BAL-1400 EM Ballast

Emergency Ballasts

BAL-1400ACTD Series

Our BAL-1400ACTD EM Ballast Works with or without an AC ballast to convert new or existing fluorescent fixtures into unobtrusive emergency lighting. Compatible with most one-, two-, three-, and four-lamp electronic standard and dimming AC ballasts. Operates one or two T5, T5HO, T8, T12, 4-Pin CFL and long CFL lamps in emergency mode



  • Provides a minimum of 90 minutes of emergency illumination
  • Can be installed inside, on top or in remote* of the fixture
  • Can be used in both switched and unswitched fixtures
  • UL 924 Listed for damp location
  • UL listed for Retrofit/Field Installation
  • Life safety NFPA 101
  • Meets most state and local codes

  • Operates one or two lamps in the emergency mode for a minimum of 90 minutes — please refer to back of page for more information
  • Provides a maximum initial lumen output of 1400 Lumens

  • Dual Voltage Input 120V/277 VAC, 60Hz
  • Solid-state charger circuit
  • Test Switch/Power Indicator light
  • Temperature Rating (Ambient): 0ºC to 50ºC [32ºF to 122ºF]
  • Maintenance-free, long life, Sealed Nickel Cadmium Battery
  • Maximum battery recharge time: 24 hours

Painted-white steel housing

Lamp Compatibility
  • Compatible with 1-lamp, 2-lamp, 3-lamp and 4-lamp fixtures with many ballast types including standard, rapid-start, slimline, instant-start, dimming and electronic AC ballast – consult factor regarding specific applications
  • Compatible with many different lamp types – refer to back Spec Sheet or contact customer service for more information

All emergency ballasts are warranted for a full five (5) years against defects in material and workmanship (lamps excluded)


Spec Sheet