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GEC Truelite 80w 3BC Mercury Lamp

Sadly EOL

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Filename:GEC_Truelite_80w_3BC_Mercury_Lamp.JPG
Album name:Paul / Mercury Vapour
Manufacturer:GEC
Model:Truelite MBF/U 80W
Power Consumption:80w plus losses
Cap Type:B22D/3 3 pin BC
Light Colour Temp:~4200K
Circuit Type:Series choke
Comments:A fine old British classic made at Shaw. This lamp has shuffled off her mortal electrodes, after no doubt a great innings of many tens of thousands of hours.
Date / Code:TB February 1986
Country Of Origin:Shaw, England
Filesize:269 KiB
Date added:Jun 05, 2018
Dimensions:1600 x 1026 pixels
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Andy   [Jun 07, 2018 at 11:34 AM]
You can see that jet black arc tube through the legendary thin phosphor GEC always applied.
Linear_SLI   [Jun 09, 2018 at 07:31 AM]
I bet this has 50,000+ hours on it though Very Happy
Tom   [Jun 09, 2018 at 02:11 PM]
I wouldn't be remotely surprised at that Rich! I bet just 20 years ago this was still a spritely little lamp in an old lantern having done ten years service!

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