Compact fluorescent lamp question


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Old 11-04-15, 11:02 AM
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Compact fluorescent lamp question

My old light fixtures are rated for 60 watt incandescent bulbs because of the heat I guess. Is it okay to put in 23 watt CFLs rated for 100 watt light output or do they get too hot also?

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Old 11-04-15, 11:43 AM
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Yes, you can use a 23 watt CFL. If this is an enclosed fixture just check the base of the bulb to see if it says it can't be used in an enclosed light.
 
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Old 11-04-15, 02:17 PM
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I do have one enclosed light in the hallway where I could use more light, I'll check that out.

Also ordered 4-Pack of Hyperikon® Hybrid T8/T10/T12, 4ft LED Light Tube, Dual-End Powered, Works with and without ballast, 18W (40W equivalent), 2200 Lumens, 5000K for over my work bench. I don't remember how I wired it with two lights hooked together but I think I'll figure it out from what you wrote in another thread.

As I'm now in the 'Golden Years' I seem to like more light.

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Old 11-04-15, 03:03 PM
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Post back on the LED tube replacements if you need help. I'm not an expert but I did manage to wire one fixture.
 
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Just arrived and all it says is not to use it with a dimmer so I should be good to go. Now to put the LEDs in the garage.

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