How much does a 4 lamp ballast cost?

How much does a 4 lamp ballast cost?

A replacement ballast costs about $10-25 depending on capacity and brand. The bite is that an electrician trip charge (which includes 30 or 60 minutes work) is going to be $75-150 probably – for about 5 minutes work on each light fixture.

What is the wattage of a 4 lamp T8 fixture?

ANSI considers the 4-foot, 32-watt T8 lamp to be a rapid-start lamp, but it is commonly operated using an instant-start circuit in which the two pins on each end of the lamp are electrically connected or shunted together.

What are standard lamp sizes?

A typical average floor lamp will likely be around 60-72″ in height, i.e. 5 to 6 feet. Some types of floor lamps such as reading lamps and pharmacy lamps will usually be shorter, since they are designed to be used mainly when seated.

Can you replace a ballast yourself?

A typical ballast will generally last about 20 years, but cold environments and bad bulbs can decrease this lifespan significantly. You can get a new ballast at a hardware store or home center and install it in about 10 minutes.

How much power does a 4ft fluorescent light use?

They operate the lamps at the nominal 430 ma. and allow the lamps to produce greater than 92.5% of rated lumens. They consume eight to 10 watts when operating with the lamp in the circuit.

Are there different types of lamps?

The different types of lamps include: Incandescent Lamps. Tungsten Halogen Lamps. Fluorescent Lamps.

How many types of bulb are there?

There are three basic kinds of light bulbs on the market: incandescent, halogen, and CFL (compact fluorescent light).

Can I change a ballast without turning off power?

Although changing a ballast is safer with the power off, sometimes it is impractical, such as in a crowded store or office space, and you must replace the ballast without cutting the power. This can be done safely with some preparation and the right tools.

Can you put LED tubes in fluorescent light?

In short, YES! New linear LED tube bulbs are simple plug-and-play and ballast compatible. You will simply need to remove your fluorescent bulb and plug in your LED light replacement.

Which is better fluorescent or LED?

LEDs are up to 50% more efficient than fluorescent lights – so they use less energy. Translation: Dramatically smaller electric bills. LEDs usually last at least twice as long as fluorescents, which means they need to be changed less often.