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MH1500/U 6PK

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    MH1500/U 6PK

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General Information
E39  [ Single Contact Mogul Screw]
Bulb Shape
BT56  [ BT56]
Operating Position
Base Up +/- 15 D  [ Base Up +/- 15 D]
Main Application
General Lighting (G)
Life To 50% Failures (Nom)
6000 h
Footnotes HID 1
Electrically insulated support for bulb may be required, especially in horizontal and nearly horizontal operating positions. (359)
Footnotes HID 2
Performance may not be satisfactory unless operated within specified operating positions. (374)
Footnotes HID 3
If specified operating position is base up or base down to horizontal, this permits 15 degrees beyond the horizontal. (375)
Footnotes HID 4
Requires a ballast specified or approved for Philips metal halide lamps, or one that is designed to operate all popular brands of metal halide lamps. 1000W types will operate from H36 conventional lag type ballast for Mercury Vapor lamps at ambient temperatures of 50 degrees F or higher. 1000W types must not be operated at 1500W. (377)
Light Technical
Color Code
640  [ CCT of 4000K]
Luminous Flux (Rated) (Nom)
170000 lm
Color Designation
White (WH)
Lumen Maintenance - 40% Life
65 %
Design Mean Lumens
136000 lm
Chromaticity Coordinate X (Nom)
Chromaticity Coordinate Y (Nom)
Correlated Color Temperature (Nom)
4000 K
Luminous Efficacy (rated) (Nom)
113 lm/W
Color Rendering Index (Nom)
Operating and Electrical
Lamp Current (Nom)
6.2 A
Ignition Supply Voltage (Min)
370 V
Re-Ignition Time (Min) (Max)
15 min
Ignition Time (Max)
120 s
Voltage (Max)
283 V
Voltage (Min)
253 V
Voltage (Nom)
268 V
Mechanical and Housing
Bulb Finish
Clear (CL)
Cap-Base Information
Bulb Material
Hard Glass
Approval and Application
Energy Saving Product
Not Applicable
Mercury (Hg) Content (Nom)
228.0 mg
Pet (Niosh) (Nom)
37.5 h/500lx
Damage Factor D/fc (Nom)
Luminaire Design Requirements
Bulb Temperature (Max)
430 °C
Cap-Base Temperature (Max)
250 °C
Product Data
Order product name
MH1500/U 6PK
EAN/UPC - Product
Order code
Numerator - Quantity Per Pack
Numerator - Packs per outer box
Material Nr. (12NC)
Net Weight (Piece)
0.400 kg

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Installation Diagrams
E39/E40/41, BT-56
E39/E40/41, BT-56

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