Can I use a 4 lamp ballast for 3 lamps?

Can I use a 4 bulb ballast for 3 bulbs?

Many replacement ballasts can be connected to more than one combination of lamps, so that a 4 lamp ballast can be connected to a 3 or 2 lamp ballast.

Can you use a 4 lamp ballast for 2 lamps?

Can you also use a 4 lamp ballast for 2 lamps? Many replacement ballasts can be connected to more than one combination of lamps so that a 4 lamp ballast can be connected to a 3 or 2 lamp ballast. This is indicated directly on the label and on the wiring diagram.

Does it matter what ballast I use?

However, ballasts are often compatible with more than one lamp, and vice versa. Based on design and start method, certain ballast options may be preferable to others because they can help your lights operate more efficiently, have longer life spans, or use less energy.

Can I replace a rapid start ballast with instant start?

The majority of commercial ballasts in the market that operate T8 lamps are instant start. Because of this, when retrofitting a rapid start system to an instant start system, some alterations to the socket wiring are required in order for it to work optimally.

Can you use a 2 lamp ballast for 1 lamp?

A 1 lamp rapid start (series) ballast can be hard to find, but it can be replaced with a 2 lamp instant start (parallel) ballast.

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What is the yellow wire on a ballast?

The other individual red wires connect from the ballast to push-in connectors on each side of the left holder of lamp 2. The common yellow wires connect from the ballast to push-in connectors on one of the right holders of lamp 1 or 2. Two yellow wires connect the common lampholders together.