This entire line of C9 bulbs have E17 threaded bases which makes them compatible with traditional C9 cords so if your Christmas stash includes string wire thatís in good repair, you can purchase these retrofit bulbs to migrate your display from incandescent to energy efficient LED.
These bulbs have an E17 base. If you are unsure what size base bulbs you need, these are larger than a night light base which is E12. So if you are trying to match or replace bulbs, check to see if your sockets are larger than a nightlight. If your current bulb fits a nightlight then check out our C7 (E12) line of LED bulbs.
To fit a wide variety of tastes we have broad range of styles of bulbs from which to choose from.
Our styles of C9 LED bulbs:
Unless specifically noted (we have 2 categories of dimmable bulbs), our bulbs are NON-DIMMABLE.
This means that you cannot use them with animation unless they are noted as dimmable. quickly turning them on and off repeatedly will damage them. Only our dimmable bulbs can be ramped with a variable resistor or dimmer switch.
In other words, if you are planning to connect to an animation hardware and software package be sure to choose dimmable LED bulbs or stick with traditional incandescent lighting.
How can I upgrade my traditional C9 stringer cords?
These light bulbs are the answer if you want to use traditional C9 cord but save electricity and take advantage of more durable LED bulbs. If you have wiring perfectly measured to your roof elevations, it's great to know you have an option to replace your incandescent light bulbs with more durable and energy efficient C9 LED light bulbs.
6 Varieties to Choose From:
Deluxe fceted C9 Bulbs: These Minleon 5-LED bulbs faceted covers that make these bulbs appear to sparkle. Matches the current industry trend for facets in the LED lens covers. Great for blending with existing pre-wired strands. For commercial and residential applications.
Smooth C9 Bulbs: The smooth finish is a great version of a traditional glass bulb. A great choice for a traditionalist. This lens shape was rolled out in 2012 and has been wildly popular.
Dimmable C9 Bulbs: These bulbs are designed for use with animated systems that flash on and off. This category of C9 allows you to ramp up the brightness or flash the lights quickly on and off during Christmas lighting animation. These bulbs have 3 LEDs to the bulb. This is an economical version for customers who have a budget to consider.
Deluxe Dimmable C9 Bulbs: Top of the line Minleon Deluxe dimmable C9 bulbs with 5 LEDs to the bulb. Used widely in commercial applications across the country. You only need to invest in these bulbs if you are using them in animation or need to ramp up the light output.
Opaque C9 LED Bulbs: This bulb is as close as engineers have come to reproducing a vintage, old-fashioned look in an LED bulb. If you love the look of a painted traditional C9 bulb but want energy efficiency, this category would be the first place to browse and shop.
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