I use a Dremel tool with a cutting disk and cut along the area were the unit
is put together just below the bulb. Separate the two halves enough to cut the
four wires going to the bulb. Pop the circuit board out of the bottom half.
There are some parts worth salvaging.
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> Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 19:32:34 -0800
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> Subject: [RFI] An Idea, CFL RFI.
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> I went out into the shop to see if I could find a bad trace or component in
> the bad bulb I mentioned earlier and although I haven't succeeded in opening
> the base yet, I DID realize that the bulb in the work light over my bench is
> the same type and age as the one that failed.
> As much as I hate to do it, I will put it in the same socket as the one that
> just went bad, where it will get much higher usage and try to snag
> recordings and spctrograms when it goes bad!
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