1500w metal halide Ballast Kit M48 5-Tap:
Ballast ANSI ID: M48
Manufacturer: James Lighting
Full ballast replacement kit w/ capacitor, core & mounting hardware
Ballast Type: MH Metal Halide
MFR: Howard Industries
Full factory warranty 2 years!
Ballast Works on: 120V,208V,240V,277V,480V
Circuit Type: CWA.
The 1500w metal halide ballast kit M48 5-tap is an magnetic ballast that regulates the electrical current to the metal halide lamp, ensuring efficient and stable operation.
capacitors and ignitors are sold in 1500w metal halide Ballast kits that come pre-wired and reduce labor cost. Capacitors and ignitors are also sold separately.
Power factor capacitors are used to reduce the negative effects that inductive devices (HID ballast) have on power factor ratings. James sells a complete line of capacitors that must be properly matched to the lamp and HID ballast.
6/300 6uf Capacitor Specifications, Capacitor has a full line of James, lighting capacitors and HID Ignitors, always for less. We are a supplier of metal halide and HPS ballast.
Can 1500w MH ballasts be used with different voltage input?
Yes, most ballasts have multi-tap options for different voltage input.
What is the maximum distance between the 1500w MH ballast and the lamp?
The maximum recommended distance is usually around 15 to 20 feet.
Can I use a 1500w MH ballast for a 1000w MH lamp?
No, you need to use a ballast specifically designed for the wattage of your lamp.
Do I need to use a capacitor with a 1500w MH ballast?
Most ballasts have built-in capacitors, so an external capacitor is not necessary.
How do I wire a 1500w MH ballast?
Refer to the manufacturer’s wiring diagram for proper installation.
Is it necessary to ground a 1500w MH ballast?
Yes, grounding is essential for safety and proper operation.
What is the operating temperature range for a 1500w MH ballast?
Most ballasts can operate within a temperature range of -40°C to 50°C.
Can a 1500w MH ballast be used for outdoor lighting?
Yes, but you need to use a weatherproof enclosure to protect the ballast from moisture and dust.
Can I use a 1500w MH ballast with a different type of lamp, such as a high-pressure sodium lamp?
No, you need to use a ballast specifically designed for the type of lamp you are using.