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Author Topic: Need help id weird GE Bulb  (Read 412 times)

Offline cobraco

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Need help id weird GE Bulb
« on: October 07, 2017, 12:31:59 pm »
any help would be greatly appreciated I cant seem to figure this one out. The saucer shape inside is weird thx

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Re: Need help id weird GE Bulb
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2017, 09:30:53 pm »
Looks like a typical General Electric type NE-42 neon indicator lamp.  These were used in a variety of applications including vintage electrical test equipment.  The saucer shaped elements glow neon orange when the bulb is electrified.  It may or may not require a ballast resistor for operation, so be cautious if you attempt to light it and verify first.