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60 Watt, 96 Inch T12 Cool White Fluorescent Bulb

SKU: 258400 | Ordering Code: F96T12/CW/EW ALTO

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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
60 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-12

Base

The end (or ends) of the lamp that fits into the socket.
 
Base
Single Pin

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)
1.5

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)
96

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)
12,000

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)
4,750

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
Cool 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
62

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
13729 - F96T12/CW/WM/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
29815 - F96T12/CW/SS/ECO

Bulb Technology

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

Philips traditional 96" T12 single-pin cool white lamp. ALTO technology uses less mercury for an environmentally safer lamp.

  • Cool white color is very popular for most businesses

  • More lamp per dollar - provides as much or more light than most other T12 fluorescents, and at a reasonable price. Perfect for lighting non-customer work areas

Full case (15) only, priced per bulb

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Philips Lighting Company60 Watt, 96 Inch T12 Cool White Fluorescent Bulb
 
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4.0

Very Happy with this product!

By H&R Feed Supply

From Malta, ID

About Me Value Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Bright
  • Long Life
  • Runs Cool

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Lighting

    Comments about Philips Lighting Company 60 Watt, 96 Inch T12 Cool White Fluorescent Bulb:

    Very easy to install
    Lasts about a year

    • Primary use:
    • Business

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    a great light bulb

    By hector the garbage collector

    From south salem, ny

    About Me Value Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Bright
    • Reduces Energy Costs

    Cons

    • Burns Out Quickly

    Best Uses

    • General Lighting

    Comments about Philips Lighting Company 60 Watt, 96 Inch T12 Cool White Fluorescent Bulb:

    great product would recommend to my friends they are bright and saves energy

    • Primary use:
    • Business

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      I need to know the actual Pin tip to pin tip measuerments on the F96T12, 60w tube
      Asked on 12/7/2012 by Richard from United States

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        The length from pin tip to pin tip is 96".

        Answered on 12/7/2012 by Anonymous
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      Is this the right bulb to replace GE watt-miser F96T12-CW-HO-WM
      Asked on 10/21/2011 by Anonymous

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