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« on: September 11, 2015, 07:28:53 pm »

Hi, i hawe a question, i just got one Flower style Aerolux lamp (not sure wich company made it, since it has no markings except "220V" on the socket (wich will work perfect here i hope, since i live in a 230V country)) on a flea market and i wonder if i can just plug it in in a regular lamp (like a normal lightbulb), or if it need any aditional electronic components, lika a barlast resistor or something? (i am afraid damage it, that´s why i ask.) Realy beautiful thing! i must say.

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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2015, 07:54:31 pm »

Hi, i hawe a question, i just got one Flower style Aerolux lamp (not sure wich company made it, since it has no markings except "220V" on the socket (wich will work perfect here i hope, since i live in a 230V country)) on a flea market and i wonder if i can just plug it in in a regular lamp (like a normal lightbulb), or if it need any aditional electronic components, lika a barlast resistor or something? (i am afraid damage it, that´s why i ask.) Realy beautiful thing! i must say.



Not familiar with this lamp. Can you post pictures please?
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2015, 02:22:13 am »

If it's marked as 220v, then yes you can plug it straight into a normal mains lamp fitting. And don't worry about the higher mains voltage, the internal current limiting resistor should be happy with anything between 200 and 240 volts, the bulb only draws around 3 - 5 watts.

Be carefull handling it though, rough handling can make the phosphor paint flake off, especially on a well used lamp. 
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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2015, 07:48:03 pm »

Thank You so much for the ansver!

Yes, i will put up a picture of it if interested, but my camera was complete gone when i was searching for it in every corner of my flat, probably me forgotten it when i wisited my parets house resently...





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