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Can an E26 bulb be used safely in an E27 socket at 120V?
I read this post comparing E26 and E27 bulbs and found it very informative. But there is one question I have that wasn't addressed. Can an E26 bulb be used safely in an E27 socket at 120V (I know you said no at 240V)? I ask because I have a couple of euro-made chandeliers rated for 220V that I will be installing in the United States, so it will be at 120V. What bulbs are the best fit and safest for this situation? Do you sell anything that would work?
Based on the details provided, we would instead recommend utilizing our A19 E27 bulbs for your chandeliers, as they are compatible with global voltage standards - including the North American standard of 120V AC.
As the measurements of the E26 and E27 sockets are different enough to cause some potential for electrical arcing or issues, the E27 would be safely compatible with the chandelier sockets.
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