Philips 42W SES Halogen Classic Candle Bulb, Clear

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This 42W energy saving bulb is equivalent to a 60W incandescent bulb but uses only 70% of the energy.
Additional information
Classic style halogen
H24 x W15cm
Eligible for International Delivery
Energy Rating Information This indicates the bulbs energy performance between A and G, with A being the highest
Finish Information Shows whether a bulb is clear or opaque
Fitting type Information This indicates the cap or base of the bulb, Examples: BC-B22 = bayonet cap/ ES-E27 = edison screw/ SBC-B15 = small BC/ SES-E14 = small ES
GLS Wattage Equivalent
Lifetime (Hours) Information Shown in hours, this is based on an average use of 3 hours illumination per day
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Lumens Information Estimate of apparent amount of light the bulb will produce, measured in lumens (lm). The higher the number the brighter the light output.
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Philips 42W SES Halogen Classic Candle Bulb, Clear 3.5 5 11 11
Practical and atmospheric This bulb provides practical and bright light when on the full setting. Its lower settings provide a warm and homely glow. 09 July 2014
Feedback We bought 5 of these and within a few days one of them is already not working 28 January 2014
Good product (especially for 'touch' lights) at reasonable price. Purchased for use in John Lewis New Tom table touch lamp. Recommended to work efficiently with this lamp. Works perfectly and consumes less electricity than a standard tungsten bulb of around 60 watts, whilst giving almost the same light output for only 42 watts. Also comes on and reaches full brightness immediately, unlike most energy saving lights. Ideal for this sort of light. 07 January 2014
Great bulbs for dimmers These are quite eco friendly and give you more light for your buck than tungsten. 07 January 2013
Right for my light. I bought this because it was recommended for the bedside light I bought. It is dimmable and I hope it will last a good while before it neeeds replacing. 16 August 2012
bright very bright and just what i needed, dimmable to, just wish they were more energy saving 30 May 2012
DOESN'T LAST LONG ENOUGH I bought four of these to fit my new JL wall lights. They were fitted in October 2011 and yesterday (April 2012) one has already gone. I'd expect them to last a lot longer than that. 04 April 2012
Light bulbs What can one say about a light bulb? - they either work or they don't. However....they were bought to illuminate a chandelier bought at the same time - wouldn't it be good if light bulbs were automatically included in the purchase price for the fitting! Having said that the service from John Lewis was second-to-none. 29 February 2012
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