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Ballast Installation Instructions
Electrical Connections
The Genesys gHID main voltage supply inlet is 3-wire: BLACK (L1), WHITE (L2), and GREEN (safety
ground) for 208VAC, 240VAC, or 277VAC. Ensure that service voltage meets these specifications. The
ballast lamp output wires (PINK and BROWN) connect only to the lamp socket with no additional
Wire Terminations
Prepare all wire connections by removing existing connectors (as necessary), stripping wires to expose
3/8” length of conductor, and twisting conductors tightly. Care should be taken not to strip wires
Input Connections
• The AC input wires should be
routed away from the ballast and
kept away from the output wires
for best performance.
• Connect the green ground wire
on the ballast to a ground wire
from the breaker box using a wire
nut. If there is no ground wire
from the breaker panel available
at the fixture, the ballast ground
can be connected to pole ground.
Dimmer Control Connections
Gray and Purple wires can be used to control light intensity.
• No Connection -­Full Light - Default Setting - Cap wires if they are not being used
• Connected Together -­Full Dim
• Connected to 0-­10V Dimmer -­Variable Control (Dimming is delayed for 10 minutes after lamp strike)
Call: 929 - 477 - 4443 (gHID)
Output Connections
Connect Ballast Lamp Output to the correct socket leads using wire nuts. (Refer to lamp installation
guide for details on socket options)
• ‘Dryconn’ or similar wire nuts
are not steel-wire compatible.
• ‘Twist & Tube’, ‘Pliers twist
and Tape’, or ‘Push-in Style’
connections are not acceptable.
• Use of ‘Screw Terminals Blocks’
used in older magnetic ballast
systems are also not acceptable.
CAUTION: Installer should be sure that all connections are secure and no bare wires are exposed.
All wire connections should be terminated so that the finished wiring avoids metal edges and wires are
not pinched.
Ballast MUST be installed with AT LEAST two fasteners: 2 1/2” or 3” machine screws or self-tapping sheet
metal screws (#8 or #10). DO NOT use sheetrock screws.
Attachment may be augmented with Permatex silicone gasket maker.
Safety Notes
• Disconnect voltage from the installation site with breaker and switch before installation.
• Check voltage with a voltmeter prior to installation. Do not attempt to measure the lamp voltage.
The lamp voltage is high frequency and may damage equipment or result in an electrical shock to
the installer.
• Do not short lamp leads for testing. Although this may cause the lamp to strike, it may also
damage the ballast.
• Do not install the ballast in an outdoor fixture while it is raining. A wet and dirty socket may
allow the striking lamp to short to the fixture case and eventually cause failure. The strike voltage
can create a short circuit across the surface of the socket.
Call: 929 - 477 - 4443 (gHID)
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