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Helvar Twin 54w Electronic Ballast

  • Helvar Twin 54w Electronic Ballast
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Helvar Twin 54w Ballast T5 Electronic High Output

The Helvar twin 54w T5 ballasts are a slimline compact design which can be used as a replacement in most aquarium lighting units.


Suitable for - 54w (Standard) 1150mm 46" / 54w 1046mm 42" / 54w 1200mm 48" 

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The Helvar twin 54w T5 ballasts are a slimline compact design which can be used as a replacement in most aquarium lighting units.
Designed to be use with High Output T5 tubes the Helvar T5 ballasts are capable of replacing any ballast be that failed or faulty from any other manufacturer, Tridonic, Phillips, Osram etc.

So if your T5 lighting is failing or your aquariums in the dark and your ballast is to blame, the Helvar Twin 54w T5 Ballast can help bring your aquarium back to its former glory.

These ballasts must be used with two HO T5 tubes, these will not power a single tube.

Please see which model you require from the table below:

Model NoCompatibilityTube LengthNumber of Tubes
IQU-BAL-24W 24w (Standard) 550mm / 22" 2
  24w 438mm / 18" 2
  28w 590mm / 24" 2
 IQU-BAL-39W 35w 742mm / 30" 2
  39w (Standard) 850mm / 34" 2
IQB-45-54DBL 45w 895mm / 36" 2
  54w (Standard) 1150mm / 46" 2
  54w 1047mm / 42" 2
  54w 1200 1200mm / 48" 2
IQB-80-SNG 80w 1450mm / 58" 1

What is a ballast ?

The iQuatics ballast should be used with solid single core cable (available from iQuatics) in:

  • 1 Meter (2.99)
  • 5 Meter (£5.99)
  • 10 Meter (£9.99)

 Click here for wiring instructions.

Ballast Dimensions:

  • IQU-BAL-24W - 270mm(l) x 22mm (h x 30mm (w)
  • IQU-BAL-39W - 270mm(l) x 22mm (h x 30mm (w)
  • IQB-45-54-DBL - 270mm(l) x 26mm (h x 32mm (w)
  • IQB-80-SGL - 270mm(l) x 26mm (h) x 32mm (w)

*Ballast provided may differ from that pictured, all ballasts will be of exact specifications and full wiring instructions provided*

Tube Width 16mm
Total Output 54W X 2
Replacement Tubes 54w (Standard) 1150mm 46" / 54w 1046mm 42" / 54w 1200mm 48"
Tube Length 54w (Standard) 1150mm 46" / 54w 1046mm 42" / 54w 1200mm 48"
Length 270mm
Width 32mm
Height 26mm
Colour White
Mounting Method Lighting Pendant/Electronic Controller
Use Aquarium lighting pendant
Use With iQuatics Reflectors Yes
Instructions Follow YouTube video for installation
Specification Standard IEC specification

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Tip: T8 Tubes are 8/8 inch in diameter (26mm). T5 Tubes are 5/8 inch in diameter (16mm). When measuring the length of your tube, measure in mm from end to end without the pins. These ballasts are to be used with T5 HO tubes(see label) and not T8 26mm.

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