[mythtv-users] [Slightly OT] solar power for all our gadgets
jedi at mishnet.org
Sat Mar 21 01:04:28 UTC 2009
On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 07:59:58PM -0500, jedi wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 04:56:24PM -0700, David Brodbeck wrote:
> > On Fri, March 20, 2009 2:38 pm, John Finlay wrote:
> > > My electric utility sent some Niagara Conservation EarthBrite CFLs out
> > > to encourage conservation. They are instant start with full light output
> > > right off the bat. Not dimmable though.
> > The ones our utility oh-so-helpfully installed in our bathroom take over a
> > minute to warm up. Just what you want in a room you spend maybe three
> > minutes in at a time. They also don't like being frequently switched on
> > and off, and have begun dying about six months after they were installed.
> > Color me unimpressed; I'll be replacing them with incandescent bulbs.
> ...or you could try replacing them with CFLs of your own choosing.
> You wouldn't take a free DVD from one of your local monopolies.
You wouldn't take a free DVR from one of your local monopolies.
Why do the same for anything else (including lightbulbs).
> Why do the same for anything else (including lightbulbs).
> (Yes, I have had remarkably better results than you ended up with.)
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