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

SKU: 281931 | Ordering Code: F17T8/TL865 PLUS/ALTO

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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)
1275

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)
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

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)
36000

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
Daylight White
Description
 
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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

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Philips17 Watt, 24 Inch T8 Daylight White Long Life Fluorescent Bulb
 
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5.0

The bulbs are great! very bright!!

By Robb

From Minnesota

About Me Quality Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Lighting
    • Kitchen
    • Outdoors

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

    I use three of these on my 15 gallon planted tank they work great! the bulbs are super bright like a hot summer day without the heat! lol
    Customer service was great too! they helped me out with all my questions and issues! Thank you!

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Great Bulb & Service

    By Ravencat

    From Lake Jackson, TX

    About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Bright

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Kitchen

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

      Great delivery time.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      • Q:

        are these bulbs full spectrum bulbs??? thanks
        Asked on 11/8/2013 by boby jones

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        • Bulbs.com LS1 Certified Lighting Specialist

          A:

          While this bulb has a very high color temperature, it only has a CRI of 82. A 'full spectrum' bulb will have a CRI of 90 or better. Here is an example: http://www.bulbs.com/espec.aspx?ID=9361

          Answered on 11/22/2013 by Anonymous
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