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Old 01-23-2013, 02:16 PM   #1
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Replacing a ballast

I have to replace a ballast for t5 2X54w. I have a cheap dual lamp from Odyssea
and Im unsure of how to replace.

My existing ballast is external. It would be easy if I could find a ballast that fit inside my existing casing.

Any suggestions on a cheap and practical way to deal with this? The on/off switch is on my external ballast case.
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Old 01-23-2013, 03:40 PM   #2
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I guess I understand now.... buy the $30 replacement and just plug or DIY a case
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Old 01-23-2013, 03:46 PM   #3
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I guess I understand now.... buy the $30 replacement and just plug or DIY a case
Anybody have an awesome suggestion?
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Anybody have an awesome suggestion?
Does the light have schematics? What type of ballast does it call for? Maybe the company can send you a replacement part?

Not sure if this is what your looking for.
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Old 01-23-2013, 03:57 PM   #5
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Does the light have schematics? What type of ballast does it call for? Maybe the company can send you a replacement part?

Not sure if this is what your looking for.

Thanks convict... I literally ordered the replacement ballast from odyssea a few seconds before reading your post. haha.

I dont like being a slave to someone's inferior products but, in the case of this ballast, It lasted for quite some time.
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Thanks convict... I literally ordered the replacement ballast from odyssea a few seconds before reading your post. haha.

I dont like being a slave to someone's inferior products but, in the case of this ballast, It lasted for quite some time.
Your welcome lol. I understand. In this case it's probably the best route to go.
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