FBO32T8 fluorescent light bulbs for the common 2x2 fixtures.
It's by far the most popular u-shape lamp in use today, great for energy efficiency and work where the old T12 versions used to be placed. The FBO32T8 fluorescent light bulbs continue to be used in many 2x2 fixtures and they continued to get specified with those by architects and engineers. They have a 6 inch leg spacing which is exactly the same as the old FB40T12 lamps, making them a perfect retrofit choice. These lamps are a T8 version which is 1 inch in diameter and operates on an electronic ballast. There are many different brands of ballasts and all function to make the lamp start and continually operate, supplying the right voltage in each individual instance. They give off a great variety of colors and the color rendition is very high. That's why they been the choice of many retailers using them in their stores to highlight product better than anything that's on the market today.
The FBO32T8 fluorescent light bulbs are made by several manufacturers including GE, Philips and Sylvania among others. No matter who the manufacturer is, they are as common in today's buildings in 2x2 fixtures as some linear types. That's because many lighting designers are looking to reduce the size of lights making them less noticeable. It's a very popular u-bent lamp and should be a standard item in the industry for many decades to come.
As mentioned before, there are several color choices these come in which include 3000K, 3500K, 4100K or the 5000k which many people refer to as full spectrum light. There are appropriate places for each type of color. If you need a warmer feel that accent natural colors like wood or plants, the 3000K or 3500K would probably be the best to use. It will maintain and make those colors look even better. For offices, the 4100K has been the most popular as a clean, white light, good for all general purposes. The 5000K is really for people who want to function better under artificial light and this version of these FBO32T8 bulbs should work great for those who like natural sunlight.
With a medium bipin base, FBO32T8 fluorescent light bulbs are a perfect solution to get a correct color onto product in a retail situation or highlighting something in your home. It works in places that most people never thought that they could get a lot of light into. In fact, if you have old FB40T12 lamps, then consider switching them out to these more efficient types. Of course, you will need to change the ballast to an electronic one as well. Try a few of these today in those areas where you want to have a special highlight or effect in your home or office. If you are a retailer and have a store, these lamps are great to bring out color and will naturally draw people to the product you're highlighting. Call us if you have any questions about these lamps. We stock them in sufficient quantities to meet almost any need that you may have.
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