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Are all C9 bulbs the same?
C9 LED have the same basic attributes as the C7s but usually have 5 LEDs to the base. If you wish to use either variety in animated light shows, be sure to opt for dimmable bulbs. The LED varieties also have a wider variety of effects and finishes than their incandescent counterparts.
Are C9 lights good?
C9 – C9 bulbs are about 2 1/4 inches long and are the largest traditional lights that everyone associates with Christmas. They are great for outlining, wrapping and draping indoors and out.
Which is brighter C7 or C9?
And here’s the C9 bulb. You can tell just by looking that it is the larger of the two. At 7 watts, it’s quite brighter and we do offer this in a clear 10-watt version as well. So to answer your question, primarily it’s the size and the wattage that’s the difference between the C7 and the C9 Christmas light bulbs.
Can you replace C9 bulbs with LED?
Incandescent C9 bulbs can easily be swapped out of your old strands for these energy-saving retrofit LED C9 bulbs. This will save you money! Incandescent bulbs use significantly more power than LED bulbs and are much more fragile than these plastic, sturdy, multifaceted LED bulbs that do not break, chip, or fade.
Do C9 bulbs get hot?
The older, incandescent bulbs do get hot, which makes them a fire hazard when used on or near flammable or delicate holiday decorations. However, the LED C7 and C9 bulbs do not get hot to the touch, expanding the creative horizons of where they can be used—anywhere… which leads us to…
What Christmas lights do professionals use?
Commercial LED light strings with co-axial connectors are one of the most popular styles of commercial Christmas lights among professional installers due to their exceptional durability.
What size base is a C9 bulb?
C7 & C9 light bulbs are the most widely recognized Christmas lights. C7 bulbs have E12 Candelabra bases while C9 bulbs have E17 Intermediate bases. Each bulb base should be paired with a light socket of the corresponding size.
What is the difference between C3 and C9 Christmas lights?
C3 bulbs are the smallest of this bulb style, measuring approximately 1/2-inch in diameter and 4/5-inch tall. C6 bulbs are slightly larger and more commonly used than C3 bulbs. They are more rounded than C3 and C6 bulbs and measure 1-inch in diameter and 1-1/2 inches tall. C9 bulbs are the largest of this bulb style.
Can you replace C7 bulbs with LED?
C7 LED Bulbs Frequently Asked Questions. Do you have an LED replacement bulb that will fit into my C7 (E12) Christmas light stringer? Yes, these C7 style LED bulbs are similar in size and shape to a traditional C7 light bulb. You can use them in any C7 cord that is in good electrical repair.
Are C9 bulbs dimmable?
Our bulbs are specified as Dimmable and Non-dimmable.
How many C9 bulbs can be strung together?
Our maximum suggested number of traditional incandescent C7 and C9 bulbs is 200 bulbs for each style – especially if your bulbs are spaced 12 inches apart.