Electronic Ballasts replace magnetic T12 ballasts.

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Available for 1- and 2-lamp applications, Basic-12(TM) Ballasts comply with federal ballast efficiency requirements for installation into new fixtures as well as with 2010 requirements for replacement ballasts. Rapid Start units are wired identically to magnetic ballasts they replace, and mounting dimensions are identical as well.



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Universal Lighting Introduces Basic-12(TM) Electronic Ballasts for T12 Lamps



NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2005) - Universal Lighting Technologies is introducing a new line of electronic ballasts for T12 lamps that comply with the latest federal ballast efficiency requirements. The new Basic-12(TM) ballasts are designed to replace traditional magnetic T12 ballasts in existing or new fixtures while reducing energy consumption by more than 20 percent.

Basic-12 ballasts provide the same amount of light as magnetic T12 ballasts with reduced operating costs and improved lamp performance. Plus, electronic ballasts are significantly quieter than their magnetic counterparts. Basic-12 ballasts fully comply with today's new federal ballast efficiency requirements for installation into new fixtures as well as with the 2010 requirements for replacement ballasts.

Rapid Start Basic-12 ballasts wire exactly the same as the magnetic ballasts they replace, and the mounting dimensions are identical as well. Additionally, the Basic-12 ballast is smaller and lighter, making them easier to install in a fixture's ballast channel. Basic-12 ballasts are ideal for replacement of failed magnetic ballasts during fixture maintenance or as part of an energy-saving retrofit.

Basic-12 models are available for one-lamp (B134R120M-A) and two-lamp (B134R120M-A) applications. These are just the first models of a family that will continue to expand with additional ballasts for other T12 lamp applications.

For more information on Universal Lighting Technologies and the Basic-12 family of ballasts, call 1-800-BALLAST, fax your request to (615) 316-5146, or visit the Web site at www.universalballast.com.

For nearly six decades, Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., has been bringing power and precision to the world's most innovative lighting. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., with operations and distribution worldwide, the products of Universal Lighting Technologies are marketed under the Universal® and Triad® brand names. Universal Lighting Technologies is focused on designing, manufacturing and distributing the industry's finest lighting ballasts and controls. Universal Lighting Technologies-Energy Intelligence in Lighting.

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