Return to the thumbnail page Display/hide file information See previous file See next file

Cooper OVX

Cooper OVX

Click to view full size image

From Boston, MA

IMG_7523.JPG IMG_7520.JPG IMG_7489b.JPG IMG_7476b.JPG

Light Information

Light Information

Manufacturer:Cooper Lighting
Model Reference:OVX
Lamp
Lamp Type:High Pressure Sodium
Fixture
Ballast Type:S50
Location:Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts
Electrical
Wattage:250 watts
Voltage:120 volts

File information

File information

Download: Download this File
Filename:IMG_7489b.JPG
Album name:tpirman1982 / Damaged/Open Street Lights
Keywords:Lamps
File Size:144 KB
Date added:Mar 20, 2017
Dimensions:1200 x 1600 pixels
Displayed:398 times
Date Time:2017:03:20 17:19:46
DateTime Original:2017:03:20 14:15:05
Exposure Bias:0 EV
Exposure Time:1/400 sec
FNumber:f 6.5
Flash:No Flash
Focal length:108 mm
ISO:125
Make:NIKON
Model:COOLPIX S7000
Software:Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer 6.1.7600.16385
White Balance:0
URL:https://www.lighting-gallery.net/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-132189
Favorites:Add to Favorites
Comments
Lumex120
Hero Member
*****
Offline

Gender: Male
View Posts
View Gallery

Multicolor NE-2s


UCM30tBQDUECOV6VeG5W87Vg
View Profile Offline
Mar 20, 2017 at 09:00 PM Author: Lumex120
Poor thing. That refractor is going to fall and kill someone.

Any machine is a smoke machine if you operate it wrong enough.

Silverliner
Administrator
Hero Member
*****
Offline

Gender: Male
View Posts
View Gallery

Rare white reflector


GoL
View Profile Offline
Mar 20, 2017 at 10:02 PM Author: Silverliner
WOW! Can't believe the glass and door is intact.

Administrator of Lighting-Gallery.net. Need help? PM me.

Member of L-G since 2005.

Collector of vintage bulbs, street lights and fluorescent fixtures.

Electrician.

Also a fan of cars, travelling, working out, food, hanging out.

Power company: Southern California Edison.

Lumex120
Hero Member
*****
Offline

Gender: Male
View Posts
View Gallery

Multicolor NE-2s


UCM30tBQDUECOV6VeG5W87Vg
View Profile Offline
Mar 20, 2017 at 10:09 PM Author: Lumex120
1 gust of wind + 1 unlucky pedestrian = disaster.

Any machine is a smoke machine if you operate it wrong enough.

Lodge
Hero Member
*****
Offline

View Posts
View Gallery

18W Goldeye / 52W R&C LED front door lighting


View Profile Offline
Mar 20, 2017 at 11:06 PM Author: Lodge
A little bit of duct tape and it should be as good as new...
Lumex120
Hero Member
*****
Offline

Gender: Male
View Posts
View Gallery

Multicolor NE-2s


UCM30tBQDUECOV6VeG5W87Vg
View Profile Offline
Mar 21, 2017 at 09:50 AM Author: Lumex120

A little bit of duct tape and it should be as good as new...

What about the nonexistent top housing?

Any machine is a smoke machine if you operate it wrong enough.

Lodge
Hero Member
*****
Offline

View Posts
View Gallery

18W Goldeye / 52W R&C LED front door lighting


View Profile Offline
Mar 21, 2017 at 05:00 PM Author: Lodge

What about the nonexistent top housing?


More duct tape lots more ...
Keyless
Full Member
***
Offline

View Posts
View Gallery

View Profile Offline
Mar 30, 2019 at 09:03 PM Author: Keyless
WOW and LOL! This made my day.
CreeRSW207
Hero Member
*****
Online

Gender: Male
View Posts
View Gallery

Slap Count: 0


View Profile Online
Nov 28, 2019 at 01:25 PM Author: CreeRSW207
Is it still there?

Collector of any streetlight type, preferably HID.
Lights I own: Line Material Unistyle 250, AEL Autobahn ATBS- 20w.
Power Company: Eversource
One of few members from the Northeastern US
Im proud to say my town is still HID!
Westinghouse Lifeguard Disease is nothing to fear. Im proud to have it!

tpirman1982
Jr. Member
**
Offline

Gender: Male
View Posts
View Gallery

Westinghouse OV25 Silverliners are classical!


david.frangioso
View Profile WWW Offline
Nov 28, 2019 at 02:30 PM Author: tpirman1982
Nope. Replaced by a new Cooper OVX

My street light gallery is located at
http://www.angelfire.com/planet/tpirman1982/index.html

CreeRSW207
Hero Member
*****
Online

Gender: Male
View Posts
View Gallery

Slap Count: 0


View Profile Online
Nov 28, 2019 at 03:06 PM Author: CreeRSW207

Nope. Replaced by a new Cooper OVX

I figured.

Collector of any streetlight type, preferably HID.
Lights I own: Line Material Unistyle 250, AEL Autobahn ATBS- 20w.
Power Company: Eversource
One of few members from the Northeastern US
Im proud to say my town is still HID!
Westinghouse Lifeguard Disease is nothing to fear. Im proud to have it!





View Posts
View Gallery

View Profile
Nov 28, 2019 at 03:07 PM Author:
ouch...
LucasColley
Full Member
***
Offline

View Posts
View Gallery

View Profile Offline
May 26, 2020 at 11:56 AM Author: LucasColley
How did that happen???
LucasColley
Full Member
***
Offline

View Posts
View Gallery

View Profile Offline
May 26, 2020 at 12:04 PM Author: LucasColley
The pole was also damaged and replaced.
HPSM250R2
Sr. Member
****
Offline

Gender: Male
View Posts
View Gallery

View Profile Offline
May 26, 2020 at 12:32 PM Author: HPSM250R2
Now that I look at this picture again I noticed that this was externally fed. The wires are taped to the arm. I am guessing the installer drilled a hole in the side of the fixture to feed the wires through. This may have compromised the housing causing cracking which led to what we see here in this picture.
LucasColley
Full Member
***
Offline

View Posts
View Gallery

View Profile Offline
May 26, 2020 at 12:33 PM Author: LucasColley

Now that I look at this picture again I noticed that this was externally fed. The wires are taped to the arm. I am guessing the installer drilled a hole in the side of the fixture to feed the wires through. This may have compromised the housing causing cracking which led to what we see here in this picture.


True
joseph_125
Hero Member
*****
Offline

Gender: Male
View Posts
View Gallery


GoL
View Profile Offline
May 26, 2020 at 01:58 PM Author: joseph_125

How did that happen???


Probably from a vehicle impacting the pole. The shock of the impact might cause the housing to crack off at the slipfitter like this.
LucasColley
Full Member
***
Offline

View Posts
View Gallery

View Profile Offline
May 26, 2020 at 04:40 PM Author: LucasColley

Probably from a vehicle impacting the pole. The shock of the impact might cause the housing to crack off at the slipfitter like this.

Ok that makes sense
sol
Hero Member
*****
Offline

View Posts
View Gallery

View Profile Offline
May 26, 2020 at 05:09 PM Author: sol
There could have been slight cracks near the slip fitter, and the weight of the ballast bouncing the housing would have caused it to break.

Back in the day, when LPS fixtures of 180W were common here, most were fitted on aluminium poles with a huge 90ยบ bend (not sure what they are called), when a vehicle struck them, it would cause the fixture to bounce enough to snap off the reflector/lamp/refractor assembly, leaving only the ballast compartment in place. They were the last generation of Philips 180W LPS fixtures. In the later years, such breakage was usually fixed with a replacement 250W cobra head in HPS.
wide-lite 1000
Hero Member
*****
Offline

Gender: Male
View Posts
View Gallery


View Profile Offline
May 26, 2020 at 06:40 PM Author: wide-lite 1000
Someone has a picture of one with just the ballast compt and socket left somewhere here on LG !

Collector,Hoarder,Pack-rat! Clear mercury Rules!!

© 2005-2021 Lighting-Gallery.net | Powered by: Coppermine Photo Gallery