Question by  fersuregay (99)

What is a five sided base in a light housing?

I need to know more about fixing a five sided base light housing.


Answer by  Sparky101 (366)

This generally refers to how many lenses are part or the fixture. This does not refer to any electrical component therein. Most home supply centers stock replacement lenses for many types of fixtures regardless of sides.


Answer by  radualex90 (236)

The five sided base is a cube shaped like a square , the base is of it is on the ceiling and the other five sides of it are made out of glass or plastic. It's named that way because it has only 5 sides that you can see. It is commonly used on porches.


Answer by  tutbot (25)

A five sided building has angles of 72 degrees in the light house. All sides in the five sided building must be the same length for all the angles in the building to be the same at 72 degrees. If the sides are not all the same length then the building will not be equal.


Answer by  mani (813)

Five sided base light made with partially transmitting mirrors which reflect the external light when turned off, transmit light when turned on. It internally reflects an infinite number of image and illusion takes place for infinite interior space. The other section is a non-transparent base of the light bulb

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