fluorescent lamps in GDO?

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Old 11-12-06, 10:22 AM
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fluorescent lamps in GDO?

So, anyone put edison base high efficiency lamps in your garage door opener? My Liftmaster manual says not to, but I want to know why.
 
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Old 11-12-06, 01:15 PM
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Dimmer? or vibrtion
 
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Go with the rough service lamps (bulbs),These are great for vibration. For the amount they're on,You would realize no substantial savings with the fls'.
 
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Likely because they are triac controlled, and vibration might be too high for them. Also, it might not be cost effective for the intemittent use they may endure. Just install rough useage incandescent bulbs in the GDO, and install fixed fixtures with CFL bulbs for longer term lighting.
 
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