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PL lamp/LPF rapid start ballast

PL lamp/LPF rapid start ballast


For this experiment, I used my PL 18 watt lamp on
my Low Power Factor Rapid Start ballast. It worked!
This ballast originally takes 32/22 watt circline
bulbs. I ran this on the 32 watt side. :)

LPF_rapid_start_desklamp.jpg Rapid_start_lpf_ballast_(2).jpg PL_lamp.jpg EOL_7.jpg

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Aug 24, 2019 at 07:50 AM Author: Fluorescent05
Did you destroy the ballast by doing this?

Don't be fooLED, T8 IS the worst thing to do to a magnetic T12 fixture.

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Aug 25, 2019 at 12:50 AM Author: suzukir122
No I did not... however... this was a Royal Stupid Move.... SOOO stupid, that it was Royal.
Granted, I'm honestly not sure whether this would've destroyed the ballast or not since it's LPF, but I do know that back then
I had very little understanding of what to do and what not to do with certain fluorescent ballasts. I barely even
knew how to follow the wiring diagrams.

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