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Will T5 Lamps Work With A T12 Electronic Fixture Ballast?
Retrofitting T12 or T8 to T5. Current fixtures utilize electronic ballast. Will T5 operate on existing ballast or require new…
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Background: Paul, a Property Manager from Washington, DC Metropolitan
[ad#block]Question: Retrofitting T12 or T8 to T5. Current fixtures utilize electronic ballast. Will T5 operate on existing ballast or require new? Thanks in advance.
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Thanks for your electrical question Paul. The existing electronic ballast must state that it is compatible with T5 Lamps. If it does not, then a new compatible electronic ballast will be needed.
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