Nickel E27 festoon lamp holder is a rewire-able Edison type lamp holder. Internally this Nickel E27 festoon lamp holder features a quality ceramic insert and brass screw terminals.
Shade nuts are employed to hold a gallery or in some instances, a shade directly to the lamp holder. Where shade nuts are required to connect a galley or light shade, select two from the dropdown available. Our smooth variations of the brass E27 lamp holders do not have this feature.
This lamp holder must be earthed and uses an anti rotation mechanism to ensure that the body can not be open when changing the bulb. Before applying power. after wiring and reassembly, test the anti-rotation feature. If it fails to lock, remove the lamp holder body and bulb receptacle and gently open the anti-rotation mechanism over to a more aggressive position.
In order to wire an earth to this lamp holder it is advisable to use our thin braided cable. This will allow six cables to be wired into the ceramic connector inside the lamp holder body.
Our brass lamp holders are compliant to AS/NZ standards and hold a Certificate of Approval (RCM) and CE for European markets.
Locate the active terminal and its anti-rotation mechanism. Using a suitable screwdriver, gently open the anti-rotation mechanism towards the centre of the lamp holder so as to clear it from the locking teeth on the bulb receptacle. This will now allow the lamp holder body to be unscrewed from the lamp holder top. Once disassembled, gently prise the anti-rotation tab back into position using a pair of small pliers so that it engages with the locking teeth on the bulb receptacle. We have also provided a downloadable visual guide to disassembly in the documents tab below.
The vintage nature of this lamp holder fitting combines with the Edison Style light bulb to give a candle light type color with a great look, suited to decorative event lighting for restaurants and bars, weddings, parties or displays. The cable to use with this lamp holder needs to be 3 core as the lampholder requires and earth. Wiring is an “in parallel” festoon style with two earth, two active wires and two neutral wires. Cut cables to length to allow for lamp holder spacing, twist together actives and connect to brass connector then do the same for the neutral and earth connector. Feed the cable back through upper exit points carefully to allow lamp holder base to screwed into position. Fit cordgrip grommets and screw cord grip securely. The hook is fitted to enable the string light to be suspended from thin wire or chain so as to take strain of the total weight.
The light bulbs we suggest for this would include all 25W E27 bulbs and also any E27 LED bulb.