What is a digital ballast?

Answer Florescent lighting fixtures use a ballast system to regulate the amount of electrical current supplied to the lamp. Without a ballast, the florescent lamp would overheat and burn out within one se... Read More »

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What is a HID ballast?

A HID (High Intensity Discharge) lamp ballast is a kind of lamp that produces electrical light by using an arc placed between electrodes made out of tungsten and kept in a transparent fused quartz ... Read More »

What Is a ballast factor?

The ballast factor determines the amount of lighting for a given area by the output of lumens. Lumens are units containing luminous flux that are similar to the amount of emitted light per second i... Read More »

What is a ballast used for?

Ballasts are used in fluorescent lighting. The primary function of a ballast is to control the amount of electrical current sent to the light so it can be turned on. Without a ballast to control th... Read More »

What is a lamp ballast?

A lamp ballast acts as a transformer to equalize the voltage amounts in fluorescent lighting. The ballast is necessary for the initial lighting of a fluorescent light and keeping it operational.Flu... Read More »