Why do Fluorescent Lights Flicker?

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If a fluorescent light is flickering, it probably has a faulty starter unit or there could be a problem with the bulb's ballast (the device within a fluorescent bulb that causes it to light up). Replacing the bulb with a new one should fix the problem.
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Why Do Fluorescent Lights Flicker?
A fluorescent lamp or fluorescent tube is a "gas-discharge lamp" (lamps that generate light by passing an electrical charge through an ionized gas) which utilizes electricity to excite mercury vapor. The excited mercury vapor produces short wave ultra... More »
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