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Arcadia 230v Mercury Vapor Bulbs on Sale for US and Canada

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  1. Venutus1

    Venutus1 New Member TFO Sponsor 5 Year Member

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    Arcadia Mercury Vapor 230v Bulbs at BLOWOUT Prices

    These bulbs just arrived from England and are now on sale.

    35.99 to 39.99

    All you need is an Up Converter 110v to 230v to run them in US and Canada.

    You can get the kits from LightYourReptiles.com with the Up Converter included... or supply your own 110v - 220/230v converter.

    But remember, the converter must be a heavy duty one and it should be rated at about 1.75 to 2.0 times the wattage of the bulb you are running for continuous duty operation.


    "Why go with 230v Mercury Vapor Bulbs that need a converter?"
    :(:shy:

    Well..... I am glad you asked![/size]


    Most Mercury Vapor Bulbs actually work better and are more stable as 220v - 230v models ....
    as opposed to many of the cheapie 110v models made in China flooding the market.
    Some are a huge waste of money and down right dangerous.

    These Arcadia Bulbs are duarable!
    I just found that out for myself first hand yesterday!
    While taking the below photos, I knocked a LIT 160w bulb in a dome fixture off a stand on a table onto the cement floor.
    The bulb in the fixture went bouncing off the table and banging on the floor 4 feet below.
    And it stayed lit and kept right on working!
    The shock could have ruined many other brands of Mercury Vapor Bulb in 110v....
    But not this Arcadia 230v Model!

    These are designed to hold up!
    And at these prices, they will save you money to easily cover the cost of buying a voltage converter.

    And as always, feel free to e-mail with any questions.
    Thank you.
    Todd

    [email protected]

    80 Watt Bulb
    http://www.lightyourreptiles.com/80waarmevabu.html

    80 Watt Kit
    http://www.lightyourreptiles.com/z00med10dedo.html

    100 Watt Bulb
    http://www.lightyourreptiles.com/100waarmevad.html

    100 Watt Kit
    http://www.lightyourreptiles.com/zoomedladedo.html


    160 Watt Bulb
    http://www.lightyourreptiles.com/160waarmevad.html

    160 Watt Kit
    http://www.lightyourreptiles.com/zoomedposun1.html
    100 w Bulb.jpg 160 w Bulb.jpg 160w kit.jpg
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  2. jtrux

    jtrux Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    How many amps do the 80 and 100 watt versions draw?
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    mike taylor Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    You take the wattage divided by voltage will. Give you the amperes
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    Ahh good to know thanks.
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