Ballasts suit low-wattage metal halide applications.

Press Release Summary:

Low-wattage, metal halide F-Can ballasts incorporate Xtenza® wide-range ignitor, which supports applications involving up to 50 ft of remote ballast-to-lamp mounting distance. Available in 70, 100, and 150 W single-ended lamp versions, ballasts feature 120/277 V or 120/347 V, 60 Hz dual-voltage input and auto-reset thermal protection for both voltage taps. Products are suited for indirect lighting and other remote-mount applications.

Original Press Release:

Advance Introduces F-Can Ballasts With Xtenza® Wide-Range Ignitor Feature for Low Wattage Metal Halide Applications

(March 25th, 2004 - Rosemont, Illinois) In a continuous effort to revolutionize low wattage metal halide technology and broaden its application, Advance Transformer announces the availability of F-Can ballasts now containing the company's Xtenza® wide-range ignitor, an exclusive feature which fully support applications involving up to 50 feet of remote, ballast-to-lamp mounting distance.

The low wattage metal halide F-Can ballasts with Xtenza are ideal for indirect lighting and other remote-mount applications, are available in 70 Watt, 100 Watt, and 150 Watt single-ended lamp applications, and are the same size as standard F-Can models. Like other Advance F-Cans, the ballasts feature 120/277v or 120/347v, 60hz dual-voltage input and auto-reset thermal protection for both voltage taps. Catalog numbers for the low wattage metal halide F-Can ballasts with Xtenza are as follows:

· 72C5281-NP-900 (70 Watt, M139, 120/277v)
· 72C52C1-NP-900 (70 Watt, M139, 130/347v)
· 72C5282-NP-900 (70 Watt, M98/143, 120/277v)
· 72C5381-NP-900 (100 Watt, M90/140, 120/277v)
· 72C5482-NP-900 (150 Watt, M102/142, 120/277v), and
· 72C54C2-NP-900 (150 Watt, M102/142, 120/347v)

Xtenza technology is also a standard feature in Advance medium wattage F-Can ballasts for 175 Watt, 250 Watt, 320 Watt, 350 Watt, and 400 Watt pulse-start metal halide lamps, and is available as an optional, separate ignitor for 50 Watt through 1000 Watt metal halide, open core-and-coil ballasts.

Advance Transformer Company, 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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