A bulb sockets, light sockets, lamp sockets, and lampholder is a device that mechanically supports and provides electrical connections for an electric lamp. Re-lamping is possible with the help of sockets.
What is a screw in bulb called?
The inventor of the light bulb Thomas Edison named the screw cap after him. The most popular caps include E11, E17, E26 and E39, but other less popular caps can be found in the table below.
What is the small light bulb base called?
It is referred to as having a medium or standard base. The smaller base is referred to as E 12.
Is E26 and E27 the same?
The E26 is 26mm and the E 27 is 27mm. The US E26 will fit in a European E 27 base, while the E 27 will fit in a US E 26 base. The only difference is the lamp’s power supply. It is important to get the correct bulb for your country.