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Really, really old

Really, really old

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This was made in 1964!!! EOL, but it doesn't matter, still ights on electronic ballast, it has a very big dose of mercury - 5 grams!!! It was amde in soviet times, f40t12. daylight.

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Nov 22, 2014 at 11:35 AM Author: Skiller
5 grams of mercury. Wow, that's about 1000 times more than in a modern fluorescent lamp.
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Feb 19, 2015 at 05:11 PM Author: Whitewolf
bloody hell, that's a lot of mercury in that T12 bulb made from russia, compare to what USA made fluorescent tubes using far less merccury

Lamp Amount (mg.)
Pre 1988 T-12 ~45
Post 1988 T-12 ~11.6
Typical T8 ~4 to 5
Low Mercury T8 ~3
CFL ~4 to 5

I like all my light fixtures flickers when starting up and EOL

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