Porcelain E27 festoon lamp holder is a rewire-able Edison type light bulb socket. The threaded section is steel and the connector insulator is ceramic.
Threaded lamp holder screws into place covering the neutral connection to the bulb.
A vintage porcelain E27 festoon lamp holder is a type of socket that is designed for use with festoon lighting.
It features a porcelain body with an E27 socket and is often used for decorative purposes.
The vintage nature of this festoon lamp holder fitting combines with the Edison Style light bulb to give a candle light type color with a great look, suited to decorative event lighting for restaurants and bars, weddings, parties or displays.
The best cable to use with this lamp holder seems to be 2 cores braided. We have limited stocks of two core braid but 3 cores with the earth unwound will work fine.
Cut cables to a length to allow for lamp holder spacing, twist together actives and connect to brass connector then do the same for the neutral connector. Feed the cable back through upper exit points carefully to allow festoon lamp socket to screwed into position.
Fitted with fixed steel ring for connection to steel cable, light chain or other suitable hanging material.
Wiring is an “in parallel” festoon style with two active wires and two neutral wires. This lamp holder can also be used as a pendant by wiring positive and neutral to either side of the light bulb socket and suspending via the steel ring.
What is an E27 festoon lamp holder?
An E27 festoon lamp holder is a type of lamp holder that is designed for use with festoon lighting.
What is festoon lighting?
Festoon lighting is a type of decorative lighting that is often used for outdoor events and parties.
What types of bulbs can be used with E27 festoon lamp sockets?
E27 festoon lamp sockets can be used with a variety of bulbs, including incandescent, LED, and halogen bulbs.
Are E27 festoon lamp holders weather-resistant?
It depends on the specific model, but many E27 festoon lamp holders are designed to be weather-resistant and can be used outdoors.
What is the maximum wattage for E27 festoon lamp holders?
The maximum wattage for E27 festoon lamp holders varies by model, but it is typically rated for a maximum wattage of 40 watts.
How do I install E27 festoon lamp sockets?
E27 festoon lamp sockets are typically installed by screwing them onto the festoon lighting string.
Can E27 festoon lamp sockets be used in commercial lighting applications?
Yes, E27 festoon lamp sockets can be used in a variety of commercial lighting applications.
What is the difference between E27 festoon lamp holders and other types of festoon lamp holders?
E27 festoon lamp holders feature an E27 socket, which is a type of screw-in socket that is commonly used in lighting fixtures. Other types of festoon lamp holders may feature different types of sockets, such as bayonet sockets or GU10 sockets.