Electronic ballast hook up
Subaru to walta Premium Member Aug Most of the fixtures now have really accelerated in the electronic ballast hook up no longer working I can't say LED would be that great if it's a location easy to get to. Not what you were looking for?
This would involve replacing a series wired ballast with a parallel wired ballast. Is this how you have it wired? In this picture, the two yellow are NOT connected to the single yellow on the left hand side: Bad ballast Improper grounding.
I used the low power version. The two yellow I had originally connected to the single yellow on the left. Sign In to join the community Help. Tuck the wires into the wiring compartment and replace the panel cover. Use a blue wire connector for up to four 18 AWG wire connections.
Take the other new blue and connect to the old red. Individual vs Common Ballast Wires Individual ballast wires each connect to a lampholder on one side of each tube.
And on the more inclusive photo, you can see how the wiring reflects what I have on the actual fixture:. Chris Baylor has been writing about various topics, focusing primarily on woodworking, since Series Ballast Lampholder Wiring 2 and 4 Lamps.
Magnetic vs Electronic Ballasts Older magnetic fluorescent ballasts are usually wired in series.
Wire connector for line voltage wires. Bulb vs Lamp Electricians usually refer to a light bulb as a lamp. Customers Show Off Project Ideas: But now I know I can just upgrade the bulbs n ballast, thanks. Since the cable only has black and white insulation it can get confusing. I am not sure what you are trying to do; but if you knew what you were doing, you would have the new ballast wired up and working in about ten minutes.
I'm confused you tell the OP to get a tandem 8ft fixture but then say 8ft lamps suck because they are hard to transport?
That is important to maximize tube life. Ballast with Parallel 2. Lamp Series Ballast with Parallel.
If you find a tripped breaker do not reset it before you locate the short circuit and clear the short. Get back to them later.
It will look something like this: Here's a larger view of the wiring diagram. Knowing you, you'll probably throw in a cost comparison for conversion to LED lighting as well.
Your solution makes perfect sense to me, but just to be certain, the one red wire connected to the four wires on one side will not cause any problems? Fail to see what I'm missing here I initially bundled the extra left-hand red with the four red on the right-hand side, and the same with the extra blue, but this did not work. I'm aware of your take on T12 vs T8, and I see your electronic ballast hook up, but I've been back and forth to Lowes about 4 times now trying to get the correct ballast etc, even bought and took back an entire new fixture because it was to flimsy compared to my old one.