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FREE Shipping on $199!
Free shipping applies to items that are elgible. (Exclusions Apply)

The $199 Free shipping and Flat Rate policy has exclusions. Some items are ineligible due to weight and/or dimensions. These items include 4 Foot + fluorescents, HID ballast, some fixtures and overweight items. These items will be marked accordingly and have standard shipping fees applied. Additionally, certain locations, such as Alaska, Hawaii, and other US territories do not qualify for the $9.99 flat rate shipping promotion due to additional shipping and handling expenses incurred.
    -    Earn Loyalty Reward Points!  
Joining the program is easy! Once you have made your 1st purchase you are registered.

Earn 1 point for every dollar you spend with us. When you have enough points, you can convert them into store credit. Depending on your spending level with AtlantaLightBulbs.com you can earn upto 4% cash back in the form of a store credit! Below are our three reward levels.

12 Month Spend Reward Tiers

-SILVER - Spend $1 to $500 Earn 1% in Cash back in the form of a store Credit-MAX Credit $5.00

-GOLD - Spend $501 to $4999 Earn 3% in Cash back in the form of a store Credit-MAX Credit $149.97

-PLATINUM -Spend $5000 + Earn 4% in Cash back in the form of a store Credit-No Maximum Earn Out!

-Restrictions Apply- ONLINE Purchase only.

-Click here to learn more about the "ALB Bucks" Loyalty Rewards Program!
   -    Simple Returns
We like simple return policies...so here you go!

Just fill out the form on our returns page, give us a call or by log into your online account and request a return. Returns must be Authorized.

If you order the wrong item you have to pay to ship it back. If its defective or we made an error we pay!

When returned, the original shipping fee is not credited.

Please put a copy of the Authorized Return in the box.

The items must be in original packaging and in good working condition, so we can resell them.

Request must be made within 30 days.

You may be assessed a shelf restocking fee which can be upto 20%. Since our prices are so low, we have to pass along the cost of getting product back and restocking our shelves. There is good NEWS though. When you place a new offsetting order to replace what was ordered in error, the 20% restocking fee is waived!

Non Stock - Special Order items will be notated. Items ordered as “special order” or “non-returnable” will not be considered for return and return requests for these items will not be accepted. If you have any questions about these items prior to purchase, please call or chat with us.

We are here to help!
   -    Flat Rate Shipping $9.99
We only charge $9.99 to ship highly breakable light bulbs and LEDs anywhere in the continental US* (Exclusions Apply)

Flat Rate exclusions include certain items that are ineligible due to weight and/or dimensions. These items include 4 Foot + fluorescents, HID ballasts, certain fixtures and any overweight items. Additionally, certain locations, such as Alaska, Hawaii, and other US territories do not qualify for the $9.99 flat rate shipping promotion due to additional shipping and handling expenses incurred.

Ballast - Drivers


AtlantaLightBulbs.com carrys all the major brands of ballasts includling PHILIPS Advance, Universal Lighting Technologies, Fulham & more.

Fluorescent Ballast

We carry electronic & magnetic ballast for fluorescents for T8, T5, T12 & T12 high output lamps. Fluorescent ballasts are used in every office, warehouse, school, church and building in the US and abroad. We carry thousands of ballasts including T8 ballasts, T12 ballasts, compact fluorescent ballast, sign ballasts, freezer ballasts, circline ballasts and germicidal ballasts. Fluorescent ballast are basically put into two major categories one being electronic and the other being magnetic. Within these two categories there are many shapes, sizes and styles.

Metal Halide Ballast

Metal Halide ballasts come in varying electrical make up, shapes, and sizes. We offer standard core & coil, f-can style, postline type, encased/weatherproof, and electronic metal halide ballasts.

Most standard metal halide ballast are CWA type which means it is a constant wattage auto-transformer. These are the most popular ballast in the US and have changed little since the 1960's. CWA type ballasts have two coils. One acts as an autotransformer with multiple voltage input taps and the second coil provides inductance that in series with the capacitor will control the lamp current. Regulated Lag ballasts use 3 coils and provide a high degree of power regulation for the lamp by reducing spikes and voltage issues. These ballasts are much heavier duty and contain more materials in order to handle higher loads.

High Reactance Auto-transformers (HX-HPF) are two coil ballasts which consist of a primary winding that provides the voltage transforming for the OCV requirements and a secondary coil for limiting the current. The ballast is more heavy duty than it's cousin the lag/reactor.

Did you know? All metal halide lamps that are below 150 watts are inherently pulse start lamps and must run on a pulse start ballast. Above 150 watts please refer to the ANSI code on the lamp and on the ballast. The ANSI numbers will begin with an M. Match the M number (example: M90) on your lamp with the code on the ballast you are choosing. For help please selecting a ballast please call 1-888-988-2852.

LED Drivers

AtlantaLightBulbs carries a variety of LED drivers which are also known as power supplies. They serve the same function as a ballast does for fluorescent lamp. LED Drivers provide LEDs with the electricity they require to turn on and function at optimum efficiency. Most applications for LEDs call for use in AC powered environments. therefore drivers are used to transform the AC current in to DC or direct current. LEDs run on low voltage, direct current.

So all LED light bulbs require a driver whether it is internal or external to the lamp. Most LED bulbs that are purchased today have an internal driver that is built into the lamp. These drivers do generate heat along with the LED chip or chips, so cooling these lamps is of the extremely important. Many indoor and outdoor LED fixtures are designed with an external driver mounted in the fixture away from the LED chips. This is for 2 reasons, LED drivers do not offer the same life span capabilities as LED chips so they will fail long before the LED chips do, therefore being able to service a fixture by adding a new driver is key. Another is heat, LED chips and drivers give off heat keeping the two away from each other is key to the thermal management system that the LED fixture has designed into it. Unfortunately, internal drivers cannot be replaced, so if your household LED dies early, you must purchase an entirely new bulb.

What LED driver do I need?

There are three types of LED drivers: constant-current, constant-voltage, and AC specific LED drivers. The LED chip that is specificed determines the driver that is needed. Always replace drivers with the same specifications. To find your LED driver, look at your LED (or the LED driver that you are replacing) and select the correct voltage range. If the driver has a specified specific voltage, you need a constant-voltage driver If there is a range of output voltages and current specification you need a constant-current driver.