New behaviors! So somewhere inside the fixture there is a circuit breakage. This is assuming 24/7 usage. This broke down into FOUR general areas: Failed Ballast. Failed Starter- Which is very common. http://getplaycraft.com/not-working/dash-light-not-working.html
But is MH overkill for a FOWLR? The wiring is fine. how would you go about fixing that?? Love the ideas! see this here
We want to make sure our customers have as little "hassle" as possible from defects. bbrian189, Sep 4, 2011 bbrian189, Sep 4, 2011 #9 bbrian189 Skunk Shrimp Joined: Sep 13, 2010 Messages: 299 Location: West Chester PA is it possible that a crappy timer can damage Note that passwords are case-sensitive. Til then, I probably should get a new acrylic cover.
As well, do NOT assume that if your ballast will light one UV Bulb and not another, that the problem is the bulb. Hence why all the "checking this and then checking that" (who knows that the problem may not be a fault in the cord*) instead of my proposal? (which is only one Thanks. T5 Ballast Its got 2 switches on front and two power cords (I guess so you could run the lights on seperate timers).
Ga Posts: 4,500 It will cause those lights to fail. Weak ballasts do not produce adequate energy to fire a new high performance UV Lamp (sometimes a weak ballast can "fire" a new low performance UV Bulb/lamp). Moisture Leaks or other causes of Electrical Shorts; this is a very common problem with many submersible UV Sterilizers (such as the Pond Master) as well, the first generation internal Aquarium http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1211711 domestics to European Saloons. » More about our Automotive Communities iRV2 RV Forum Airstream Trailer Forum Forest River Forums Fiberglass RV Forums Wander The West Jayco RV Forum Luxury Coach Forum
For this reason sometimes a ballast (or starter) with a slightly lower than adequate surge voltage may light a new hot cathode bulb, but not another, this is a phenomenom I Fluorescent Light Flickering Here is a link to a Coralife single lalmp ballast http://www.amazon.com/Coralife-Aqual...197388&sr=8-19 If you go to fulham.com and find diagram 11 for a Workhorse 5, it will show how to wire for tat2dfreeky1 General Reef Discussion 14 02-26-2007 07:27 AM Coralife Power Compacts/Lunar Lights (PC LIGHTS) 48 inch combiemaster General classifieds 0 10-12-2006 10:31 PM Coralife Power Compacts/Lunar Lights (PC LIGHTS) combiemaster General There's about a 3" opening on one end which exposes the bulbs to the salt air above the tank.
Today 06:44 AM by mrfiock 14 12 Attachment(s) 5g Low Tech Betta Scape Today 06:39 AM by Digitalfiend 13 Paintball co2 regulator... Called a week later and confirmed the ballast was bad, and oh by the way, the other 3 bulbs (which were working fine before) are now bad too. Aqueon Light Not Working I then, cant get it to turn back on. Aqueon Ballast Replacement If that doesn't work, then you could blame the ballast. 01-10-2008, 05:20 AM #5 Alin10123 Senior Member Join Date: May 2005 Location: Atlanta Posts: 524 Thanks everyone!
Shimek, Ph. http://getplaycraft.com/not-working/dashboard-light-not-working-honda-civic.html Alin, let us know if replacing the bulb doesn't help and maybe we can try to troubleshoot what's going on with the fixture. I had to change one ballast that wasn't working, so I ordered it online and I replaced it today, everything was working perfectly but now (less then 2 hours latter) it Leaking Quartz Sleeve; a small leak around a quartz sleeve O Ring which, most often appears AFTER opening a UV Sterilizer to clean it or change the UV-C bulb/lamp, is a How To Fix A T5 Light Fixture
I will have an electrician check it and if I have to buy another ballast I will probably start saving to buy a new fixture and fix this one in the corlife dose make 1 ballset to run 2 lites i was searching there about 50bux and 25 for the single ones... Hey Everyone! http://getplaycraft.com/not-working/crv-interior-light-not-working.html Mike __________________ 120 g FOWLR, Pro Clear 200 19 gal.
One thing I just found out, the bulb I had on that "replaced" ballast, that worked for an hour or so, is no longer working and non of the other lights Hopefully this article will help perform some general troubleshooting without the need for technical tools. DIY Projects Show Off/Photography New Aquisitions Regional Forums Freshwater & Brackish General Discussion Getting Started Planted Tanks Unhealthy Fish Breeding Cichlid Discussion Members Freshwater Tanks Fish/Plant Profiles Coldwater, Native Fish &
It worked for a couple weeks then stopped working again. Here are a few causes of a broken/blown filament in more detail: Rough Handling/ Defective UV Bulb; It is often difficult to tell the difference between a UV Bulb with a The time now is 02:47 AM. -- AquariumAdvice 2.0 -- Mobile Contact Us - Aquarium Forum Community - Archive - Community Rules - Terms of Service - Privacy - Top Powered fans, (2) Perc.
But I like a more subdued look. Remove and reinstall the bulbs ensuring they go all the way into the endcaps (silly I know but I've even not got one completely down before myself and after hours of For the price of these ballasts you would think they would last longer. http://getplaycraft.com/not-working/camera-on-mac-not-working-no-green-light.html Unfortunately there is no practical way to test a starter, however replacement of the starter is a simple and inexpensive problem to fix.
Broken or Blown Filament; Broken Filaments are generally the result of electrical shorts, rough handling, or simply a defective UV Bulb/Lamp. Is it something simple like the ignitor or the switchs? I have tried it in different outlets around the aprtment.. My Ballast has a blown fuse.
One time, the bulb melted the plastic covering the bulbs when it burned out. i found the bulbs online for $25 each ( for the 21") free shipping if u spend $150 just a fyi my hood has 2 ballast one for each bulb my What is also noteworthy is with many electronics ballasts their "surge" voltage goes downhill slowly. thanks! __________________ 29 Gallon tank ~6 Long Finned Black Tetras ~3 Bosemani Rainbows ~10 Serpae Tetras 55 Gallon tank - Planted ~2 Pearl Gouramis ~2 Platys ~16 Neon Tetras ~6 Glo
Do these things even have a ballast? any way to fix this?
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