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Re: Fluorescent lght

You can try Globe-Electric CFLs.  I am using them in several spots and
have not had to make the modifications to the appliance modules.  They
also offer a 'dimmable CFL' that works with Lamp modules, although it is
still a little pricey.

On Tue, 13 Feb 2007, Gerald wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Feb 2007 14:58:25 +0000, Tim Dolan wrote:
>> Can I control one 27 watt fluorescent bulb with regular
>> two pin plug in appliance module?
> You can. *BUT* unless you get into the module and disable local current
> sensing (used for local control) you will have "bleed through flicker".
> It's a very dim flicker. I'm using one for my doorbell annunciator in a
> lamp with an off-white shade and I can't see the flicker with all other
> lights off.
> It may reduce the life of the CFL. I've only had mine on the appliance
> module for about 6 months so I don't know about that yet.
>> Also, what will be my options when the fluorescents that
>> look like regular bulbs are dimmable?
> I don't have a clue. Haven't tried dimmable CFLs yet.
> Gerald
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