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OfflineMisKris
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Ballast not working?
    #350131 - 01/19/10 01:37 PM (7 years, 2 months ago)

So I woke up this morning to turn on the lights for my 2 weeks in flowering princess, when my 600w bulb didn't turn on but the rest of my appliances did I got worried.  I unplugged the ballast for about 45 mins. Its only 4 months old so I thought no way its shot. The ballast seems to be working as the fan inside is running. The light hasn't flickered even once. I switched bulbs and still nothing. Could it be the wire connection to the bulb? Or what? Im freakin... CRUCIAL TIME. New ballast? New cord? someone?


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Re: Ballast not working? [Re: MisKris]
    #352966 - 01/25/10 02:53 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

All you can do is test the connection, bulb, then get yourself a new ballast.  Hows that going?  Did you get it working or did you get a new light?


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Re: Ballast not working? (moved) [Re: MisKris]
    #353714 - 01/26/10 09:58 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

This thread was moved from the user's journal.

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better suited for discussion out in the public forums


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Re: Ballast not working? (moved) [Re: DJ_avocado]
    #353722 - 01/26/10 10:09 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

Hey! Welcome Miskris!

Thought you might get more answers to you questions out in the public view since you posted it in your journal. :shrug:

Anyways stick around and now lets see if you can get some answers!


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Re: Ballast not working? (moved) [Re: SpaceMonkey]
    #358385 - 02/06/10 12:58 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

Thanks Space Monkey... totally didn't get it. Well it was the ballast... I got a new one but am having new issues the past 2 days.:sad:


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Re: Ballast not working? (moved) [Re: MisKris]
    #358483 - 02/06/10 03:59 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

Could be a faulty igniter, does that ballast make noise but do nothing?


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Re: Ballast not working? (moved) [Re: MisKris]
    #358633 - 02/06/10 10:42 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

I have a 400w digital ballast with HPS and MH bulbs that Id be willing to let go for 200$

This is brand new and the HPS bulb has about 30 hours of use on it and the MH bulb has never been used

Also includes reflector hood and light timer


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Re: Ballast not working? (moved) [Re: Picklez]
    #358639 - 02/06/10 10:58 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

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KillerPicklez said:
I have a 400w digital ballast with HPS and MH bulbs that Id be willing to let go for 200$

This is brand new and the HPS bulb has about 30 hours of use on it and the MH bulb has never been used

Also includes reflector hood and light timer



What name brand is the ballast?


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Re: Ballast not working? (moved) [Re: Stoneth]
    #358641 - 02/06/10 10:59 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

Galaxy. Was purchased through RVF less than 2 weeks ago


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Re: Ballast not working? (moved) [Re: Picklez]
    #358643 - 02/06/10 11:01 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

Counting pennies I'll get back with ya, if my money is right.


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Re: Ballast not working? (moved) [Re: Stoneth]
    #358646 - 02/06/10 11:04 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

If you only want the ballast or the bulbs, let me know. I am hard up for cash and would be willing to sell the setup in parts if necessary

I am hoping this is just a temporary hold on my grows and that I can start back up in the next year or so


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Re: Ballast not working? (moved) [Re: Picklez]
    #358648 - 02/06/10 11:09 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

Dude I got to wait until the electric bill comes in and I'll be in touch with.

I understand if someone beats me to it, that's a great price for the set.:yesnod:


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Re: Ballast not working? (moved) [Re: Stoneth]
    #358671 - 02/06/10 11:48 PM (7 years, 1 month ago)

Hopefully someone will want it. Id prefer not to have to list it on craigslist


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