In the lighting world there are really two classifications of light bulbs from which all other light bulb classifications are derived:
Large Lamps (bulbs)
Miniature Lamps (bulbs)
For those who are unfamiliar with lighting lingo, in the lighting business we call a light bulb a lamp. A lamp is what you put in a fixture to produce light.
In the consumer world a lamp is called a light bulb (or bulb for short) and that is what you screw into a lamp to get light. For simplicity, we’ll just call them bulbs.
Large Bulbs are any light bulbs that are not classified as miniature bulbs. Large bulbs are generally what you would find in general purpose lighting applications in homes and at businesses.
Miniature Bulbs are by definition generally small in size and used for task or indicator lighting. Miniature bulbs are generally identified by a number between one and four digits and may or may not include letters as well. An example of this is a number 909. This miniature bulb would be noted as #909, and anywhere you go in the world a #909 miniature bulb is going to be a T5 wedge base bulb with a voltage of approximately 6.0 volts and an amperage of approximately .62 amperes.
While I can’t tell you exactly who came up with this system I can tell you that it works!
There are hundreds and hundreds of miniature bulbs for almost any application. While we cannot possible catalog every application for these miniature bulbs, we can give you the most complete index/catalog of miniature bulbs to be found anywhere in the world.
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