- on Miscellaneous Electronics
- Published in issue 1/2015 on page 72
The Art of Bulb Planting
Novel uses for an underrated component
As a source of light the incandescent lamp (or ‘bulb’) is fast becoming an endangered species. By reclassifying it as a ’safety element and automatic current limit with integrated over-current indicator’ we may extend its life in the market place by a few years and get round heavy-handed regulations from Brussels or Washington.