Existalite is a specialist emergency lighting organisation. These Existalite Inverters come without batteries. The range of control gear components manufactured by Existalite is comprehensive and should meet all you emergency lighting requirements. An inverter is an electrical device that converts direct current (DC) to alternating current (AC).
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Switch Start Switch start is the control gear that has been used by the industry for many years. The current is limited by a wire wound magnetic choke or ballast. The choke, which is a coil of wire makes the circuit inductive. The advantage of switc…Read More »
An electronic transformer is used to reduce mains voltage to a suitable voltage for halogen light bulbs (Not to be confused with LED Drivers). When selecting a transformer it is important to ensure the max wattage is not exceeded by the total wattage consumed by the light bulbs.
Please Note: It is not recommended to "max" out transformers.
IE 5no. lamps x 10 watts each = 50 watts therefore a 60 watt (60VA) transformer would be acceptable, however if you had 6 lamps a 60 watt transformer would be "maxed" out. In this case we would then recommend a 105 watt (105VA) model.
The original type of ballast, the electromagnetic ballast was introduced with the first iteration of fluorescent lamps.