The different types of bulb fittings

Ever wanted to know what type of fitting your bulbs have? Use this handy guide!

E27

Also known as "Edison Screw", the E27 is commonly found in downlights.

Also known as "Edison Screw", the E27 is commonly found in downlights.

B22

The B22 is commonly called the "bayonet' fitting.

The B22 is commonly called the "bayonet' fitting.

MR16

The MR16 has two thin pins and is found in downlights.

The MR16 has two thin pins and is found in downlights.

GU10

The GU10 has two thick knobs on the back, and goes into the light fitting by twisting it.

The GU10 has two thick knobs on the back, and goes into the light fitting by twisting it.