First of all, you might need a starter base. In fact, change that. Go for a fluorescent starter. This is part of an entire inventory of associated goods that you will need to ensure that your fluorescent lighting will burn for longer than before.
Starter bases have screw terminals instead of wire leads. Mounting screws are also included to fluorescent light fixtures and their starters. The perfect starter base provides users with a full spectrum of benefits.
A number of accompanying parts will be providing you with the following benefits. You will be able to light up faster on high or low voltages. Your lighting fixtures and fittings will always be safe and reliable. And perhaps significantly, it will be enjoying a longer lifespan. Starters should be replaced at the same time that a fluorescent tube needs to be replaced. This is to enable the maximum tube life. For the purposes of achieving safety, you will of course, always need to make sure that power is shut down before replacing the tube and starter.
If you are entirely new to the use of fluorescent lighting technologies, there is much you can learn in a short space of time. An easy outlet towards knowledge and correct decision making is the updated news boards and instruction manuals of manufacturers and wholesalers of fluorescent lighting apparatus. For instance, you can learn how to distinguish between shunted or non-shunted sockets. You can also learn what a ‘circline’ socket is. A good learning curve will be a brief study of the history of fluorescent lighting.
Once you have completed your research, you will be in a better position to decide whether your industrial or commercial space needs the above mentioned circline sockets, conversion sockets or shunted turret sockets, or all of the above mentioned.