1000 Watt Ballast Kit High Pressure Sodium S52 Quad-Tap
Ballast ANSI ID: S52
Full ballast replacement kit w/ capacitor, ignitor & mounting hardware
Ballast Type: 1000 Watt Ballast High Pressure Sodium
Manufacturer: James Lighting
Full factory warranty 3 years!
Ballast Voltage: 4-Tap works on: 120V, 208V, 240V, 277V.
A 1000W HPS ballast kit is a device that regulates the electrical current to operate a 1000W high-pressure sodium lamp. It works by converting standard AC power to a high-voltage, high-frequency current that is necessary to start and operate the lamp.
1000 watt hps ballast Kit High Pressure Sodium S52 4-Tap:
Circuit Type: CWA
Insulation Class: 180°C
Capacitor Value: 26 MF
Capacitor Voltage Rating: 500V
Cap. Temp. Rating: 105°C
Winding Materials (Pri/Sec): Al/Al
Lamp Starter: BI-803
Agency Certification: RU, cRU
Maximum Distance to Lamp:2FT
There are two main types of 1000W HPS ballast kits available in the market – magnetic ballasts and electronic ballasts. Magnetic ballasts are more affordable and have been used for decades, while digital ballasts are more efficient and offer more control over the light output.
Can a 1000W HPS ballast kit work with other types of lamps?
No, a 1000W HPS ballast kit is specifically designed to work with 1000W high-pressure sodium lamps and cannot be used with other types of lamps.
What are the advantages of using a 1000W HPS ballast kit?
The advantages of using a 1000W HPS ballast kit include improved energy efficiency, longer lamp life, better light quality, and increased control over the light output.
How do I choose the right 1000W HPS ballast kit for my application?
Factors to consider when choosing a 1000W HPS ballast kit include the type of lamp, the size of the growing area, the desired light output, and the budget.
How long do 1000W HPS ballast kits typically last?
A well-maintained 1000W HPS ballast kit can last for 5-8 years, but the lifespan can vary depending on the quality of the ballast and the operating conditions.
Can a 1000W HPS ballast kit be used for outdoor lighting?
Yes, 1000W HPS ballast kits can be used for outdoor lighting applications, but it is important to choose a ballast that is designed for outdoor use and has appropriate weatherproofing.
What are the safety considerations when using a 1000W HPS ballast kit?
It is important to follow the manufacturer’s instructions for installation and operation of a 1000W HPS ballast kit, and to ensure that the ballast and lamp are properly grounded. The high voltage and heat generated by the ballast and lamp can be hazardous if not handled properly.
Can a 1000W HPS ballast kit be used with a dimmer switch?
No, a 1000W HPS ballast kit cannot be used with a dimmer switch. The ballast is designed to regulate the electrical current to the lamp at a specific level, and changing this level can damage the ballast and lamp.