W-S-755 Revision C, June 29, 1973
STARTER, FLUORESCENT LAMP
Includes all amendments and changes through Cancellation Notice 1, April 15, 1995
Additional Comments: CNCL S/S BY ANSI C78.180
This specification covers starters for use with pre-heat type fluorescent and similar discharge lamps.
Starters covered by this specification shall be of the following types and classes in accordance with American National Standard C78.180-1972 (see table I):
Types: I - Glow switch with lockout. Classes: A - Manual reset. B - Automatic reset. II - Thermal switch with lockout. Classes: A - Manual reset. B - Automatic reset. III - Simple glow switch without lockout. IV - Simple thermal switch without lockout.
Lamp application (voltage and wattage rating) and number of pins shall be as indicated in table I (see 6.1).
Lineral Codes in table I are to be interpreted as follows:
FS - Fluorescent Starter.
TGC - Thermal Glow Switch (Cutout type or circuit).
TC - Thermal Cutout (or circuit).
AT - Air Thermal.
COP - Cutout Protection (manual).
NA or A - Automatic.
NB - No Blink.
S - Selected (for specified characteristics).
Numeric codes in table I are, in most instances, manufacturer's codes and cannot be readily interpreted.