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Dual-lite UFO-5W Emergency Ballast 600-700 Lumens - 1 Lamp

2.50 LBS
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Product Description

Imagine, if one day the main power at your hospitality business fails during peek business hours and you’re forced to temporarily shut down operation. This would leave a dissatisfying impression with those patrons who are in town for that convention. A great way to avoid a total suspension of business is to install the proper emergency lighting solution. Our Dual-lite emergency lighting fluorescent ballast would be an excellent fit in this situation.

The UFO-5W model is a low cost highly reliable device that supplies your fluorescent lighting with emergency power in a blackout, so that your lobbies and rooms will remain visible. The emergency ballast is operable with any magnetic or electronic lighting fixtures. It works with T8-T12 fluorescent lamps, as well as, some CFL (4-pin) units.

The emergency mode time lasts between 90 to 120 minutes and is suitable for either indoor or outdoor application.

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  • Ballast Type: Emergency
  • Wattage: 17-215W
  • Lamp Type: T8, T10, T12 linear fluorescent and CFL Bulbs
  • Lumens: 600-700
  • UL 924 listed emergency device
  • Min/Max Temp: 32° to 122°F
  • Battery heater option available for colder locations
  • 90-120 minute emergency runtime
  • Includes Nickel Cadmium battery with 24 hour recharge time
  • Includes integral LED test switch
  • 120 or 277V line voltage input, 60Hz cycles
  • 5-year full warranty



The UFO-5W can be placed inside a fixtures ballast channel that has a minimum internal height of 1.15" and will work in tandem with the normal AC ballast. When electricity is flowing properly, this emergency fluorescent ballast will remain off, in charging mode. This transformer can also be used to retrofit an existing emergency fluorescent unit with 14-54 watt lamps.

Each fixture rigged with a UFO-RP1 will lay an impressive 500 lumens of floor coverage, providing up to 6 feet of adequate emergency illumination on either side of the light source. A battery heater can be purchased that allows for installation in cold climates as low as -4° F! 

External Specifications

This fluorescent lamp emergency battery pack has an unfinished cast aluminum case that weighs in at less than 2 lbs. It has a reduced profile with two mounting feet on either end that fits most standard 2 or 4-foot luminaries. The ballast also includes an LED-charging indicator that can be installed to the body of the fixture for routine battery testing, per UL guidelines.

Electrical Specifications

Dual Lites fluorescent emergency ballast includes a Nickel Cadmium battery that remains in charging mode when the AC current is flowing. Once power is interrupted, end-of-lamp-life circuits will delay the battery for 3 seconds to prevent false tripping and save bulb life. It will operate a single 2-foot or 4 foot T8, T10 or T12 lamp between 14-54W and is ideal for office buildings with 120 or 277 line voltages.


  • Width: 9.4”
  • Height: 1.50”
  • Depth: 2.40”


  • UL 924 Listed
  • UL Damp Location rated
  • NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
  • NFPA 70 National Electrical Code

Contact our expert customer service team for more information about this ballast, today! The Ballast Co. is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Our expert staff is available for questions and/or sales at (800) 887-9957 or sales@servc.com

Warranty Information

The manufacturer guarantees against mechanical, electrical and physical defects for 5-years from the date of shipment to the customer. We assume no responsibility for the improper selection or installation of this ballast, as well as field modifications of any kind made to it. The manufacturer guarantees the repair or replacement of defective parts or products within the 5-year period, which does not include removal of defective parts or consequential damages of any kind.

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