Xenon, Halogen and LED bulb compatibility

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Old 12-13-20, 02:24 PM
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Xenon, Halogen and LED bulb compatibility

I have a chandelier that has five open fixtures that use G9 110V 40W Xenon bulbs. The fixtures are open toward the ceiling. Warning label on a fixture reads MAX 40 watts type Xenon G9.

I wonder if I can use Halogen 75W on it for this fixture (I have exactly five spare bulbs like this).

If I cannot use these halogen bulbs and have to buy new ones, Id like to go with dimmable LED. In this case what is the maximum LED I can go with?
 
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If you exceed the total wattage of the chandelier with bulbs of wattage higher than the recommended amount, expect to burn out something in pretty short order! Be safe and do NOT exceed the recommended wattage. If you decide to go with LED, they are usually much lower wattage because of the extra brightness, so that should not be a problem, but do NOT exceed the recommended wattage with any bulb type. Just be aware that if people are going to be under those lights for extended periods of time, LED is not safe. There are serious ill effects that can result from extended close exposure to any LED light, just do some searches on the Internet, that information is readily available.
 
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Old 12-13-20, 03:40 PM
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Xenon bulbs operate cooler than halogen so unfortunately 75w halogen bulbs will probably melt the sockets.
 
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There are serious ill effects that can result from extended close exposure to any LED light, just do some searches on the Internet, that information is readily available.
But a aluminum foil hat will protect you.
 
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"But a aluminum foil hat will protect you.

Hahahahahahahahaha ...
 
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OK, I just ordered set of LED bulbs and roll of foil
 
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