Re: NANFA-- light bulbs and tannins
Thu, 18 Jan 2001 20:16:52 -0600

On 18 Jan 2001, at 11:19, Bruce Stallsmith wrote:

> Martin, you may be the dude I've been wanting to talk to. None of the
> full-spectrum type bulbs have meaningful technical information on the
> packages, such as a spectral analysis. Are such analyses easily available at
> a web site or some such? Or should I feel lucky that a week ago I guessed
> that the "Sunlight" bulbs are better than others? I'm aching for a
> meaningful presentation of action spectra on such bulbs, odd as it may
> seem... (show me your nanometers!).


All major manufacturers have spectral data available for their bulbs,
although this is usually not available on their website. You will
have to contact a willing individual in the company to obtain this
data. The "sunlight" bulbs have a high CRI, which is one clue to
suitability, and are similar to the "vitalite" in spectral characteristics.


Jackson, MS
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