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Old 03-11-2012, 07:48 PM   #16
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What is the voltage of the bulb?

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It is 120v.
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It is 120v.
Ok you say 120 volts but what type of bulb are we talking about as I posted above MV or MH or HPS or CFL ??

That will make the differnce on how to make the troubleshooting here.

The MV ( common 175 watters ) dusk to dawn luminaire the open circuit is typically about 250 volts it will be mesured at lamp socket or ballast secondary leads.

So if you did read the voltage and come out 120 volts then the ballast is shot.

For other type or other wattage size let us know we will tell you the correct voltage rating on lamp socket.

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It is MV and 175 watts. Thanks.
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Ok you say 120 volts but what type of bulb are we talking about as I posted above MV or MH or HPS or CFL ??

That will make the differnce on how to make the troubleshooting here.

The MV ( common 175 watters ) dusk to dawn luminaire the open circuit is typically about 250 volts it will be mesured at lamp socket or ballast secondary leads.

So if you did read the voltage and come out 120 volts then the ballast is shot.

For other type or other wattage size let us know we will tell you the correct voltage rating on lamp socket.

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I am having the same exact problem ,getting 122v and bulb will not fire up. I think it may be a bad transformer or loose ground.
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Daltis,i am having the same exact same problem122v, new bulb and, will not fire up.maby transformer,or loose ground wire.

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