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42 Watt, 4-Pin Cool White Triple Twin Tube CFL Bulb

SKU: GE97636 | Ordering Code: F42TBX/841/A/ECO (4-Pin)

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Product Details

Brand

GE

Energy Used

A rating, expressed in watts, to indicate the rate at which a lamp consumes energy. Also known as wattage value.
 
Energy Used
42 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
Triple Twin Tube

Base

The end (or ends) of the lamp that fits into the socket.
 
Base
GX24q-4

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)
6.4

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)
12000

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)
2690

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
82

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)
4100K

GE

A General Electric brand-specific product number for an equivalent item and is provided for the purpose of cross-referencing.
 
GE
97636 - F42TBX/841/A/ECO

Osram Sylvania

An Osram Sylvania brand-specific product number for an equivalent item and is provided for the purpose of cross-referencing.
 
Osram Sylvania
20890 - CF42DT/E/IN/841

Bulb Technology

The technology implemented by the bulb, e.g. incandescent, halogen, LED
 
Bulb Technology
CFL

Bulb Finish

The surface finish of a bulb, which may affect the quality of the light emitted.
 
Bulb Finish
Opaque

Bulb Color

The color of the light produced by a bulb
 
Bulb Color
Cool White
Description
 
Reviews
 
Q & A

GE brand 42 Watt plug-in compact fluorescent bulb with GX24q-4 base. 

  • Cool white color very popular with most businesses

  • Performance - well known brand name product at competitive price

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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GE42 Watt, 4-Pin Cool White Triple Twin Tube CFL Bulb
 
5.0

(based on 4 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Long life (3)
  • Reduces energy costs (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Budget shopper (4), Quality oriented (4)
        • Primary use:
        • Business (3)

      Reviewed by 4 customers

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      5.0

      Excellent!

      By Mary Beth

      From Ankeny, IA

      About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Restroom Foyer

        Comments about GE 42 Watt, 4-Pin Cool White Triple Twin Tube CFL Bulb:

        I love getting a great product at a fabulous price. If you're not stretching every dollar you're really not doing your job personally nor professionally.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
         
        5.0

        simply a great product

        By Larry,

        From south lyon michigan

        About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Reduces Energy Costs

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoors

          Comments about GE 42 Watt, 4-Pin Cool White Triple Twin Tube CFL Bulb:

          My whole experience with bulbs.com was very good. I will definitely recommend your website 4 lighting

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Bright, cool, clear, long lasting bulb

          By David

          From Reston, VA

          About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • No Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Lighting
          • Outdoors

          Comments about GE 42 Watt, 4-Pin Cool White Triple Twin Tube CFL Bulb:

          We use these bulbs to light our walkways in our cluster. They are bright and last a long time.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Ordered on line, delivery was less than a week, used cheapest shipping, product was well packed and in prefect condition.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
           
          5.0

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          By Single Source Electric

          From Batavia ,IL

          About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Long Life

          Cons

          • No complaints

          Best Uses

          • General Lighting

          Comments about GE 42 Watt, 4-Pin Cool White Triple Twin Tube CFL Bulb:

          [...]

          Service and delivery comments:

          Fast and on time.

          • Primary use:
          • Business

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