What is a G24 bulb?

A G24 lamp is a Light with a G24 lamp base. G24 Bulbs are typically compact smd led bulbs and can directly replace for fluorescent lamps. There are two types of G24 lamp, G24d and G24q.

What do lightbulb codes mean?

The code number of a bulb consists of a letter or letters followed by a number. The letter indicates the shape of the bulb and the number relates to the diameter of the bulb in eighths of an inch. The mosts commonly used household bulb is the A-19. The bulb is “A” type and the diameter would be 23/8″.

What is the purpose of a GU24 light bulb?

A GU24 lamp fitting is a bi-pin connector for compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) or LED lamps that uses a bayonet mount–like twist-lock bi-pin connector instead of the Edison screw fitting used on many CFLs, LED lamps and incandescent light bulbs.

How do I change a GU24 bulb?

GU24 bulbs have 2 pins protruding from the base instead of the usual screw in base. To install the bulb, you would insert the pins into the corresponding holes in the socket and twist the light bulb and lock it into place.

How can I tell what light bulb I need?

2. Determine much light you need

  1. If you used to buy 100 watt bulbs, look for a bulb with 1600 lumens.
  2. If you used to buy 75 watt bulbs, look for a bulb with 1100 lumens.
  3. If you used to buy 60 watt bulbs, look for a bulb with 800 lumens.
  4. If you used to buy 40 watt bulbs, look for a bulb with 450 lumens.

What does Gu stand for in light bulbs?

halogen indoor flood
GU: (GU/10), general use halogen indoor flood (third photo below from left, leftmost bulb of the pair, 12-Volts)

Are GU24 bulbs good?

GU24 base bulbs use less energy and last longer than their screw-in alternatives, which helps you save money on energy and maintenance costs. Most GU24 bulbs are Energy Star certified or Title 24 compliant.