"Got one of the new Astro Baby bottles and was shocked by how poor the flow is on it! It just produces blobs that go up and down. I thought I was being fussy but look at the first comment on their new Neo…"
"Tried using different bulbs and nothing makes any change, thought it was getting too much heat or too little. There is something wrong with these lamps, they don't snake up and down like they used to, they break into blobs so fast."
"Okay so I got mine on a Friday in the post. I have to say the base is flawless, the glass of the bottle is in perfect condition, hardly any dots of light, no scars, the bottle sits straight and it looks amazing.
Fire it up and wait, the flow on…"
"I don't understand why they changed the way they flow? At first I thought it was these new rubbish halogen bulbs. I told them this and they told me this the way they make them now, take it or leave it. Doesn't make sense why they'd do…"
"There are so many problems with Mathmos lamps at the moment:
1. The Astro, the flow is just pure rubbish, it just produces a few blobs that go up and down.
2. The Astro Baby they have altered the contents of the bottle and it overheats so fast.
"Also the quality of the bottles has really gone down hill lately, the glass is rubbish. The flow of the new bottles since they went to halogen just produces blobs going up and then falling down. There is no point talking to them as they say this is…"
Thanks for your enquiry. I have just had a wee look at the bulb. There are no visable markings, brand names, wattage etc. I have attached 4 pictures and hope these may help in your quest. Its a very strange looking bulb and the tip seems to have some sort of magnifying lens. Please can you advise if your able to purchase one of these so I can buy a back-up.