# ››Convert kilocandela to millicandela

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How many kilocandela in 1 millicandela? The answer is 1.0E-6.
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The SI base unit for luminous intensity is the candela.
1 candela is equal to 0.001 kilocandela, or 1000 millicandela.
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# ››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 540×1012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity of 1/683 watt per steradian.

# ››Definition: Millicandela

The SI prefix "milli" represents a factor of 10-3, or in exponential notation, 1E-3.

So 1 millicandela = 10-3 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 540×1012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity of 1/683 watt per steradian.

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