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Understanding Non-Shunted Sockets

In fluorescent light fixtures, the one or more commonly two sockets that hold the fluorescent tube into the ballast and fixture are called the sockets. They are also known as tombstones, mainly due to their shape. There are many different designs and options in these...

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Bi Pin Sockets

Bi pin sockets were invented for the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago by Reginald Fessenden. Thomas Edison had already invented a screw-based bulb, and after Westinghouse won the contract to light the World's Fair, Edison refused to allow Westinghouse to use the bulb....

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