Ballasts drive two 57 or 70 W compact fluorescent lamps.

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SmartMate® Ballasts offer programmed lamp ignition for extended lamp life in frequent switching applications. Model ICF2S70-M4-BS has bottom studs and single-entry connector, while Model ICF2S70-M4-LD features length mounting feet and dual-entry connector. Maximum case temperature is 90°C. Intellivolt® technology allows operation at any input voltage from 120-277 V, 50/60Hz. Units include color-coded connectors and end-of-lamp-life protection.

Original Press Release:

Advance Enhances SmartMate® Family of Ballasts for Compact Fluorescent Lamps With New 2 X 57/70 Watt Offering

Enhancing its exclusive line of SmartMate® ballasts for compact fluorescent lamps, Advance Transformer Company, Rosemont, Illinois, announces the availability of new programmed start ballasts to drive two 57 or 70-watt 4-compact fluorescent lamps, respectively.

Previously available in only one-lamp versions, Advance's new "SmartMate for 57/70 Watt" ballasts now support two 57 or 70-watt compact fluorescent lamps and are ideal for retail, industrial, and outdoor settings as well as high bay applications. Benefits include programmed start lamp ignition for extended lamp life in frequent switching applications, a 90°C maximum case temperature rating allowing flexible fixture design and application versatility, and superior energy efficiency.

Available in low, medium, and high wattages ranging from 13W to 120W to support a broad range of applications, the Advance-branded family of SmartMate ballasts is designed to offer the maximum freedom of choice and flexibility to fixture designers and the lighting specification community. As with all SmartMate models, Advance's SmartMate for 57 and 70-watt models sport the exclusive SmartMate features, which include Intellivolt® technology (allowing the ballasts to operate at any input voltage from 120 to 277 volts, 50/60Hz), dual entry, color coded connectors, and end-of-lamp-life protection.

Catalog numbers for Advance's new "Smartmate for 57/70 Watt" ballasts are: ICF2S70-M4-BS (with bottom studs and single-entry connector) and ICF2S70-M4-LD (with length mounting feet and dual-entry connector).

Advance Transformer Co., a leading ballast manufacturer based in Rosemont, Illinois, manufactures a full line of magnetic fluorescent, HID, electronic fluorescent, and electronic HID lamp ballasts, as well as a broad family of drivers for LED light sources. For more information on Advance's complete product line, visit Advance's website at or call Advance at (800) 372-3331. Advance is a division of Philips Electronics North America.

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