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CFL Electronic Ballast  EP2/26CF/MV/K2 FC8T9 circline ballast M1/22RSC-120 CFL Ballast EP2/13CF/MV
CFL Ballast EP2/18CF/MV/K2 CFL Ballast EP2/42CF/MV/K2 Compact Fluorescent Ballast EP2/13CF/MV/K2
cfl 1 lamp ballast M1/18CFH-120 cfl 1 lamp magnetic ballast M1/26CFN-277 1 lamp cfl ballast M1/28CFH-120
CFL Ballast EP2/18CF/MV MP72902 HL-BLEDEM-CP-1600 LED Emergency Driver
HL-BLEDEM-CP-2000 LED Emergency Driver HL-BLEDEM-CP-2400 LED Emergency Driver HL-BLEDEM-CP-800 LED Emergency Driver
HL-BLEDEM-CP-1200 LED Emergency Driver Dry Capacitor 10.0/400-2B Dry Capacitor 14.0/280-2B
Dry Capacitor 15.0/400-2C BALT5-800TD Emergency Ballast BAL650C-4
Emergency Ballast Emergency Ballast BAL700 Emergency Ballast BAL500
F32T8 Fluorescent Ballast EP3/32IS/MV/MC/HE Electronic Ballast F32T8 EP2/32IS/MV/MC/HE F32T8 Fluorescent Ballast EP4/32IS/MV/MC/HE
Howard Lighting EP2/40RS/MV/MC Electronic Fluorescent Ballast Electronic Fluorescent Ballast EP2/59IS/MV/MC/HE Fluorescent Emergency Backup Ballast 2900 - 3000 Lumens - Dual Voltage
BAL3000 MP72904 MP72903
Metal Halide Ballast M-250-4T-CWA-K Metal Halide Ballast M-400-4T-CWA-K high pressure ballast S-1000-5T-CWA-K
S-100-120-RXH-K high pressure ballast S-100-4T-HXH-K high pressure ballast S-150-4T-HXH-K
high pressure ballast S0250-29C-211-DK high pressure ballast S0250-71C-211-CL high pressure ballast S-250-5T-CWA-K
high pressure ballast S-250-4T-CWA-K high pressure ballast S-35-120-RXH-K high pressure ballast S0400-71C-211-CL1
high pressure ballast S-400-5T-CWA-K high pressure ballast S-400-4T-CWA-K high pressure ballast S-50-120-RXH-K
high pressure ballast S-70-120-RXH-K high pressure ballast S-70-120-RXN-K high pressure ballast S-70-4T-HXH-K
Emergency Ballast BAL1400TD MP72914 MP72913
BALT5-1300TD BALT5-500TD 1000W ballast metal halide M-1000-5T-CWA-K
1000W metal halide ballast M-1000-4T-CWA-K metal halide ballast M0175-11C-211-CK 175W metal halide M-175-5T-CWA-K
metal halide M0175-59C-212-CK 175W metal halide ballast M-175-4T-CWA-K 250 watt metal halide ballast M0250-23C-212-DK
250 watt metal halide M0250-08C-213-DK 250 watt M0250-11C-211-CK 250w metal halide M0250-11C-211-DK
250 watt ballast kit M0250-11C-211-DP ballast kit mh 250w M0250-59C-211-CK 400W five tap MH ballast M-400-5T-CWA-K
metal halide ballast M0050-08C-111-DK MH ballast M0070-08C-111-DK 250 watt metal halide ballast M-250-5T-CWA-K
tri tap metal halide ballast M0250-59C-211-DK tri tap 400w metal halide M0400-59C-211-CK Oil Capacitor 24.0/400-1C
Oil Capacitor 26.0/525-1C Oil Capacitor 28.0/280-1C Oil Capacitor 21.0/480-1C
Philips Centium ICN2P32N35I Electronic Ballast Philips Centium ICN2S110SC Electronic Ballast Philips Centium ICN4P32N35I Electronic Ballast
Philips Comp-Covered LC1420CI Magnetic Ballast Philips NPF RLCS140TPWI Magnetic Ballast Philips STD RS2232TPWI Magnetic Ballast
ps metal halide 1000W ballast M1000-29C-612-CK Pulse start metal halide MP-100-4T-HXH-K Pulse start metal halide MP-150-4T-HXH-K
200W metal halide ballast M0200-23C-611-DK pulse start metal halide M0200-11C-611-DK metal halide ballast kit M0250-11C-611-CK
250 watt metal halide M0250-11C-611-DK Pulse start metal halide MP-250-4T-PSCWA-K Pulse start metal halide MP-320-5T-PSCWA-K
Pulse start metal halide MP-350-4T-PSCWA-K Pulse start metal halide MP-400-5T-PSCWA-K Pulse start metal halide MP-70-4T-HXH-K
Pulse start metal halide MP-750-5T-PSCWA-K Sign ballast MS2/96HO-120 Sign ballast MS2/24HO-120
Sign ballast MS2/72HO-120 175w mh ballast M0175-23F-211 Sign ballast MS4/72HO-120
Sign ballast MS4/72HO-277 Sign ballast MS4/48HO-277 250W M58 ballast MH M0250-23F-211
Sign ballast MS4/96HO-120 400w sign ballast M0400-23F-211 Sign ballast MS6/48HO-120
Starter ST2000 Electronic Ballast EP2/110RS/MV/SC T12 Flourescent Ballast EP2/75IS/MV/SC
t12 fl ballast 2 lamp M2/30RS-120 t12 fl ballast 2 lamp M2/40RS-240 T5 Flourescent Ballast EP2/54HO/PRS/MV/W/MC
Fluorescent Ballast E2/32ISS-120RES T8 Flourescent Ballast EP2/32PRS/MV/MC/HE T8 Flourescent Ballast EPH2/32IS/MV/MC/HE
T8 Flourescent Ballast EPL2/32IS/MV/MC/HE T8 Flourescent Ballast EPH3/32IS/MV/MC/HE T8 Flourescent Ballast EPL3/32IS/MV/SC/HE
   
 
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Light Ballast, HID Ballasts, Electronic Ballast and Lighting Ballast Capacitor Types

For more information about Ballasts check out our blog post entitled "What is a Ballast?"
A transformer is a device that is designed to control the amount of current in an electrical circuit. One of the most common examples of a modern inductive transformer is one used in a Fluorescent Lamp. The transformer limits the current throughout the tube which could possibly otherwise reach destructive levels because of the tubes negative resistance characteristics.

There are various transformers that differ in usage and complexity. Fluorescent Ballasts are one of the most common forms used today. The Fluorescent type is used on many common different fluorescent tube types like: T12, T9, T8, and T5. HID or High Intensity Discharge Ballasts are used to limit the current for Ballasts that run Lamp types like Metal Halide, High Pressure Sodium, Low Pressure Sodium and more.
Emergency Ballasts are designed to power Emergency Fixtures during a power out. An Emergency type is meant to power the fixture or fixtures for 90 minutes or more during an emergency situation.

Starters and Capacitors are used with HID Ballasts. Starters, also known as ignitors or igniters, are used to start or "ignite" the lamp. Capacitors aka Condensers are designed to store electrostatic energy. The Capacitor contains at least two electrical conductors separated by an insulator.