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Old 03-21-2005, 06:29 PM   #1
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T5 Lighting Problem (Help!!)

Hi,

I have recently bought a Marine setup from my LFS (I have kept a tropical tank for the last three years!). Unforunately I have had nothing but problems with the Interpet T5 Luminaire(s!) supplied. I have had four different units so far (also lots of replacement bulbs!), with failures ranging from one of the elements failing, loud buzzing noise, to loud bangs and smoke!

I have my equipment on a surge protected gang with RCD, and nothing else is having any problems, so I think my electrics can be ruled out.

Is this a common problem with the Interpet Units? Does anybody have any experience of the Arcadia units as an alternative (or any other make/model)?

Thanks

Marty
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