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Do your T8 tubes directly go into T12 fixtures as replacements?
Do your T8 tubes directly go into T12 fixtures as replacements? How are the Sidewinder bias strips daisy chained? Are there connectors supplied, and is soldering required?
It sounds like you currently have 4-ft T12 fluorescent lamps. If so, our T8 LED tube lights can be used in the same fixture, as long as the ballast is either bypassed or completely removed. (The new T8 LED tube lights are NOT compatible with T12 fluorescent ballasts, and should be wired directly to line voltage).
For further instructions on installation and wiring, please reference our installation manual:
As far as the SideWinder product is concerned, located on each end of the LED strip reel is one male DC jack and one female DC jack. As such, no special components or accessories are needed if you are looking to simply daisy-chain the LED strip light reels in an extended run.
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