Product Description

Green Starters

Green Starters

  • Product Description

    • Premium quality ensures trouble-free operation; extremely low early replacements reduce maintenance costs
    • The world's only starters which are radioactive free and lead free, avoiding hazardous substances in manufacturing and recycling. Philips ‘Green Flagship Award’ for outperforming competitors
    • Safe end-of-life behaviour prevents safety issues
    • Redesigned canister top with a special notch; easy to install and replace with a screwdriver or with improved grip reducing installation time and cost
    • Flame-retardant components for additional security
    • Easily distinguished from counterfeit starters by specific shape with narrowed top, embossed range information and indented pins (patent-protected design)
    • UV-resistant canister protects against unsafe conditions

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Range of glow switches for igniting fluorescent lamps with electromagnetic gear2-pin ignitor in plastic (flame-retardant polycarbonate) canister and radio-interference suppression capacitor

Features

Premium reliability with less than 100 early failures per million products (<100 ppm)
Premium reliability with 10000 swiches guaranteed
No hazardous radioactive isotopes used for activating the glow switch
Lead-free and compliant with European RoHS legislation (Reduction of Hazardous Substances)
Secure, safe and fast ignition on both inductive (L) and capacitive (LC) lighting systems acc. to IEC 60155
Controlled preheating of the lamp filaments and sufficient pulse voltage for longer lamp life (>25% compared with cheap starters)
Canister shape designed for a better grip while installing and replacing the starter
Green insulation plate to identify these lead-free and radioactive-free environment-friendly starters
Different green printing for visual distinction between S2 and S10 (S2 = light green / S10 = dark green)

Applications

Ignition of fluorescent lamps of all brands with conventional electromagnetic ballasts using TL-D (T8), TL (T12), TL mini and PL-L lamps
S2 starters are suitable for 110/130 V 4-22 W single applications, 220/240 V 4-6-8-15-18-22 W single applications and 220/240 V 4-22 W series applications. It is recommended for 220/240 V 18 W single applications for optimal performance
S10 starters are suitable for 220/240 V 13, 4-65 W single applications. It is required for 220/240 V 13 W single applications

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