Philips 6W BC LED Classic Light Bulb, Frosted

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 This 6 watt frosted classic light bulb fits any BC fitting and has an eco-friendly A+ energy rating. Equivalent to a standard 40 watt incandescent light, this LED bulb emits a 2700 kelvin light at a brightness of 470 lumens and has a lifespan of 15000 hours.
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Energy Rating Information Graded on performance, from A+++ to G, with A+++ being the highest rating. Higher ratings mean better energy efficiency
Fitting type Information This indicates the cap or base of the bulb, Examples: BC-B22 = bayonet cap/ ES-E27 = edison screw/ SBC-B15 = small BC/ SES-E14 = small ES
Kelvin Information This shows the approximate colour of the light output of the bulb, shown in degrees Kelvin (K). The lower the number the warmer the light, the higher the number the whiter the light.
Lifetime (Hours) Information Shown in hours, this is based on an average use of 3 hours illumination per day
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Lightbulb Wattage
Lumens Information Estimate of apparent amount of light the bulb will produce, measured in lumens (lm). The higher the number the brighter the light output.
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Bulb Wattage Comparison

Traditional WattageHalogen EquivalentLED EquivalentLumens
40W28W5.5 - 6W470+
60W42W8 - 8.5W806+

Please note: The table above is a guide to show you the equivalent bulb wattage across halogen, LED and traditional bulbs output.
Watts vs Lumens
A bulb's wattage tells us how much energy it uses, rather than the amount of light it generates (lumens). Lumens (lm) are a measure of the total output of visible light from a lamp or light source. The higher the lumen the “brighter” the lamp will appear. To make comparing bulbs easy, it’s best to look for the light output (lumen).


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