How much light does a T8 bulb produce?
A T8 fluorescent that uses 32 watts of energy typically produces 2500 lumens of light. It’s LED equivalent, while using only 17 watts, produces 2200 lumens. Additionally, T8 LED light bulbs have a lifetime rating of 50,000 hours, more than 3 times longer than 15,000 hour average lifespan of T8 fluorescent lights.
Can T8 bulbs grow coral?
Yes you can, if you choose your corals carefully. It is still possible to keep all species of photosynthetic corals under T8 lighting as long as we know the limits of our lighting and have realistic expectations for the rate at which corals grow under reduced lighting.
What is the difference between T8 and T 12 bulbs?
The main difference between T8 and T12 tubes is the tube’s diameter. T12 tubes are 1.5″ in diameter while T8s are just one inch. All other things—socket sizes, lengths, distance between pins—are the same. T8 LED tubes won’t fall out if you try to install them in a T12 fixture—they’ll fit just fine.
Do T8 bulbs need a ballast?
Most T8 LED bulbs do not need a ballast. The only type of LED tube that requires a ballast is plug-and-play. Used as direct replacements for fluorescent tubes, plug-and-play LED tube lights install without fixture rewiring, and operate off the existing fluorescent ballast.
What is the brightest T8 fluorescent bulb?
The brightest four foot T8-sized LED tube light is the Barrina LED Shop Light Fixture. This tube shines with 5000 lumens using 44 watts. It replaces a 72 watt fluorescent tube.
Can you replace T8 bulbs with LED?
Yes, you can replace fluorescent tubes with LED tubes or LED-integrated fixtures. If you just want to replace the bulbs, you can use plug-and-play, direct-wire, or hybrid LED tubes. Plug-and-play tubes are the easiest to install as they do not require any rewiring to the fixture.
Will a T8 ballast work with LED bulbs?
Type A – LED tube has an Integrated Driver for use on Existing Fluorescent Ballast. Type A LED tubes need an existing T8 electronic ballast to operate. If you have T8 electronic ballasts this makes installation very easy. All you need to do is remove the existing T8 fluorescent lamp and install a new T8 LED Type A lamp …
How many watts is a T8 light bulb?
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Can T8 lighting be shipped to my home?
Some T8 Lighting can be shipped to you at home, while others can be picked up in store. Explore More on homedepot.com Appliances Oven Continuous Grates Gas Ranges
Does the Home Depot sell T8 bulbs?
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How much does a 16-watt LED tube bulb cost?
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