If you been shopping for Edison bulbs you most probably have seen those shape code numbers in the bulb's description. For example ST18, ST58, ST21, ST64, G25, G30, G40, A19, A21, and A23. What do those codes mean?
As we approach 8 years of selling vintage Edison bulbs I can tell you the two most important and most asked questions about Edison Bulbs. These important facts are also the main reason customers return them or unhappy with them.
What you must know before buying Incandescent Edison Light Bulbs:
Edison light bulbs are reproduction bulbs which are made to look like the first light bulbs introduced by Thomas Edison over 100 years ago. They are incandescent bulbs with filaments and lens (Glass) which are shaped like the original Edison bulbs.
Choosing the correct color temperature for your LED Edison Bulbs.
Not too long ago, before LED bulbs took over we had very little choice when it came to our light bulb color temperature. It is the color of the light measured on a temperature scale referred to as Kelvin (K).
A filament light bulb is just another name commonly used for the vintage Edison light bulbs. Those reproduction bulbs are made to look like the original Edison bulb created over 100 years ago. The word Filament itself refers to the wire or thread inside the bulb which lights up when you turn it on.
Knowing which light bulb socket you need will save you time and money. To make this as simple as possible, we’ll discuss the most popular base types. The ones that we carry and the ones that are used for the Edison vintage style LED or incandescent light bulbs.
You must read this before buying any Edison Vintage LED bulb. The most misleading information given on LED vintage bulbs is the wattage equivalent. Every web site out there which sells LED vintage bulbs and all the manufacturers making those bulbs have this piece of information listed on their bulbs.
This LED filament is actually curved in the same way the carbon and tungsten filaments are in the Edison incandescent bulbs. This is as close as we got to mimic the style of the Edison Vintage Light Bulbs. Read more about the main advantages of using those vintage LED bulbs.