Transformer
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Transformer

A transformer is an electrical device that transfers energy between two or more circuits through electromagnetic induction. (Wikipedia). Flash mainly uses Electronic transformer...

eco
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ECO

Flash brand for the Economical range of lamps vs the Premium range.

Ballast
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Ballast

An electrical device designed to limit the amount of current in an electric circuit. (Wikipedia)

Alkaline
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Alkaline

Alkaline batteries are a type of primary batteries dependent upon the reaction between zinc and manganese dioxide. The alkaline battery gets its name...

B22
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B22

Bayonet lamp cap. This style cap is used mainly in commonwealth countries.

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Kelvin K

Colour temperature used in lamps. 2700-3000 Kelvin (Symbol ‘K’) is regarded as “Warm White” (Yellowish light). 4000K is regarded as “Cool White” (White...

Blister-Card-Pack
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Blister Card Pack

Type of packaging where the products is mounted on to a card with a plastic envelop. Thus the product is visible to the...

CFL-3U
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CFL 3U

Compact Florescent Lamp with ‘U’ shaped tubes. The number 3 refers to the number of tubes the lamp has.

SMD-LED
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SMD LED

Surface Mounted Device is a type of LED chip commonly used in lamps.

Super-Heavy-Duty
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Super Heavy Duty

A zinc–carbon battery (or “heavy duty”) is a battery packaged in a zinc can that serves as both a container and negative terminal....

Reflector-Lamp
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Reflector Lamp

A lamp in which part of the bulb’s surface has a reflective coating. The bulb is shaped in such a manner that the...

PL
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PL

In 1981 Philips launched the first compact fluorescents. This was viewed as a new product family, unique to Philips, so they named it...

PAR-38
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PAR 38

Parabolic Aluminized Reflector – also known as sealed beams where a parabolic reflector is sealed to a glass or polycarbonate lens. The 38...

MR16
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MR16

A multifaceted reflector (MR) light bulb. MR lamps were originally designed for use in slide projectors, but are now used in applications including...

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Lumen

The light output of a source; specifically, the amount of light (brightness) that a bulb produces.

Maxiglobe
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Maxiglobe

G95, G100 and G120 are regarded as maxi globes. The ‘G’ stands for Globe and the number is the diameter of the globe...

LED-Driver
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LED Driver

An LED driver is an electrical mechanism which regulates the power to an LED or string of LEDs. The LED driver reacts to...

Krypton
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Krypton

Krypton light bulbs are bulbs that use krypton gas, which results in high efficiencies and longer lamp life. (Ask)

Halogen-Lamp
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Halogen Lamp

Also known as a tungsten halogen, quartz-halogen or quartz iodine lamp, is an incandescent lamp that has a small amount of a halogen...

GU10
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GU10

A 2 pin lamp cap which utilizes a twist and lock mechanism in the fitting to hold the lamp in place. The pins...

Night-Sensor
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Night Sensor

An electronic device inserted in to the lamp. The sensor detects when the night falls and switches the lamp on. When day light...

G9
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G9

2 pin lamp cap for wall fittings style lamps. The pins are designed for conducting 230V.

CFL-Spiral
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CFL Spiral

Compact Florescent Lamp where the tube is shaped in a spiral form. There are 2 common spiral shapes – half spiral and full...

2D-Lamp
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2D Lamp

A CFL which has the shape of 2 ‘D’ letters back to back.

Bi-Pin
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Bi Pin

2 pin lamp cap for wall fittings style lamps. The pins are designed for conducting 12V.