It is important that SE mogul base lamps are positioned in the correct burn position. Please refer to the drawing and notice the small glass nipple in the center arc tube of the lamp. It is critical, for the correct color temperature to be obtained, that the nipple be positioned in the 12pm location when screwed into the E40 mogul socket. To help align this position you may have to pull the center tab in the mogul socket out to gain some length where the lamps base makes contact with the center metal tab. Make sure that once positioned in the correct angle that the bulb is snug and stable in the socket.
Attention! Consumer Warning!
Using HPS (High Pressure Sodium) or HQI magnetic ballast damages metal halide lamps. We do not warranty bulbs that are used with these ballasts. Metal halide bulbs being using on these improper ballasts run the risk of premature bulb life, explosion, improper color spectrum and excessively high ultraviolet radiation that could cause possible damage or death to fragile aquatic livestock. Anyone using our lamps with the above mentioned ballasts do so at their own risk, and we are not liable for bulb life or damage to aquatic livestock.
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