IEC 61167:2017 PRV 
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Metal halide lamps - Performance specification


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IEC 61167:2017 specifies the performance requirements for metal halide lamps for general lighting purposes.
This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2015. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition.
a) A set of new lamp data sheets has been introduced for lamp types designed for replacing high pressure sodium lamps.
b) A set of new lamp data sheets has been introduced for 4 200 K versions of 3 000 K lamp types already in the standard.
c) A set of new lamp data sheets has been introduced for new lamp types where high frequency ignition data is important.
d) Annex G has been revised to incorporate high frequency ignition. As a consequence of this change, all data sheets in the standard have been revised to a new format.
e) A new informative Annex K has been introduced, giving recommended methods of making lamp temperature measurements.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2017-12-15
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 34/SC 34A - Lampsrss
ICS29.140.30 - Fluorescent lamps. Discharge lamps
Stability date  2020
File size15064 KB

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