400-Watt HPS Ballast Kit S51 Multi-Tap
Ballast ANSI ID: S51
Full ballast replacement kit w/ capacitor, ignitor & mounting hardware
Ballast Type: 400-watt High Pressure Sodium ballast
Manufacturer: James Lighting
Full factory warranty 3 years!
Circuit Type: CWA
Ballast Voltage: 5-Tap works on: 120V, 208V, 240V, 277V or 480V
A 400W HPS Ballast kit is a package that includes a ballast, ignitor, capacitor, and other necessary components for operating a 400W high pressure sodium lamp.
Can I use a 400W HPS Ballast kit for a 250W HPS lamp?
No, you need to use a kit specifically designed for the wattage of your lamp.
Can I use a 400W HPS Ballast kit for a metal halide lamp?
No, you need to use a kit specifically designed for the type of lamp you are using.
What is the input voltage range for a 400W HPS Ballast kit?
Most kits have a multi-tap feature that allows for use with different input voltages, typically 120V, 208V, 240V, and 277V.
How do I install a 400W HPS Ballast kit?
Refer to the manufacturer’s instructions for proper installation.
What is the expected lifespan of a 400W HPS Ballast kit?
Typically, Magnetic ballasts can last up to 5-8 years.
Can I dim a 400W HPS lamp with the ballast kit?
No, HPS lamps cannot be dimmed.
What is the maximum distance between the 400W HPS Ballast kit and the lamp?
The maximum recommended distance is usually around 15 to 20 feet.
Is it necessary to ground a 400W HPS Ballast kit?
Yes, grounding is essential for safety and proper operation.
What is the operating temperature range for a 400W HPS Ballast kit?
Most kits can operate within a temperature range of -40°C to 50°C.
Can a 400W HPS Ballast kit be used for outdoor lighting?
Yes, but you need to use a weatherproof enclosure to protect the kit from moisture and dust.
What is the difference between magnetic and electronic ballasts for 400W HPS lamps?
Electronic ballasts are more efficient, produce less heat, and have a longer lifespan than magnetic ballasts.