New Products for Electrical and Lighting Systems

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff October 17, 2006

Electronic HID ballast
for operating two 39-watt metal halide lamps is said to be suited to a variety of recessed and accent lighting applications within the retail, commercial, institutional and hospitality sectors. The light and compact ballast measures 4.7 in. x 3.6 in. x 1.5 in. and features an all-metallic enclosures to ensure long life in high-temperature applications, and enhanced safety features including automatic lamp power control and lamp end-of-life (EOL) detection. For more about e-Vision 39-watt by Advance, click here .

T5 and T5-HO electronic fluorescent offer universal input voltage (108 volts to 305 volts. The T5 group of ballasts also includes products for all linear T5 and T5-HO lamps, including standard and high-output options. The T5 product family is suitable for indirect and pendant mount fixtures and helps maintain lamp life with its automatic end-of-lamp-life shutdown feature. For more information about T5 and T5-HO ballast from American, click here .

Non-metallic in-use weatherproof covers are made from rugged polycarbonate material and have a modular design that accommodates multiple configurations. In addition, the covers are lock-out/tag-out compliant. The redesign has been carried out to comply with the requirements of NEC Article 406.8 in all wet locations for 15- and 20-amp, 125- to 250-volt applications. For more about non-metallic weatherproof covers from Hubbell, click here .

Constant current drivers for high-power solid-state lamps are capable of driving from one to 18 high-power LEDs from a single unit. The series incorporates a built in trimmer to adjust the output current from 250 mA all the way to 400 mA to accommodate a wide range of LEDs and applications. For more about the ICCD series from Infinilux, click here .