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OSRAM SYLVANIA Expands Portfolio of Compact Fluorescent Systems
Long-Life 4-pin Compact Fluorescent Lamps and New Family of 0-10V Controllable Compact Fluorescent Ballasts Offer Increased Energy Savings

Philadelphia and Danvers, Mass. (May 17, 2011) – North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA responds to demands for increased energy savings and longer lamp life with the introduction of new SUPERSAVER® compact fluorescent lamps and new QUICKTRONIC® HELIOS™ controllable compact fluorescent ballasts.

OSRAM SYLVANIA’s DULUX® T/E/IN SUPERSAVER ECOLOGIC® CFL lamps are energy saving replacements for full wattage, 4-pin, triple tube CFL lamps available in 21-watt, 28-watt and 38-watt types to replace traditional 26-watt, 32-watt and 42-watt triple tube CFLs, respectively. These lamps offer up to 14 percent energy savings when compared with standard compact fluorescent lamps. With an average rated life of 18,000 hours, these lamps also last up to 50 percent longer than the full wattage lamps they are intended to replace.

Also added to OSRAM SYLVANIA’s portfolio of 4-pin double tube compact fluorescent lamps are DULUX D/E SUPERSAVER ECOLOGIC lamps. Compatible with QUICKTRONIC PROStart® compact fluorescent electronic ballasts these lamps offer up to 21 percent energy savings and 33 percent longer lamp life when used as replacements for standard 18-watt and 26-watt double-tube CFL pin-base lamps.

To satisfy 2-pin, 277V magnetic ballast installations new DULUX D SUPERSAVER ECOLOGIC 16 and 23 watt selections replace traditional 18 and 26 watt lamps, respectively, offering up to 9 percent energy savings.

OSRAM SYLVANIA’s new QUICKTRONIC HELIOS dimming ballasts offer an opportunity to further realize energy savings, with continuous dimming down to very low light levels of 3 percent. These multi-lamp ballasts for DULUX CF lamps operate one and/or two 13, 18, or 26 watt lamps or one 32 or 42 watt lamp. QUICKTRONIC HELIOS ballasts include OSRAM SYLVANIA’s PROStart, programmed rapid start, and QUICKSENSE® end-of-lamp life sensing features. A dual-mount function provides mounting flexibility and color coded connectors deliver easy installation. The ballasts are RoHS compliant, featuring lead-free solder and when paired with SYLVANIA DULUX lamps, the system is covered by the QUICK 60+® System Warranty of up to 24 months on the lamps and 60 months on the ballasts.

OSRAM SYLVANIA is a leader in lighting solutions and specialty products that feature innovative design and energy saving technology. The company sells products for homes, businesses and vehicles primarily under the SYLVANIA brand name, and also under the OSRAM brand. Headquartered in Danvers, Mass., OSRAM SYLVANIA is the North American operation of OSRAM GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens AG. For more information, visit and follow us at

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