What Is Light Bulb Base Type?

The screw medium E26 base is the most common bulb base in the United States. It’s used in a lot of light bulbs. The second most common bulb base is the Candelabra E 12. It’s not very common to find the intermediate E17 base.

How do I know what type of light bulb I have?

The shapes of the bulbs have a number on them. The letter and number tell you the shape of the bulb, and the width and diameter of it. The standard light bulb for a table lamp is referred to as a “A19”.

What is a Type A medium base bulb?

The type of base people in the United States are most familiar with is called “Edison” and is referred to as “E”. 26mm across is referred to as 26mm across. This is also referred to as a “medium” base. Most of the time, the light bulb we use in our homes here in the US is an A19 bulb with a E26 base.

Is E26 base same as A19?

The difference between A19 and E26 is almost always combined. The bulb’s base is indicated by the word “E26”. There are some exceptions to the fact that most A19s have an E26 base.

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