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Why CFL Lamps Flicker in Motion Lights
By Dave Rongey - Summary:|
How to Prevent Security and Motions Lights from Flickering
How to Prevent Security Lights from Flickering
This electrical question came from: Bob, a Homeowner from Chatham, Ontario, Canada.
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Thanks for your electrical question Bob.
Prevent Your Security and Motions Light Fixtures from Flickering
Problems With CFL Lamps in Motion Sensor Fixtures
- CFL Lamps and Motion Sensors
- Bob, some CFL lamps will not work with motion sensor light fixtures, and because of the high number of times the light fixture may turn on and off it will shorten the life of a fluorescent lamps anyway.
- It is best to use incandescent lamps with motion sensor light fixtures.
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