3 way light bulbs

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Old 09-23-14, 05:31 PM
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3 way light bulbs

Can anybody give me a definitive answer to this question? If using a 3 way light bulb (30-50-100 watt for instance) in a single switch light socket which filament will be activated using the light switch? I'm saying the highest wattage (100 watt), but others are saying the mid range.
 
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Old 09-23-14, 05:34 PM
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It's always the low wattage plus the medium wattage equals the high wattage.
50-100-150 or 40-60-100 or 100-200-300

So to answer your question..... it's the medium wattage that will be on when using a standard socket.

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Old 09-23-14, 06:10 PM
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Thanks, PJ. I've been asked that question on several occasions by customers and I always told them I think the mid range but was not sure. Now I am.
 
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