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Why are there so many different bulb bases?

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May 15, 2016
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Why are there so many different bulb bases?

Screw ins, bi pins, twist and locks, wedges coming in different sizes. Why can’t there be one universal format?
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Screw ins had problems that bi pins solved, bi pins had problems that twist and locks solved, wedges had problems that screw ins solved.. etc..etc
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Totally hear you. Same can be said for charging cords. Like they say, follow the money.

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