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Re: Lighting Question

> Date: Mon, 27 Apr 1998 16:59:22 -0400
> From: mason.163 at osu_edu (Matthew T. Mason)
> Question:  Can a 4 ft shoplight be re-configured to run 3 ft flourescent
> bulbs without chenging the ballast; i.e., can one cun down the shoplight to
> 3 ft and still get the fixture to work?
> Any info would help.  I need to light a few tanks that are ~3ft long.

Read the sticker on the ballast.  It will say what it is rated for.
Ballasts that will do either two F40T12 or two F30T12 are pretty common,
at least among old fluorescent fixtures.