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LED Magnetic Linear Retrofit Kits
Frequently Asked Questions
We asked our customers what questions they had about magnetic strip retrofit kits. If you couldn’t find the answer to your question, contact us at (888) 423-3191 to find the right lighting for you.
What Are LED Magnetic Strip Retrofit Kits?
Magnetic strip retrofit kits are replacements for fluorescent tubes inside the existing fixture. The strips are about as long as the tube they replace. They have magnetics on the back so they can attach themselves to the fixture.
They also include an LED driver that has magnets as well. The strip connects to the driver, and the driver connects to the fixture’s power source.
Can You Use a Magnetic Strip Retrofit Kit in 2×2 Panel Light Fixtures?
Yes, we have a 2 ft strip for that.
Can Magnetic Strip Retrofit Kits Be Used in Explosion Proof Fixtures?
Our retrofit kits are UL1598C approved for regular fixture retrofitting. To use them inside an existing hazardous location fixture, they need to be UL844 approved.
Where Are Magnetic Strip Retrofit Kits Used?
Magnetic strip retrofit kits are usually used for fluorescent tube replacements. You’ll find these in panel, troffer, linear strip vapor tight fixtures. You’ll also find them in high bays that use T5 or T5 tubes.
Can you use a magnetic strip retrofit kit in 2×4 panel light fixtures?
We have double-strip kits that can upgrade a 2X4 panel. If you need more light, you can install 2 kits in a single 2×4.
BEFORE YOU BUY
What Are the Benefits of Using LED Strip Light Retrofit Kits Over a New Fixture?
They allow for a quick replacement of fluorescent bulbs over to LED. And without all the hassle of new fixture installation and old fixture disposal.
Do You Have 4 Foot Magnetic Strip Retrofit Kits for Troffers?
We do, the strips we offer work in both panels and troffers. The only criterion is that they need to attach to the steel surface of the fixture.
How Many Retrofit Kits Do You Need for a 8-Foot Tube?
(2) 4ft strips can replace (1) 8 ft tube.
Will a Magnetic Strip Retrofit Kits inside Explosion Proof Fixtures Affect Its Integrity?
It shouldn’t if the strip and driver fit perfectly inside the fixture.
Are Your Magnetic Strip Retrofit Kits Design Lights Consortium (DLC) Listed?
They are and are eligible for utility rebates.
Can You Use then in Vapor Tight Fixtures or My Shop Lights?
Yes, they can, they’re designed for these fixtures.
Do I Still Use the Tombstones in the Existing Fixture?
No, magnetic strips don’t use tombstones as LED tubes do.
Is There a Hole for Mounting a Tek Screw as a Backup to the Magnets?
Yes, there are holes for mounting backup screws.
How Long Does It Take to Install Magnetic Strips?
The process is very simple and easy. A qualified electrician can install these strips in under 15 minutes or less.