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    Bodine - Emergency Lighting

    Emergency lighting for fluorescent and TLED applications

    April 2018

    New B50CT emergency ballast

    Designed for fluorescent and Type A TLED lamps

    The Philips Bodine B50CT emergency ballast works with linear fluorescent and Type A TLED applications. The B50CT operates one lamp in emergency mode and, depending on the wattage and lamp selected, provides up to 1400 lumens initial emergency light output. It is UL Listed for the U.S. and Canada and meets CEC Title 20 efficiency standards.

    The B50CT emergency ballast works in conjunction with an AC ballast to convert new or existing fluorescent or TLED fixtures into emergency lighting. The emergency ballast handles a wide range of input voltages and frequencies and consists of a high-temperature nickel-cadmium battery, charger and electronic circuitry in one compact metal case. B50CT operates one lamp in emergency mode. It is compatible with most single- and multi-lamp electronic and dimming AC ballasts. If used in an emergency-only fixture, no AC ballast is necessary.

    The B50CT is suitable for indoor and damp locations and for sealed & gasketed fixtures, including fixtures rated for wet locations. It is not suitable for air handling heated air outlets or wet or hazardous locations. For information about specific lamp and ballast compatibility, please call the factory. Recommended applications include: international line voltages from 120 through 277 VAC (50 or 60 Hz); drilling rigs where generators are the primary source of power; and other applications requiring higher tolerance of line voltage variation or harmonic distortion.

    Bodine - B50CT


    • Compatible with 13 - 55W fluorescent lamps*
    • Compatible with 7 - 16.5W Type A TLED lamps (including Philips LED T8 InstantFit**)
    • Meets CEC Title 20 efficiency standards 
    •  Low-profile case: 29.97 mm H (1.18”)
    •  Universal input (120 through 277 VAC, 50/60Hz) 
    * See product specification sheet for compatibility details. 
    ** InstantFit LED T8 lamps replace fluorescent tubes and are Type A TLEDs. Type A TLEDs, with exceptions, are fluorescent ballast compatible lamps. They operate with the existing fluorescent AC ballast.
    Bodine - InstantFit

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