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## How many amps does a 60 watt LED light use?

The same amount of light can be provided by a 60- watt incandescent bulb while drawing 10 watt or less, which is equivalent to a current draw of **12 Amp**.

## What is a 60 watt LED equivalent to?

LED equivalents to traditional incandescent light bulbs

Incandescent Light Bulb Wattage | LED Equivalent Wattage |
---|---|

100 Watt | 10 Watt |

75 Watt | 7.5 Watt |

60 Watt | 6 Watt |

50 Watt | 5 Watt |

## How many amps does a 50 watt LED light draw?

A 50 watt bulb should pull about **4 Amps** from the transformer secondary.

## How many 60 watt bulbs can be on a 15 amp circuit?

Electrician. A 15 amp circuit can handle 1440 watts, or equal to **24-60 watt lamps**.

## How many watts does a 60 watt LED bulb use?

Cost Comparison Between LEDs, CFLs, and Incandescent Light Bulbs

LED | Incandescent | |
---|---|---|

Watts per bulb (equiv. 60 watts) | 8.5 |
60 |

Cost per bulb | $5 | $1 |

KWh of electricity used over 25,000 hours | 212.5 | 1500 |

Cost of electricity (@ 0.10 per KWh) | $21.25 | $150 |

## What happens if you put a 60-watt bulb in a 40 watt socket?

Using a light bulb with too high of wattage can **lead to overheating of the light bulb**. This heat can melt the light socket as well as the insulation of the wires. Once that happens, you put yourself at risk of arc faults, and this is something that could even lead to property fires.

## Can I use a 60-watt LED in a 40 watt lamp?

customers ask is: “Can I use an LED that has a higher wattage equivalent than my fixture allows?” The simple answer is **yes**, as long as the LED bulb uses less wattage than your fixture.

## Can I use LED bulbs in any fixture?

**As long as the mounting base (socket) is the same size and type**, you can use an LED bulb in an existing fixture. … LED bulbs have much lower wattage than incandescent bulbs, so it’s important to know the light output (in lumens) for the bulb you’re replacing.

## How do I know what AMP my LED is?

A simple formula for calculating amps is **to take the watts and divide that by the volts**. So, for instance, if the wattage of the lighting fixture you’re working with is 60 and the volts are 12, divide 60 by 12 and you will get five, which are the amps.