Published at Saturday, October 17th 2020, 03:39:43 AM by Ada Muller. Ceiling Lamp.
2. They take a long time to come on. We are used to incandescent bulbs, which reach full brightness in a fraction of a second. It is true that they do take a few seconds to reach full brightness, but certainly not a few minutes, as early ones did. I have tested current examples by Philips, Osram, GE, Megaman, and others, and found that while the first time they are used they may take a longer time to 'warm-up', after that they reach full brightness in a few seconds. In most applications, does this matter?