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Does the T8 LED Grow Lights compatible with T12 fixtures?
I am looking to purchase the T8 LED Grow Lights for my kitchen. I just wanted to ensure these would be compatible with the current fixture. Currently, my kitchen is lit by 4 Philips f40t12/CW supreme 40-watt bulbs. I believe this to be a T12 bulb. I've heard T8 and T12 are supposed to be interchangeable. However, I was unsure if the ballast capable of powering the current T12s might be too much voltage for these T8 grow lights I'm looking to replace them with. Would the T8 LED grow lights work as a replacement for the Philips f40t12/cw supreme? Ad if not, do you have a suitable grow light replacement for a T12?
The T8 LED lamps will fit mechanically in your current T12 fixture, but the T12 fluorescent ballasts will need to be removed and/or bypassed.
Instructions for how to perform the fixture rewiring can be found in the instructional manual below:
If you were interested in purchasing a new fixture all together, you may also be interested in our PhotonBlast fixture, which I have provided a link to below:
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