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Howard Lighting BALT5-500-TD 1 LAMP Emergency Ballast 500 Lumens


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Certifications UL Listed
Dimmable No
Dimensions 14.25" x 1.28" x 1.21"
Length 14.25"
Width 1.28"
Height 1.21"
Lumen Output: 500
Manufacturer Howard Lighting
Product Warranty 5 Year
Part Number BALT5-500-TD
Minimum Start Temperature -20 Deg F
Technology Emergency Ballast
Voltage Multivolt 120V-277V
Weight Each 1.40 lbs

ShineRetrofits Input:
This Low Profile Fluorescent Emergency Ballast works with or without an AC ballast to convert new or existing fluorescent fixtures to unobtrusive emergency lighting.  Delivers 500 lumens and can operate one lamp in the emergency mode for 90 minutes. Includes 5 year warranty and is UL Listed for damp locations.


  • Dual 120/277 voltage.
  • Charge rate/power “ON” LED indicator light and push-to-test switch for mandated code compliance testing.
  • 3.6V long life, maintenance-free, rechargeable sealed NiCd battery.
  • Internal solid-state transfer switch automatically connects the internal battery to fluorescent lamp(s) for minimum 90-minute emergency illumination.
  • Fully automatic solid-state, two rate charger initiates battery charging to recharge a discharged battery in 24 hours.
  • Time delay enhancement to overcome end-of-life circuitprotection.


  • Suitable for installation inside, on top or in remote* of the fixture.
  • Can be used in both switched and unswitched fixtures.
  • UL Listed for factory or field installation.
Lamp Compatibility:
  • Compatible with most one-, two-, three-, and four-lamp electronic standard and dimming AC ballasts.
  • Operates one T5, T8, T12, Circular T5/T9 and U-bend T8/T12 lamp in emergency mode. Refer to the chart on the next page for a complete list of compatible lamps.

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  • 5 Year Warranty
  • UL Listed
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