Miniature Light Bulb Socket Types?

Answer Although supplanted to some degree by ultra bright LEDs, miniature light bulbs are still used in electronics, portable and emergency lighting and in model-making. Some socket types are similar to f... Read More »

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I was replacing a light bulb, when the bulb blew off the metal top,which is stuck in the socket. Now what?

Cut off the power and use needle-nose plyers.Spray the new bulb's metal part with wd-40 for easy removal next time.

How can a broken light bulb be removed from the light socket?

Turn off the power, cut a potato in half and jam it up into the broken bulb. Now turn the potato counter clock wise and it will screw right out.

How to Test a Light Bulb Socket?

Light is one of the things that humans as a species crave.  Often times it can be very frustrating when a light stops working.  When this happens there is a quick and easy way to determine whethe... Read More »

How do you get a broken light bulb out of the socket?

Before you do this, turn off power to the light fixture at the breaker box, or unplug the fixture if it is a lamp or similar. Don't just depend on turning off the light at the switch or wall switc... Read More »