Venture Impulse Ignitors
Detailed below is the Venture Lighting range of Impulse Ignitors for use with High Pressure Sodium Lamps rated between 50 watt and 2000 Watts. Within this section are standard and Timed Impulse Ignitors; the former featuring over-voltage protection and the latter automatic reset and minimum downtime. The pulse magnitude for this gear is up 3.0 – 4.5kV. This all means elimination of end of life flickering and faster restart for hot lamps.
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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.