These soft start starters are ideal for longer lamp life and offer reliable starting and flicker free operation of UVB tubes.
The patented Soft Start LEL Multipulse system produces timed heating followed by high energy, high voltage ignition to give very reliable starting even under conditions of low temperatures.
The soft start of UM2 give greatly reduced cathode wear and end blackening and therefore significantly enhances lamp life. There is an automatic failed tube cut-off which avoids continuous flashing and ballast overheating.
The UM2 Soft Start Electronic Multi Pulse Starter for fluorescent tubes is a soft start electronic starter and the only one which will soft start the full range of linear fluorescent tubes from 600mm 18W to 2400mm 125W, including 100W Krypton energy saver types, as well as most compact lamps. The UM2 is compatible with standard, low loss and extra low loss ballasts.