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Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixture

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Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixture

Item #PSG4
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$20.50
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About our Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixture
Description

This grounded, 3-wire, microfluorescent T4 light fixture includes the lamp, mounting brackets and screws, 6ft cord and plug, direct connector, and built-in, instant-on, energy-efficient, silent, electronic ballast. A very versatile light fixture for both home and office, the microfluorescent T4 grounded light fixture can be used for backlighting, cabinet lighting, cove lighting, desk lighting, display case lighting, exhibits, merchandising, over cabinet lighting, shelf lights, showcase lighting, task lighting, trade show lighting, and under cabinet lighting.

LIGHT FIXTURE

  • 9 Models:

      6 watts 8 watts 12 watts 16 watts 20 watts 22 watts 24 watts 26 watts 28 watts
    Model# PSG4-6 PSG4-8 PSG4-12 PSG4-16 PSG4-20 PSG4-22 PSG4-24 PSG4-26 PSG4-28
    Length without
    power cord
    9-3/8in 13.5in 17.5in 19.5in 21.0in 29.0in 34.5in 40-3/8in 46.25in
    Length with
    power cord
    11-3/8in 15.5in 19.5in 21.5in 23.0in 31.0in 36.5in 42-3/8in 48.25in
  • Finish: white enamel
  • Solid Construction: fixture frame is constructed of extruded aluminum unlike some T4 fluorescent units that are made of plastic
  • Full Fixture Lighting: the end of the T4 lamp is only 0.50in from the end of the fixture unlike some T4 units like this that often have a full 1.50 inches between the end of the lamp and the end of the fixture
  • Very Low Profile: only 13/16in wide by 1-5/16in high
  • Very Little Heat: gives off very little heat
  • Light Weight: very light weight; depending on size the T4 fixture weighs 5 oz, 7 oz, 9 oz, 10 oz, 11 oz, 17 oz, 19 oz, 22 oz, 25 oz
  • Protective Cover: includes a clear, ribbed, attractive, easy-to-clean acrylic cover that protects the fluorescent lamp
  • Complete Unit: Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixture includes a T4 fluorescent lamp, acrylic cover, a small on/off rocker switch located on the body of all of the fixtures except the 6-watt model, a 6ft power cord with a three-prong grounded plug, one direct connector, and mounting clips & screws

LIGHT BULB

  • Light Bulb Included: a T4 (4/8in diameter) tri-phosphorous fluorescent lamp with a color temperature of 3000K (warm white), 4100K (cool white), or 6400K (daylight white) is included with each T4 Grounded Light Fixture. Four optional colored T4 lamps are also available: red, blue, green, and black light. (6W lamp does not come in black light.)
  • Very Good Lamp Life: rated life is 16,000 hours on average (Lamp is easily replaced.)
    (Caution: always be certain that the lamp is seated properly in both of its sockets. Be sure that both pins of each end are inside their respective socket and that the lamp is rotated 90 degrees once the pins are in the sockets. Failure to make good electrical contact between the pins and its socket may result in arcing and excessive heating of the socket.)
  • Good Color Rendition: high Color Rendering Index (CRI) of 82+ for all 3 white lamps (warm white, cool white, daylight white)
  • 9 Nominal Lengths: 9 lamp nominal lengths of 9in, 13-1/8in, 17in, 18.75in, 20-9/16in, 28.75in, 34in, 40in, and 45.75in regardless of the color temperature or the color of the lamp
  • End of Lamp Life: when a fluorescent light bulb burns out it is always a good idea to turn off the corresponding Microfluorescent fixture. Otherwise, the solid state ballast used inside that fixture can sometimes burn out while trying to start a bad light bulb.

ELECTRICAL FEATURES

  • Quiet Electronic Ballast: built-in lightweight electronic ballast provides instant-on starting with no flickering and cool quiet operation
  • Energy-Efficient: uses only 6, 8, 12, 16, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28 watts of power/fixture respectively
  • Linkable: can be installed as a single unit or as multiple units connected in line with Direct Connectors and/or Flexible Connectors of 6in, 12in, 24in, or 36in. If the distance between two Microfluorescent T4 Fixtures is greater than 36 inches, then use two or more Flexible Connectors. For example, if the distance between two Microfluorescent T4 Fixtures is 65 inches, use two 36in Flexible Connectors connected end-to-end.
  • Maximum Wattage: in general, the maximum wattage in one “ganged” line of T4 fixtures is 230 watts. However, if the 22W, 24W, 26W, or the 28W fixtures are connected in a single circuit, only 5 of these fixtures may be “ganged” together. Do not exceed power consumption of 230 watts.
  • Rocker Switch Pre-Installed: all of the fixtures (except the 6-watt fixture) come equipped with a small on/off rocker switch on the side of the fixture
  • Switching: when these microfluorescent fixtures are linked together, an individual fixture may be adjusted by the on/off fixture switch without affecting the other fixtures. Additionally, if multiple fixtures are hardwired to power, then they may be controlled by a single wall switch as long as the rocker switch on each fixture is left in the “on” position.
  • 3-Wire Grounded: 3-wire grounded fixtures like these Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixtures are strongly recommended for projects that require grounding - especially commercial installations; on the other hand, 2-wire non-grounded microfluorescent fixtures can be used for residential installations
  • Not Dimmable: these fluorescent fixtures are not dimmable

INSTALLATION

  • Easy to Install: easy to install with 2 screw-in clips, then fixture snaps into place
  • Electrical Connections: can easily be connected to power by either using a 6ft power cord & 3-prong grounded plug or a choice of two different Hardwire Boxes. However, these Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Fixtures cannot be hardwired directly because their profile (0.75in by 1.25in) is simply too small.
  • Acrylic Hardwire Box with Control Switch: will permit the Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixture(s) to be hardwired and controlled by the rocker switch on the hardwire box. It has 3 knockouts for electrical connections. (Please remember that a flexible connector of the appropriate length must be used to connect the hardwire box and Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixture.)
  • Commercial Grade Metal Hardwire Box: will permit the Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixture(s) to be hardwired into a circuit controlled by a wall switch. It has 4 knockouts for electrical connections. (Please remember that a Flexible Connector of the appropriate length must be used to connect the hardwire box and a Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixture.)
  • Optional Accessories: a variety of connectors (Direct Connectors, Flexible Connectors, a Power Cord, Hardwire Boxes, and spare T4 light bulbs) may be ordered separately

OTHER

  • Large Quantity Discount: If you would like us to quote on a large quantity of Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixtures, please call us at our toll-free number or use the online Quotation Request for Large Quantities form. We are always happy to provide you with our best large quantity pricing.

    UL Listed 1-Year Warranty  Satisfaction Gaurantee  Quick Ship Item  Installation Difficulty


Specifications & Measurements

When determining how many Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixtures and which size you will need for under cabinet lighting location you first will have to measure the space where the fixtures will be attached. To do this you should not measure the face of the cabinets; you must measure the "cavity" under the cabinet where the fixtures will actually be placed. We recommend that you "fill up" the cavity space with the largest fixture that can fit. For example, for a space that measures 28 inches we recommend that you use the 20W fixture that measures 23.0in long, not the 16W fixture that measures 21.5in.

Cavity Measurement Length of Microfluorescent
T4 Grounded Light Fixture
WITH Power Cord
Microfluorescent T4
Grounded Light Fixture
11-3/8in - 15in
11-3/8in PSG4-6
16in - 19in 15.5in PSG4-8
20in - 21in 19.5in PSG4-12
22in - 23in 21.5in PSG4-16
24in - 30in 23.0in PSG4-20
31in - 36in 31.0in PSG4-22
37in - 42in 36.5in PSG4-24
43in - 47in 42-3/8in PSG4-26
48in + 48.25in PSG4-28

NOTE: These dimensions assume that the power cord sticks out approximately 2in from
one end of the fixture and that nothing is connected to the other end of the fixture.

Cross-Sectional Dimensions of a Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixture

Linking of Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixtures

Linked fixtures must NOT exceed 230 watts combined.

Installation of Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixtures



Product Reviews
Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixture
$20.50
5 Stars based on 24 Review(s)
Trinity Electric
Springfield, MO
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Perfect fit
September 9, 2013
Fit and lamp color were a perfect match to old unit that was replaced. Would recommend this to all that need specialty lighting.

Kevin
Boston, MA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great undercabinet choice
August 27, 2012
I was very pleased with the low-profile and clean appearance of the fixture for under cabinet lighting in my kitchen. I mounted 3 of these in a series along the front edge of the bottom of the wall cabinets horizontally oriented toward the backsplash. This mounting is easy with the optional horizontal mounting hardware. The effect is even indirect lighting for the counter without any glare. Plenty of light and much more light than we would have obtained had we gone with LED. Great selection of sizes. Reasonable price
Pros:
Selection of sizes for "custom" install Light quality (warm white) Amount of light Low profile

Brian
Bristol, TN
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Very Nice Lights
March 20, 2014
Very nice and rugged lights. I use these inside units for trade shows and just transporting them around the country really is hard on them but they always work.
Pros:
Compact and very rugged.

Arsalan A. Kahn
Glenview, IL
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Fast and accurate order great job!!!
December 27, 2013
I have received my product on time product was perfect as described on the website good and reasonable price.

Debbie
PA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great Replacement
December 18, 2013
Fit well where the previous 'hidden' desk light was mounted, even used the same screw holes and cable clamps, but gives far more light. Wished it would have come in black but you can't have everything. Hopefully it will last longer than the original fixture.

Bill
Oswego, IL
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Excellent value for the money
December 12, 2013
Very nice and small

William Glotz
Northridge, CA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Very good for my car dealer display. Better than the much more expensive fixture installed by the contractor.
October 31, 2013
I first ordered the wrong item. My own fault. I called to order the correct item. The help was quick and excellent.

Carol
North Carolina
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great!
October 23, 2013
We are using these for light boxes for our artwork and they work absolutely great. Thanks for the quick fulfillment of our order!

Jairo Serna
33129
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Microfluorescent T4 Grounded Light Fixture
August 23, 2013
Delivered on time, no problems whatsoever.

Bob
Mount Upton, NY
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Excellent Light
August 19, 2013
installation is simple and easy. The light is fantastic.



Questions & Answers
By Cathie from San Francisco on July 30, 2012
Has anyone used this light fixture in a cabinet that houses ceramic figurines? If so, is there a glare off the ceramic?
By Gail from San Ramon, CA on August 1, 2012

Answer:
We have used these lights for +/- 4 years now in our store cabinets. We are antique dealers and display a wide range of glass, porcelain, and ceramic figurines. There is no glare of any item on display. These lights enhance the items under display making them easier to sell. We also use these lights to display jewelry. Once again, they let the jewelry shine with no discolorations. I would highly recommend these lights to anyone. We just purchased more for additional cabinets.
By Steve from Memphis, TN on July 31, 2012

Answer:
It shouldn't glare. The light is a soft light and the fixture has a diffuser cover over the bulb. I don't notice any glare off my countertop or anything sitting on it. This is only my opinion as I do not have ceramic figurines on my countertop.
By Seth from Virginia on July 31, 2012

Answer:
While I have not used it for this purpose, it is like any fluorescent light. I would suggest holding a figurine near any fluorescent to see the effect. It is bright and if used to provide cabinet lighting, it will probably provide the desired results. It is also easy to mount in an inconspicuous place.

By Will from Port Townsend, WA on March 3, 2014
What is the warranty coverage and period for residential application? Is the electronic ballast replaceable?
By Jacob from Pegasus Lighting on March 3, 2014

Answer:
The warranty is 1 year. No, the ballast is not replaceable.

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