Now Offering Plug-and-Play T8 LED Tubes
Great news for those looking to upgrade their T8 fluorescent tubes to LED—1000Bulbs.com now offers plug-and-play T8 LED Light Bulbs. These plug-and-play lamps are easy to install into existing lampholders, requiring no electrical rewiring and no need to change the ballast. Simply swap out your old fluorescent tubes with these ballast-compatible LED versions.
Our plug-and-play T8 LED lamps are compatible with ballasts that are instant, programmed, or magnetic start. They use half the energy of their fluorescent counterparts, last twice as long, and are more durable. They have instant-on operation without flickering, and meet UL and DLC standards. These features make plug-and-play T8 LED light bulbs the superior choice for commercial and residential lighting.
“Our plug-and-play T8 LED tubes make upgrading to higher-quality lighting easy,” says 1000Bulbs.com CEO Kim Pederson. “We’re constantly working to ensure we’re offering our customers products which best fits their needs.”
Many people are looking into suitable T8 replacements because of the ban on the T8 700 series fluorescent lamps which went into effect over the summer. While 700 series lamps are still available for sale, the ban entails that they are no longer being manufactured and will eventually need to be replaced. Other than T8 LEDs, viable replacements for these lamps include T5, T8 800 and T8 900 Series lamps. However, none come close to matching the efficacy of an LED lamp, and unlike the direct plug-in lamps, they remain difficult to install.
Fluorescent T8 tubes have been the light source of choice for many commercial and residential applications since the 1980s. However, they have shorter lifespans and lower light quality than newer, more energy-efficient technologies. While many people have wanted to upgrade to LED, replacing fluorescent tubes has been a hassle because ballasts require specific installation procedures. In fact, previous T8 LED models could only be installed by a licensed electrician due to the amount of complex rewiring involved. New direct plug-in T8 LED tubes are easy for anyone to install, making it more convenient than ever to bring high-quality lighting into homes and businesses. Available in a wide range of color temperatures, these bulbs can be purchased from 1000Bulbs.com.
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