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To: Truthoverpower
Oh yeah. Plug in something expensive and sensitive to harmonics exit to one and see what happens. I dare you

I'm not categorically defending CFL bulbs, as you have accused, so don't suggest I'm a tool of the "mercury purveyors". For the record, I am 100% opposed to any governmental mandates for the use of such bulbs.

I am challenging one specific, indefensible statement that you made.

Do you actually know what "harmonics" are, or is that just a word that you saw on some environmental wacko web site? A properly designed electronic device will not be damaged by the level of RF energy radiated by a CFL bulb. If a device was so poorly engineered that that were the case, it would be driven from the marketplace almost immediately.

For better or worse, we are surrounded by "radio frequencies". Radio stations, TV stations, cell phones, cell phone towers, police and emergency services, WiFi services, radar, light dimmers, wireless everything you can imagine. And, yes, even some LED bulbs that are being touted as the eventual replacement for the CFL.

Virtually every modern electronic device radiates some RF energy, particularly those with switching mode power supplies.

Are you one of those Luddites who wants all of those things eliminated?

43 posted on 10/06/2013 12:10:31 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Fresh Wind


Nice try I am a power quality engineer certified by Elspec
Look up them and get back to me

I get paid to diagnose utility caused problems in terms of power factor voltage and phase imbalance and incorrect metering. My equipment which is calibrated stands up in court vs utility meters
You probably assume all metering is correct as you would assume our brilliant guvmint would surely never allow 99c crap from china to harm our electronics. This a 99 c bulb that has a 25-60000 hz ballast inside that is supposed to make sure the mercury doesn’t ignite after lit up
I will spare you embarrassment by noting that assumption starts with?

Now I see you’re quickly backtracking once I told you who you were unknowingly shilling for. The Mercury Purveyors. Yes I coined that term

So I am not only about not having the stupid government and their stupid global warming idiots shove this crap down our throats

I want ALL mercury lamps Banned period. Now and forever more

45 posted on 10/06/2013 12:47:55 PM PDT by Truthoverpower (The guvmint you get is the guvmint you deserve)
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