What tests are required to list a lamp-ballast platform on the Certified Lighting Subcomponent Database (CSD), so that it can be used to qualify a product to the Luminaires specification?

To list a lamp-ballast platform on the Certified Lighting Subcomponent Database (CSD), data must be submitted to a certification body (CB) demonstrating the lamp-ballast platform’s compliance with the following specification requirements:  
  • Luminous Efficacy
  • Lumen Output
  • Light Source Life
  • Lumen Maintenance
  • Correlated Color Temperature (Indoor and Indoor/Outdoor only)
  • Color Rendering (Indoor and Indoor/Outdoor only)
  • Source Start Time (Indoor and Indoor/Outdoor only)
  • Source Run-Up Time (Indoor and Indoor/Outdoor only)
  • Dimming (as applicable)
  • Power Factor
  • Transient Protection
  • Lamp Current Crest Factor
  • Operating Frequency
  • Maximum Recommended Ballast Case Temperature
  • Ballast Hot Spot Location
  • Minimum Operating Temperature (Outdoor and Indoor/Outdoor only)
  • Electronic Ballast Safety
 
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  • Topic #: 23002-33323
  • Date Created: 3/30/2012
  • Last Modified Since: 4/11/2012
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