JBL SOLAR NATUR T5 ULTRA, 24-39 W
T5 fluorescent tube with daylight full-spectrum for bright freshwater aquariums

  • Fluorescent tube Solar for fish and plants from sun-drenched waters, e.g. Lake Malawi and Lake Tanganyika
  • Easy to install: insert fluorescent T5 tube socket into the fixture and turn until the tube locks into place
  • Ideal colour temperature for plants and fish: 9000 Kelvin - best possible inhibition of algae: full photosynthetic performance
  • Energy-efficient and high yielding: energy efficiency class B. Scientifically tested by IFM Geomar: continuous light spectrum of the JBL fluorescent tubes - comparable to natural sunlight
  • Colour rendering and full spectrum are guaranteed for 2 years. Includes reminder label for replacement
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Light as energy source
Plants provide the aquarium with the oxygen vital for the aquarium dwellers. Plants prevent algae growth, remove pollutants, provide hiding places and reduce pathogens. The right full-spectrum light is important to achieve full photosynthesis.

Easy to install
Insert the fluorescent T5 tube socket into the fixture and turn until the tube locks into place.

Nature as a model
With its light colour and its spectral distribution of the light the tube meets with 9000 K the needs of the animals and plants. It supports their growth and their photosynthetic performance. Perfect plant growth inhibits the growth of algae. The light with the colouring render index 1 A means plants and fish present themselves in their natural beauty.

The full daylight spectrum
JBL full-spectrum tubes create light conditions modelled on nature and reproduce a balanced natural lighting. Tested by the IFM-Geomar Leibnitz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften and rated as very good and “Comparable to natural sunlight”.

Correlation between light spectrum and light intensity:
To create a very light tube you only have to intensify the yellow-green spectral range. Adding a little more red and blue will prevent the light from looking too yellow. That’s how it is done with most tubes! However, we don’t want to illuminate a living room but a planted aquarium with different demands, including ALL the spectral ranges of visible light (rainbow colours) to promote perfect growth. That’s why JBL has designed “full-spectrum tubes”, which include all the spectral ranges with NOTHING missing. In return they are slightly less light than other fluorescent tubes. The output of a tube is always 100%, but it is important to know which spectral ranges they cover!

Details

JBL SOLAR NATUR T5 ULTRA, 438mm/24 W

Art. no.:
6175100
EAN Code:
4014162617514
Performance:
24 W
Length:
438 mm
Volume packaging:
1.100 l
Gross weight:
140.000 g
Net weight:
50 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
37/673/44 mm

Technical Data

JBL SOLAR NATUR T5 ULTRA 550mm/24 W

Art. no.:
6167100
EAN Code:
4014162616715
Performance:
24 W
Length:
550 mm
Volume packaging:
1.100 l
Gross weight:
145.000 g
Net weight:
55 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
37/673/44 mm

Technical Data

JBL SOLAR NATUR T5 ULTRA, 590mm/28 W

Art. no.:
6175200
EAN Code:
4014162617521
Performance:
28 W
Length:
590 mm
Volume packaging:
1.100 l
Gross weight:
150.000 g
Net weight:
60 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
37/673/44 mm

Technical Data

JBL SOLAR NATUR T5 ULTRA, 742mm/35 W

Art. no.:
6175300
EAN Code:
4014162617538
Performance:
35 W
Length:
742 mm
Volume packaging:
1.600 l
Gross weight:
211.000 g
Net weight:
71 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
37/978/44 mm

Technical Data

JBL SOLAR NATUR T5 ULTRA 850mm/39 W

Art. no.:
6167200
EAN Code:
4014162616722
Performance:
39 W
Length:
850 mm
Volume packaging:
1.600 l
Gross weight:
220.000 g
Net weight:
80 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
37/978/44 mm

Technical Data

FAQ
Which electronic ballasts should be used for JBL Solar ultra T5 ?

The technology for fluorescent bulbs is standardised so that the manufacturers of the lamps and the ballasts both determine the ignition and controller of the tubes.

For this reason the tubes can be operated with any electronic ballast.

JBL Solar tubes: My two new tubes don't "glow". Is that due to a production error?

We can exclude the possibility of a production error. If a light doesn't turn on, that is an unfortunate exception.
If you have a light bar with conventional electronic ballasts, I would recommend changing the starters once to see if they are causing the problem. Does the defective tube glow when you change the tubes on the light bar ? And the other one doesn't ? Then there is a defect in the light bar.

Can the JBL Solar ultra T5 fluorescent bulbs be operated with conventional ballasts?

No, this is not possible.

What do the hours of service life indicated for the fluorescent tubes mean ?

Our tubes are not tri-band tubes, but instead, are modern full-spectrum tubes.

If there is a loss of luminance, the operating conditions must definitely be checked. T8 tubes have the longest service life with the least losses at 25 °C ambient temperature, whereas the T5 tubes have the lowest at 35 °C ambient temperature. Most of the closed covers have ambient temperatures that are higher than 25 °C. Generalising data of 8,000 or 10,000 hours of service life should generally be treated with caution, as this data applies to optimised operating conditions.

Can the JBL Solar Ultra T 5 fluorescent tubes be operated with dimmable electronic ballasts ?

Yes, the JBL Solar Ultra T 5 fluorescent tubes can be operated with dimmable electronic ballasts (ECGs)? However, please note that this decreases the useful life of the fluorescent tubes.

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