Odessea Light

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  1. Raboebi

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    Hi Guys,

    I have the Quad 24W Odessea light and I noticed that after the lights are switched off that the blue light flashes every now and again. Is this common? Is the light faulty?

    Any help on offer?

    Kind regards,

    Rabz
     
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  3. Gary Roebuck

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    u have an earth fault / loose or no earth on the light fitting. best u sort it quick. electronic ballasts need earth as a reference or u could end up replacing it !
     
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    It is a known issue with these units, mine does the same.

    It does not bother me, looks like lightning :)
     
  5. Jayceew

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    Mine did the same when I just bought them, about a year and a half later and I cant remember when last I saw them doing this.

    How old are your units?
     
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    Mine does the same, its a known problem with them.
     
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    Raboebi

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    Brand spanking new :eek:
     
  8. JohnDoe

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    Had one over my tank that did the same. Unit still works, just replaced it with a DIY LED build.
     
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    Raboebi

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    DIY LED Build? Any specs?
     
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    Mine only did this when they were relatively new, cant remember seeing it happen again lately.
     
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    24 x 3W Bridgelux (12 White + 12 blue split). Meanwell drivers

    You can check out my thread for pics.
     
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    Raboebi

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    Got the ballasts exchanged, lights seem to be working just fine now.
     
    Last edited: 28 Aug 2012
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