Light bulb identification


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Light bulb identification

Hi, I need to replace this lightbulb, but I'm not able to read the number on bulb. I think it might say 2410 on one side on A6X on the other. Can you suggest how I can figure this out? Thank you​​​​​​​
 

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11-13-21, 10:21 AM
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If it says use 24v bulbs then that's what you need to use.
The wattage is pretty much fixed at 5 watts with those bulbs.
Go to the 1000 lights link and look down at the bottom.
You'll see clear or frosted 5w 24v lamps.
 
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Old 11-09-21, 09:55 PM
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What is the application and what is the voltage ?
The bulb group name is rigid loop base.
For the most part they are low voltage bulbs.
Some older cars used them as dome light bulbs.

Rigid loop base lamps - image search
Rigid loop base xenon lamps at 1000 lights
 
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Thank you, The system is Ambience by Sea Gull Lighting. It has a printing that says "do not use 12v lamp on 24v system". Does that mean I need to use a 24v bulb but i can use any wattage?
 
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Wattage will be limited by the transformer power output rating & the surface area of the glass envelope & the socket temperature/power rating.

If you post the lamp dimensions they can be compared with similar lamps of known wattage & dims.
 
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Thank you. I've attached a screenshot of what the light fixtures look like. The bulb dimensions are about 1 3/4 in x 3/8 in.

 

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If it says use 24v bulbs then that's what you need to use.
The wattage is pretty much fixed at 5 watts with those bulbs.
Go to the 1000 lights link and look down at the bottom.
You'll see clear or frosted 5w 24v lamps.
 
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I was perusing around and found some info at the depot...... Sea Gull lighting bulbs
Apparently they carry 10w 24v bulbs.

So now you have a problem..... use 5 or 10 watt bulbs.
The bulb wattage depends on the quantity of fixtures and the wattage printed on the transformer.
 
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Thank you! I decided to go with 10 watt. Hopefully they're not too bright. Thank you!
 
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It's not about them being too bright. Your transformer will have a rating on it.
For example it might be 24v @ 50 watts. That would mean you could connect 50 watts of lighting.
The wattage listed is the maximum you can connect.
If you connect over that you risk blowing out the transformer.
 
 

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