Are T10 and W5W the same?

Are T10 and W5W the same?

Look for a different type. The T10 comes in 194, 168, W5W, 147, 152, 158, 159, 161, 168, 194, 192, 193 – and they all basically look the same. In fact, they all have the same base, they’re all made the same with the same incandescent filament – the only difference is the wattage.

What does W5W bulb mean?

5 watts
A W5W is commonly used in interior lights and sidelights. Some vehicles use them for number plate lights, too. The name W5W means that the bulb is 5 watts and has a wedge-type base. You can find both halogen and LED bulbs in this fitting.

What size is W5W?

#2825 (W5W) Miniature Bulb Glass Wedge Base – 12 Volt 0.4 Amp 4.8 Watt T3-1/4 Glass Wedge Base 4.0 MSCP, C-2V Filament Design, 1.06″ (26.80mm) Maximum Overall Length (M.O.L.), 0.406″ (10.3mm) Maximum Outer Diameter (M.O.D.), 0.50″ (12.70mm) Light Center Length (L.C.L.). 300 Average Rated Hours.

What is difference between T9 and T10 bulb?

The T indicates a tubular design and the number behind it indicates the diameter in 1/8″ increments. So a T9 would be a 1 1/8″ diameter tube and a T10 would be a 1 1/4″ diameter tube. If you are wanting a T10 the bracket that holds it may be too large of a diameter to safely hold the 33890. Good luck.

How big is a T10 bulb?

1.5″ inches
A “T10″ or T-10 is a tubular bulb that is ten eighths (10/8) of an inch in diameter or 1.5” inches. A “T4” (4/8) would be four eighths or one half an inch in diameter. Common Tubular bulb sizes are T3, T3-1/4, T4, T5, T4.

What type of bulb is W5W?


Abbreviation Name GE W5W
Base W2.1×9.5d Mini Wedge
Bulb Type Miniature Bulbs
Diameter (in) 0.406
Filament C-2V

Is W5W same as 168?

168 and W5W are not the same bulb. They are similar, and often interchangeable, but not the same. 3652 is still your best incandescent pick.