Over-Driving Normal Output bulbs?

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Ranger

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Jun 20, 2001
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Anybody have any info or links on over driving normal output florecent bulbs with electronic ballasts? Anybody here using this method for thier lights? I aqautic garden so I stay out of that 10,000k+ range but I figured you guys might do this for some of your lights.
 

rayjay

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I use an IceCap 660 to drive 3 GE Daylight Ultra 40 watt lamps and 1 Philips Actinic 03 lamp. Using a light meter, I get approximately 1 1/2 times as much light as the same lamps driven by two tar ballasts that I also have in the same hood.
 
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