How do I know what size light bulb I need?
The light bulb size is determined by the maximum overall diameter (MOD) of the bulb’s shell. It is represented in eighths of an inch (1/8″). It’s also important to keep in mind the bulb’s length (or height) that is defined as the maximum overall length (MOL) expressed in inches.
Can I use A19 bulb in recessed?
Recessed Light Bulbs
As long as they do so, even the time-honored A19 shape bulb (the kind that shows up in cartoons when a character has an idea) or a CFL (compact fluorescent light bulb) can be used with a reflector trim in recessed lighting.
Will a G25 fit in E26?
Standard G25 shape with E26 medium base, which can be easily fitted to replace regular G25 incandescent or CFL light bulbs.
Can I use A21 bulb instead of A19?
Are A19 lamps compatible in A21 lampholders? Yes, because A19 lamps are smaller in all dimensions than A21 lamps, they will fit in virtually all fixtures and lampholders designed for A21 lamps. Since they utilize the same E26 base, the A19 lamps will fit into the socket just fine.
Can I use A15 instead of A19?
If I remember rightly A15 and A19 are interchangeable as far as the lampholder (base) so, as long as it’s 60 watts or less it would only depend on whether the lamp/bulb physically fits in the shade.
What is the difference between E26 and A19?
Actually “A19″ is in indication of the width of the bulb around the thickest part (the white circular circumference). “E26” on the other hand indicates what kind of base the bulb has. … A19 is the size and shape of the overall bulb. E26 is the Size, shape, and threading of the metal base.
Can I use A19 instead of Par20?
The trim takes a 50 Watt Par20 bulb but the Hue A19 bulb fits just fine. I’m assuming the recessed fixture will have no problem with the heat coming off a Hues A19 since I believe the 50 watt Par20 puts out much more heat.