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What is a ballast?
What is an adaptable ballast?
How do adaptable ballasts work?
What adaptable ballast products are available on the market?
Why should I use adaptable ballasts?
What are the disadvantages of adaptable ballasts?
How well do adaptable ballasts perform?
Why is it important to control the current through an LED?
What is an LED driver?
Do T5 lamps need special ballasts?
Is there any difference in wiring between T5 and T8 ballasts?
Do T5 lamps have better lumen maintenance than T8 or T12 lamps?
What are some potential EMI problems and solutions with fluorescent lighting?
How can a fluorescent lighting system cause electromagnetic interference (EMI)?
What is electromagnetic interference (EMI)?
What are some LED drivers that are available?
Who manufactures T5FT lamps?
Where should specifiers consider using T5FT lamps?
How can specifiers address potential glare from T5FT lamps?
How does ambient temperature affect the performance of a T5FT lamp?
What types of ballasts are available forT5FT lamps?
What should specifiers consider when choosing ballasts for T5FT lamps?
How do T5FT lamps rate on life, color characteristics, and lumen depreciation?
How do the prices of T5FT lamps compare with other fluorescent lamps?
What types of ballasts do T10 and T9 lamps require?
What is power quality?
How do lighting systems affect power quality?
What are harmonics?
What is power factor?
What problems result from poor power quality?
What limits for current THD and power factor are used in the lighting industry?
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