Aplstar E26 & E27 Edison Light Socket, 8-Pack

Last updated date: September 14, 2021

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9.2

Aplstar E26 & E27 Edison Light Socket, 8-Pack

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We looked at the top Light Socket and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Light Sockets you should buy.

Update as September 14, 2021:
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Overall Take

This classic-looking pendant lamp socket is made from fire- and corrosion-resistant materials. Use it for a variety of incandescent, halogen, LED and CFL fixtures up to 250 watts and 250 volts.


In our analysis, the Aplstar Aplstar E26 & E27 Edison Light Socket, 8-Pack placed 3rd when we looked at the top 5 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

SAFETY AND GOOD QUALITY: UL standard. Aplstar E26 light socket is made of special material for fire resistant, heat resistant and corrosion resistant. Very good-quality metal and plastic make your home, office, and patio, DIY project safe and reliable. SIMPLE DESIGN: Black Retro lamp holder will be perfectly mixed with different shape, it comes with the diameter 1.57inch (4cm) adjusted ring, you can use or remove it. ATTENTION: The socket is up to 250 Watts MAX and Up to 250 Volts MAX. Be careful for the dimension before your order.(Please check the display pictures). APPLICATION: The light socket can be used to many kinds of light fixtures. Fits for LED,CFL,Halogen Incandescent E26 base light sources. SATISFACTION GUARANTEE: If you have any question before/after your order, please contact us freely. We will make things right. We provide 100% warranty for Aplstar brand products.

An Overview On Light Socket

Light sockets are a basic piece of hardware, yet they come in many variations. With the plethora of light bulb and lighting options available on the market today, finding the right light socket can be difficult — especially with all the additional considerations, such as lead types, extensions and converters.

In order to determine the type of light socket you need, you must first determine the lightbulb’s base and what you intend to use it for. There are two main types of bulbs that are widely available. The most common is a screw. Screw bulbs have threads around their base and are fitted with a classic Edison-style lightbulb. Another common type is the pin, which has two points of contact on its base.

Once you have determined the bulb’s type, measure the threaded base’s diameter (or the distance between the pins) in millimeters. The most common bulb and socket style in the United States is E26 — E as in Edison, and 26 millimeters in diameter.

The Light Sockets Buying Guide

  • Different bases do not alter the wattage, luminance or color temperature of a given bulb. However, pay attention to the bulb’s intended voltage.
  • Some sockets are intended for specific applications. Look for these specialty sockets if you’re making a lamp from scratch or repurposing an existing one.
  • Light sockets are made from a variety of materials. Make sure the material you choose is appropriate for where you will be mounting the socket.