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Re: [APD] One bulb on a two bulb ballast
If the balast does not require the bulbs to be wired in
series, then it should not matter. But it's best to check
with the wiring diagrams if they are avaialble from the
--- Jerry Baker <jerry at bakerweb_biz> wrote:
> krisa at demilune_net wrote:
> > I've seen some threads on this before, but need some
> clarification. I've
> > got a two bulb power compact setup. Is is bad practice
> to run one bulb
> > with a two bulb ballast? Is it bad for the bulb,
> ballast, or both?
> > Thanks!
> As long as it's wired correctly, it's not going to hurt
> anything. Most
> ballasts are run slightly under their capabilities
> anyway. For instance,
> the ballasts that A H Supply sells with their 2 x 55W kit
> is a 128W ballast.
> Jerry Baker
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