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## What is a 40W LED equivalent to?

Compare wattage

Traditional bulb^{1} |
Halogen^{2} |
LED |
---|---|---|

40 watts | 25 watts | 5 watts |

60 watts | 40 watts | 7 watts |

75 watts | 45 watts | 9 watts |

100 watts | 60 watts | 12 watts |

## How many watts is a 5000 lumen LED light?

For the average living room of 250 square feet, you’ll need 5,000 lumens as your primary light source (20 lumens x 250 square feet), equivalent to about five 100 watt incandescent light bulbs, five 23 watt CFLs, or **eight 10 watt LED** light bulbs.

## How many lumens does a LED bulb put out?

This is a measure of how well a light source converts energy (watts) into light (lumens). The old technology of tungsten incandescent bulbs only had an efficacy of about 15 lumens/watt; LED technology can produce about **60 lumens/watt**.

## How bright is 1600 lumens LED?

Now, a typical 1600 Lumen LED bulb can produce 1600 lumens **of power for only 30 watts**. Traditional lights, on the other hand, need up to 100 watts to produce the same kind of power. That said, LED bulbs can produce a strong beam of light but with less energy needed.

## How bright is a 40 watt LED bulb?

40-watt bulb produces **450 lumens of light**. 60-watt bulb produces 800 lumens of light (most widely used in households) 75-watt bulb produces 1,100 lumens of light.

## Can I use a 40W LED bulb in a 25w lamp?

customers ask is: “Can I use an LED that has a higher wattage equivalent than my fixture allows?” The simple answer is **yes**, as long as the LED bulb uses less wattage than your fixture.

## How many watts is 30 lumens?

Convert Lumens to Watts

LED | Lumens |
---|---|

12W | 1,125 lm |

15W | 1,500 lm |

20W | 2,250 lm |

30W | 3,000 lm |

## What is 50 lumens in Watts?

Lumens to watts table

Lumens | Incandescent light bulb watts | Fluorescent / LED watts |
---|---|---|

1125 lm | 75 W | 18.75 W |

1500 lm | 100 W | 25 W |

2250 lm | 150 W | 37.5 W |

3000 lm | 200 W |
50 W |

## How strong is 50 lumens?

So with 50 lumens you could **light an area about the size of a sheet of paper with the same light level of a cloudy day**. Or something the size of a desk at the light level at dusk. Or light a 4×4 meter room so its visible enough to move around in.

## Are LED lumens brighter?

The Definition of Lumen

In other words, lumens measure the amount of light your LED light puts out. **The higher the lumens, the brighter the light will be**.