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1300 Lumens


This fluorescent emergency ballast works in conjunction with the AC ballast to allow the same fluorescent fixture to be used or both normal and emergency operations. When AC power fails,the emergency ballastswitches to emergency mode and keeps one lampilluminated at a reduced lumen output for a minimum of 90 minutes. This emergency ballast is suitable for use in new fixtures or retrofit applications. Includes LED charging indicator light, sigle-pole test switch, and installation hardware.


● Dual voltage (120/277V)
● Compatible with most electronic AC ballasts
● Maintenance-free, long-life, high temperature Ni-Cad battery


● For use with switched or unswitched fixtures
● Does not affect normal operation
● May be installed in the wireway or on top of fixture
● Emergency ballast must be fed from the same branch circuit as the AC ballast housing:


● Durable, heavy duty steel housing in painted white finish
● Low-profile design fits most fluorescent fixtures


● 5 years
● Meets UL924, NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, NEC, OSHA, Local and State Codes

Case Dimensions:
Model: VEM1300DV

Operates 1-lamp 2’-8’ or 2-lamp 2’-4’ Single, Bi-pin, T8, T10, T12, U-bent or circline, Rapid or Instant Start
End-of-lamp-life compatible

Technical Specifications
Input Voltage
Lamp Operated
● 1-lamp 2’-8’ single, T8, T10, T12 U-bent or circline, Rapid or Instant Start
● 2-lamp 2’-4’ single, T8, T10, T12 U-bent or circline, Rapid or Instant Start
Emergency Operation
Initial Illumination

1-lamp: 1300 lumens
2-lamp: 1300 lumens

Operating Temperature
0 - 50C
24 hr recharge, 7 - 10 yr life expectancy, Nickel Cadmium
UL and cUL listed
User Manual PDF  

Espen Technology Inc.
12257 Florence Ave.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM PST (Mon.-Fri.)
Phone: (562)529-2938
Toll Free: 1-866-933-7736
Email: support@espentech.com
Fax : (562)529-2978
Toll Free: 1-888-503-7736