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Old 02-09-2012, 12:33 AM   #1
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Confused about light fixtures

Is there a difference in power output in different fixtures that might fit the same sized bulbs? Like a different ballast, whatever that is? Like are there different kinds of 48" T-8 fixtures? Or as long as the bulb fits, no difference?
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Some have higher quality ballasts than others, but in general it's not a huge difference. Reflector quality does make a big difference, but you typically don't see the high end stuff on anything other than t5s and newer nowadays.
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Ok, thanks.
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