T5 - Mixing wattages?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by eric.f, 10 Mar 2011.

  1. eric.f

    eric.f

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    I have a SCHAWBE electronic balast (T5) - Says it can do 2 * 39 W or 2*24 W
    I am presently running 2 * 24 W .
    1. Would it be possible to run 1 *24 W & 1 *39 W together on this ballast?
    2. Would connections have to change?
    3. If not possible would connections change for 2 * 39 W?

    Any advice wound be appreciated.
    THANK:thumbup:S
     
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  3. lIghty

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    Can't run mixed wattage tubes, you wil have to run either 2x 39W or the 2x 24W.
     
  4. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i wouldent recomend it,

    A) it may not work
    B) it would overdrive one tube and age it prematurley if it did work.

    best to run one or the other wattage.
     
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