Interpet T5 Gone Kaput

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Angus1, 5 Oct 2008.

  1. Angus1

    Angus1 Newly Registered

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    Hi,
    Ive had a single Interpet T5 55W PC started unit and a T5 55W Interpet Daylight PLUS lighting tube for about 1 year. The light has now decided its not going to work any more :(

    The swich still lights up when i turn it on but the bulb dousnt :?

    Has anyone had this problem before? I was wondering if the bulb had just died and i needed to replace it. Does anyone know how to test a bulb to see if it has died?

    Thanks
    Angus
     
  2. Luketendo

    Luketendo Member

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    West Sussex, England
    Chances are the bulb has gone and if you are serious about plants you should replace the bulbs at least once a year anyway because they loose their spectrum.
     
  3. Angus1

    Angus1 Newly Registered

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    Ok, i will try and get a new bulb. At the moment the tank is a mess and i was wiating intill i replace my current algy with actual plants before i replaced the bulb :)
     
  4. B4M

    B4M Member

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    Hi, Check if it's just under a year old. If so I suggest you obtain a bulb and test before the warranty expires. Interpet will not supply replacements as they don't meet new electrical regulations but should provide a full refund. I've just received a cheque from them today :D

    B4M
     

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