G8 LED Bulb Dimmable 3W Equivalent to G8 Halogen Bulb 20W-25W, T4 JCD Type Bi-Pin G8 Base, AC 120V Mini G8 Bulb Warm White 3000K for Under Cabinet Light, Under Counter Kitchen Lighting (10 Pack)
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Bulbs with E12 bases are commonly used for decorative applications, such as chandeliers, wall sconces, Christmas lights, restaurant pendant lights, ornamental lights, residential or commercial string lights, and night lights. Many bulbs with these bases are designed to mimic the look of a candle flame. As the name suggests, the fitting is 12 millimeters in diameter size and is often deemed the Candelabra Edison Screw (CES). It is the home of C7-sized lamps, so if you bought a C7 lamp before, it utilized the E12 fitting. The letter “E” in E26 refers to Edison Screw, the most standard of lamp bases, while the numerical “26” refers to its diameter in millimeters (approximately 1 inch).
For example, a T10 wedge base is commonly used in automotive taillights, while a T15 wedge base is used in some turn signal and brake light applications. The Edison screw (ES) is a type of light bulb base that is universally used with electric light bulbs. Thomas Edison invented it and patented it in 1881. E26 is the size of most light bulbs used in the U.S. It’s referred to as having a “medium” or “standard” base.This article discusses the different types of light bulb bases. It broadly covers what the different light or lamp bases mean, why different lamp bases are used for different lighting applications, and where those light bulb bases are used. Additionally, it provides a light bulb base sizes chart in shareable image format. Light Bulb Base Sizes They are commonly used for general lighting in standard light fixtures, such as ceiling lights, lamps, can lights, outdoor spotlight and flood light fixtures, and vanity lights. Intermediate Screw Base (E17) Bulbs are sometimes called Intermediate Edison Screw (IES), “E” stands for “Edison” and “17” indicates the diameter in millimeters as measured across the peaks of the thread on the base
E39 is known as the large base or mogul base. Its typically what is used on older metal halides and high pressure sodium from 100 watts and up. The E is for Edison screw base and the 39 is 39 mm across. Larger than the standard E26 or 26 mm across.
A lowercase "q" at the end of the designation indicates that it is a quad-pin base, with two bi-pin pairs. These are used with compact fluorescent tubes that plug into a light fixture that has a permanent ballast.