I have to use halogen lighting in my system because the dimmers are not compatible with compact florescent, so these bulbs are golden. It's a lightbult, name brand, and it does have the microlenses on the glass - the spread is nice, and the price is right. This is almost 10 dollars a bulb from the home improvement store and there is no shipping from the supplier amazon selected.If you can't go CF for energy savings, then this is a great option. I tried the CFs for dimmers but they created a buzz on my au..
Living in the boonies, I like to have a lot of light bulbs on hand. When we bought a new ceiling light fixture for our kitchen we tried a number of bulbs in it. Our light fixture hangs to a little more than 6' above the floor and has two "cans" 1' apart for the two light bulbs. The cans are nearly cone-shaped. They are a matte white inside. The fixture calls for two 50-watt R20 bulbs. Bulbs that are length 20 are just right. 30 length bulbs hang down too low below the cans.This light bulb worked better than..