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definition of: /SB

What is special name suffix "/SB"?

This special name encoding reference means: Silver Bowl.

Top portion of bulb is a mirror reflector (usually coated on internal bulb glass).

This provides for no glare output, only back-light reflected output.

Otherwise, on HID bulb types, this usually means "self-ballasted"; ballast is built into bulb. No external ballast necessary.

references for this page: /SB, SELF-BALLASTED, SELF BALLASTED, SILVER BOWL

reference to this page: /MVSB