Lumatek Electronic Ballast 400W: Improve Your Lighting Efficiency

Upgrade your lighting system with Lumatek Electronic Ballast 400W for consistent, stable light output that is perfect for pharmaceutical agriculture and precision horticulture. Compact, lightweight and equipped with multiple power output settings, this ballast is designed for both HPS and MH lamps, ensuring flexibility and performance in a wide range of applications.

Features and Benefits

  • Dimmable and Microprocessor-controlled: Allows precise output regulation with soft dim feature for gradual power output changes to protect the lamp.
  • Intelligent Start and Sequential Switching: Lights lamps faster while managing inrush current and balancing the load across the ring circuit to prevent tripping breakers.
  • Compact, Lightweight and Silent Operation: At just 2.5kg, this ballast is easy to handle, mount, and operate without any noisy fans.
  • Multifunctional and Efficient: Lumatek Electronic Ballast works with both HPS and MH lamps (Super Lumens switch not compatible with MH lamps) and offers four power-output settings for optimal performance.
  • Full Circuit Protection: Provides safety through features like open/short circuit protection, over temperature protection, over/low voltage protection, end of lamp life/rectification protection, and EMI suppression.

How to Use

  1. Ensure that the power supply to the ballast is disconnected before starting the installation.
  2. Select the correct power-output setting for the lamp you are using (250W, 250SL, 400W, or 400SL).
  3. Install the lamp in the reflector socket and connect the reflector to the ballast output socket, making sure all connections are secure.
  4. Once all connections are in place, plug the ballast input socket into a reliable power source and switch on the power.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

Lumatek Electronic Ballast 400W is best suited for applications that require precise light output regulation and flexibility, such as pharmaceutical agriculture, controlled-environment horticulture, and other environments where stable lighting is crucial. It's a perfect choice for those looking to improve their lighting efficiency and reduce energy consumption while maintaining optimal growing conditions.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • Make sure to disconnect the power supply before installation or servicing to avoid electrical hazards.
  • Do not use the Super Lumens (SL) switch with MH lamps; it's only compatible with HPS lamps.
  • Operate within the specified temperature range (-25 to 40°C, or -13 to 104°F) and humidity range (0% to 90%, non-condensing) for full load operation.


What are the benefits of using a Lumatek 400W digital ballast?

Lumatek 400W digital ballasts offer dimmable and consistent stable light output, making them ideal for various applications requiring precise regulated output. They also have microprocessor-controlled intelligent start, sequential switching, silent operation, lightweight design, and full circuit protection. Furthermore, they are extremely efficient, producing minimal heat while ensuring longer lamp life and minimum PAR/PPF output loss over time.

Can Lumatek 400W digital ballasts work with both HPS and MH lamps?

Yes, Lumatek digital ballasts can light both HPS and MH lamps. However, please note that the Super Lumens (SL) switch should not be engaged for MH lamps.

What are the four power-output settings for the Lumatek 400W digital ballast?

The Lumatek 400W digital ballast has four power-output settings: 250W, 250SL, 400W, and 400SL. You can boost the power by 10% by selecting the SL settings.

How does the 'soft dim feature' work for the Lumatek 400W digital ballast?

The 'soft dim feature' in the Lumatek 400W digital ballast allows for a gradual change in power output when dimming or boosting lamps. This protects the lamp from sudden fluctuations in power, contributing to its longer life.

Is the Lumatek 400W digital ballast heavy and difficult to handle?

No, the Lumatek 400W digital ballast is small, compact, and lightweight, weighing only 2.5kg. This makes it easy to handle and mount.

What is the operating temperature range for the Lumatek 400W digital ballast?

The Lumatek 400W digital ballast is designed to operate in a temperature range of -25 to 40°C (-13 to 104°F).

Can the Lumatek 400W digital ballast operate in high humidity environments?

Yes, the Lumatek 400W digital ballast is capable of operating in a relative humidity range of 0% to 90%, in non-condensing conditions.

What kind of circuit protection does the Lumatek 400W digital ballast offer?

The Lumatek 400W digital ballast features full circuit protection, including protection against open/short circuits, over temperature, over/low voltage, and end of lamp life/rectification. It is also EMI suppression certified.

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(SKU: 124012)

No audible noise, no flicker, EMI suppression certified, Electronic ballast for 250W or 400W HPS or MH lamp, Full circuit protection; open/short, over temperature, over/low voltage, end of lamp life/rectification, To light a 250W lamp; set control to 250W and boost output by 10% by switching to 250SL, To light a 400W lamp; set control to 400W and boost output by 10% by switching to 400SL or dim down to 250SL or 250W

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