IEC TR 60882:1986 

Pre-heat requirements for starterless tubular fluorescent lamps


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States basic technical requirements for cathode heating of tubular fluorescent lamps having pre-heated cathodes and intended for use in starterless circuits at a frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz. The requirements presented are those needed, as far as cathode heating conditions are concerned, to obtain reliable lamp performance. Ballasts used for the operation of these lamps should supply cathode heating voltages and currents in accordance with these basic requirements. This publication has the status of a report.

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Publication typeTechnical Report
Publication date1986-12-15
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 34/SC 34A - Electric light sourcesrss
ICS29.140.30 - Fluorescent lamps. Discharge lamps
Stability date  2025
File size866 KB

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