The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Cheap lighting - ODNO
View Single Post
post #242 of (permalink) Old 02-17-2005, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
Planted Tank VIP
GulfCoastAquarian's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Posts: 3,578
I hadn't heard about a single lead 2-bulb electronic ballast yet. Interesting. Anyway, yep - I would definitely jumper the two pins together and connect them to the single lead. I'm not so sure you will be overdriving, though. With only one lead, the ballast will most likely sense the bulb length and power it as a single bulb.
Otherwise, when it would be wired for normal operation, every time a bulb blew, the other bulb would be overdriven. Try it, though.

- Sam P -
plantedtanker in limbo - all tanks currently in storage
GulfCoastAquarian is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome