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Re: Need Help on GE 201 SA « Reply #15 on: January 23, 2023, 10:23:22 PM » Author: GE PM
@Econolite03
Oh I thought the bolt-hole pattern wouldn't be the same.
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Re: Need Help on GE 201 SA « Reply #16 on: January 23, 2023, 10:48:26 PM » Author: joseph_125
I know collectors often frown on the practice but it's possible with some ingenuity to fit a 3rd party ballast in a GE luminaire. Now you might need to make or modify existing brackets but as long as the new ballast is around the same size as the old one it should work. I had a Venture 175w MH ballast in my Crimefighter for a few year until I was able to finally refurbish the OEM ballast. Now for a SA-201, a HPS reactor ballast (any brand) or a HX 175w MV ballast pulled from a yardlight should work in most cases.
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Re: Need Help on GE 201 SA « Reply #17 on: February 19, 2023, 08:45:23 PM » Author: SOCCER1200
Thanks for all the information, comments  and helpful advice. I was able to convert this light to. 70Watt HPS.

After several bouts of inclement weather I was finally able to reinstall it today.
It works Perfectly!!!

PS: His other light was a 170 W MV. The bulb was burned out so we replaced it and it also works.

Thanks Again!!
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Re: Need Help on GE 201 SA « Reply #18 on: February 19, 2023, 11:16:57 PM » Author: Econolite03
No problem!
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Re: Need Help on GE 201 SA « Reply #19 on: February 20, 2023, 12:48:22 AM » Author: joseph_125
Glad to hear you got it working again, you'll save quite a bit of power with the 70w HPS too.
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Re: Need Help on GE 201 SA « Reply #20 on: March 01, 2023, 03:47:50 PM » Author: GE PM
Thats great! did you use the spade connectors or wire nuts??
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Re: Need Help on GE 201 SA « Reply #21 on: March 05, 2023, 05:59:26 PM » Author: SOCCER1200
I actually used Wago connectors
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Re: Need Help on GE 201 SA « Reply #22 on: March 05, 2023, 06:57:44 PM » Author: Rommie
Glad to hear it, I love Wago connectors, watch out for the knock-offs though, they're not always easy to spot.
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Re: Need Help on GE 201 SA « Reply #23 on: March 06, 2023, 11:10:48 AM » Author: GE PM
Did you keep the old ballast and wiring?
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