What bulbs do you guys use for your Mathmos Astros and Astrobabies? I was at my local Tesco and all the had was rather rubbish looking LED replacements... I left almost having a panic attack! I see on the Mathmos site they are now shipping Astros and Astrobabies with 2 pin halogen bulbs now? What does the future hold? I don't want to spend a fortune getting replacement bases. I really need bulbs for my babies!
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I thought about that, I see I can get a box shipped from Germany. I just worry that eventually the whole world will stop stocking the bulbs I need. I stocked up years ago on Tesco Value golf ball bulbs, they were great! I wish I had bought more. I am looking for more of a quick fix alternative. Like a screw in halogen or something, or for Mathmos to invent some type of LED heat plate and solve it!
Don't be afraid, at least the Chinese will go on producing the good old classic lightbulbs.
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I use a 40w spot ses halogen in my ses astros with a dimmer switch. In my babies just a standard 30w ses spot. Amazon and e bay are good for spares.
I have a few dimmers, I might try the 40 watt one, thanks.
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And for the Crestworth lamps they also have bayonet to edison screw adaptors