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From: "Al Hephy"
Subject: Re: 12V Fluorescent lamp driver
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 16:43:10 -0500
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Such lamps are used extensively in travel trailers and replacement units =
are available at very reasonable price (less than cost to build). Try =
travel trailer supply shop.
Dave H wrote in message =
> I'm planning to build a circuit to drive a Compact fluorescent lamp
> from a 12v car battery for use in a garden shed. The circuit wants to
> be as cheap/reliable as poss and preferably use off the shelf
> I was thinking along the lines of a simple oscillator (running at
> roughly 50hz) driving something like a 2N3055 connected to the
> secondary of a mains transformer.=20
> Is there a better way?
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