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Offline hayatepilot

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Re: Why haven't filament LED bulbs taken over the market?
« Reply #100 on: February 06, 2018, 03:19:25 pm »
@tooki

Those in the links...  ;)
 

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Re: Why haven't filament LED bulbs taken over the market?
« Reply #101 on: February 06, 2018, 03:27:28 pm »
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Re: Why haven't filament LED bulbs taken over the market?
« Reply #102 on: February 07, 2018, 09:21:17 pm »
@tooki

Those in the links...  ;)
Oops sorry, I meant which retailers.
 

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Re: Why haven't filament LED bulbs taken over the market?
« Reply #103 on: February 07, 2018, 11:15:45 pm »
@tooki

Those in the links...  ;)
Oops sorry, I meant which retailers.
Oh :D
Hornbach, Conrad, Lumimart, digitec/Galaxus, Brack, Siroop etc...
 
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Re: Why haven't filament LED bulbs taken over the market?
« Reply #104 on: September 14, 2019, 01:24:43 pm »
Do the company bulbs shows higher quality than similar non-branded ones
 

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Re: Why haven't filament LED bulbs taken over the market?
« Reply #105 on: September 17, 2019, 04:34:05 pm »
This is a fairly old topic, but recently (end of July), the University of California Santa Barbara started suing major retailers for patent violation on their filament style bulbs: https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/31/business/light-bulb-lawsuit-amazon/index.html
 

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Re: Why haven't filament LED bulbs taken over the market?
« Reply #106 on: September 17, 2019, 05:54:16 pm »
This is a fairly old topic, but recently (end of July), the University of California Santa Barbara started suing major retailers for patent violation on their filament style bulbs: https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/31/business/light-bulb-lawsuit-amazon/index.html
https://www.eevblog.com/forum/chat/uc-santa-barbara-sues-walmart-amazon-and-others-over-led-lightbulbs/
 

Offline tooki

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Re: Why haven't filament LED bulbs taken over the market?
« Reply #107 on: October 21, 2019, 11:06:06 am »
In all fairness, in the almost two years since this thread was started, filament LED bulbs have become extremely common. You can find them at IKEA, wal-mart, and any grocery store, sold by big name lighting vendors like Philips and Osram. The only reason anyone would be unfamiliar with them is if they haven’t had to buy a light bulb in the past year (which, admittedly, is a lot of people, especially if they already bought LED bulbs a few years ago, and thus have no need for replacements yet.)
 

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Re: Why haven't filament LED bulbs taken over the market?
« Reply #108 on: October 21, 2019, 03:12:28 pm »
It's been years since I've actually needed to buy a lightbulb, although I buy them occasionally to play with when I see an interesting new type on the shelves. At this point I've replaced several bulbs not because they failed but because they were technologically obsolete and a new one offered better efficiency or other desired characteristics.
 


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