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Updated on
3/22/17



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We ship to the lower 48 States, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands only.

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For questions or to order by phone please call:
(562) 423-4879
You can easily order by phone.

Standard ballasts:









P ballasts
Radio Frequency Interference suppressed ballasts:




Thinlites carry a two year factory warranty.

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21 Thinlite Replacement Ballasts

We stock the largest selection of factory replacement
Thinlite ballasts.

The links on the left will take you to any ballast on this page - just
find the model range your ballast is in.

All of the inverter / ballasts on this page are for 12 volt d.c. and are Made in the U.S.A.

We can special order any of these ballasts in
24 volt d.c. - just call us at (562) 423-4879.

We can also special order any ballast that we do
not stock, just call us.

Everything priced on this page is in stock
and ready to ship from our inventory.

We ship Monday through Saturday.

We will also show you our current inventory
for each model which is updated DAILY.

To see pictures of the most popular Thin-Lite ballasts please click
onto the following link:

Many different Thin-lite models use the same
ballast.

If you do not see the model you have in our
inventory please use the inverter / ballast guide to see
if your light uses one of our instock ballasts.

Many of our customers use the model OIB - 153
to make fishing or floundering lights.

Thinlite also makes "P" ballasts which are
radio frequency suppressed.
We stock some models of the "P" ballasts and can
special order any one you need.
These are very popular for use in tool trucks and
service / emergency vehicles.
For the "P" ballasts that we stock please click onto
the following link:

For a guide to replacing ballasts please click onto
the following link:


The following link will take you to the
Thin-Lite guide at the bottom of this page
to find the proper ballast for your light:

Our ballasts are listed in numerical order and are shown in
groups to allow the use of  drop-down menus for easy on-line ordering.
You can also order by phone, fax or mail.

A d.c. fluorescent ballast is actually two devices in one.
The technical name is an inverter - ballast.
It takes a d.c. voltage, inverts it into a.c., and then steps it
up to a high enough voltage and frequency to fire and
then run a fluorescent tube or tubes.

Each Thinlite ballast has a wiring diagram on the back for
easy replacement.

To see ballasts wired into lights please click onto
the following link:

 
Standard single tube surface mount replacement ballast will look like this:

thin-lite replacement single tube inverter ballast

Standard twin tube surface mount replacement ballast will look like this:

thin-lite twin tube surface mount inverter ballast

Standard twin tube recessed mount replacement ballast will look like this:

thin-lite twin tube recessed inverter ballast
Thin-Lite replacement ballast for the mod. 109 which used a 22 watt circular tube looks like this:

thin-lite replacement inverter ballast mod. 109
Shows the tube socket and switch which are included on this model only.

Thin-Lite replacement ballast mod. 153, see heat sink on the right end, looks like this:

thin-lite mod. 153 inverter ballast



thinlite dc ballast Please click on image for a larger picture.


 
For light           Ballast
model #           #
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TL - 109................( OIB-109 ) ib-109 ,  We have     None in stock.
The 109 operates a single 22 watt (FC8T9/CW) Circline (circular) tube
The 109's are due back in mid-April, 2017.<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
TL - 112................( OIB-112 ) ib-112 ,   We have     9 in stock.        
The 112 operates two 8 watt (F8T5) tubes
TL - 115................( OIB-115 ) ib-115 ,   We have   11 in stock.  
The 115 operates a single 15 watt (F15T8) tube  

PRICE:  ( OIB 109-111-112-115 )                                            $ 19.95 each

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For light           Ballast
model #           #

TL - 114................( OIB-114 ) ib-114 ,   

This replacement ballast is used in the Thin-Lite model 114 fluorescent
light which mounts below the vent / fan on some models of
Airstream travel trailers.
It operates two 14 watt fluorescent tubes.
The light fixture originally had a cover over the ballast, this replacement ballast does
not have a cover - you will need to use the one that came with the light.

Please click here to see the complete fixture:


Currently we have 1 in stock.

PRICE:  ( OIB 114 )                       $ 29.50 each

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For light           Ballast
model #           #

TL - 116................( OIB-116 ) ib-116 ,   We have          6 in stock.
The 116 operates two 15 watt (F15T8) tubes

PRICE:  ( OIB-116 )                $ 19.95 each                             

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model #           #

TL- 126................( OIB-126 ) ib-126 ,   We have 2 in stock.
The 126 operates two 13 watt (F13T5) tubes           

PRICE:  ( OIB-126 )                     $ 21.00 each

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For light           Ballast
model #           #

TL - 138................( OIB-138 ) ib-138
The 138 operates two 17 watt (F24T8 - yup, that's right) tubes

This is a special order item only - please call us at (562) 423-4879
for lead time and pricing.
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For light           Ballast
model #           #

TL - 153................( OIB-153 ) ib-153 ,   We have   None in stock.

The model 153 is often used in fishing / floundering lights and taxi cab signs.
They are designed to operate a 32 watt (F32T8) tube but most people are using them
to run a 40 watt green tube.      

PRICE:  ( OIB 153 )          Due back in late March, 2017.<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

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model #           #

TL - 162................( OIB-162 ) ib-162 ,   We have  2 in stock.
The 162 operates two 8 watt (F8T5) tubes   

PRICE: ( OIB-162 )                                     $ 19.95 each

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model #           #

TL - 197................( OIB-197 ) ib-197 ,   We have   None in stock.
The 197 operates s single 30 watt (F30T8) tube
The 197 ballasts are due back in mid-April, 2017.<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
TL - 712................( OIB-712 ) ib-712 ,   We have      8 in stock.
Note - the 712 operates two 8 watt tubes.  
TL - 716................( OIB-716 ) ib-716 ,   We have    19 in stock.              
Note - the 716 operates two 15 watt tubes.

PRICE:  ( OIB 197-712-716 )                                         $ 19.95 each

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Radio Frequency Interference Suppressed OIB-P (open inverter/ballast)

thinlite dc rfi suppressed ballast Please click on image for a larger picture.

The "P" ballasts have a Radio Frequency Interference
Suppressant inverter to reduce, and in some cases,
completely eliminate interference produced by the ballast.

They can be used in the same Thinlite fixtures as the standard
ballasts.

We no longer stock these ballasts but can special order one for you.
Please call us at (562) 423-4879 for pricing and lead time.

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OIB - 950,

Note: This is a "P" ballast and will operate a single PL (parallel length)
tube from 13 to 39 watts

We no longer stock this ballast but can special order one for you.
Please call us at (562) 423-4879 for pricing and lead time.


 
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There are a number of different Thinlite lights that use the same
ballast.
This list will show the proper replacement ballast for your light.
If there is a "(2)" listed with the proper ballast, your light uses
two ballasts to run two tubes.
This guide is courtesy of the Thin-Lite Corp.

Model           Proper                                                  
Number       Ballast                                       Back to Top          

101               OIB-141 ib
103               OIB-143  Operates a single F15T8 (15 watt) tube in a no lens surface mount fixture.
104SQ         OIB-P174 In the RFI suppressed section of this page    (kit - no mounting plate)
105               OIB-145
107               OIB-147 or OIB-197  Operates a single F30T8 (30 watt) tube in a no lens surface mount fixture.
108               OIB-108  Special Edison base enclosed inverter/ballast to operate a single 22 watt Circline tube.
109               OIB-109  Operates one 22 watt Circline (circular) tube.
110               OIB-110  Operates a single 32 watt Circline tube. Thin-Lite no longer makes this 110 ballast.
111               OIB-111   Operates a single F8T5 (8 watt) tube in a surface mount fixture.
112               OIB-112  Operates two F8T5 (8 watt) tubes - surface mount fixture.
114               OIB-114  Operates two tubes mounted under vent/fan in some Airstream travel trailers.
115               OIB-115  Operates one F15T8 (15 watt) tube - surface mount fixture.
116               OIB-116  Operates two F15T8 (15 watt) tubes - surface mount fixture.
125               OIB-125  Operates one F13T5 (13 watt) tube - surface mount fixture.
126               OIB-126  Operates two F13T5 (13 watt) tubes - surface mount fixture.
128               OIB-128  Thin-Lite no longer makes this 128 ballast.
130               OIB-112  Operates two F8T5 (8 watt) tubes - surface mount fixture.
133               OIB-153  Operates one F32T8 (32 watt) tube - surface or recessed fixture.                                        
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134               OIB-116  Operates two F15T8 (15 watt) tubes - surface mount fixture.
136               OIB-147, The model 136 uses two ballasts, one for each
                                      30 watt T8 tube. These are used in Marathon
                                      motor coaches.
137               OIB-151  Operates a single F24T8 (17 watt) tube in an open surface mount fixture.
138               OIB-138  Operates two F24T8 (17watt) tubes in a surface mounted fixture
139               OIB-153  Operates a single F32T8 (32 watt) tubes in a surface mount fixture
139-2           (2) OIB-153 Two required - each operates a single F32T8 (32 watt) tube.
141               OIB-141
143               OIB-143  Operates a single F15T8 (15 watt) tube in an open surface mount fixture.
145               OIB-145  Operates a single F17T8 (17 watt) tube in an open surface mount fixture.
147               OIB-147  or OIB-197 Operates a single F30T8 (30 watt) tube in an open surface mount fixture.
148               OIB-115  Operates a single F15T* (15 watt) tube.
151               OIB-151
153               OIB-153   Operates s single F32T8 (32 watt) tube in an open surface mount fixture.
161               OIB-161   Operates a single F8T5 (8 watt) tube in an outdoor fixture - includes switch.
162               OIB-162   Operates two F8T5 (8 watt) tubes in an outdoor fixture - includes switch.
163               OIB-163   Operates a single F15T8 (15 watt) tube in an outdoor fixture - includes switch.
167               OIB-167   Operates a single F30T8 (30 watt) tube in an outdoor fixture - includes switch.
168               OIB-153M
171               OIB-171  Operates a single F8T5 (8 watt) tube in an under-cabinet fixture.  
172               OIB-P172     In the RFI suppressed section of this page (kit - no mounting plate)   
173               OIB-173
174               OIB-P174sp     In the RFI suppressed section of this page (kit - no mounting plate)                                 
179               OIB-179SP                                        
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180               OIB-180  Operates two F8T5 (8 watt) tubes independently of each other - specialty ballast
181               OIB-151
182               OIB-182
183               OIB-153  Operates s single F32T8 (32 watt) tube in an surface mount fixture.
184               OIB-184
185               OIB-115
186               OIB-950
187               OIB-197
190               (2) OIB-115
191               OIB-111
192               OIB-112
193               OIB-115
194               OIB-116
195               OIB-195 Operates a single 17 watt tube in a surface mount fixture.
1954             OIB-153
1952L           OIB-1952L
P1954BK     OIB - P1954BK
1954L           OIB-1954L  or OIB-P1954L                                  
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197               OIB-197 or OIB - 147
198               OIB-197 This light is a shell placed into the ceiling, the vehicle manufacturer supplied a drop in place cover or lens.
198-2           (2) OIB - 197 This light is used in some Holiday Ramblers
199               OIB-199
553               OIB-953
557               OIB-957
612               OIB-112
616               OIB-116
622               OIB-112
626               OIB-116
652               OIB-112
656               OIB-116
690               (2) OIB-115
712               OIB-712
P712NBX    OIB-P712NBX
716               OIB-716....................this ballast operates two 15 watt tubes
P716NBX    OIB-P716NBX.........this ballast operates one 39 watt tube
718               (2) OIB-147 or OIB - 197
P718            (2) (2) OIB-P147 (Thin-Lite does not make a 197 ballast in the "P" version.)
P718NBX    (2) OIB-P716NBX (This light uses two "U" shaped PL Biaxial tubes.)                             
723               OIB-143
732               OIB-712                                         
736               OIB-716
742               OIB-712                               
746               OIB-716
762               OIB-712
766               OIB-716
941               OIB-941
943               OIB-943
945               OIB-945
947               OIB-947
949               OIB-950
951               OIB-950
953               OIB-950
957               OIB-950
959               OIB-959
                      OIBC-PIG22, this ballast is for use with the
                      International Gaming Technologies equipment which
                      operate on 25 volt d.c. and power up a 22 watt circline tube
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