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When changing an AC ballast NOT the emergency ballast that

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When changing an AC ballast NOT the emergency ballast that is also present in the fixture, is it standard practice to disconnect the emergency ballast inverter (battery)?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Jason replied 11 months ago.
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Expert:  Jason replied 11 months ago.
I would disconnect the battery, just to make the fixture safer to work on.
Expert:  Jason replied 11 months ago.
I have been shocked by one of these batteries when it was fully charged, and it's not something I would like to have happen again.
Expert:  Jason replied 11 months ago.
Just be sure to reconnect the battery before you close the fixture back up.

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