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Old 11-26-2004, 07:29 PM   #1
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PC hood?

I have a 36in PC hood that came with 2 18in 36watt PC bulbs. I moved the straight pin "outlets" so I can fit 2 24in 65watt PC bulbs. I noticed that the 65 watt bulbs flickered for about 45 seconds before it was fully on. Can I put in 2 96watt bulbs?Is there some way of knowing how much the hood or ballast can handle other than buying a $50 bulb and seeing if it works?TIA
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Old 11-26-2004, 08:29 PM   #2
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a 2x36 ballast probably won't run 2 65 watt bulbs and definately not 2 96 watters. Your current ballast might run 1 65 watt bulb.

Your ballast need to match your bulb choice.
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Old 11-26-2004, 09:41 PM   #3
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well.. Im running 2 65watt bulbs right now, thats why I was thinkin maybe I can go with 2 96 watt bulbs. If I breakdown the hood,look for the ballast, what markings or label do I look at to see how much the ballast is rated?Or is it standard for bulbs that it came with the hood(36watt) will have a matching ballast?
I need a electrical101 class over here TIA
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