›› Measurement unit: kilocandela

Full name: kilocandela

Plural form: kilocandelas

Symbol: kcd

Category type: luminous intensity

Scale factor: 1000

›› SI unit: candela

The SI base unit for luminous intensity is the candela.
1 candela is equal to 0.001 kilocandela.

›› Convert kilocandela to another unit

Convert kilocandela to  

Valid units must be of the luminous intensity type.
You can use this form to select from known units:

Convert kilocandela to  

I'm feeling lucky, show me some random units

›› Definition: Kilocandela

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilocandela = 103 candelas.

The definition of a candela is as follows:

The candela (symbol: cd) is the SI base unit of luminous intensity. It is the power emitted by a light source in a particular direction, weighted by the luminosity function. A common candle emits light with a luminous intensity of roughly one candela. The candela is officially defined as the luminous intensity of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 5401012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity of 1/683 watt per steradian.

›› Sample conversions: kilocandela

kilocandela to candlepower
kilocandela to candela
kilocandela to nanocandela
kilocandela to bougie decimal
kilocandela to megacandela
kilocandela to decimal candle
kilocandela to Hefner unit
kilocandela to candle [Germany]
kilocandela to lumen/steradian