Copyright 2017 Electrical101.com All Rights Reserved.
A 1 lamp series ballast can be hard to find, but it can be replaced with a 2 lamp parallel ballast. Here is how a 2 lamp ballast is wired to a 1 lamp fixture.
1 Lamp Series Ballast
Replacement 2 Lamp Parallel Ballast Wiring Diagram
2 Individual wires, 1 common wire
After 1 Lamp Series Ballast is Replaced with a 2 Lamp Parallel Ballast
Ballast wire colors can vary depending on the type of ballast or country of origin. Below are the same diagrams with different wire colors. The ballast from this example is from a desk lamp.