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Old 12-23-2012, 10:35 AM   #1
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Is there a way to install fluorecent lamp without balast

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Yes...you can install tube type lamps without a ballast...but they won't light.

You can install CFL type lamps in a regular socket and they will work because the ballast is integral to the lamp.

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Some L.E.D. lamps are 120 voltage.
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Is there a way to install fluorecent lamp without balast
NO !
you cannot use a regular floro tube with out a ballast !
It is needed for 2 x reasons.
1 - start up the tube.
2 - regulate currant thru tube once started.

So no ballast = no start.
If for some miracule it did start,
it would quickly burn out with out
ballast to regulate currant.
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Is there a way to install fluorecent lamp without balast
NO !
you cannot use a regular floro tube with out a ballast !

It is needed for 2 x reasons.
1 - start up the tube.
2 - regulate currant thru tube once started.

So no ballast = no start.
If for some miracule it did start,
it would quickly burn out with out
ballast to regulate currant.
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