IceCap 150  Watt Electronic Metal Halide Ballast

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This item has been discontinued.

IceCap Metal Halide Ballast Features:

  • Universal input for worldwide applications
  • Superior color uniformity
  • True fault shutdown protection
  • Open circuit voltage safety
  • Extended photometric lamp life
  • Low profile, lightweight, many cases styles
  • Constant lumen output over a wide input voltage range and lamp voltage variation
  • Significant energy savings as compared to magnetic ballasts
  • True remote mounting
  • Thermal protection
  • Approved for recessed use

  • Specifications

    Environmental Specifications

    Minimum Starting Temperature: -30 degrees C
    Lamp Distance from Ballast: Standard up to 50ft. Distance beyond 50ft. require special wire
    Maximum Case Temperature: 80 degrees C
    Emi/RFI: 47CFR Part 18
    Sound Rating: A
    Warranty: Up to 5 Years
    Safety Listing: UL Type 1 Outdoor

    Electrical/Mechanical Specifications

    INPUT
    Voltage: 120VAC & 277VAC
    277V has wide range input 185-305V
    Frequency: 50/60HZ
    Lamp Wattage
    Regulation vs Input: 1%
    Power Factor: 0.99
    Total Harmonic Distortion: <10%
    OUTPUT

    Lamp Wattage Regulation: +/-1%
    Frequency: 150 HZ
    Lamp Current C.F.: <1.3
    Open Circuit Voltage: 0-Volts across the lamp terminals
    Weight: 15oz
    Transient Protection: Yes
    Short Circuit Protection: Yes
    Thermal Protection: Yes
    Open Circuit/ No Lamp/Hot Lamp Shutdown, Retry and Ignition Failure Protection: retry at pre-set intervals, then rapid 3 second shutdown.
    Lead lengths
    Side Lead Models

      Input Leads: 13”
      Output Leads: 8”
    Bottom Feed Models: 8”
    Safety Standard: 120V Model is UL 277V Model is UL
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    Product Manuals & Documentation

    IceCap 150  Watt Electronic Metal Halide Ballast

    Owner's Manual available for download in Adobe PDF file format

    Manufacturer Info

    Ice Cap Aquarium Supplies
    IceCap has been introducing innovative lighting products into the aquarium hobby for more than two decades. The company is committed to producing benchmark quality products and has set the standard for efficiency and reliability. IceCap is committed to nurturing and supporting an increasingly self-sustaining hobby of coral reef enthusiasts. IceCap started the R.E.E.F. Foundation to encourage and facilitate recycling, education and a more conscientious use of both living and material resources. We carry a variety of IceCap aquarium lighting supplies including bulbs, fixtures, retrofit kits and accessories.

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    Only had it running for a few hours so far, but I noticed the light was brighter and the bulb statred great. Very easy to wire in and set up. I will buy nothing but an Ice Cap ballast from now on!
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    I bought an Odyssea 48" 250w HQI DE fixture. Didn't realize what a peice of junk it was until I started reading reviews. Switched out the ballasts with these IceCaps and it made a world of diffence. Also bough 2 phoenix 14K bulbs. Corals really pop now. Got rid of the greenish/white tint that t...Read More
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    This is the one of the best Electronic Metal Halide Ballast i have used. It will make you bulbs pop with color !!! starts quick to, and not to hot to the touch. I would recomend this one first.
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    awesome power

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    I am very happy with the force the ballast uses to push the halide huge difference in coral coloration and size already and ive only had it on for approx. 5 days. The only downfalls to the ballast are the length of the plug from ballast to fixture is a little short for me you basically have three ft...Read More
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    I have the Icecap running along side a cheaper imported ballast, and there is a huge difference. The icecap side is much brighter, and coral and coraline colors are much more vivid. The other ballast looks washed out, and more yellow. I'm going to replace the other ballast with an Icecap ASAP!
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    I have not hooked up my 400w icecap ballasts yet because the description is wrong. It says their is a 10' output cable with 4" exposed wire for wiring to mogul base. When I received the units, they had a 1' cord with a female plug! I looked everywhere to find the plug locally but no one carr...Read More
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    Ice Cap's are the only ballasts I will light my tanks with.
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