Self-Dimming Incandescent Lamp

Description (Brief)
"IQ Dimmer" incandescent lamp. Made with a computer chip in the base that allows the lamp to be set at four light levels.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1995
lamp maker
Philips Lighting Company
chip maker
Beacon Light Products, Inc.
lamp: 4 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 10.795 cm x 6.0325 cm
package: 4 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center


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