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The SYLVANIA CF13EL in my bathroom vent just died. I want to replace it with an LED. There is not a lot of room in the fixture. Is the bulb equivalent to an A19? If not, what size should I get?

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The CF13EL actually comes in a few styles with potentially different bases, so it's difficult to answer. Are you trying to order it online or can you just take the bulb with you to a hardware store and compare directly with other bulbs? –  Joey May 9 at 5:26

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If the existing CFL lamp was positioned in the fixture to emit light from it's side as opposed to its end then it is unlikely to be a suitable LED unit that would give satisfactory performance. Most LED units are designed to be used in a manner where the light is mainly emitted from the end of the unit away from the screw base.

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I have offered a Cree 9.5 Watt LED Soft White Light Bulb A19, which seems to have round light distribution and has a dark spot in the center. I will update when it arrives and I install it. –  Justin Dearing May 11 at 23:40

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