Metal halide lamps provide the highest performance in energy efficiency, light quality, light output, and lamp life, for a wide variety of indoor and outdoor applications in industrial, commercial and municipal spaces. Here is a summary of the benefits:
Standard metal halide lamps rely a starting probe (electrode) to initiate an arc via high open circuit voltage. This low voltage starting technique results in a run up time of around four minutes and a restrike time running anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes.
Pulse start metal halide lamps incorporate a high voltage ignitor. The result is a run up time of two minutes and an 80% lower restrike time of three to four minutes. The efficiency (lumen/watt) of pulse start systems is anywhere from 25% to 50% higher. Lumen maintenance and CRI increase by up to 30%, compared to probe-start metal halide lamps.
We offer the complete line of Venture Lighting lamps in both standard and pulse start systems, along with the ballasts to run the lamps. Venture is the technology leader in the industry and is the only company dedicated exclusively to the advancement of metal halide lighting.
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Standard Metal Halide Lamps and Ballasts
Pulse Start Metal Halide Lamps and Ballasts