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Not many hours but the ice house ballast done this in.

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Nov 13, 2017 at 07:06 PM Author: funkybulb
Whoa look at that mercury migration
On VHO!

No LED gadgets, spins too slowly.  Gotta  love preheat and MV. let the lights keep my meter spinning.

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Nov 13, 2017 at 08:38 PM Author: veryhighonoutput

T12/ t17 there's a reason they made heavy magnetic ballasts

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Nov 13, 2017 at 09:20 PM Author: xmaslightguy
I've never seen a VHO migrate

Colored Fluorescent's such as F40T12 Red or  Green or Blue are awesome...

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Nov 13, 2017 at 10:28 PM Author: veryhighonoutput
It's on a electronic ballast a wonder if that helps the migration

T12/ t17 there's a reason they made heavy magnetic ballasts

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Nov 13, 2017 at 11:49 PM Author: xmaslightguy
Probably so. I've only seen migration happen in person on electronic's .
(well except the time I ran a good F20 on DC with Christmas lights as a ballast )

Colored Fluorescent's such as F40T12 Red or  Green or Blue are awesome...

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Nov 14, 2017 at 12:01 AM Author: RyanF40T12
When a lamp goes EoL, anything is possible.

The more you hate the LED movement, the stronger it becomes.

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Nov 14, 2017 at 01:50 AM Author: suzukir122
And it's vho, so I'm guessing EOL was entertaining?

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Nov 14, 2017 at 04:56 AM Author: dor123
Are the lamps connected in series to the ballast, or the ballast operates each lamp independently (Similar to the crappy 2x54W T5 ballast we have in Chinese striplights).
Mercury migrates when the lamp rectify, so if all the 3 lamps connected to the ballast in series, the 2 good lamps should have mercury migration as well.

I"m don't speak english well, and rely on online translating to write in this site.
Please forgive me if my choice of my words looks like offensive, while that isn't my intention.

I hope that LED won't replace all forms of other lighting.

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Nov 14, 2017 at 11:42 AM Author: freekster0722
I guess VHO can be running fine with one blackening, it's common to do it. I have seen VHO with both sides blackening and migration before and it's amazing!
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Nov 14, 2017 at 08:30 PM Author: xmaslightguy
I would assume this operates the lamps in parallell.
I think that's how all the IceHorse ballasts are?

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Nov 15, 2017 at 12:26 AM Author: suzukir122
Never heard of IceHorse... huh... how much OCV do VHO IceHorse ballasts carry?
Though this looks parallel instead of series, this kinda reminds me of Motorola ballasts.

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Nov 15, 2017 at 11:26 AM Author: dieselbulb
Ice Cap is the ballast I think he's referring to.

Austin, How does the ballast compare to a magnetic setup on brightness? I've read that the Ice Cap ballast claim to be VHO but are actually HO ballast at high frequency to get better lumens. The parts about longer lamp life, etc etc. all reveal it's HO current load.

I picked up both versions of the ICE Cap ballasts to play with but haven't taken the time yet. I was looking for something dimmable but they really aren't because of the weird requirement to control the dimming circuit in the ballast.
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Nov 15, 2017 at 11:44 AM Author: veryhighonoutput
Well this ice cap ballast is neat. It won t run unless all lamps are in. Then when you remove one it won't come back on when you put back. You have to cut the power to reset it. It has a fuse in the side too but no problems so far. As for lumens its pretty dam close to magnetic if not the same. I took this black sock out and have a single vho magnetic channel set up in basement I want to overdrive it a bit and see how long it will go. The black sock is well defined and dark with lamp off. When runs you see the orange filament glowing and humming I think soon but you can never quite tell exactly when it will eol phase.

T12/ t17 there's a reason they made heavy magnetic ballasts

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Nov 15, 2017 at 02:43 PM Author: suzukir122
That end blackening really does look like it's complete... EOL with this fixture, or even with magnetic, would definitely
make the cut for a potential YouTube video. Just sayin...

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Nov 15, 2017 at 08:32 PM Author: xmaslightguy
@suzukir122:
I was thinking IceHorse since it said 'ice house' in the description.
'IceHorse' is a Fulham ballast (Fulham uses some form of Horse for all their ballast names...)
IceHorse, WorkHorse, RaceHorse, FireHorse, Pony (even the 'SugarCube' kinda counts since horses like sugar cubes .lol. )

I guess its actually an Ice Cap though (something totally different) ... thats an aquarium VHO ballast (and an expensive one too)


@veryhighonoutput:
Sounds like it has some EOL protection then. I wonder if it'll just 'turn off' when the filament breaks?

Colored Fluorescent's such as F40T12 Red or  Green or Blue are awesome...

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Nov 15, 2017 at 09:00 PM Author: suzukir122
Yeah if this does have EOL protection, then never mind about the potential interesting EOL show. lol

I may at some point in time try to get my hands on a Fulham ballast. Never owned one.

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2. Weighting/staying extremely athletic
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4. Food and drinks. So gimme them bbq ribs
Yep
Lighting has been a passion of mine since I was born. I consider everyone on LG to be a friend

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