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GE Lighting 97596 13-Watt CFL Plug-In Double Biax Ecolux T4 Light Bulb 3500K, 1-Pack

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Ecolux T4; G24q-1; 900 lmns
13W; Warm White (3500K); 1-Pack
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  • Double Biax shape with G24q-1 base for use in table lamps and enclosed fixtures
  • Uses 13 watts
  • Provides 900 lumens
  • 3500K cool white light appearance
  • 1 bulb per package
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Style: Ecolux T4; G24q-1; 900 lmns | Size: 13W; Warm White (3500K); 1-Pack
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Product Description

Style: Ecolux T4; G24q-1; 900 lmns | Size: 13W; Warm White (3500K); 1-Pack

Product Description

Save money and save energy with GE energy smart biax plug-in CFL bulbs. Use these long-life, low-energy bulbs in plug-in sockets throughout your home.

From the Manufacturer

GE 97596 CFL Plug-In Double Biax Ecolux T4 - Facilities 3500K. GE Compact Fluorescent lamps (CFL) offer many advantages that include cost savings, extra long life, light output, and color rendering. With this CFL you'll get dramatic energy cost savings. up to 77 percent vs. incandescent lamps of comparable light output. The extra long life. most last 8 to 10 times longer, and some last up to 20 times longer, than standard incandescent lamps. High light output comparable to, and in many cases exceeding incandescent lamps replaced. Excellent color rendering. rare earth tri-phosphor provides such high-quality color you won't believe it's fluorescent. Many lamps use amalgam technology which provides stable lumen performance when operated in any position, over a wider, range of ambient temperatures. Additional Info: Dimmable with appropriate dimming ballast. and End of Life Protection (EOL) and TCLP compliant, Base Face to Top of Lamp: 4.400 in, Cathode Resistance: 10.500 Ohm, Color Rendering Index (CRI): 82, Color Temperature: 3,500 K, Current (max): 5.2500 A, Current Crest Factor [Max]: 1.70000004768371, GE Designation: CFQ13W/4P, Initial Lumens [Nom]: 900.00, Lamp Current: 0.175 A, Maximum Overall Length (MOL): 4.9000 in, Mean Lumens [Nom]: 755, Mercury Content: 4.000 mg, Nominal Initial Lumens per Watt: 69, Nominal Length: 5.000 in, Open Circuit Voltage (after preheating) [Max]: 190 V, Open Circuit Voltage Across Starter [Min]: 198 V, Picograms of Mercury: 441.5 pg, Preheat Voltage [Min]: 4 V, Product Technology: Compact Fluorescent, Rated Life [Nom]: 12,000-Hours/20,000-Hours, Starting Temperature [Min]: 0 -DegreeC, Supply Current Frequency [Nom]: 60 Hz, Voltage [Nom]: 91, Wattage: 13

Product Information

Style Name: Ecolux T4; G24q-1; 900 lmns | Size: 13W; Warm White (3500K); 1-Pack
Technical Details
Part Number 97596
Item Weight13.4 ounces
Product Dimensions5.3 x 1.6 x 1.4 inches
Item model number97596
Size13W; Warm White (3500K); 1-Pack
ColorWhite
StyleEcolux T4; G24q-1; 900 lmns
ShapeT4
Power SourceNo
Voltage91 volts
Wattage13 watts
Item Package Quantity1
Type of BulbCompact Fluorescent Light (CFL)
Luminous Flux900
CertificationNot Applicable (N/A)
Special FeaturesWe pack in bubble pack for safer shipping
  
Additional Information
ASINB0007DBRMU
Best Sellers Rank #125,838 in Home Improvement (See top 100)
Shipping Weight0.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Domestic Shipping Item can be shipped within U.S.
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Date First AvailableMay 10, 2004
  
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Important Information

Brightness
900

Annual Energy cost
1.56 USD

Bulb Life
17000 Hours

Color Temperature
3500 Kelvin

Wattage
13 Watts

Bulb Voltage
91 Volts

Mercury
1 milligrams

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Customer Reviews

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Diana Carroll VINE VOICE on December 6, 2011
Style Name: Ecolux T4; G24q-1; 900 lmnsSize: 13W; Soft White (2700K); 1-Pack Verified Purchase
In our home we have a lot of light fixtures that take this sort of CFL bulb, with the 4 pins rather than the usual "edison" screw in base.

With the screw base, you have many great choices for bulbs, with different light spectra, dimmables, etc. With the 4pin type you have only a few choices. In this one, the "2700k" refers to the "temperature" of the light. The lower the number, the "warmer" the light. The default bulbs our fixtures came with are 3500K, and the light is blueish, which is ugly and industrial seeming. These 2700 bulbs are notably warmer/yellower, and closer to a traditional incandescent bulb. (Not that close, but closer.)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By ZFatherhen on February 14, 2011
Style Name: Ecolux T4; G24q-3; 1800 lmnsSize: 26W; Warm White (3500K); 4-Pack Verified Purchase
I ordered the GE 97612 F26DBX/835/ECO4P bulbs because that is what our electrician had installed in our kitchen. The color of the light matches the others perfectly. However, I have had 3 of the originals burn out after 2 years. So much for 5 or 7 year life projections on fluorescent bulbs. Also, in the Amazon description of the product, they say it is a 97610 which is not correct. The color temperature of a 97610 is 2700K, whereas in that same description, they say it is 3500K. I'm not even sure that is correct. It might be 4100K because it is quite white. The box for the bulb does not say at all what the color temperature is. I wanted to get several as spares, but was limited to 3 bulbs in a shipment. I don't know why unless there is some law limiting the size of shipments with chemical hazards (the mercury in the bulb). I don't use the dimmable part on the bulb, just wanted to match what is installed.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By JWT on June 12, 2013
Style Name: Ecolux T4; G24q-3; 1800 lmnsSize: 26W; Warm White (3500K); 4-Pack Verified Purchase
The bulbs actually delivered are not dimmable, although the product description says they are. The delivered bulbs are the correct item number, but they are not labeled as dimmable either. (We have a Lutron dimmer specifically designed for CFL bulbs.)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By ra on December 29, 2011
Style Name: Ecolux T4; G24q-1; 900 lmnsSize: 13W; Warm White (3500K); 1-Pack Verified Purchase
I bought these to replace a discontinued commercial electric brand bulb. This one is slightly longer than the old ones so it just barely fits, but it's the only replacement I've found that wasn't too long for the housing. So far they are working fine.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Dr. Neuroprocto on September 21, 2013
Style Name: Ecolux T4; G24q-1; 900 lmnsSize: 13W; Warm White (3500K); 1-Pack Verified Purchase
The perfect product at the right price. It came very quickly and installed seamlessly. GE=Quality! I expect longer life than with the Sylvania (Chinese) generic.
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By will on February 14, 2012
Style Name: Ecolux T4; G24d-3; 1710 lmnsSize: 26W; Warm White (3500K); 1-Pack Verified Purchase
I moved into a new apartment that had overhead lights with 2 pin Biax bulbs in them (which of course don't indicate their model on them), not knowing there were different pin arrangements for different 2 pin bulbs I ordered 4 of these, because the photo made it appear to be the same bulb.

Lets run through a list based on the photo.
Connected at top.
Looks like two tubes.
Pin on either side of bottom for a total of two pins.
Two plastic prong like things per side to lock the bulb in place.

Hey that's the same as my bulb!

Bulbs arrived 1 of the 4 was broken, and while the product I received is the G24d-3 bulb as this description says, it is most certainly not the bulb in the photo used for the product.

These have 4 tubes, and while in profile such as the photo 4 tubes could look like two.
These have 2 pins diagonally, and sure in profile you cant really tell depth either.
These have ONE plastic prong like thing per side....

But wait the photo clearly shows two. Well that's cause that is not a photo of these bulbs.
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Style Name: T4; GX23; 825 lmnsSize: 13W; Cool White (4100K); 10-Pack Verified Purchase
These are the exact same bulbs my apartment building uses in my bathroom. The light above the sink has 3 of these and when one goes out it takes forever for maintenance to finally replace it and the price at local hardware stores is ridiculous. I was thrilled to see 10 bulbs for this price. Amazon never lets me down. Now for years and years to come (for these bulbs last a very long time) I will have replacements on hand when I need them. I have 3 of them in now and they work great as they should. They are exactly as advertised and such a bargain. Not much more to say about the bulbs. They put out an excellent quality light that works great in a bathroom. Great bulbs - great deal!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By L. Gallman on June 5, 2013
Style Name: T5; 2G11; 3150 lmnsSize: 40W; Cool White (4100K); 1-Pack Verified Purchase
This light blub was very hard to find for my kitchen but it works great and I will buy more.
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