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Weird Russian "Photon" shortwave UV induction lamp

Weird Russian "Photon" shortwave UV induction lamp

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This is a view of this amazing Russian UV device opened, showing the sealed capsule energised with a high frequency signal applied to the coils. More pictures available on the ebay listing here.

This device appears to be quite a dangerous emitter of UV-C, but is marketed as providing a number of health benefits. It is a bit strange that they have used RF induction technology, when a more conventional fluorescent circuit would do. Plus it can only be run for short periods before it overheats.

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Oct 02, 2018 at 02:55 PM Author: rjluna2
Wow

Pretty, please no more Chinese failure.

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Oct 02, 2018 at 11:31 PM Author: dor123
The lamp design, is very similar to the sulfur lamp, but with induction coils rather than magnetron and without rotating the lamp above its axis at high speed.

I"m don't speak English well, and rely on online translating to write in this site.
Please forgive me if my choice of my words looks like offensive, while that isn't my intention.

I only working with the European date format (dd.mm.yyyy).

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Oct 03, 2018 at 03:14 AM Author: Alex
I never see something like that or something similar

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Oct 03, 2018 at 03:58 AM Author: migette1
Me too Alex, warning to all only view behind glass or pop a jam jar over it, UV bad for skin and eyes glass is a block to UV

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Oct 03, 2018 at 03:26 PM Author: James
What a remarkable thing! I wonder why they chose the RF operation method instead of a miniature electrode-based low pressure mercury lamp. Perhaps it was for increased lifetime - the normal Germicidal lamps do not have an especially long life.
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May 13, 2019 at 03:17 AM Author: Medved
@James: It comes from USSR time, so I do not expect the primary designed use was anything consumer, but rather something more of a military nature (analytical instruments).

It was quite a common practice to disguise military devices as some consumer things - good example is a chipset "advertised" a BW TV camera sensor chips set, where making real TV camera out of it was the heck complicated, but using it for a sensor tracking black peck on a white surface (or white spec on a black surface) was pretty simple circuit around the main CCD chip given the interface specs (and guess what you need for any optical or IR x-to-air missile guidance system).

So my guess is, the primary use was to have a generic device (common platform) for use with wide variety of radiating elements (for different wavelengths or their combination), where many of them are pretty aggressive towards any metal, the mercury UV capsules were just one of them.

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May 13, 2019 at 04:47 AM Author: SilverRay
LOL.
FOTON simply was a cosmetic device for disinfection the skin after shaving And lamp in this device was specially designed for him.
Of course, it wasn't used for the main purpose, but was very-very usable for erasing UV-EEPROM chips
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May 14, 2019 at 01:09 AM Author: migette1

LOL.
FOTON simply was a cosmetic device for disinfection the skin after shaving And lamp in this device was specially designed for him.
Of course, it wasn't used for the main purpose, but was very-very usable for erasing UV-EEPROM chips

Welcome to LGN I recognised your name from the Russian Bulb Site where I am migette as well

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