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About Light Bulb Base Types

  • E39 – Mogul.
  • E26 – Medium.
  • E17 – Intermediate.
  • E12 – Candelabra.
  • E11 – Mini Candelabra.
  • E10 – Miniature.
  • E5 – Midget.

What are the 3 types of light bulbs?

There are three basic kinds of light bulbs on the market: incandescent, halogen, and CFL (compact fluorescent light).

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.

How do I know what size bulb I need?

To find the size of you base you need to measure the width of your base in mm, the number you get is the size of your base. – Bulb Shape: Once we were able to find the correct bulb with the right voltage, wattage and base you are almost good to go, this is where the bulb shape comes into play.

What is A60 bulb?

The most commonly used A-series light bulb type is an A60 bulb (or its USC equivalent, the A19 bulb), which is 60 mm (19/8 in or 2 3/8 in) wide at its widest point and approximately 110 mm (4 3/8 in) in length.

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What is B27 light bulb?

B22 is the 2 point push in and twist to lock type of bulb and B27 is the screw in bulb. Hope that helps 🙂 R.R.