What is a lighting ballast?

Answer A lighting ballast is a device that is employed in many different types of light bulbs to regulate input power. Currently, there are two types of lighting ballasts.FunctionThe function of a lightin... Read More »

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How to Replace the Ballast in a Fluorescent Lighting Fixture?

All fluorescent light fixtures consist of at least lamp(s), lamp holders, ballast and internal wiring. Some older types have "starters", too. The ballast is used to create the voltage and current n... Read More »

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 »

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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 »