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    fluorescent bulb size

    I have a bulb that is over 20 years old and has started to flicker. I've replaced the starter switch but the bulb continues to flicker. I'm going to buy a new bulb but the size seems odd. It is 34mm in diameter and the pins are 12mm apart. A T8 seems too narrow and a T12 too wide. Grateful for...
  2. E

    MR16 RGB led 5w bulb enclosed fixture

    Looking for recommendations for an affordable MR16 12vac 5w RGB led bulb for an enclosed fixture. I am installing fixtures in my pool cage in my lanai. I will need 10 bulbs.
  3. S

    Neff Cooker Hood Halogen Bulb?

    One of the bulbs in my Neff Cooker Hood has blown. As far as I know it is 20w. What I need to know is whether it would be 12v or 240v. The only ones I can find are 12v. I tried one but it only lasted a few weeks. Any help would be much appreciated.
  4. W

    240v light fitting with 24v bulb and supply?

    Hi, If i had a 240v rated garden post light, powered it with 24v and used an e27 24v bulb, would it work? I want 5 garden posts, and there's a nice one for 14 quid but it's 240v. thanks if you can help :)
  5. D

    Can an oven thermostat probe (thermal bulb?) with a broken spot on the casing be repaired?

    I am replacing a thermostat on a wall oven and can only find used parts due to the age of the oven (1960's Frigidaire Flair). The used thermostat has a probe that goes into the oven and the casing or covering that covers the capillary tube has a break in it that exposes the capillary tubing. Can...
  6. Z

    Bulb staying on

    I have a 6 bulb ceiling light. Just recently when i switch it off at the wall only 5 bulbs go out. Is this more likely to be a faulty light fitting or switch?
  7. D

    UK What type of bulb is this?

    It's from an outdoor light. About 15cm long and has 4 prongs.
  8. M

    How do I replace a bulb in my bathroom?

    18 months after buying the house, a bulb has gone, and I can't for the life of me figure out how I need to change it. (Yes I feel like an idiot) I've attached the pictures to show - I have no way of turning the bulb from the light normally to pop it out like I do with my kitchen ones. I've...
  9. S

    Faulty fluoro bulb light

    I have a circular fluoro light, 40 watts. It just stopped working today, but then at other times during the day it would come back on. Thinking it was a faulty bulb i put in another bulb (admittedly i don;t know how old it is). Now with the other bulb the light does the same, sometimes it works...
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    6 Inch Can Light Retrofit Bulb Wattage Advise

    Hello, We would like to update the lighting in our Great Room that measures 28' x 18'. The ceiling has two 6 inch can lights on a sloped ceiling above the fireplace that is 13 feet high. We are considering retrofit LED Gimbal replacements but are unsure about the bulb wattage. Does anyone...
  11. X

    Can anyone tell me what bulb this is?

    There was a spotlight in the back yard when i moved in but for whatever reason it has never worked. Now i want to get it sorted but have no idea what kind of bulb it is. Any ideas? Thanks.
  12. W

    Halogen replacement bulb suggestion

    Newbie question. I have a 42W Philips E14 SES Halogen small Edison screw fit Dimmable Golf ball bulb. I understand one cannot buy halogen bulbs anymore. What is the best LED replacement option please? Has to be dimmable.
  13. L

    Can anybody identify what bulb i need for this fitting?

    Sorry if this isn't what this forums for but I'm at a loss and any help would be greatly appreciated, can anybody identify what bulb i need for this fitting? It's an outdoor light if that's any help,
  14. King Mustard

    Can I use a dimmable LED bulb in this table lamp?

    We have just bought this dimmable (three-stage) lamp. The descriptions states: "Bulbs required 1 x golfball SES small edison eco halogen bulb" Do you think it has to be an E14 dimmable "eco halogen" bulb? Or do you think I can I get an E14 dimmable LED bulb?
  15. M

    What type of bulb will fit into this light socket

    Hi guys, I am a DIY homeowner and the light in my bathroom went out. I stupidly threw away the bulb without checking the connector but I noted down the model number. It was an osram dulux el longlife 20w/41-827 but I can't for the life of me find it online. I have attatched 2 pictures of what...
  16. R

    Bayonet bulb base stuck in light fixture

    So I was changing a lightbulb with a wide bayonet base to it. The actual glass bulb itself has come away completely, but the bayonet base and contact wires are still stuck in the light. How do I remove this?
  17. A

    Can you put a150w bulb into a 250w floodlight fitting please?

    I know the 250w halogen bulb is bigger. But can you buy a longer 150w one to fit please?
  18. J

    Flashing LED Bulb in combined extractor unit

    Hello, I have recently had a Led downright/ extractor fan combination unit installed. After approx 10 mins the light begins to flash intermittently (as attached). The bulb installed is a 3 watt bulb. I swapped this out to a 4 watt bulb and the flashing increased. The electrician whom installed...
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    USA LED bulb safety

    Hi all. We're going to be replacing some edison bulbs in our patio with LED lights. I'm not very familiar with safety when it comes to LED's. This article from LED Lights Unlimited was pretty good about checking the bulbs and wiring, but I'm interested in knowing how they'll do outside this...
  20. O

    Replacement bulb fails

    Hi, I've "inherited" a light fitting which I believe used to work okay but then stopped. I've tried swapping the "bulb" (it's not a bulb!) but it's still not working. I'm unfamiliar with the fitting so I'm concerned if I've bought the wrong sort of bulb, which I tried to match with the old one...
  21. H

    Changing downlight bulb

    Hi, One of the downlights in my bathroom started to flicker and I tried to turn it around. Is this possible to change? How?
  22. H

    USA What is this?!

    This Bulb is attatched to a pendant style light over a center island. What style is it and whats the best route to replacing it?
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