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What bulb goes in this UK light fitting?

I have a lamp purchased in the UK, I can't work out what bulb goes in it. I have tried a bayonet bulb which definitely doesn't fit. I wonder if there might be a missing piece.
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What light bulb can be used for the Frigidaire upright freezer FFFH20F2QW?

The lightbulb on my freezer went out, the freezer is a Frigidaire FFFH20F2QW. I've tested the actual socket, and it seems to be working, so I'm pretty sure it must be the bulb. I see the the official ...
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Is it the socket or the bulb?

Simple question I have a light fixture in the bathroom that have 3 bulbs in 3 sockets Today I noticed that one bulb went off I Squeezed it a little in the socket and it went on again Same issue ...
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same-sized alternatives to F14T12 bulb

I have two bathroom light fixtures with very old magnetic ballasts and F14T12 fluorescent bulbs. These are, of course, a 1.5-inch diameter. I've been doing some bathroom renovations and I thought this ...
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Are there LED lamps available for ovens?

The only place I now use an incandescent bulb is in my oven. It went out the other day and I was looking for a replacement. I am using LED all over these days but realized it may not be possible to ...
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Why do two of three bulbs burn out in my light fixtures?

I have two inexpensive 3 bulb light fixtures in my bathroom. The same bulb (on the end) kept burning out in each fixture. When we finally quit replacing it, the middle bulbs in each fixture eventually ...
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Changing the bulb in an enclosure

This particular light has been flickering. The base of the detachable part in the photo appears to be closed, so I can't get access to what's inside. Would anyone have experience changing or fixing ...
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What light bulb can replace an 25 watt R45?

I need to find a replacement light bulb for my kitchen hutch. I can't find the 25 Watt R45 specified anywhere. With what can I replace it with?
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Chandelier with 6 bulbs does not work on dimmer switch after bulb has been replaced

A halogen bulb blew and I replaced it with the dimmer switch on and all 6 bulbs work and can be dimmed.When I switch it off and then back on none of the bulbs light.If I take out the bulb I replaced ...
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Replacing bulb in Janeiro surface mount ceiling light (not LED)

We had these Janeiro flush mount light fixtures installed 7 years ago - not LED. M10122 is the model number I believe. The light went out and we tried to remove the dome but it did not come off easily ...
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How to remove halogen bulb from protective glass?

I have two of these sidelights with RS7 Linear Halogen Bulbs. They are encased in protective glass. Does anyone know how to get the bulb so I can replace please. Thank you. This website won't let me ...
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Why G23 energy-saving lamps need ballast, does it make sense also for LED type?

IKEA Lival desktop lamp (like this) use a huge adapter plugging into power-socket, which should be ballast/transmitter. The lamp uses a G23 bulb from e.g. OSARAM DULUX S11 W. I feel very strange it ...
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Replacing lights

Sorry its my first time replacing this kind of lights(not sure what do you even call them) but can someone let me know how to replace the busted bulb for this kind of lights. They are light we used in ...
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Can i use a 9w led in a 6.5w lamp

My lamp has a label on it that says Max 6.5w 120v 60hz, but I have bulb that I wanted to use that is 9w LED. The bulb that was in there before was also an LED 6.5w. Would I be able to use a 9w LED ...
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How do I remove this broken CFL bulb from tiny recessed light fixture?

New here, so apologies in advance if my site etiquette isn't up to scratch. I've searched the site and found similar answers but the solutions don't work for me. I'm trying to remove a CFL bulb from a ...
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Why can't I connect a dimmer in line with an outdoor security light?

I have an outdoor security floodlight (with motion sensor and photocell) that I'd like to be able to dim. The user manual says to not connect it to a dimmer, but doesn't explain why. What is the ...
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Can I get away with putting a 14W bulb into a 13W lamp?

While browsing the website of a well-known Swedish furniture retailer, I found a clamp-on desk lamp I liked, which has a 13W power rating. To accompany this lamp, I would like to purchase a 1500lm 14W ...
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What type of bulb do i need?

I just bought a farm and there is an old yard light on a pole that does not work. It had no bulb in it when we moved in so we have no way to tell what to get to replace it. There is a dusk till dawn ...
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Light bulb sockets in ceiling fan damaged due to corrosion or arcing: Can clean to repair or must replace?

My ceiling fan has 3 light bulb sockets of roughly candelabra bulb size E12 For many years the lights have been unreliable even with new bulbs, frequently flickering on and off spontaneously or when ...
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This is a model for a light bulb that I have never seen. Does somebody recognize this model?

I have purchased a lamp time ago. One of the options why I have choose it, is due to has replaceable bulbs and not integrated leds. After purchasing it, I have unmounted to discover the kind of ...
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Would a projector lamp explode

I have a projector lamp that has been used over its life hours. Its still working though, no colour distortion, etc. But if I keep on using it, will it just won't light up when it finally stopped ...
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Help identifying possible dual pot light plug

In my kitchen, I have a number of ceiling lights that take MR16 bulbs. However, I noticed that the plugs seem to also accept another kind of bulb as well. At first, I thought these other sockets were ...
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What is the difference between heat lamps and infrared space heaters?

Maybe these are pretty much the same thing. I'm interested in the difference between heat lamps and infrared space heaters, especially as regards How they are normally used How they should be used ...
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Compatibility of heat lamps and bulbs

I am wondering which heat lamps work with what bulbs. In particular If I have a heat lamp with a rated wattage of x, can I use it with a heat lamp bulb with a rated wattage significantly less than x (...
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How to Fix Flickering Lamp (That Stops Flickering When I Unscrew and Rescrew)

I just bought a set of two lamps (https://www.wayfair.com/lighting/pdp/alcott-hill-amell-2539-table-lamp-set-w003190357.html). The lamps have settings for off, low light, medium light, and high ...
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Change Bulb Socket in Light Fixture?

I have a lighting fixture that uses CF13DT bulbs. How can I replace just the socket to use Edison screw in bulbs or the bi-pin GU24 bulbs?
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Is it ok to use 12gauge wire for 10bulbs 3W? [closed]

I want to put 10 bulbs on our wall mirror to make it full size vanity. Here are my questions hope someone can help me . Is it OK to use 12gauge for 10bulbs 3W? I want to use plug for turning it on ...
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How to exit a threaded lamp rod

Is there such a thing as a threaded lamp pipe with an opening for the wire to exit into the inside of the glass lamp enclosure? I have a design where the wire enters into the threaded pipe, but then ...
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LEDs flicker but Halogen works fine

Moved into an apartment that has MR16 bulbs on the ceiling. A total of 7. Replaced them with 5W Leds and it started flickering. If I use one halogen and 6 LEDs, it doesn't flicker and works fine. The ...
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How do I know what light bulb size I should get for a socket? The socket is smaller than the average socket [closed]

There is a light bulb socket which is much smaller than a regular light bulb socket, so I think I need some sort of specialty light bulb. How do I know what size to get?
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How to change the bulbs in this hanging light fixture?

There is an UN-removable circular plastic part stacked to the glass ribs that is smaller than the diameter created by the bulbs inside. Therefore the lantern cannot slide off over the bulbs, Nor can ...
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Which lamp bulb for a stronger & warmer lighting?

My old desk lamp uses G9, 40W Halogen capsule light bulbs and I love how warm it feels. My new lamp uses E14 LED bulbs (200 lumen, 2500k) and it's a lot weaker and colder. I don't know if it's colder ...
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How to insert bulb in this fluorescent socket?

I hope someone can advise me. I'm trying to insert an F40 bulb (1.5" diameter, 4' long) into the socket shown below. With every other fluorescent socket in my home, I simply orient the two bulb pins ...
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Can't figure out how to replace these MR16 GU5.3 bulbs

I've replaced most of the MR16 bulbs in my house as they have a simple clip system but I can't figure these out. This bathroom has MR16 bulbs that go quite far into the ceiling and are different again....
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How do I change a bulb from my recessed lighting fixture?

A light bulb went out in my storage room and to my surprise its socket and peripheral looks quite complex and all bolted into one piece, meaning I couldn't find screws which I can loose to open it. ...
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Outdoor bayonet light fixture stopped working

I cannot for the life of me figure this out, it isn't important enough to call an electrician out and it doesn't warrant the expensive cost but I'd really like to get it working. During house ...
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Will high wattage LED bulb work with this light fixture?

I am looking to replace the LED light bulbs in my ceiling downlights with some stronger ones. Specification of existing lightbulb: LED, GU10, 5W, 240V Specification of light fixture: KR (KangRong), ...
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Light bulb stays on regardless of switch position after breaker flipped

A light bulb in my office died suddenly. When it happened I heard a loud click. This was the circuit breaker tripping. I turned off the light switch, went down to the box, and closed the circuit ...
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How to select the most appropriate indoor LED bulb color

I want to buy LED bulbs to install in all the rooms and I don't know What are the criteria to select the proper ones (for eye and physiologically good). How to distribute them in every room ( I mean ...
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LED lamp is flicking. How to troubleshot?

I have this led floor lamp and the upright light/bulb has started to flicker yesterday. The lamp has been already a little bit problematic because recently the LED driver broke and I have to order ...
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How do I replace the bulb in this enclosed bathroom ceiling light?

There is a small groove between the white and black sections, but it doesn't come loose with slotting a screwdriver in the groove.
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How to remove and re-insert wires into socket?

I'm replacing ballast on a lamp and need to connect wires to 4-pin socket. I tried to pull the wires gently and it did not work. What is the safe way (in terms not breaking) to do so?
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What kind of bulb is this? How to remove it?

I have a few burned out bulbs in my rental unit, which need to be replaced. Have never seen bulbs like this, cannot find any labels, and can’t even figure out how to remove it! Does anyone know what ...
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Does removing an LED bulbs from fixture decrease energy usage?

Noob question alert. Electrics have always been my weakness. If you have a 6 bulb ceiling light, with 6 LED bulbs each with 5w, and you remove 3 of them, does this half the energy usage when the ...
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How prevent the first bulb in a series of two LED ceiling bulbs from going out for 30 seconds once every ~5 minutes

Question How do I prevent the first bulb in a series of two LED ceiling bulbs from going out for ~30 seconds once every ~5 minutes. Background Prior to a couple years ago, I had two working ...
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Dimmable LED lights on a dimmer switch, they won't come on at all anymore. Do they still work?

Apologies for the wall of text in advance. I bought three 40W Energizer dimmable LED lightbulbs for a dimmer switch at home. Once I screwed them in, I noticed that when I turned on the switch, there ...
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Can Smart Switches work with Smart Bulbs?

I recently got my first Smart Bulb for a living room lamp & I love it: My Google Assistant can see it I can turn it on & off using Google Assistant voice commands I can change the lighting ...
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New light bulbs light up even when switched off

Edit: I have confirmed that my main question is answered in another post. But there are still things that bother me. Why is there a buzzing sound when the bulbs work? The new bulbs do not light up ...
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European Bulb E14 base 15w 110 volt dimmable bulb for Himalayan Salt Lamp

The E14 base is European, as is the 110 voltage. The bulb in question is a 15 watt bulb with dimmer control and is UL listed. Is there any danger in using this rather than a bulb and dimmer ...
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What is a "JC type" light bulb?

I have a desk lamp that uses G4 bi-pin light bulbs. The socket is marked "JC G4 12V max 20W". I was wondering what the "JC" means, so I googled "JC G4" and indeed a lot of results show up, some with "...