Linestra Light Bulbs
Linestra light bulbs are an incandescent light source though some people mistakenly believe it to be a fluorescent type. It has two side prongs which go into a special socket. They are also known as Osram Linestra or Philips Philinea lamps. The product shown here are the Osram variety although there really is no difference between either brand. Some of the Philips Philinea may appear to be more frosted than white, a small difference. The Osram Linestra is sometimes described on it's packaging as opal, which would be a very accurate description. These lamps are used many times in bathrooms where a good skin tone is desired. Osram Sylvania Linestra light bulbs give off a wonderful light that is very flattering. Something to keep in mind is that they're rated for only 1000 hours average rated life, so when you're not using them, it's best to keep them shut off for a longer usable life. The filament inside is very long which can make them vulnerable to vibration. - A flattering light for flesh tones. - Totally dimmable like any incandescent lamp. - 120 volt standard. - Length of the 150 watt is 39 5/8 inches. - Length of the 60 watt is 19 11/16 inches.