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Re: [APD] One bulb on a two bulb ballast
S. Hieber wrote:
> 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
> ballast manufacturer.
Very true. Good point. If you aren't familiar with what it means to be
wired in series (original poster), you can just check to see if there is
a wire going from one lamp socket to the other. In general, if it is not
wired in series, each lamp will have a separate set of wires to the
ballast and none connecting each other.
So, in conclusion:
1) If there is a wire running from one lamp socket to the other, then it
might be bad to run only one light.
2) If there is not a wire between lamp sockets, and each socket has its
own exclusive set of wires running to the ballast, then it's probably OK.
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