Can we repair the CFL?

And if they were repairing rather than throwing and change? Rediscover the pleasure of the repairs yourself. How to diagnose a problem or find spare parts? Repair itself is way to save money generally!
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by kappa7 » 26/03/08, 23:15

gregdu13250 wrote:By removing the preheating module, the tubes will need a surge (blue electrodes at startup), the cathode will notch and will break (see emergency lamp using this ignition method)


Exactly, electrodes "sputtering" occurs. Here is an explanation of sputtering:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sputtering
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by gregdu13250 » 11/05/08, 12:11

kappa7 wrote:
gregdu13250 wrote:By removing the preheating module, the tubes will need a surge (blue electrodes at startup), the cathode will notch and will break (see emergency lamp using this ignition method)


Exactly, electrodes "sputtering" occurs. Here is an explanation of sputtering:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sputtering
It can be useful, if your filaments are burnt out
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