2 wire ballast to 5 wire-- HELP!

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Old 03-02-17, 04:59 PM
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2 wire ballast to 5 wire-- HELP!

I have an old 14" fluorescent light that recently started to hum loudly. I found the replacement ballast, when I opened up the light I was shocked to see only 2 wires coming from the old ballast, both black! Does anyone know how I can hook up the new one?

Link to the new one:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Old 03-02-17, 05:25 PM
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Your fixture uses a socket with the starter. That would need to be replaced with a regular socket.
 
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Here is the diagram of the new ballast. PJ- is socket replacement pretty straight forward? Do you have a link of what I'm looking for?

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Old 03-03-17, 05:24 AM
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You may be better off using this ballast and returning the other ones , it may even be available in the big box stores. https://www.lightbulbs.com/product/r...ljgaAmYR8P8HAQ
 
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Wow, great find! Thank you for providing the link, that looks like it will work perfect.
 
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Old 03-03-17, 08:42 AM
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Check the big box stores before you order online.
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I wasn't able to find anything online at the 2 major stores in my area.. Found it for $18 w/ shipping online...
 
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