Capacitor help for thorn BETA2 with Z1616 Ballast

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Danny
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Capacitor help for thorn BETA2 with Z1616 Ballast

Post by Danny » Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:39 pm

what size capacitor would I need for a BETA2 factory fitted with a GEC Z1616P ballast please?

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Re: Capacitor help for thorn BETA2 with Z1616 Ballast

Post by sailormoon_01_uk » Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:00 pm

HI Danny

The Z1616P uses a 6.5uf 250v Capacitor, connected across the mains

All the Best

Colin

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Re: Capacitor help for thorn BETA2 with Z1616 Ballast

Post by Danny » Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:03 pm

Nice one knew it was something like that but wasnt 100% sure cheers col

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