Do you stand in front of the lightbulb counter in shops, totally confused as to what size you need and saying to yourself "I just want a light bulb"
Here is a chart that might help you. It came from here:
Obviously, you also need to know whether you need a bayonet or screw fixing. The bayonet has a push and twist action to it, with a locating pin on either side of said base. The most common size being a 22mm diameter - a BC or B22d. The more unusual slimline base, is a SBC or B15d which is 15mm in diameter.
Screw based bulbs also come in two sizes, again from the same site as found here:
The site is a mine of useful information! Hope this is of use to you and have a lovely weekend folks.
I just take a photo of the bulb I've removed and look at it once I'm in the shop. So far all the bulbs have had the range of bulbs the code covers.ReplyDelete
A good idea but on our last occasion of buying we were looking for brighter ones to replace it with.Delete
That's brilliant! Its definitely one of life's conundrums..... Bookmarked! xReplyDelete
Thank you. That is really helpful.ReplyDelete
Glad to hear.Delete