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 Can a 400 watt hps bulb be used in a regular lamp?

Answer No high pressure lbs require a specific ballasts to operate the bulb correctly
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Can I use a 120 watt flourescent bulb (32 watt draw) in a maximum 60-watt incandescent light fixture?

The rating of the fixture is simply to limit the current that you put on it. If you have a fluorescent bulb that is drawing less current (32W) than the rating of the fixture (60W), there is no pro... Read More »
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What would happen if you use a 300W regular light bulb in a table lamp that says 100W maximum?

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 ... Read More »
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What does the difference between a 60-watt and a 100-watt light bulb describe?

If I have a 60 watt fixture, can I use a 75 watt flouresent bulb?

yes... you can.... fluorescent bulbs don't heat up to that of an incandescent bulb. the fixture will be able to handle it.
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