What I meant to write was
Originally Posted by irrig8r
The Halco equivalent is kind of a 'tower' design, less compact in other words. And the Brilliance design, though weather resistant, has a really limited light output.
And Steve, the 'column' style you mention sounds like the Halco product I described. Illumicare's design is different than that.
So, which socket and lamp combo do you like best?
I think that bi-pins have given me more trouble over the years than SCBs. Mostly from corrosion on the pins, also from worn sockets. Many months ago I suggested to James that 'his' lamps should have gold-plated pins. I was serious.