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A comparison: electronic ballast and conventional ballast

What are the differences between an electronic ballast and a conventional ballast?

Electronic Ballast (ECG)

Electronic ballasts have become increasingly popular in cannabis cultivation for several years now. Despite the significantly higher price compared to a conventional ballast, there are some good reasons to buy an electronic ballast. Firstly, there is the significant higher power factor of an electronic ballast. He is at 0.97 to 0.99. This means that an electronic ballast with 600W brings this 600W power also approximately. Conventional ballasts have significantly worse values ​​in this regard. Electronic ballasts have less heat development compared to conventional ballasts. 

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