What’s a mogul socket?
Mogul socket porcelain lamp holders. European mogul socket provides the ultimate in quality and performance for high intensity discharge (HID) lighting applications. Made from the highest-quality porcelain, the lampholder provides a superior screw shell with lamp grips.
The light bulb socket in the center has a larger diameter (an E39 or E40 mogul base) than a regular E26 mogul socket, and is typically made of cast porcelain for the higher temperatures.
What is the difference between a mogul base and a medium base?
A: mogul sockets are the standard for single ended (SE) metal halide lighting. Medium base is very similar to a household incandescent socket and is usually only available for lower wattages.
mogul socket: Mogul Construction: One-Piece Lamp Type: Super Metalarc Horz HID Circuit: Single Circuit Access: Back Wired Wattage Rating: 1500W
Voltage: 600 Volt Termination: 12-Inch 14GA SEW-2 200C Leads Mounting: 2 8-32 Screws Screw Shell Material: Nickel-Plated Copper Alloy Shell Material: Glazed Porcelain
mogul base porcelain lamp holder.
E39 E40 Mogul Edison Screw Ceramic Lamp Holder Socket With Mounting Bracket Dimensions