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17 Watt, 24 Inch T8 Daylight White Long Life Fluorescent Bulb

SKU: 382150 | Ordering Code: F17T8/TL865/PLUS/ALTO (DISC - Use 281931))

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Product Details

Brand

Philips

Energy Used

A rating, expressed in watts, to indicate the rate at which a lamp consumes energy. Also known as wattage value.
 
Energy Used
17 Watts

Bulb Shape

The description of the general appearance of a lamp/bulb consists of a letter(s) followed by a number. The letter indicates the shape of the bulb and the number relates to the diameter of the bulb in eighths of an inch. For example, a common household bulb is the A-19. The bulb is "A" shape and the diameter would be nineteen 8ths of an inch, or 2 3/8".
 
Bulb Shape
T-8

Base

The end (or ends) of the lamp that fits into the socket.
 
Base
Medium Bipin

Diameter (in)

Light bulbs: a measurement of a bulb's width taken at the widest point of the bulb. Fixtures: the measurement across the widest point of a circular fixture.
 
Diameter (in)
1

Length (in)

Also referred to as "Maximum Overall Length" (MOL). For light bulbs, it measures the length of a light bulb, from the top of the bulb to the bottom of the base or pins and is typically expressed in inches. For light fixtures and ballasts, it applies to the total horizontal length of the item.
 
Length (in)
24

Average Rated Life (hr)

A measurement of the average length of time, between first use and the point when 50% of the lamps tested have stopped functioning, , using an operating cycle of 3 hours on, 20 minutes off.
 
Average Rated Life (hr)
30000

Brightness (Lumens)

A rating of the inital light output of a bulb, rated after 100 hrs of operation. Lumens are a measure of how much light falls on one square foot of area, one foot away from the light source.
 
Brightness (Lumens)
1235

Finish

Light bulbs: the coating applied to the bulb causing light to be emitted in certain colors or color temperatures (see Color Temperature). Popular finishes include clear, frosted, colors (amber, blue, green, red, etc.) as well as color temperature designations ranging from warm white (2700K) to natural daylight (6500K). Fixtures: the decorative finish of the item.
 
Finish
Daylight White

CRI

Color Rendering Index is an international system used to rate a lamp's ability to render object colors. The higher the CRI (based upon a 0-100 scale) the richer and more accurately colors generally appear. CRI differences among lamps are not usually visible to the eye unless the difference is more than 3-5 points.
 
CRI
85

Color Temperature (Kelvin)

An expression of the hue of the light emitted, measured in degrees Kelvin. Usually expressed by a four digit number followed by (k), such as 2700k. Higher temperatures indicate whiter, "cooler" colors, while lower temperatures indicate yellower, "warmer" colors. Some common Kelvin temperature benchmarks are 2700k (warm white), 3500k (neutral white), 4100k (cool white), 5000k (bright white), and 6500k (daylight).
 
Color Temperature (Kelvin)
6500K

GE

A General Electric brand-specific product number for an equivalent item and is provided for the purpose of cross-referencing.
 
GE
No Available Direct Offset

Osram Sylvania

An Osram Sylvania brand-specific product number for an equivalent item and is provided for the purpose of cross-referencing.
 
Osram Sylvania
No Available Direct Offset

Bulb Technology

The technology implemented by the bulb, e.g. incandescent, halogen, LED
 
Bulb Technology
Fluorescent
Description
 
Reviews
 
Q & A


Philips longer lasting and energy saving Daylight T8 fluorescent lamp with excellent color rendering.  ALTO technology uses less mercury for an environmentally safer lamp. 

  • 6500K Daylight white color is substantially brighter in appearance

  • Better color rendering means objects appear closer to their true color than with traditional fluorescent

  • Extra long life rated 50% longer than other T8 fluorescent

  • Outstanding lumen maintenance - lamp still produces 95-98% as much light at end of life as the day it is installed

  • Performance - well known brand name product at competitive price

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Philips Lighting Company17 Watt, 24 Inch T8 Daylight White Long Life Fluorescent Bulb
 
4.8

(based on 5 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Bright (3)
  • Reduces energy costs (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Quality oriented (3)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (4)

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      5.0

      Hard to find 6500K tube

      By markret

      From Louisville KY

      About Me Quality Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • 6500K

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Kitchen
        • Undercabinet

        Comments about Philips Lighting Company 17 Watt, 24 Inch T8 Daylight White Long Life Fluorescent Bulb:

        6500K color temp bulbs makes everything look clean. WAY BETTER than old 2700K "yellow"lighting!

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Excellent lighting

        By Marlene

        From Maryland

        About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Bright
        • Reduces Energy Costs

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Kitchen

          Comments about Philips Lighting Company 17 Watt, 24 Inch T8 Daylight White Long Life Fluorescent Bulb:

          Great light in the kitchen, especially from an energy saving bulb

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          A Better Fluorescent Bulb

          By Bill The Daylight Man

          From NC

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Bright
          • Long Life
          • Reduces Energy Costs
          • Runs Cool

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Philips Lighting Company 17 Watt, 24 Inch T8 Daylight White Long Life Fluorescent Bulb:

              This is a great bulb, You really can the difference in the amount of light output when you compare it other bulb types. The only drawback is you will want to change all you fluorusecent bulbs inthe area because of the difference in contrast between the daylight and other bulbs.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              6500 Kelvin bulbs

              By cat

              From Eden Prairie, MN

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • 6500 Kelvin as advertised

              Cons

              • No negatives

              Best Uses

                Comments about Philips Lighting Company 17 Watt, 24 Inch T8 Daylight White Long Life Fluorescent Bulb:

                6500 Kelvin (Daylight) unable to find locally, thus the on-line order.[...]Totally satisfied. Bulbs are used in a fixture above a kitchen dining nook.[...]

                 
                4.0

                [...]

                By JRR

                From Montana

                About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Bright
                • Reduces Energy Costs

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Lighting
                  • Small Lamps

                  Comments about Philips Lighting Company 17 Watt, 24 Inch T8 Daylight White Long Life Fluorescent Bulb:

                  We are using these to help promote growth of seedlings. They do a great job!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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