** Do your own search on " Philips Tornado CFL " .
Why should I since you have already presented a citation to those?
And I found the 2 minute warmup data to be useless (due to lack of
qualifying to 50% or 99% of "full"), along with lack of data as to how dim
Maybe they are not sold in the USA ( ie no 120 volt version exists)
Maybe there ARE sold in the USA under another name.
Does not matter a damn to the ORIGINAL QUESTION !!!
SLOW LIGHTING CFLs are sold all over.
And you have yet to show much data that the slowpokes include much of
CFLs with bare tubing.
I test a lot of CFLs and that is what I have seen.
What YOU have NOT seen is not EVIDENCE - asshole.
What I have not seen where I look for it or not seen as
to-your-claimed-extent exception from a rule I have found followed by
about 50 models and about a dozen "brands" with lack of exception in my
experience other than what I call "dollar store stool specimens",
is notably significant data that can't be dismissed so quickly out of
Room ambients can be way less than 18C too - dickhead.
Distinct minority! I relish the mere hours per year that I can get my
apartment down to 17 C! And my CFLs work just fine then!
I have a couple relatives having some use of lighting while heating
"only" to 17 or 18 C and having no complaints of CFLs specific to 17 C as
opposed to 25 C!
- Don Klipstein ([email protected]