Optical Comparator Light Bulb Wear question

Gailg

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I'm finding opinions but am looking for fact on whether the profile light on an optical comparator will burn out faster if you leave the light on throughout the workday or if it burns out faster from being turned on and off several times a day.
Or does it not make a difference?
Does it depend on the make/model/bulb type?
Thank you:)
 
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I'm finding opinions but am looking for fact on whether the profile light on an optical comparator will burn out faster if you leave the light on throughout the workday or if it burns out faster from being turned on and off several times a day.
Or does it not make a difference?
Does it depend on the make/model/bulb type?
Thank you:)
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