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Fixing that CFL lamp - and turning it into a LED lamp

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I have turned into a electrician.. well kind of...

My storeroom lamp died, and I figured it will be a simple job of taking out the bulb and screwing in a new one...


No..... hardly...

 First, it had an odd shape, and I had a lot of trouble figuring out how to take it out...
Thanks to some friends on the net, I figured out it was a pull-out bayonet type:



So I yank and it comes out:


And now I figure, just get a replacement right? So another friend tells me a place to buy one, and I figure, why not just get the biggest replacement i.e. go from 21W to 38W.


No...

Firstly, the new lamp came, and it doesn't fit... so sending the lamp back costs more than a new one, but the company: Element14 (a local company which was very nice and allowed me to return it):
https://sg.element14.com/
Then I found the local dealers for Opple, the brand of the lamp:
Lightcraft:
http://www.lightcraft.com.sg/

Leon was very patient, we tested the new lamp and for laughs, I also tested the old one, and it actua…

OPPO BDT-101Ci review

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From HDfever:
http://www.hdfever.fr/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/OPPO-BDT101CI-vue-interne-globale.jpg





Oppo BDT101CI

Benq W1070: settings and reviews

Benq W1070 Review
Associated equipment: My set http://peteswrite.blogspot.sg/2015/10/my-setup-october-2015.html
Benq W1070 for movie nights J PS64D8000FM Samsung plasma TV Marantz PM 11S3 : 2 channel stereo amp with HTbypass and 100W per channel driving the front pair of 804D  ( http://peteswrite.blogspot.sg/2012/09/b-804d-speaker-review.html) (http://peteswrite.blogspot.sg/2014/04/marantz-pm11s3-review.html) Oppo BR player BDP 101CI as CD transport and HT source Rotel RMB 1585 – 200w X 5 driving the centre, side and back surrounds. Marantz NA11S1 as a DAC and network player