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
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