Edison base

Edison base

A family of screw mounts that are commonly used for light bulbs worldwide. The bulb screws into a threaded base, and sizes range from 5mm to 40mm (E5 to E40). The North American Edison base is one inch in diameter, or 26mm (E26). See incandescent bulb, halogen bulb, fluorescent bulb, LED lighting and PoE lighting.


North American Bulbs
The North American "Medium" E26 base is used for bulbs up to 300 watts. Countries with 220-240 volt power use E27 bulbs and sockets.
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In practice, the selection of GU-24 base fixtures is much more limited than Edison base fixtures; they often cost 10 to 30 percent more and getting different bulbs is still not easy.
For incandescent housing, each downlight comes with a separate Edison base adapter that fits into the current housing's socket (A GU24 adaptor can also be ordered separately).
Just in the US, the DoE estimates, the number of down lights and track heads with Edison base lamp installations equal over 139 million in commercial applications and over 262 million in residential lighting applications.
LSG is the first company to market with a high-output, dimmable, Edison base LED bulb.
LEDtronics' latest generation of R30 LED Reflector spotlight direct incandescent replacement bulbs combine advanced LED technologies, standard 25 mm Edison bases and light-optimizing designs to produce vivid light.
These direct incandescent bulbs combine LED technologies, standard 25 mm Edison bases and light-optimizing designs to produce vivid light.