[mythtv-users] [Slightly OT] solar power for all our gadgets
tylernt at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 02:10:11 UTC 2009
>>> about these CFLs is the 13W to 20W that they are is in no way as much
>>> light as the incandescent they replace so I end up sometimes having to
> I mean the par 38s are I think only 13 or 15 watts
> supposedly equivalent to 65W and 75W. In reality these are equivalent
> to 50W tops.
I agree that manufacturers are overoptimistic on the light output of
their CFLs. I'm a big CFL fan, I have them everywhere in my house, but
I buy one level up -- i.e., to replace a 60W incandescent, I use a CFL
specced to replace a 75W bulb. Works great for me.
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