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My Odyssea MHQ-T 70W 6500K suddenly glowing continuously in starting mode

My Odyssea MHQ-T 70W 6500K suddenly glowing continuously in starting mode


I wanted to turn on my tracklight, only to see that the ignitor in the electronic ballast continuously trying to start the lamp unsuccessfully.
The lamp have no visible damage and no arctube blackening. The blackening you see is from mercury being condensed on the arctube wall.
Why this is happening?

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Aug 02, 2020 at 07:22 AM Author: dor123
Update: I think that the reason for this lamp to fail like this, is a hydrogen impurity in the arctube. The presence of hydrogen in the arctube, rises the striking voltage, so the lamp can't start, and this lamp probably don't have a hydrogen getter.

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 only working with the European date format (dd.mm.yyyy).

I lives in Israel, which is a 230-240V, 50hz country.

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