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## WHAT LED bulb equals 60 watts?

A 60-watt incandescent light bulb can be replaced with a **10-watt LED**.

## Can LED bulbs equal 100 watts?

Well, you can safely use a **100 watt**, 125 watt, or even 150 watt LED equivalent since all of them consumes less than 60-watts. For instance, 150 watt LED equivalent emits approximately 2,600 lumens but consumes just 30 watts.

## What is a 40 watt LED bulb equivalent to?

Compare wattage

Traditional bulb^{1} |
Halogen^{2} |
LED |
---|---|---|

25 watts | 15 watts | 2 watts |

40 watts | 25 watts | 5 watts |

60 watts | 40 watts | 7 watts |

75 watts | 45 watts | 9 watts |

## How bright is a 15W LED light?

LED light bulbs for general use around the home will typically have a wattage between 5W-15W, and will emit between **300-500 lumens**.

## Can I use a 9 Watt LED in a 40 Watt lamp?

**Yes**. The fixture is concerned with heat. Your LED light bulb makes about 9 watts of heat. Your fixture is rated for a bulb that makes 40 watts of heat.

## What happens if you put a 100-Watt bulb in a 60-Watt socket?

Putting a 100-watt bulb in a 60-watt fixture could **cause intense heat, melting the light socket and the insulation on the fixture’s wires**. Any time you have that kind of damage on wires, you’re at a big risk for arc faults, where an electrical current falls off its intended path— a leading cause of home fires.

## 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.

## WHAT LED bulb equals 200 watts?

Westinghouse Lighting 1 Westinghouse 5160000 29-Watt (200-Watt Equivalent) **Omni A23** Bright Energy Star Medium Base LED Light Bulb, 1 Count (Pack of 1), Soft White.

## Is 100W LED too bright?

An LED of the same color temperature and Lumens will have a similar glow but will still be brighter.

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Why Are My LEDs Too Bright?

Lumens | Incandescent Light | LED Light |
---|---|---|

450 | 40 Watt | 6 to 9 Watts |

800 | 60 Watt | 8 to 12 Watts |

1100 | 75 Watt | 9 to 13 Watts |

1600 | 100 Watt | 16 to 20 Watts |

## What is a 7W LED bulb equivalent to?

Lumen & Wattage Comparison

Lumens (Brightness) | LED Watts (Viribright) | Incandescent Watts |
---|---|---|

400 – 500 | 6 – 7W | 40W |

650 – 850 | 7 – 10W | 60W |

1000 – 1400 | 12 – 13W | 75W |

1450-1700+ | 14 – 20W | 100W |