- Published in issue 1/1999 on page 56
Fluorescent lamp starter:
2-chip set from SGS-Thomson
ST Electronics (formerly SGS-Thomson) have earlier this year brought out a 2-chip starter, the EFS (Starlight) Kit, which, in conjunction with four additional passive components, can be used as a direct replacement of the glow switch starter. The kit comprises a driver and an ASD™, which contains a power switch, and a power supply for the driver. The driver is programmed to ensure efficient ignition of the fluorescent tube.