Questions about: halogen

In my kitchen, there are 5 halogen lamps, connected in parallel to a 12VAC transformer. The bulbs have rated life of 2000h, but I seem to be getting only about 60 hours out of them. I measured the voltage at the terminals of the transformer to be 11
A halogen lamp operating in its fitting with the protecting glass removed A Halogen lamp behind a round UV filter. A separate filter is included with some halogen light fixtures to remove UV light. Xenon Halogen Lamp (105 W) for replacement purposes
My apologies, but I must revise my original answer. There are "xenon" bulbs that are actually halogen bulbs filled with xenon gas. But what many consider to be a xenon bulb is an HID bulb filled with xenon
Hi E, True Blood gave you the best advice. She gets best answer here. One thing that you should know about the wattage rating is that it's the highest wattage that can be safely used in a fixture
If like the one we have the light is remote controlled from a small keypad or rotary control. This operates either wirelessly or wired. The actual dimming is done in the housing where the lamp and fan motor are located
Low-voltage transformers as used with MR16 12V spotlights also add to the complexity Some of the issues that may occur when a dimmer is incompatible with an LED lamp are: Flickering - Lamps will flicker (can also occur if a non-dimmable lamp is used)
Why Halogens over Incandescent Bulbs? In short, halogen light bulbs feature a longer operating life and higher luminous efficacy and color temperature but use the same amount of power as incandescents. How can such a small lamp perform better than a