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Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V)

B&H # EIFS30 MFR # SP30955
Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V)

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Product Highlights

  • 5,500K
  • Self Ballasted, Compact
  • 10,000 Hour Lamp Life
  • E-26 Screw Base

You Pay: $13.75

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This Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V) is an E26 base bulb with a color temperature of 5,500K and a CRI (color rendering index) of 93. The lamp has an average life of 10,000 hours. This lamp is not for use with dimmers, electronic timers, photocells, totally enclosed fixtures, motion/occupancy sensors, or where directly exposed to water.

Code SP30/955K, T4
Application Household and photo fixtures
Watts 30W (incandescent equivalent: 150W)
Volts 120
Color Temperature 5,500K
Average Life Hours 10,000
Approx. Lumens Initial: 1,600
CRI 93
Base Type Medium screw (E26)
Operating Temperature -64°F (-18°C)
Dimensions MOL (maximum overall length): 6.3" (160 mm)
MOD (maximum overall diameter) 2.76" (70 mm)

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EikoSpiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V)
 
4.1

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good color value (13)
  • Good power output (6)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Long-lasting (6)
  • Attaches securely (5)

Cons

  • Flimsy (3)

Best Uses

  • Indoors (13)
  • General purpose (8)
  • Portraits (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (8), Semi-pro photographer (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (18)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Color but Noisy

These lights work great. I bought these for color quality and they deliver. My only negative would be that they're noisy when you're close to them. I use these for video so I...Read complete review

These lights work great. I bought these for color quality and they deliver. My only negative would be that they're noisy when you're close to them. I use these for video so I run into trouble with sound. When a number of these are on there's a noticeable buzz. This might be avoided depending on your mic setup. I haven't managed to put these into my regular workflow yet so I can't say for certain.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

3 gone after 320 hours!

Our 3 fixtures are only 8 weeks old, and we've already lost 3 bulbs. Yes were using them 40 hours a week to photograph all of our products, but 320 hours is a...Read complete review

Our 3 fixtures are only 8 weeks old, and we've already lost 3 bulbs. Yes were using them 40 hours a week to photograph all of our products, but 320 hours is a LONG WAY from 10,000 hours.

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5.0

Daylight

By Evan

from Durham, NC

Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

Good CRI

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4.0

Nice Output & Color BUT Side Light

By Working Pic

from New York, NY

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Color Value
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

      This bulb has great output and color balance, but the light output is almost exclusively from the sides of the bulb. I purchased this for a ring light we built, and it cost us more to buy 90degree lightbulb fixtures to get the output from the side of the bulb.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Nice Flouresent

      By mrb2450

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Color Value
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors

        Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

        Packaged well, non of them were broken. They are fragile so always hold the base. Nice daylight balance, long lasting.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Works as well as it should

        By nature photographer

        from Aiken, SC

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors

            Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

            Used to look at printed images to compare with images on computer monitor "hardproofing."

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Perfect

            By Mr. H

            from El Paso, Tx

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use

              Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

              Used this item as a replacement for the 500 w bulbs in our lighting kit. Great choice. Works with a 4 Socket Adapter Kit and created a safer studio with good lighting

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Bright, but noisy

              By Petro shooter

              from HTX

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Good Color Value
              • Powerful

              Cons

              • Flimsy

              Best Uses

              • General Use

              Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

              You probably can't use these bulbs for video because of the hum, but they are great for photography.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              good lights

              By Patty VDB

              from Sacramento, CA

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors

                Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                easy to use, good cool lights.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                4.0

                Great for interviews

                By Raybez

                from Destin, Fl

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Color Value
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Flimsy

                Best Uses

                • Indoors

                Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                As advertised

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Best daylight bulb!

                By pwmccormack

                from New York

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Good Color Value
                • Long-Lasting
                • Powerful
                • True Color Rendering

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Color Matching
                  • Painting
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                  As a visual artist, north light is very important for my work. The Eiko Spiral Fluorescent is the best I've found in a CFL with the closest temperature to north light. If your work involves exact color rebdering in any fashion, I highly recommend this bulb. In addition there are no special fixtures needed.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great Color but Noisy

                  By Brandon

                  from St. Louis

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Color Value

                  Cons

                  • Noisy

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use

                  Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                  These lights work great. I bought these for color quality and they deliver. My only negative would be that they're noisy when you're close to them. I use these for video so I run into trouble with sound. When a number of these are on there's a noticeable buzz. This might be avoided depending on your mic setup. I haven't managed to put these into my regular workflow yet so I can't say for certain.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  3 gone after 320 hours!

                  By Mike

                  from Milwaukee, WI

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Burn Out Too Soon

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                      Our 3 fixtures are only 8 weeks old, and we've already lost 3 bulbs. Yes were using them 40 hours a week to photograph all of our products, but 320 hours is a LONG WAY from 10,000 hours.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great bulb for the price

                      By Sphoto

                      from Dallas, TX

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attaches Securely
                      • Durable
                      • Good Color Value
                      • Lightweight
                      • Long-Lasting
                      • Powerful

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                          Used in my Wescott Spiderlite

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                          4.0

                          Flurescent Lamp Great value

                          By Rendered Communications

                          from Wilmington NC

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attaches Securely
                          • Good Color Value
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Indoors

                            Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                            Great bulbs. Good color consistency.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            3.0

                            Good light, poor acoustics

                            By Pete

                            from MA

                            Pros

                            • Good Color Value

                            Cons

                            • Noisy

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Indoors

                            Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                            Got these as part of a B&H kit. I was hoping to make my house a nice 55k light. These look fine, as far as indoor lighting, but you can't leave them on. They make quiet but noticeable whining hum. I was pretty disappointed that B&H would sell these as part of their kit.

                            Would return, but other reviewers said B&H doesn't do return on light bulbs.

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                            4.0

                            Eiko Flurescent Lamp are the best!

                            By G thang

                            from Fremont CA

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Lightweight
                            • Long-Lasting

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • General Use
                              • Indoors
                              • Night Time
                              • Portraits
                              • Special Events

                              Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                              Long lasting, rich bright fluorescent lamps that save you money on electricity bill and minimal maintenance.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              3.0

                              Bulbs are not returnable

                              By Hko

                              from New York,NY

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • Flimsy

                                Best Uses

                                • Indoors

                                Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                                The bulbs are very fragile, they break very easily. I bought eight 23 watts bulbs and they were too low light for the Octa 6 lights and try to return them, and was told I can't return bulbs... After convincing them they were just bought a week ago, they verified every bulb and found one bulb broken in the box. They would not refund that one.
                                I had to eat that one bulb....

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Very good product

                                By Puntillo

                                from Medellin, CO

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Good Color Value

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • General Use
                                  • Indoors
                                  • Portraits

                                  Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                                  I use the product to light my video produtions.
                                  It is a good lamp tha give to me a good cuality.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Great Product

                                  By Denise Newborn Photographer

                                  from Baltimore, MD

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Attaches Securely
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Powerful

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Indoors
                                    • Portraits
                                    • Special Events

                                    Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                                    Product just as described and fit the Spiderlite TD5 lamp perfectly.

                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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                                    4.0

                                    Love it

                                    By ToyTigerStudios

                                    from NY

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Attach Securely
                                    • Durable
                                    • Good Color Value
                                    • Powerful

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Indoors

                                      Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                                      Works great to add fill to light coming through a window from only one angle.

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      These bulbs work well

                                      By Hopeful Hal

                                      from Santa Fe, N.M.

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Good Color Value

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Indoors

                                        Comments about Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (30W / 120V):

                                        I purchased these bulbs to use in a hair light, so the hair light would match the color temperature of the bulbs in my Octocool softbox.

                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

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