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Old 09-20-2011, 09:25 PM   #1
 
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Can I use a CF ballast to power a T5 bulb?

I have a CFL ballast (current SL60T) made for 1 65w Compact Flourescent Bulb and I want to Power 1 54w T5 with it. Can I?
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Old 09-21-2011, 10:17 AM   #2
 
you can try. The wattage and the bulb diameter are pretty similar. You still might see short life of through bulb or ballast. Is it NO T5 or HO?
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