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What is new with HID bulbs?

WHAT IS NEW WITH HID BULBS?WHAT IS NEW WITH HID BULBS?

Effective January 1, 2009 lighting fixtures manufactured for operation of metal halide lamps greater than 150 W but less than 500 W must contain:

Minimum Ballast Efficiency 
  • Pulse-start Metal Halide Ballast = 88%
  • Magnetic Probe-start Ballast = 94% 
  • Electronic Ballast (not pulse-start)  = 90% if <250W or 92% if >250.

Exemptions:
  • Fixtures with regulated leg ballasts 
  • Fixtures that use electronic ballasts that operate at 480V
  • Fixtures rated only for 150 W lamps, for use in wet locations, and contain ballast rated to operate at ambient are temperatures above 50 degrees Celsius.

Mercury vapor ballasts have been discontinued.
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