Aquaponic Light Fixture Re-Wire to 110V, Removed Balast

To light this project I decided to use LED lighting. These LED bulbs take 110v so, no ballast is required and therefore no power loss from stepping down to standard florescent bulb power requirements.

Aquaponic Light Fixture Re-Wire to 110V, Removed Balast

Remove the center cover to expose the ballast and wiring.

Aquaponic Light Fixture Re-Wire to 110V, Removed Balast

The ends need to be re-wired so hot is one pin and neutral on the other pin. Only one side needs to be wired in this way.

Aquaponic Light Fixture Re-Wire to 110V, Removed Balast

Here is an end that is wired in this way.

Aquaponic Light Fixture Re-Wire to 110V, Removed Balast

The ends are re-installed into the fixture.

Aquaponic Light Fixture Re-Wire to 110V, Removed Balast

Wire in the line that would exit the fixture.

Aquaponic Light Fixture Re-Wire to 110V, Removed Balast

Replace the center cover.

Aquaponic Light Fixture Re-Wire to 110V, Removed Balast

Add mounting chains.

Aquaponic Light Fixture Re-Wire to 110V, Removed Balast

Repeat process for all the fixture that would be used. In this set up I will be using four fixtures.

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