What happens if I screw in a 110 volt bulb to a 12 volt power source?
July 5, 2011 7:02 PM Subscribe
I'm setting up my "off the grid" solar lighting system in my home, and I'd like to connect the battery to some LED lights. It's a 12 volt DC battery - Do my lights have to be 12 volt also? If they're LED bulbs, they'll have a transformer inside; will that allow me to use them, or do I have to have a voltage converter or something? I've got some edison-style LED bulbs around the house for 85-265 volts.
Thanks in advance for any help. pictures and web links that can explain things simply are helpful. (An earlier, relavent post:
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