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What is equivalent to a 60 watt incandescent?

An LED that uses 60 watts is in no way comparable to an incandescent bulb that uses 60 watts. In fact, a 60-watt LED just may blind you. LEDs are designed to use less energy and naturally have a lower watt rating.

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Then, wHAT LED bulb is equivalent to a 60 watt?

For a 60-Watt fixture, you could use a 100W, 125W, or even 150W LED equivalent because they all consume under 60-Watts! The 150W LED equivalent produces about 2,600 lumens, while using only about 30 Watts.

Additionally, how many lumens is a 60 watt bulb?

Old Incandescent Bulbs (Watts) ENERGY STAR Bulb Brightness (Minimum Lumens)
40 450
60 800
75 1,100
100 1,600

In this manner, what does 60 watt replacement mean?

The term “60-Watt equal” has little to do with any kind of wattage correlation; a 60W equal LED may use as little as 8 Watts to operate. It simply means that the bulb, whether CFL or LED, is able to produce as much light as a 60-Watt incandescent.

What is a Type A 60 watt bulb?

Common 60 watt incandescent type A light bulbs are being phased out in favor of more efficient halogen, CFL and LED equivalent bulbs. Until inventories are gone, 60 watt incandescent bulbs can still be sold. Some of the 60 watt bulbs shown below may have a slightly different diameter 1.9" dia.

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