I have a geriatric halogen desk light which I love dearly and do not ever want to part with. It has been lovingly given a new plug and a new glass cover in its time, but eventually the bulb just went 'pffffft' and died quietly one evening.
And so I came to buy these bulbs for the first time ever for my beloved lamp.
The bulbs work, they give off a nice clear light and I have no issues with their ability to do what they are supposed to at all. However, be warned, these are not for the faint hearted nor the short sighted, as they are smaller than an inch long and come with twin metal pins that have to be inserted just-so into the lamp. On the one hand you know you have to give it a decent shove to get it in there, but on the other hand they seem so fragile and in clear and present danger of exploding in your hands as you work them into their final resing place.
Fear not, they are reasonably robust and I found the addition of a rubber glove helped me grip better and I was able to jiggle the pins into position without too much fuss. And lo - I had light again.
The beauty of this pack is that you get five bulbs, so if you DO break one, there are backups on hand. Also the bulbs last a very very very long time, so remember where you store the remaining four!
Highly reccomended and if I ever need any more I will buy these again. Did I mention I loved my lamp?
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