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  1. Electrical
    Good afternoon, First, my apologies if someone already covered this topic. I did do a search but found nothing specifically for what I'd like to accomplish. Second, I just registered today, I'm very new - please be gentle :eek: I have a large amount of new T8 electronic ballasts (4 lamp)...
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    Replacing the bulbs didn't work so I decided to replace the ballast (probably screwed up letting the thing flicker for days-- evidently that's bad). However, having taken it apart, I notice something odd: when switch is on I get the expected 120 V from the two wires, but when it's off I get...
  3. Electrical
    Hi all, I am new to this site, and appreciate all the help. My mom has a little 2 ft flourescent fixture over her sink that stopped working. We replaced the starters and could sometimes see a little blue light on the end of them when jiggling them so I assumed the switch had power. We took the...
  4. Electrical
    My house was built in the 1940s and does not have the third groud wire. Recently the flourescent light in my kitchen ( which was operational for Years ) suddenly blew out. Since then I have replaced both the bulbs and the ballast twice, only to have the ballst blow out on me within hours. My...
  5. Electrical
    I am re-doing my bathroom and was tearing out the drywall about 2 feet away from the vanity flourescent light fixture, which is only about 2 months old. All was well and then I had to bang on the drywall with my hammer and the lights went dim and bluey-green, then shut off altogether. I could...
  6. Electrical
    The source of this problem is in France, but I think that there is no national difference in this case. We have a long hallway in which there are four light fittings which are all switched via a single bistable relay with several buttons along the walls. Most of the time it all works fine -...
  7. Electrical
    I would like to add additional fluorescent drop-in fixtures to our drop ceiling in the basement. I'd like to install fixtures with three bulbs in each. I know that these can be wired up (assuming the ballasts are wired correctly) so that one switch on the wall turns on the middle light, and...
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