ARRI 12/18 K High Speed AutoScan Electronic Ballast

BH #ARBE12KADAS • MFR #L2.76296KH
ARRI
ARRI 12/18 K High Speed AutoScan Electronic Ballast
Key Features
  • AutoScan Frequency Control
  • Active Line Filter (ALF)
  • Compensation for Cable Losses (CCL)
  • 190-250 VAC
The 12 K High Speed AutoScan Electronic Ballast from ARRI is an advanced power supply capable of handling fixtures with 12,000 or 18,000W HMI discharge lamps. The ballast has 3 high speed modes - AutoScan (fully automatic), Man (manual frequency control) or AutoMan (combining manual frequency setting with automatic frequency control). The lamp can be operated at 900 to 1200 Hz for High-Speed work as well as 50 or 60 Hz to limit noise or a 75 Hz for standard frame rates.
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ARRI 12/18 K High Speed AutoScan Electronic Ballast


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ARRI EB 12/18 Overview

The 12 K High Speed AutoScan Electronic Ballast from ARRI is an advanced power supply capable of handling fixtures with 12,000 or 18,000W HMI discharge lamps. The ballast has 3 high speed modes - AutoScan (fully automatic), Man (manual frequency control) or AutoMan (combining manual frequency setting with automatic frequency control). The lamp can be operated at 900 to 1200 Hz for High-Speed work as well as 50 or 60 Hz to limit noise or a 75 Hz for standard frame rates.

Other high-end features include the power-saving ALF (Active Line Filter). Dimming from 50-100% and remote On/Off is available via DMX. The ballast accepts 190-250 VAC input current.

ARRI EB 12/18 Specs

Type12 K/18 K Electronic ballast
LampOptional 12,000 W or 18,000 W discharge lamps
CompatibilityDaylight 12000, Daylight 18/12 (PLUS), Compact 12000 and ARRIMAX 18/12 lampheads
Line Voltage190 - 250 V ~ 50/60 Hz; 1, N, PE
Line Current12 kW Lamp: 68 - 52 A (eff.)
18 kW Lamp: 102 - 78 A (eff.)
Maximum Power19,400 VA (apparent), 19,000 W (real input)
IgnitionCold start and hot restrike
DMXDMX512
Connector: DMX In / Out (XLR 5-pin)
Controls On/Off, dimming
Dimming100 to 50% output power via DMX
Lamp Frequency50/60 Hz (Low Noise), 75 Hz (Flicker Free), 900 to 1200 Hz (High Speed)
Automatic Lamp DetectionIndication of detected lamp type with LED (12 kW green, 18 kW yellow)
High Speed ModesAutoScan: frequency scan and automatic control and adjustment of lamp frequency
AutoMan: manual frequency setting with automatic control and adjustment of lamp frequency
Manual: manual frequency setting only, no automatic adjustment
Power Factorcos φ 0.98 due to Active Line Filter
EfficiencyApprox. 0.95
Protection ClassI
IP RatingIP22
Maximum TemperatureAmbient: 122°F (50°C)
Active Line Filter(ALF), yes
Automatic Lamp DetectionIndication of detected lamp type with LED (12 kW green, 18 kW yellow)
IgnitionCold start and hot restrike
IndicatorsDisplay for DMX channel and lamp frequency
Successful ignition LED Lamp (yellow)
Over-temperature with LED Temp (red)
Line power with LED Power (green)
Protective earth with LED PE (green)
Lamp type with LED (12 kW green, 18 kW yellow)
Dimensions(H x W x L): 21.6 x 11.1 x 19.9" (548 x 283 x 506 mm)
Weight108 lb (49 kg)
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