Do touch lamps require special light bulbs?

Answer Touch lamps do not require special light bulbs. Touch lamps power on and off based on capacitance that they get from the human body touching it. Capacitance is the capacity of a touch lamp to hold ... Read More »

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What type of light bulbs do lavas lamps use?

Lava lamps generally use incandescent light bulbs. Most light bulbs for lava lamps are 25 to 40 watts, but some may be as bright as 100 watts. Only replace a lava lamp light bulb with the same type... Read More »

Do LED light bulbs need special wiring?

Light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs run at very low voltage and require a constant current of electricity in order to function. Some LED bulbs require special installation and wiring, though som... Read More »

Why are light bulbs hot to the touch?

Standard incandescent light bulbs can become hot to the touch. This is because the filament inside must itself become extremely hot (and we do mean extremely) in order to emit sufficient visible li... Read More »

What are the disadvantages of compact fluorescent light bulbs over incandescent light bulbs?

Perhaps the greatest disadvantage is the issue of disposing of the fluorescent bulbs after they burn out. The fluorescent bulbs contain a small amount of mercury vapor so dumping them in a landfill... Read More »