Using electronic ballast instead of the magnetic one in lighting save the electricity if having PF correction?

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  • Ken C
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    8 years ago
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    If they're both PF corrected, then the power consumed would be about the same.

    The advantages of an electronics ballast are weight reduction and a wider input voltage range. It's also possible to do dimming/power reduction to the lamp if so desired. Of course, the disadvantage to an electronic ballast is that it's much more complex and not as robust as a mag ballast.

    Greetings from Austin,TX

    Ken

    Source(s): Former R&D Manager/Designer High End Systems (Automated Lighting Manufacturer)
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