Every gas discharge lamp -- including fluorescent and CFL (compact fluorescent) bulbs -- needs a ballast to regulate the energy for startup and ongoing operation. Otherwise the light will die almost immediately. Today's video quickly reviews this along with how to match up a CFL bulb to a CFL ballast.
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