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I am designing a drawing that will assist in installing LED…

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Hi Mike, I am designing a drawing that will assist in installing LED lights on a merchant marine ship. I read that an LED driver is the same as the ballast in fluorescent lighting. Would you please look at the attached sketch and let me know if I'm on the right track regarding how to wiring the lights. I included a starter because I was not sure if an LED array needed one. Thanks.
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Looks good. 2 circuits with common neutral powering 3 sets.

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thanks... is it okay to keep the starter in the sketch
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