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Standards Committee reaffirms ANSI C78.1431 for electric lamps.

Press Release Summary:

Sep 02, 2016 - Available in hard copy or via download, ANSI C78.1431 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Slide Projector Lamps, Condensing, Dichroic, Two-inch (51 mm), Integral Reflector, Rim Reference Tungsten-Halogen Lamps with GY 5.3 Bases has been reaffirmed by ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78. This standard consolidates lamps commonly used for slide projectors into one standard. Lamps contained therein are not to be considered as interchangeable.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78 Reaffirms ANSI C78.1431 American National Standard for Electric Lamps-Slide Projector Lamps, Condensing, Dichroic, Two-inch (51 mm), Integral Reflector, Rim Reference Tungsten-Halogen Lamps with GY 5.3 Bases

Press release date: Sep 01, 2016

ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78 reaffirmed ANSI C78.1431 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Slide Projector Lamps, Condensing, Dichroic, Two-inch (51 mm), Integral Reflector, Rim Reference Tungsten-Halogen Lamps with GY 5.3 Bases. This standard consolidates the lamps commonly used for slide projectors into a single standard. The lamps contained in this standard are not to be considered as interchangeable—they will all fit the common socket used for these lamps.

NEMA’s Lighting Systems Division, as secretariat of ANSI’s ASC C78 for Electric Lamps, is looking for industry experts in the User and General Interest categories to participate in standards development activities. Contact NEMA at nemalighting@nema.org if you are interested. Please indicate your interest category and your area of expertise.

ANSI C78.1431-1997 (R2016) is available in hard copy or as an electronic download for $57 on the NEMA website.

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