LED destroyed by 'Touch' table lamp

  Colonel Graham 23:48 22 Jun 2011
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I have had this bulb in a table lamp on my computer desk for some time. I put it in a new 'touch' table lamp and it has gone very dim.

Putting it back in the normal lamp, it has not recovered.

Could it be the output from the 'touch' lamp has damaged the LED bulb components?

  Sea Urchin 00:23 23 Jun 2011

Does the new lamp have a dimmer feature? If so then it has probably ruined the bulb. Dimmers tend not to mix with energy saving bulbs.

  Colonel Graham 00:32 23 Jun 2011

Thanks, no dimmer. I've put in a low energy lamp, that's OK.

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