How to light a 100V bulb using 12v dc battery?

kelseymh7 years ago
With the battery.  Are you talking about a regular incandescent 100W (double-u, not vee) bulb?  Just hook up the battery to the bulb -- one wire to the bottom, and one wire to the screw-in side.  A 100W bulb will draw 8.5A from a 12V battery, so the battery will drain pretty quickly.

If you're trying to use a CFL or something, you'll need a power inverter as discussed elsewhere.
Willard2.07 years ago
If it is a household bulb, then use an inverter.  You can find them at most hardware stores, such as Home Depot or Canadian tire.