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post #18 of (permalink) Old 01-24-2013, 08:21 PM
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Originally Posted by JeffHerr View Post
Say, can one install lower wattage bulbs in a 4-prong T5 fixture? That'd be one way to reduce light as well as power consumption, no?
I asked this very question of the distributor of my fixture, who contacted the manufacturer, who said "don't do it". They said it would either burn the bulb out really quickly or would burn it out immediately.
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