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Standards Committee reaffirms fluorescent ballast standard.

Press Release Summary:

Feb 03, 2016 - NEMA announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C82 reaffirmed C82.1-2004 Line Frequency Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts. Standard covers ballasts which have rated open circuit voltages of 2,000 V or less and are intended to operate lamps at frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz. ANSI C82.1-2004 (R2008, R2015) may be purchased in hard copy or electronic download on NEMA website.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

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ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C82 Reaffirms C82.1-2004 Line Frequency Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts

Press release date: Feb 01, 2016

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C82 reaffirmed C82.1-2004 Line Frequency Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts. This standard covers ballasts which have rated open circuit voltages of 2000 volts or less and are intended to operate lamps at a frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz.

ANSI C82.1-2004 (R2008, R2015) may be purchased in hard copy or electronic download for $94 on the NEMA website.

NEMA’s Lighting Systems Division, as secretariat of ANSI’s ASC C82 for Electric Ballasts, is looking for industry experts in the User and General Interest categories to participate in standards development activities. Contact NEMA at nemalighting@nema.org if you are interested. Please indicate your interest category and your area of expertise.

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