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STEP ???: Sunlamp Bulbs


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FULL OPTION DESCRIPTIONS / IMAGE GLOSSARY: [Option titles are also linked to proceed to the next step.]

Bulb looks like the usual pear shaped household light bulb but has a V-shaped tungsten filament OR two S-shaped tungsten filaments at the tips of the two extended inner leads as well as a metallic or silver colored drop of liquid inside it.


OPTION A: 590a – (Figure 81sf, thumbnail)  - “Bulb has a V-shaped tungsten filament (as seen with base up).  Silver colored drop of liquid will show at bottom of bulb’s bowl when bulb is held base up.”  (Go to A57 - Figure 81s else 590b.)


 
OPTION B: 590b – (Figure 82sf, thumbnail)  - “Bulb has two S-shaped tungsten filaments mounted on the two long, thick inner leads.  Silver colored drop of liquid will show at bottom of bulb’s bowl when bulb is held base up.”  (Go to A60 - Figure 82s.)




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