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1kw HPS/MH Ballast wiring help and can this run MV « on: September 25, 2019, 02:45:08 AM » Author: Bulbhead500w
What was this ballast used for.
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Re: 1kw HPS/MH Ballast wiring help and can this run MV « Reply #1 on: September 25, 2019, 05:59:19 AM » Author: Medved
You would have to double check the nominal arc current: If the MV has about the same (MV could have 25% higher or 10% lower rating than these lamps) as the rated lamps, it will work, of ocurse with the ignitor disconnected.
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Re: 1kw HPS/MH Ballast wiring help and can this run MV « Reply #2 on: September 25, 2019, 09:12:53 AM » Author: Rommie
You would have to double check the nominal arc current: If the MV has about the same (MV could have 25% higher or 10% lower rating than these lamps) as the rated lamps, it will work, of ocurse with the ignitor disconnected.
Hmmm, I'm thinking the other way around. I have a 1kW MV ballast (7.5A current on 240V), I'm wondering if I could run an HPS or MH lamp on it, with a suitable ignitor of course.
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Re: 1kw HPS/MH Ballast wiring help and can this run MV « Reply #3 on: September 25, 2019, 09:57:59 AM » Author: AngryHorse
Technically it will run both, but it would under run the SON by about 3 amp?
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