These 27 watt replacement bulbs are hard to find in Montreal Canada and when you do find them, they are very expensive.This item was reasonnably priced, shipped quickly, was very well packaged and works flawlessly, I'm a satisfied customer.I can't believe though, that in 2009, Amazon still can not ship to Canada !!Amazon Canada only sells books and CDs but no merchandise.Thank goodness for Amazon marketplace .
I bought this FML27 bulb for my Sharper Image "Bright as Day" lamp and it does work in that lamp. The lamp has a dimming feature, but the Eiko bulb doesn't do a good job with this - it will dim somewhat and then go out at lower settings. As I never used the dim feature, it did not matter to me. The light from the bulb is fine and matches that of the original that Sharper Image provided.I can't yet comment on longevity - if I find it dies early, I will update this review.I will note that, after I ordered ..
I tried to replace the original bulb in my Verilux desk lamp with this and discovered that the base is slightly different. As a result, it does not snap in when fully seated as the Verilux bulb does. At first it appeared to be working OK, but I later discovered that the loose fit causes frequent failures. You can get it going again by twisting it in the fixture, but it is likely to fail again the next time you turn it on. Verilux has you just where thay want you. See my customer image which shows the two si..