Electronic Halarc Lamp

Description (Brief):

Miniature metal-halide lamp designed for indoor use. This was GE's competitive response to compact fluorescent lamps introduced by Philips and Westinghouse, and it failed in the market.

Date Made: ca 1981

Maker: General Electric Company

See more items in: Work and Industry: Electricity, Energy & Power, Electric Lamps

Exhibition: Lighting a Revolution

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: from Gilbert H. Reiling

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0084.01Accession Number: 1996.0084Catalog Number: 1996.0084.01

Object Name: discharge lamp

Measurements: lamp: 5 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in; 13.97 cm x 6.6675 cmpackage: 7 in x 5 in x 3 in; 17.78 cm x 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-8c81-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_994979

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.