Advance launches its new family of AmbiStar™ electronic fluorescent ballasts exclusively for the residential and hospitality sectors. Designed and rated for consumer use, Advance’s AmbiStar ballasts drive a wide variety of the consumer market’s most popular fluorescent lighting options—from compact fluorescents to T5, T8 and T12 technology—to deliver warm, comfortable and cost-effective lighting solutions to the market’s broad range of home and hospitality users.
The SYLVANIA QUICKTRONIC® POWERSENSE™ T5 dimming ballast provides controllable lighting and high-efficiency performance. POWERSENSE, with its micro-controller technology, is the industry’s most versatile dimming ballast, operating linear fluorescent T5 lamps over a wide (100-1 percent) dimming range.
Advance proudly announces that it has expanded its popular family of Optanium® high-efficiency electronic ballasts to include a new electronic ballast with Step-Dim capability for the operation of two 28 Watt T5 fluorescent lamps.
Consolidated Edison hosted the unveiling of the latest in demand response technology, with over 25 attendees from energy service companies (ESCOs) gathering for the demonstration and discussion at the New York facility. The event included presentations by representatives from OSRAM SYLVANIA and the Lighting Research Center, followed by a live demo of the load shed ballast system.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc has expanded its line of popular EcoSystem fluorescent dimming ballasts with the introduction of EcoSystem™ T5 HE (High Efficiency) ballast for use with the EcoSystem fluorescent lighting control solution. The new line of low-profile T5 dimming ballasts provides the same revolutionary digital fluorescent lighting control technology as the current “G” can ballast, in a smaller [18″ (457mm) x 1.18″ (30mm) x 1.0″ (25mm)] profile. EcoSystem solutions now extend to the complete line of high-efficiency T5HE dimming solutions for all one- and two-lamp lengths and voltages, including two-, three- and four-foot lamps in both 120v and 277v.
Advance announces the expansion of its popular family of e-Vision® Electronic HID Ballasts to include a new 150-Watt Dimming Ballast for Metal Halide lamp applications.
Lightolier Controls’ new PowerSpec HDF Fluorescent Dimming Ballast eliminates ballast size and capability issues that have previously limited designers’ fluorescent lighting options. The high-performance PowerSpec HDF ballasts give designers more flexibility, additional control options and the ability to use energy-efficient fluorescent lighting in situations that require varying light levels.
The new EcoSystem ballast for fluorescent lighting control from Lutron Electronics excited audiences and was honored with a New Product Showcase Award at this year’s Lightfair International trade show and conference in New York City. The product won the Best of Category Award for Ballasts and Transformers.
Universal Lighting Technologies announces the latest in light level switching ballasts with the release of their new Ballastar T5 (B228PUNVS50-D) ballast for T5 lamps. A single control lead allows for the user to switch from full light output down to 50 percent power level with a standard wall switch or lighting relay. With today’s new requirements for lighting controls, Ballastar light level switching products make it easy to implement controllable lighting solutions without special controls.