Induction lighting


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Old 07-20-20, 09:54 AM
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Induction lighting

Hi All. Anyone familiar with induction lightIng? We have 6 pole lights that need lamps, I just found out they are induction lamps, never heard of them before, are these lamps interchangeable or does the power supply have to match the lamp?
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Old 07-20-20, 10:21 AM
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Induction lighting uses a lamp with gas in it and high frequency magnetic waves to stimulate the gas inside the bulb. The bulb type would be very similar to fluorescent.

I haven't heard much about induction lighting recently. I'm thinking that LED technology may have overtaken it as a more energy efficient choice.

 
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I don't think I understand your question correctly. Everything works together as a system. So, yes and no. Yes, the lamp parts are interchangeable... with the correct parts. No, you can't substitute a incandescent, fluorescent or LED bulb for a induction bulb.
 
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Old 07-20-20, 11:25 AM
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Sorry.... I wasn't clear. I didn't mean to swap in an LED bulb.
I was referring to converting the fixture over to LED.
That would mean removing the induction frequency generator.
 
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Old 07-21-20, 07:12 AM
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OK, so the discussion has been made to scrap the induction system , approximately 8 poles 2 heads, lookIng at solar based on the fact that one of the poles the feed is compromised and would be quite entailed to replace.
looking for recommendations as to manufacture’s.
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Old 07-21-20, 10:34 AM
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Are you referring to outside fixtures ?
If yes.... I'm not sure how much effective light you'll get from a solar fixture.
That would depend a lot on the type of fixture.
 
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Old 07-21-20, 11:57 AM
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Theses are pole lights along a short roadway, the plan is now to contact a couple of companies and have put proposals together and we will go from there, I was just looking for any recommendations on fixture mfg.
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Old 07-21-20, 05:03 PM
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Kichler makes the best outdoor light fixtures if you're not on a tight budget.
Kichler post lights

The only solar post lights I've seen in use are Gama Sonic. Don't know much about them.
 
 

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