Power ballast for UV lamp

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Joined Aug 2, 2023
Hi there,

I have a Luminor RL-820 UV lamp (for Blackcomb LB4-101, LB5-101 & LB6-101) and the controller is damaged. That's 500 USD here in Costa Rica, where I live. I'm not going to pay that because I don't see any value in the controlling features, which are all disabled because here in this country they don't sell the sensors that are needed for the feature. The controller is basically downgraded and only counts the days until I have to change, and apart from that, the controlling unit only serves as a power supply and ballast.

I can get a power supply with ballast for 30–50 USD; I'm not going to pay 500 USD again.

Here is the patent with diagrams and technical data for this lamp: Lamp Patent at USPTO

See page 11, figures 46 and 47; these are the connectors.

Lamp specs:

Electrical: 90-265V/50-60Hz. 1A Max. (we have 110V in Costa Rica)

Plug Type: American: NEMA 5-15P

Lamp Power (Watts): 39

Power (Watts): 49

I attached pictures of the connectors, I'm not sure which two are powering the lamp and which are for the sensors.

The lamp is also made in the USA, maybe someone knows the producer.

The next logical step is to find a power supply with a ballast to run this lamp. On Amazon, I found a few products that feature a simple power supply with ballast (see link): Various UV Ballasts on Amazon

Can someone please point me in the right direction and tell me which one I should buy? Or maybe someone knows where I can get a proper generic power supply? I'm excellent at PC electronics, but power supplies for UV lamps are unknown territory for me.

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