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Old 11-25-18, 06:32 PM   #5
oil pan 4
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Ballasts just don't care.
I have some industrial 1.7kw UV tubes. At work they use some really expensive electronic ballast, something to the tune of $4,000 and they last a year or 2 at most.
I use a sodium lamp ballast.
Makes about 400 to 440 open current and around 200 under load.
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