I have some fluorescent light fixtures that need replacing. The local
electrical supply has nothing like these. Can you identify them? They
only have one label, "Encore."
Take the cover off the end. What you have probably looks like this:
A common end for commercial fixtures
If not exactly like that with the cover off, take the burnt one to your
local Lowes or Home Depot.
I may be all wet on this one, but they look like fairly
ordinary eight footers. Haul one down to the HD (like the
other fellow said) and I bet they fix you up good. Get you
Then, expect to pay a hefty disposal fee for the old ones to
Why ask for help if YOU know all about it? And if you need a tall ladder
common sense would tell the ordinary smart person to take it out for
comparison while you are up there the FIRST time.
BTW: I've been doing commercial maintenance for 15 years. And this IS a
common end despite the layout of the bulbs
*No need to replace the fixture when all you need are sockets. You need
very high output lamp sockets (VHO).
You may be able to find them at a sign company as that type of lamp is
usually used in signs.
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