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NAD 5425 CD with dead backlight: ONE big bulb not 2

I read robotek's answer to the problem with the NAD 5425 dead backlight.

Unfortunately when I open my unit, there is one big bulb (20mm long)
soldered to the PC board. I'm in the USA, and trying to find a replacement bulb.

Any advice?

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