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Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp 40W/120V 5000K E26 Base

B&H # EISP42 Mfr # SP42/50K
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This is the Eiko Spiral Fluorescent 40W/120V 5500K E26 Base Lamp. It fits Photoflex StarliteQL, Westcott Spiderlite, or any other floodlight fixture that can accept a floodlight bulb. It provides 5000° Kelvin (daylight), equivalent in brightness to a 150 watt tungsten bulb.

Low heat, long life - 10,000 hours
Code SP42/50K
Application Photo and home lighting
Watts 40
Volts 120
Color Temperature 5000K
Average Life Hours 10,000
Approx. Lumens 2650
Base Type E26 Edison
Filament Type Not Applicable
Length 7.1" (18 cm)

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EikoSpiral Fluorescent Lamp 40W/120V 5000K E26 Base
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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4.0

Good deal for the money

By rocknriter

from Redding, California

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cost-effective

Cons

  • Light Is Yellow

Best Uses

    Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp 40W/120V 5000K E26 Base:

    We're using this bulb for our lightbox setup. It replaced a bulb that broke and is part of a pair. Unfortunately, the light provided by this bulb is not at bright as the other bulb in the pair. The color of the light is more yellow, like an incandescent bulb and not at all like the blue from the other one, so now we have a mismatched light source with one bulb being more like sunlight (the old bulb) and one with more of an indoor bright (the new one). The reasons I bought this bulb are: 1) It was the closest match I could find (the other bulb is not even being sold anymore), and 2) the price was right (but you get what you pay for, I guess.) If you are replacing a bulb in a set, I would suggest getting all the bulbs replaced so as to get an even light source.

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    5.0

    great

    By eminent

    from Middletown ny

    Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp 40W/120V 5000K E26 Base:

    Units worked flawlessly thanks to then and your great service I was able to do my job well thanks again

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    5.0

    I am still getting use to it.

    By genefowler1

    from Fountain Valley CA

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Good Color Value
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors
      • Outdoors

      Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp 40W/120V 5000K E26 Base:

      Any problem with this bulb is on me. Next time out I will look at the 100 watt equiv. 150 watt equine it a ton of bright light which I'm not yet use to. I do not regret the purchase.

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      5.0

      Powerful, Economical Daylight Source

      By Akula

      from Greenville, SC

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Color Value
      • Lightweight
      • Long-Lasting
      • Powerful

      Cons

      • Fragile

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Low Light
      • Portraits

      Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp 40W/120V 5000K E26 Base:

      Super inexpensive and powerful, these spiral globes are now a regular part of my lighting package.

      I use them in a softbox rig holding up to 6 bulbs.

      These are a great way to add daylight punch with a very low wattage requirement.

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