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Sizing supplemental OCPD for HID lighting #217525
08/23/16 04:56 PM
08/23/16 04:56 PM
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Any good references or rules of thumbs for sizing supplemental OCPD for HID lighting?


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Re: Sizing supplemental OCPD for HID lighting [Re: sparkyinak] #217526
08/23/16 05:45 PM
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Back in the day, in-line fuses at the poles. As to 'rules', it was what it was. I will look to see if there are any code issues.

We had fuse blocks at the pole tops to fuse each fixture, or to fuse 2 of a 4 group setup. 1000 watt HPS/MH in strip malls & shop ctrs. It avoided wiping out the circuit by a bad ballast.



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