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Posted 05 January 2006 - 01:06 PM

I am doing an assignment for my college course and was wondering if you could tell me what effect on a meter would there be if I added 5x 36W flourescent ballasts (without capacitors) to an existing 240V installation.

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Posted 09 January 2006 - 02:29 PM

The inductive load caused by this amount of ballasts would probably have a detrimental effect on the meter. Most likely would be that the meter would stop, this is based on my knowledge of power factor (which is not great). Perhaps a more experienced member could advise you further........???

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 09:07 PM

Please post student related questions in the student section or they will not be answered!!




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