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These lights function perfectly. I purchased this 8-inch and the 12-inch. Do not hesitate to buy just because the name is not well-known. I hesitated at first and chose to support my local hardware store and bought GE bulbs. Well, those took a few minutes to get to full brightness and DIED by week's end. Lesson learned... ALWAYS save the packaging and receipt for a month. As soon as they burned-out I got on my Amazon app and ordered this Sunlite brand. They arrived next day and functioned flawlessly since day one. Bravo to the up and coming company!
So it's a light bulb. It plugs in and turns on & off again just like it ought to. It has a decent white brightness so I'm confident it will be bright enough for my magnifier for tiny craft projects. The thing is though, it was packaged in a thin cardboard box & shipped in a bigger box along with some heavy-duty steel gate hardware that was just clunking around in a plastic baggie in there. We did not expect this bulb to actually still be in one piece or to work at all from that. But it did! And that's worth the review. Bulb packaging should be 5 stars but shipping it with steel parts like that made me drop it to 4.
At first I thought this was great but after getting it it ended up being to small than advertised. Also the prong area was very loose fitting compared to the light I was replacing. I thought it was broken. I am happy with how bright the light is. Very bright, and the color temp is cool. Not a fan of the warm lights.