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Philips 40 Watt, 120 Volt A19 Soft White Long Life Bulb

SKU: 168690 | Ordering Code: 40A/WL (120V)

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Description

Lighting Facts Per Bulb

Brightness 495 lumens
Estimated Yearly Energy Cost $4.82
Based on 3 hrs/day, 11¢/kWh
Cost depends on rates and use
Life
Based on 3 hrs/day1.1 years
Light Appearance
WarmCool
2700 K
Energy Used40 watts

Philips 40 Watt, 120 Volt, Soft White, traditional lamp design with aluminum medium screw base

  • Traditional incandescent design provides outstanding color rendering

  • Soft white color perfect for creating a more inviting atmosphere

4 Pack (multi-pack priced per each bulb)

Full Specs

Product Details

Brand

Philips Lighting

Energy Used

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

Volts

A measure of "electrical pressure" between two points. The voltage specification of an incandescent lamp is the electrical "pressure" required to drive it at its designed point. The "voltage" of a ballast (e.g. 120 V) refers to the line voltage coming from the power source and is connected to the ballast.
 
Volts
120

Base

The end (or ends) of the lamp that fits into the socket.
 
Base
Medium (E26)

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
A-19

Bulb Color

The color of the light produced by a bulb
 
Bulb Color
Soft White

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)
2700

Brightness (Lumens)

A rating of the initial 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)
495

Bulb Finish

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

Bulb Technology

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

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)
1250

Class and Filament

A designation used to describe the shape or structure of the filament in an incandescent or halogen light bulb. Most commonly used for specialty products like rough service and antique replica lamps.
 
Class and Filament
C, CC-6

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)
4.44

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)
2.375

Dimmable

Indicates whether a bulb can be dimmed in conjunction with a suitable dimmer control.
 
Dimmable
Yes

Osram Sylvania

An Osram Sylvania brand-specific product number for an equivalent item and is provided for the purpose of cross-referencing.
 
Osram Sylvania
10939 - 40A/DLSW/4PK/RP 120V
Reviews

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Philips40 Watt, 120 Volt A19 Soft White Long Life Bulb
 
4.8

(based on 5 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Bright (3)
  • Long life (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • General lighting (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (4), Quality oriented (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (5)

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5.0

Soft light as advertised

By Muduck

From Carlsbad, CA

About Me Quality Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Bright
  • Runs Cool

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Lighting
    • Small Lamps

    Comments about Philips 40 Watt, 120 Volt A19 Soft White Long Life Bulb:

    Great for table lamps & mood lighting where lower lighting is wanted

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Just right for romance

    By Gumshoe

    From Shreveport, LA

    About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Bright enough
    • Long Life

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Lamps

      Comments about Philips 40 Watt, 120 Volt A19 Soft White Long Life Bulb:

      A 40 watt bulb is perfect as a night light or just reading in bed without too much glare. The new "energy efficient" ones just can't replace the glow of a soft incandescent light.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      4.0

      Basic and reliable.

      By LightSabre

      From Atlanta GA

      About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Long Life

      Cons

      • Overpriced

      Best Uses

      • Fan light fixture

      Comments about Philips 40 Watt, 120 Volt A19 Soft White Long Life Bulb:

      Basic and reliable low wattage option.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      totally satisfied

      By Sailor9

      From Kissimmee, FL

      About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Lighting

        Comments about Philips 40 Watt, 120 Volt A19 Soft White Long Life Bulb:

        general lighting

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

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        By estopusdeo

        From oak harbor ohio

        About Me Value Oriented

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        Pros

        • Bright

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Lighting

          Comments about Philips 40 Watt, 120 Volt A19 Soft White Long Life Bulb:

          Great price have not had a chance to use long enough to check out long life claims

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

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