Cold cathode lamps have been used for years in laptop displays, copiers and cell phones. Even some of the new flat panel LCD television screens and monitors utilize cold cathode technology because the technology is proven and reliable.
Recently, the technology has been adapted and applied to compact lighting products that have an average life rating of 25,000 hours and are dimmable. These long-life and energy saving lamps are ideal for special applications, such as signage, where reduced maintenance and energy costs are desired.
The soft starting of the cathodes ensures long lamp life and unparalleled performance under difficult ambient conditions.