Type

Min Strike

DC

volts

DC

Drop

-out

volts

Current at

150v DC

Current

at 240v

AC

Light

output

at

248vAC

Light output

at

150vDC

Length

(including base)

Notes

Waltham 18W

54

46

79mA

(11.85W)

53mA

(12.72W)

98 Lux

45 Lux

183mm

Strikes instantly

Waltham 20W

-

-

 52mA (12.72W)

-

-

-

-

-

Luma 13W

145

68

51mA

(7.65W)

46.2mA

(11.1W)

82 Lux

34 Lux

180mm

Chinese (2.99 from Homebase)

Woolworth 9W

165

55

34.6mA

(5.19W)

31.7mA

(7.6W)

54 Lux

26 Lux

150mm

Chinese (as above)

Sylvania Mini-lynx 20W

91

35

66mA

(10W)

63.5mA

(15.25W)

118 Lux

55 Lux

165mm

182

Strikes instantly

Osram 20W

114

80

70mA

(10.5W)

61.2mA

(14.5W)

140 Lux

56 Lux

165mm

-

Mazda 6L 21W

166

33

61.5mA

(9.225W)

60.5mA

(14.5W)

144 Lux

75 Lux

150mm

Slow to warm up

Osram 11W

112

45

33mA

(4.95W)

33.5mA

(8W)

60 Lux

25 Lux

145mm

-

Philips PLC 20W

121

61

60.4mA

(9.06W)

58.2mA

(14W)

105 Lux

49 Lux

188mm

-

Philips PLC 9W

120

56

35mA

(5.25W)

33.5mA

(8W)

41 Lux

22 Lux

120mm

-

Memolux 20W

166

150*

61mA

(9.15W)

57.7mA

(13.85W)

145 Lux

60 Lux

170mm

*Unstable below 150v DC

Panther 20W

108

46

55mA

(8.25W)

57mA

(13.7W)

Failed

could

Drop test

be

Before all

completed

Measurements

!!!

Philips 20W

PL Electr-T

108

95

60.6mA

(9.09W)

58.2mA

(14W)

112 Lux

56 Lux

142mm

-

Osram-Dulux

EL 5W

157

63

20.4mA

(3.06W)

19mA

(4.56W)

28 Lux

14.5 Lux

120mm

-

Alpha 16W

144

60

45.5mA

(6.825W)

-

126 Lux

42 Lux

142mm

Chinese

Classic 15W

170

43

50.4mA

(7.56W)

-

118 Lux

50 Lux

150mm

Strikes instantly

Neolux 21W

111

84

66.0mA

(9.9W)

-

167 Lux

53 Lux

145mm

Strikes instantly

German

Attralux 14W

-

-

-

-

-

-

165mm

Polish

Attralux 15W

-

-

 49mA (7.35W)

-

-

-

160mm

Dutch (Philips PLC clone)

Rodin 15W

-

-

 41mA (6.15W)

-

-

-

168mm

*Daylight*

Kurlik 11W Prismatic

-

-

 31.7mA (4.755W)

-

-

-

-

 *Daylight. Strikes instantly

Kurlik 24W Globe

-

-

68.5mA (10.25W)

-

-

-

-

*Daylight. Strikes i instantly

Philips 14W Ecotone

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 Strikes instantly

 

Light output measurements taken at 1m distance, perpendicular to the element(s)

SELECTION OF CURRENTLY AVAILABLE ELECTRONIC BALLAST FLOURESCENT LAMPS

Prices vary between 2.99 and 15 - so shop around

This page is now quite old, and current prices, even for 20W lamps, is as low as 50p! (Netto and ASDA - both good qualiy makes [Philips and GE])

[29.06.06]

 

 

 

 

back to home page