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Pack of 4 Crystal Clear A19 Bulbs, 72-Watt
72-Watt Light Source
Regular everyday light
Perfect for residential or commercial use
GE 78798 Halogen General Purpose A19 72-Watt 2-Pack, 12-Pack . Halogen lamps provide a small, white light source with excellent color rendering. Unlike standard incandescent lamps, halogen lamps use a halogen gas which allows the bulbs to burn longer without sacrificing light output. Compared to incandescent lamps, halogen lamps provide crisp white light, excellent beam control, compact size, high lumen maintenance, and a longer life.
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I've never been satisfied with CFL bulbs. They don't last as long as manufacturers claim, and they don't illuminate as well as incandescents. The GE halogens are excellent alternatives. They illuminate as well, and seemingly better, than the incandescents they supplant. They have lower color temperatures than incandescents, but appear "warm" enough for my tastes. They use more wattage than CFLs, but less than incandescents.
I contacted GE about one concern: do the GE A19 halogen bulbs get hotter than the incandescents they replace? After all, halogens are famously toasty, and I don't want to burn the house down with a 72-watt halogen that gets hotter than a 100-watt incandescent. I got this response from GE:
72W Halogen Aline will not burn hotter than 100W INC Aline 53W HAL will not burn hotter than 75W INC 43W HAL will not burn hotter than 60W INC 29W HAL will not burn hotter than 40W INC
From the horse's mouth.
I like a crisp, white light, and these bulbs do the job. The reduction in wattage does not affect the brightness. I bought them to replace the same kind of bulb I had been using for quite a long time before it gave out. I will continue to purchase this bulb for as long as they are available.
3 out of the 4 bulbs I used on my garage ceiling exploded as they burnt out showering the floor with glass. Luckily no one has been hurt yet. The failure rate on these is also extremely high. I have other bulbs that came with the house that are still working, yet the most I've gotten out of these is 6 months at a usage rate of about 5 minutes per day. For the uninitiated, that's 15 hours maximum. Do not buy!
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