Re: UV Compact Fluorescent Bulb Canadian Source?

From: Mark MacKenzie ^lt;>
Date: 12/22/05-05:07:26 AM Z
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Hello Charles, thank you for the information. I had been planning to
use tubes and then the possibility of saving about 1/4 to 1/3 the
initial construction costs by using the compact fluorescents caught my

I will take your comments into serious consideration. Certainly there
is much more "experience" out there with the tube types.

What ballast type did you go with? There appears to be a recommendation
from people like Sandy King (APUG list?) to go with "magnetic" type
starters. I think a lighting engineer also recommended going to a
ballast type which had a much higher wattage factor.


Mark MacKenzie

ryberg wrote:

> There are two schools of thought on black light bulbs. Some respected
>list members insist there is little or no difference--for alt photo
>users--between BLB and BL tubes; others insist that the BLB tubes are much
>slower than the BL tubes. As far as I know, all the screw-in black light
>bulbs are BLB.


>Charles Portland OR
Received on Thu Dec 22 05:07:38 2005

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