Serious question, how do you find light bulbs that don't make a high-frequency noise?
oh damn you still have the high edge of your hearing? I miss being able to hear CRT whines.
Not that I ever see CRTs any more anyway but...
Some LCD monitors make a worse noise than any CRTs, because it's dissonant tones.
@frameacloud I don't know the details of your situation, but most *likely* the noise is coming from either a fluorescent ballast or a transformer.
If you're able to hear a noise from incandescent bulbs, then it's not a transformer bothering you so disregard this advice.
If a transformer probably is the noise issue
@frameacloud In that case, a filament LED light might work (the kind that looks like an old-timey bulb), since I think they can use simpler power supplies without the magnetic element. Be warned that they *might* flicker, if you're photosensitive.
Alternatively, a bulb that's advertised as dimmable is going to have electronics designed to tolerate a wider range of input, so it might behave better.
@frameacloud picture of a filament LED now that I'm home.
This one's a GE Relax brand that also advertises itself as dimmable; I just tested it at a couple brightness levels and it stayed quiet.
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