Lamp Holders

Lamp holders, also known as light sockets, are fixtures used in lighting installations. They hold a bulb whilst also providing an electrical connection to it. It is essentially a connection between the wire and the bulb.
Some lamp holders also provide support for a pendant or lampshade.

Lampholders are designed for different lamp sizes. These include:

B15 / B22 (Bayonet) – Bayonet cap (BC) fittings use a two-prong holding mechanism, the code number determines the connection base diameter.
E14 / E27 / E40 (Edison Screw) – Edison screw fittings have a threaded connection, with the diameter determined by the base type code.
GU4 / GU5.3 / GU10 / GZ10 – Halogen and LED spotlight fittings are a low voltage type with a twist and lock connection.
G5 / G13 (Fluorescent tube) - Fluorescent and led strips feature a two-pin fitting at both ends.
R7s - Linear Halogen capsules for floodlights and up-lighters have a 7mm R7s cap at each end of a long quartz capsule.
G4 / GY6.35 / G9 - Miniature halogen capsule lamps commonly used in integrated fittings and appliances, such as cooker hoods and kitchen cabinet lights.
Lamp holders are also designed for specific light bulb types, for example, LED, GLS or CFL. It is essential that you choose a lamp holder that is compatible with your bulb, and vice versa.

What are Lamp holders made from?
Lamp holders are generally made from plastic, ceramic or metal. This includes; brass, porcelain, PC and PBT.

How are bulbs fitted to a lamp holder?
Depending on the bulb and holder type, there are various methods. Most lamp holders are screw-in, snap fit or push fit. Some lamp holders are also fitted with a switch to control the power to the bulb.

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Description Price Supported Lamp Type Base Lamp Size Mount Type Material Fixing Method Number of Pins Wattage Wiring Points Length Width Wiring Type
RS Stock No. 482-3728
Mfr. Part No.29.311.3700.00
BrandBJB
$11.764
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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GLS, HID E27 - Screw Porcelain Screw - - - 46 mm 44.5 mm -
RS Stock No. 171-001
Mfr. Part No.25.803.3814.00
BrandBJB
$36.27
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Halogen R7s R7 Screw - - - 500 W - 137 mm 42 mm -
RS Stock No. 270-1569
Mfr. Part No.26.290.4012.50
BrandBJB
$2.829
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Fluorescent G13 T8/T12 - PC Snap-Fit 2 660 W Bottom 28.8 mm 23.6 mm Push-Wire
RS Stock No. 171-045
Mfr. Part No.25.105.3101.00
BrandBJB
$10.722
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Halogen GU5.3 - Clip Ceramic/Mica Plate Screw - - Rear 22.2 mm 19.3 mm -
RS Stock No. 293-1209
Mfr. Part No.25.809.3801.00
BrandBJB
$31.29
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Fluorescent G12 - - Ceramic/PPS Screw - 150 W - 22.5 mm 36.5 mm -
RS Stock No. 171-023
Mfr. Part No.25.806.3700.00
BrandBJB
$34.41
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Fluorescent R7s - Screw Ceramic/PPS Screw - 150 W - 45 mm 27 mm -
RS Stock No. 293-1186
Mfr. Part No.26.515.5301.50
BrandBJB
$1.348
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- - - - PC Snap-Fit 2 660 W Either Side 27.3 mm 20.4 mm Push-Wire
RS Stock No. 612-9911
Mfr. Part No.3SB2908-2AA
BrandSiemens
$6.04
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RS Stock No. 293-1192
Mfr. Part No.26.514.5026.50
BrandBJB
$1.905
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- - - - PC Snap-Fit 2 660 W Either Side 34 mm 24.4 mm Push-Wire
RS Stock No. 171-073
Mfr. Part No.22.318.3909.90
BrandBJB
$5.978
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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GLS ES E27 Screw Plastic Screw, Snap-Fit 2 - - 46 mm 40 mm Push-Wire
RS Stock No. 171-039
Mfr. Part No.25.104.3521.00
BrandBJB
$11.91
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Halogen - G4 Screw Ceramic/PPS Screw - - Rear 9 mm 18.6 mm -
RS Stock No. 562-025
Mfr. Part No.26.514.5011.50
BrandBJB
$1.274
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- - - - PC Snap-Fit 2 660 W Either Side 33.4 mm 12.3 mm Push-Wire
RS Stock No. 473-8456
Mfr. Part No.1154WHI
$13.57
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- - - - Thermoplastic - - - - 84 mm 86 mm -
RS Stock No. 170-985
Mfr. Part No.26.726.U310.50
BrandBJB
$2.85
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Compact Fluorescent 2G11 TC-L Screw PC Snap-Fit - - - 31 → 37 mm 43 mm -
RS Stock No. 743-892
Mfr. Part No.47700
BrandBJB
$2.321
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Fluorescent - T12 - - Screw - - Bottom 12.5 mm 40 mm Push-Wire
RS Stock No. 777-7801
Mfr. Part No.26.746.1004.84
BrandBJB
$8.06
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Compact Fluorescent 2G11 TC-L Screw PBT Push In 4 - - 47.3 mm 45 mm Push-Wire
RS Stock No. 797-2359
Mfr. Part No.294502
$0.806
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Incandescent, LED - T31/4 PCB Nylon, Phosphor Bronze Solder 2 - - 13.7 mm 7.9 mm -
RS Stock No. 797-2353
Mfr. Part No.29MB-T
$3.746
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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LED - T31/4 Panel - Bayonet - - - - 29 mm -
RS Stock No. 442-2820
Mfr. Part No.26.620.2001.50
BrandBJB
$2.818
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Fluorescent G5 T5 Screw PC Snap-Fit 2 120 W Bottom 25.3 mm 22 mm Push-Wire
RS Stock No. 175-8845
Mfr. Part No.5100/SIV
BrandOrbitec
$15.87
1 Box of 2
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