How do you repair TV lamps?

Answer It's a discharge lamp with a quartz envelope. I don't think there's really a way to repair it other than replace the lamp, IF that's the actual problem. Many other things can cause the lamp not t... Read More »

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How much longer do fluorescent lamps last than incandescent lamps?

According to, a compact fluorescent lightbulb (CFL) lasts about 10 times longer than an incandescent one. notes that a 13-watt CFL can burn for 10,000 hours, whereas an inca... Read More »

Can one use 20W fluorescent tube lamps as a substitute to 40W lamps?

Yes they will work if they fit the fixture.... They will only draw the 20 watts they need to operate, so No, you will not blow the 20W lamps.... Ensure however that the lamps you will be using are ... Read More »

Par Lamps Vs. Reflector Lamps?

Reflector lamps are incandescent bulbs having internal aluminized reflectors that project light out the end. The common wattages are 30 to 120 watts. They are used for track lighting and recessed d... Read More »

How hot are lava lamps?

Different light bulbs are utilized in different lava lamps, according to size; 8-oz. lava lamps use 15-watt bulbs, while 2-oz. lamps use 100-watt bulbs. Although the 100-watt bulbs get hotter than ... Read More »