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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-05-2008, 05:00 AM Thread Starter
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single ballast running multiple bulbs...

Ok, this is likely a dumb question, but I tried to look it up...I have been trying for some time now to figure out what to do with my weak T8 bulb. I have an AH supply 55 watt kit, and a single 18 watt T8. Could I use the workhorse 3 ballast from the AH supply kit to run the 55 watt PC bulb it came with, AND an additional single T5 bulb? If this is possible, would the T5 be running at HO or just normal output? Also, if this is possible would I just wire the T5 in parallel with the PC?

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No, you can't run PC and T5 bulbs at the same time.
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