# How many amps does an LED light draw?

## How many amps does an LED light draw?

When Dave connects incandescent bulbs to an amp meter, they draw up to 1.6 amps, but when LED lights are used, they only pull about . 26 amps. The difference is significant, especially for RVers who do a lot of dry camping.

### How many recessed lights can you put on a 20 amp circuit?

You can put up to 40 lights (based on 50 watt light) on a 20 amp breaker. Lighting fixtures can be put on any 20 amp circuit except those that are required by code not to have lighting fixtures (washer, kitchen small applicance, and dedicated equipment circuits).

**How many 10 watt lights can be on a circuit?**

That’s more than you’d ever install in most rooms. Each CFL or LED bulb typically gives the same amount of light as a 60-watt incandescent bulb while drawing 10 watts or less, which is equivalent to a current draw of 1/12 amp. Thus a 15-amp circuit can safely control 180 or more fixtures that use CFL or LED bulbs.

**How many lights can be on a 15 amp circuit?**

You can put up to 30 lights (based on 50 watt light) on a 15 amp breaker.

## How many light bulbs can be used in recessed light fixture?

Each CFL or LED bulb typically gives the same amount of light as a 60-watt incandescent bulb while drawing 10 watts or less, which is equivalent to a current draw of 1/12 amp. Thus a 15-amp circuit can safely control 180 or more fixtures that use CFL or LED bulbs. Installing recessed lighting is less problematic if you have access to the attic.

### How many amps does a 12 volt LED light draw?

A 12V/30 watt supply translates into a maximum of 2.5 amps of current drain (12V x 2.5A = 30 watts). How many amps does a 4 foot LED light draw? The Feit 4′ LED shop lights draw about 0.3amps each according to the manufacturer. 6 times . 3 amps is only 1.8 amps, round up to 2.

**How many LED lights can a 15 amp circuit control?**

Each CFL or LED bulb typically gives the same amount of light as a 60-watt incandescent bulb while drawing 10 watts or less, which is equivalent to a current draw of 1/12 amp. Thus a 15-amp circuit can safely control 180 or more fixtures that use CFL or LED bulbs.

**How many recessed lights on a 15-amp circuit breaker?**

How Many Recessed Lights on a 15-Amp Breaker? The National Electrical Code does not specify the maximum number of recessed lights that may be supplied by a 15-amp circuit breaker.