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32 Watt, 48 Inch T8 Cool White Fluorescent Bulb

SKU: 281576 | Ordering Code: F32T8/TL741/ALTO 32W

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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
32 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)
48

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)
24,000

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)
2,700

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
78

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
15949 - F32T8/SP41

Osram Sylvania

An Osram Sylvania brand-specific product number for an equivalent item and is provided for the purpose of cross-referencing.
 
Osram Sylvania
21824 - FO32/741

Warranty

30-36 Months, Conditions Apply

Bulb Technology

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

Average Rated Life (12 hr start)

The number of hours at which half of a large sample of lamps has failed, using an operating cycle of 12 hours on, 20 minutes off.
 
Average Rated Life (12 hr start)
30,000

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
 
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Q & A

Philips 700 Series brand Cool White 32 Watt T8 fluorescent lamp with 700 Series color rendering. ALTO II technology uses less mercury for an environmentally safer lamp.

  • Full 32 Watts of light output

  •  4100K Cool White color is very popular in office buildings and utility spaces where general task lighting is required

  • 700 Series Color Rendering Index means objects are less vibrant than those lit by 800 Series or 900 Series lamps with CRI in the 80's and 90's providing a better representation of true colors

  • Performance - well known brand name product at competitive price

Full case (30) only, priced per bulb

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Philips32 Watt, 48 Inch T8 Cool White Fluorescent Bulb
 
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5.0

Good eco-bulb

By Jules

From Bronx, NY

About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Bright
  • Reduces Energy Costs
  • Runs Cool

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Lighting

    Comments about Philips 32 Watt, 48 Inch T8 Cool White Fluorescent Bulb:

    Good bulb for the price. Had to go with the T-8 for energy savings.

    • Primary use:
    • Business

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Cool White is Nice

    By B the Office Manger

    From Gainesville, FL

    About Me Quality Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Bright
    • Runs Cool

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Lighting

      Comments about Philips 32 Watt, 48 Inch T8 Cool White Fluorescent Bulb:

      The product is expensive but nice.

      • Primary use:
      • Business

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      • Q:

        How can these bulbs be disposed of?
        Asked on 4/25/2014 by MMP

        1 answer

        • Bulbs.com LS1 Certified Lighting Specialist

          A:

          Fluorescent lamps need to be recycled. There are a few options, if you have a small number of them, most local hardware stores or recycling centers will take them. If they are part of a larger re-lamping product, we offer a few products here: http://www.bulbs.com/Bulb_Recycling/results.aspx

          Answered on 4/25/2014 by Anonymous
      • Q:

        What does ALTO stand for?
        Asked on 12/3/2012 by al

        1 answer

        • Bulbs.com LS1 Certified Lighting Specialist

          A:

          ALTO stands for low mercury.

          Answered on 12/3/2012 by Anonymous
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