulb. PAR30 = outdoor flood bulb (spot light) R30 = indoor flood bulb (recess can) From MBT lighting & Sound. They are a commercial lighting group. I'm not sure about the indoor (R) / outdoor (PAR) differentiation posted…
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Incandescent bulbs contain lead. Contact your local garbage or recycling facility to ask about their disposal methods, whether or not they will pick them up for your house or if you have to drop them off. Store them in the packaging you received them in until proper disposal.
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it was Edison in 1879
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Edison didn't invent the light bulb he simply improved it like many hundreds of the other inventors that did!He didn't. Edison simply improved on previous designs made by other engineers and was able to market his design. In fact, he was successfully sued by the British engineer, Swann, for patent i…
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A flashlight has a power source (usually ordinary batteries), a light source of some sort (a light bulb or LED, for example), and some electrical wiring to connect them, with a switch to turn it on and off. The power source makes the light source give off light.
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Nikolai Tesla did not invent light bulbs. That was done by a number of other people, each improving on previous ideas.
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Edison did not invent the first electric light bulb, but instead invented the first commercially practical incandescent light.
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simple.. there will be no life. It will be dark.While true it would be dark, don't tell the many thousands of organisms hanging around hydrothermal vents at the bottom of the oceans [where there is no light] that they aren't alive.
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Of course the answer is yes if use with our energy saving dimmer. Our energy saving dimmer is the only one can dim CFL,LED,T4,T5,T8,ceiling lamps,halogen lamp,quartz lamp etc. in the world. Our dimmer can apply to any brand of light source and lighting fixture.For example,our dimmer can dim the C…
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Ordinary incandescent light bulbs are filled with an inert (electrically non-conducting) gas such as Nitrogen. Other types are filled with a gas containing low pressure mercury vapor and argon, xenon, neon or krypton. See the Related links for more information.
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If light bulbs are burning out quickly the light fixture could be getting too much electricity due to faulty wiring. They could also burn out due to a loose wire or screwing the light bulb in too tight.
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1879 by Joseph Swan in England. Or, it may be argued that Thomas Edison from America had invented it.
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Since Thomas Edison produced the first practical light bulb in 1879, many changes in bulbs have taken place. Light bulbs have also had a dramatic impact on modern life and society. Why, just imagine, we'd be watching TV by kerosene lantern. See the link below for a history of the light bulb.
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The 'Filament' of a lightbulb is a peice of metal with an unusually high melting
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go to the link below and it will tell you all the chemical properties of tungsten:
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The Light bulb was invented so people didn't have to use candles or lamps anymoreso people could see in the dark i gessBecause it's safer , produces less waste heat and is more reliable than an open flame or lantern.because it was to dark at night to see without it and you needed matches to light a …
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Answer it depends,the flourecent kind hols 60 watts,lumens has 120 and they last for 10,000 hours.
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What gas is in a light bulb?It is argon very simple.
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Answer According to fastcompany.com: "Last year, U.S. consumers spent about $1 billion to buy about 2 billion lightbulbs--5.5 million every day." According to wsj.com: "The U.S., which has four billion electric lights using [incandescent] bulbs, represents about a third of the world market." …
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neon and argon
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They light up from the piece of wire in the middle of the light bulb. Joseph Swaninvented the first light bulb. Not Thomas Edison <<>> Light bulbs do not generate they are classified as a load. Generators generate power by utilizing the magnetic flux of coils in the rotor, cutting coils …
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because filaments are generally good conductors of heat , so the filament burns first and then gets heated up and then gives light.
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There are many factors that go into calculating the energy usage of a light bulb. The wattage printed on the lamp is only the energy use of the lamp when it is new. Depending on the kind of lamp he energy required to run it will increase as it ages. For example a Metal Halide lamp can use up to 50% …
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The first electric light was made in 1800 by Humphry Davy, an English scientist. He experimented with electricity and invented an electric battery. When he connected wires to his battery and a piece of carbon, the carbon glowed, producing light. This is called an electric arc. Much later, in 1860, …
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No, donuts are better but they do not emit light unfortunately. So there is an opening for the edible light bulb and the light-emitting donut.
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It depends on the type of light. Both Fluorescent lights and LEDs initially emit light in the UV range or near-UV range (high energy). This light is then absorbed by compounds which re-emit the light at longer wavelengths (lower energy). The difference in energy between what the compound absorbs and…
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