are t5 grolux tube's ho?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Nelson, 26 Jan 2009.

  1. Nelson

    Nelson Member

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    hi all
    looking to change my t8's to t5's soon and will be using my existing hood.going to change ballasts etc(diy).
    have seen jamesc thread and going with 880 ho and grolux.just wondering if grolux tube's are ho,and if not can i use them on a ho ballast.

    thanks
    neil
     
  2. JamesC

    JamesC Member

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    A very good question and one I don't know the answer to. I'd guess they aren't as there is no mention of HO on them anywhere. Saying that I've been using them in my Arcadia Luminaire with no problems.

    HTH
    James
     
  3. Nelson

    Nelson Member

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    thanks james
     
  4. Themuleous

    Themuleous Member

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    Yeh I've got one (or is it two) in my luminary and they work without any problems.

    Sam
     
  5. Nelson

    Nelson Member

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    thanks sam
     

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