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post #6 of (permalink) Old 03-27-2006, 05:32 PM
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Due to design specifications for office lighting, the NO (lumen) output of T128, T8, and T5 is about the same where the major difference is power consumption.

Scolley is running a 6X HO fixture so they must be out there.

The workhorse ballast will drive DIY NO or HO so I am just waiting on a pair of (minature bipin) endcaps to give it a try (not on the top of the to do list).

Originally Posted by Raul-7
But the problem there are no T5 HO fixtures; which is odd given the fact T5's are available in all sizes unlike PC's. Anyone know if they make them? Or maybe a 30" fixture with two 24 HO bulbs on opposite sides? Or else I'll end up buying two Aqualight T5 fixtures.

Moved to Tucson.

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