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Customer asked if self-ballasted lamps would make a Homeline GFI breaker open

Electronic ballasts may generate harmonics which make a GFI QO or HOM breaker prone to nuisance tripping. Inrush currents and capacitive discharge to ground can also contribute. Best to limit the number of ballasts on a circuit to five or fewer.


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