LED lampholders require corresponding lampholders. If the lampholder is not suitable, it usually does not come of any use. Golden Peakock, as professional lampholder manufacturers gives you a detailed overview as to how to choose the lampholder of the LED lamps.
The installation method of lampholders are broadly categorized into bayonet, screw, and other methods, while the material is further divided into bakelite, plastic, metal, ceramic, and few others. The most commonly used lampholders is the E27 which is an energy-saving lamp screw lampholder. The fluorescent lamps lampholders are generally called T8 lampholders or T5 lampholders, etc. This is defined in accordance with the operating environment as some lampholders are manufactured with a protection level of up to IP68.
The bayonet type of lampholders are usually the one which we use everyday. The ‘G’ in the GU type indicates that the lampholder type is plug-in type, the U indicates the lampholder part of it is U-shaped, and the number following the alphabets denotes the center distance of the lamp pin which the unit is millimeter.
The lampholders starting with MR are in-line small spotlights used for local lighting. This kind of lampholder is also quite commonly used. On general occasions, small spotlights contain two two pin devices for convenience.
As lampholder manufacturers, Golden Peakock manufacture standardized lampholders. These are specifically called lamp cups and spotlights. And are suitable for different types types of ceiling lamp sockets.
For instance, MR16 in the lighting industry refers particularly to a lamp that has the maximum diameter of 2 inches and come with a multi-faceted reflector. In comparison to this, MP 11 is a smaller lamp than MR16. MR denotes multface reflect, or multi-faced reflector which is the lamp cup and the number following indicates the diameter of the lamp cup.
PAR lights are generally the downlights and they are specifically used to illuminate the different stage and colour changes. They are most commonly used on stages. The reason for this being that they consume a lot of electricity and are baked in nature.