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GE 100W Lucalox

Here is a GE Lucalox 100W high pressure sodium lamp.

Made in: USA

Manufactured: Date code 36 Circa late 80's

CRI: 22

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Album name:lite_lover / HID Lamps - High Pressure Sodium
Company and Date Manufactured:GE
Model Number:LU100
Lamp Type:High pressure sodium
Filesize:90 KiB
Date added:Apr 21, 2014
Dimensions:1024 x 768 pixels
Displayed:103 times
Color Space:sRGB
DateTime Original:2014:02:02 00:46:32
Exposure Bias:0 EV
Exposure Mode:0
Exposure Program:Program
Exposure Time:1/8 sec
Flash:No Flash
Focal length:7.9 mm
Light Source:Unknown: 0
Max Aperture:f/2.8
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streetlight98   [Apr 21, 2014 at 10:02 PM]
Oh does this one start off greenish like a clear MV lamp? I love the pre-2000 GE HPS lamps because of that. Very Happy Their 50W ones didn't do that though. But I love seeing the 100W, 250W, and 400W HPS lights here with their original GE lamps as they warm up for the night. When first starting off, they could easily pass for mercs.

lite_lover   [Apr 22, 2014 at 05:08 AM]
This one started up white/purple then shifted into orange.

streetlight98   [Apr 22, 2014 at 08:31 PM]
And it's from the 80s? Neutral Weird. I know the modern GEs start like that but the older ones here start off just like clear mercs with a violet that quickly shifts to green and then to a blue-white before the orange kicks in.

Form109   [Apr 23, 2014 at 02:06 AM]
I like the HPS Lamps that go through a clear mercury-green phase during startup. though most I see start up white then immediately go to orange.

lite_lover   [Apr 23, 2014 at 08:43 AM]
Yep,pretty sure it's from 1988,interestingly I have a 150W Canadian GE HPS from 1987 and it also starts up white then to orange.

streetlight98   [Apr 23, 2014 at 12:17 PM]
Hmm that's really weird. The 50W lamps here always started like that but the 100 and 250W lamps always started up like clear mercs. Now they all start up halogen-ish like you said. We use Sylvanai lamps here now.

joe_347V   [Apr 24, 2014 at 12:45 AM]
Yeah, that's odd for me too as I have a GE 250w HPS from 2002 that starts off like a clear merc. Oddly both my Philips BT-25 70w HPS from 1986 and my Sylvania 70w HPS from 1992 don't really do that.

streetlight98   [Apr 24, 2014 at 02:47 AM]
No my Westinghouse 70W lamp from 1980 doesn't do it either. Neither do my Philips pr Sylvania lamps. I'm pretty sure GEs were the only ones that did it. That's why I like older GE HPS lamps but I guess even all the GEs didn't do that. Sad

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