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12 Volt Decorative Light Bulbs

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12 volt decorative light bulbs are used in low voltage applications where a specific stylish look is desired. Many people use these in outdoor applications like post lights that are tied into a landscape lighting scheme. They will work on any 12 volt low voltage lighting circuit providing you have the candelabra base to screw them into. A candelabra base light bulb is the same thing as saying E12 base that so many people use for fixtures like chandeliers and some outdoor lighting applications. So this decorative type of low-voltage bulb is the same as regular decorative types that have been on the market for many years. Make sure you have the correct voltage feeding the fixtures you're going to use these in. So you can maintain the decorative shape you've always wanted while still maintaining your low-voltage lighting system properly. These 12 volt decorative light bulbs are only available in the clear finish but they do an excellent job at replicating a candle flame effect. You get a choice of several wattages which include 15, 25 or 40 watt so you're going to be able to have the brightness levels that you desire. These only come in a clear glass version, we don't have them in frosted and as far as we know they're not available. Just make sure that the voltage you're feeding to this light fixture is 12 volt. If you screw these into a 120 volt socket they will flash out in a second, and you don't want that.

Product features:
- Choice of 15, 25 or 40 watt.
- Clear only.
- 2000 hour life.
- Candelabra E12 base.

General information.
At, we have the most extensive variety of 12 volt light bulbs available in the market today. Although this category is just a sampling of the most common types that we run into, we have many more in various halogen, LED and incandescent. So if you don’t see it here, we probably have it in a different category which is based on the type of light bulb it is. If you can’t find it, will help you with the product number you can email or call us and we’ll get that to you. Because the pervasiveness of low-voltage lighting systems, 12-volt bulbs will continue to be used in many types of lighting.

Landscape lighting and more.
One of the most common that people are very familiar with is landscape lighting or outdoor lighting. If you have a landscape lighting scheme and you’re looking for replacement lamps for that, many of these DC 12v bulbs are available for that type of application. Often with that type of landscape situation, people will have outdoor posts that are also fed by low-voltage power. One of the ways that you’ll know whether it is or not if you’re unsure is that when you put a regular voltage light bulb in it, it barely glows. You’ll see that it’s not glowing brightly at all and that’s when you know that that’s been also connected some low-voltage lighting. Another way to identify whether you need these type of bulbs is whether your outdoor lighting has a transformer or not. If it does, you need to take a look at it and see what voltage is being fed along those lines.

Saving money is fun.
Of course, landscape lights aren’t the only place that these light bulbs are used because we have many different kinds of undercabinet G4 base lighting that use low-voltage, display lighting, and track lighting. We do see it once in a while and recessed lights but not as often, most of the time those are line voltage. And in situations like this, we have many different 12v LED lamps for that kind of replacement needs as well. It’s a good time to think about making a switch from halogen low-voltage to something like an LED. You can get either a warm white or bright LEDs with daylight white light which is going to use less power. It’s not only about energy savings, but you’re also going to get what we believe is better lighting as a result. If you are curious as to how much you can save in real dollars, we do have an energy-saving calculation spreadsheet on the left-hand column of our website which is a free download. It gives you all the information you need to know by putting in data about your current system and what it would be with an LED energy-efficient bulb. A lot of times people get paybacks that are very fast, and it all depends on how they use it and the kilowatt hour cost that you may have in your area. Keep in mind that many electric utilities have rebate programs where you can get some incentives for going to light fixtures or light bulbs that you purchase from us. There’s never been a better time to take a look at saving energy and getting better lighting at the same time.

Color is critical.
One of the things that you need to be considering when you’re thinking about going to something that’s more efficient in a 12 volt LED light bulb is the color temperature. Color temperature is vital to get your lighting right, and a lot depends on the kind of interior space you have or what kind of effect you’re trying to get outdoors. If you want something that looks like an incandescent color, then you need to use something that’s closer to a 2700K light color. It has that warm, inviting color that many people associate with home and has that look that most people want. If you want something that’s closer to a daylight white LED, then you want to something like the 5000K which has a much cooler light something that’s similar to noontime daylight. It’s all a matter of personal preference, but keep in mind that certain types of interiors go better with certain kinds of light color. The light color that you use can even change the way the paint on the walls look, so keep that in mind when you’re choosing a new light of some kind of low voltage.

Some stuff about low voltage.
After reading this, some of you may be thinking all I want to do is replace the light bulb that I have, and that’s great. We carry an ample supply of all these different types of 12-volt bulbs. We want to make sure that you do get the best quality of this type of lighting because it’s a type that can be a little more susceptible to power surges and things like that. That’s why it’s important to have something is going to be able to stand up under what is sometimes not very well regulated voltages. We’ve seen some people that have voltages ranging anywhere from 10 volts up to 13 volts. Sometimes these transformers don’t put out a consistent voltage, and that becomes an issue on occasion. It’s part of the troubleshooting process with low-voltage lighting which can be a little tricky at times. Regardless of whether you have it in landscaping or you might have it in an interior, it tends to be a little more twitchy when it comes to proper operation. Line voltage always seems to work better because it’s coming straight off the grid at a very regulated rate.

More than just light bulbs.
But if you are considering doing something more energy-efficient with a light fixture that’s 12 volts, we can help you with that too as we have a complete line of light fixtures for a low-voltage application. So if you’re thinking about doing something more energy-efficient and you’re already going to be investing in some types of replacements, or the lighting system you have is very old, it could be an excellent time to consider going to some new light fixtures. And the light fixtures that are available today are much better than they were even a few years ago when it comes to something like LED. The quality is gone up significantly, and people are now seeing the benefit of getting excellent lighting for the least amount of wattage. It’s often an aesthetic upgrade to, where the form of the light fixture will be a much-improved look rather than the older types that were somewhat blocky and functional.

How can we help you today?
We want to make sure that we do everything we can to service your lighting needs whether it be a replacement bulb or something like new fixtures or retrofit. In any case, we want to offer the highest quality products at great prices. If you are looking for a more significant quantity of any of these type of lights that you see here or on our website, please email or call us for an individual quote for what you’re looking for. We want to make it easy for you and get you the best paybacks possible if you’re going to something that’s more energy-efficient. If you are doing a replacement, we also want to make sure that you get good pricing especially if you’re buying a case of the time. There’s never been a better time to take a look at ways that you can improve your situation if you have 12 volt light bulbs whether it’s replacement or doing some retrofitting.
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