ROTEC Lighting Product

DC-Lamp Ignitor
120 Ampere
ZG 120 XE neo

Igniter for low voltage DC-lamps with Lamp-Current up to 120A.



Igniter for low voltage DC-lamps with Lamp-Current up to 120A.


Revolutionary drive system: needs no external power source,
self synchronisation with ballast

  • Igniter for DC-Xenon and HQ discharge lamps operated by electronic ballasts
  • Suitable for low voltage and high current DC lamps with lamp voltages up to 100 V DC
  • Compliant to RoHS-directive 2002/95/EC
  • Self stopping operation (2 sec.)
  • DC-Impedance of about 1000 μΩ
  • DC-Power loss of about 10 W @ 100 Amps, 15,8 W @ 120 Amps
  • DC-Power loss of 28 W @ 160 Amps

Suitable ballasts

  • HBX 1000


Safety · According to IEC (UL) 60950-1
RoHS · According to 2002/95/EC

Additional information

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Technical Data

Rated current120 A, no add cooling
Temporary over current < 3 min. within a period of 6 min.200 A
Ignition voltageMin. 32 kVp
Input voltage rangeDC 0-160 V / threshold for ignition > 70 V
Operation modeAsymmetrical: cathode or anode grounding
Ignition mode controlSelf stopping igniter nearly 2 sec./self sourcing by ballast, no external source necessary
Pulse rateApproximately 30/sec. @ 70 V
Repetition rateDepend on ballast, break of min.10 sec. is required
Operating temperature115°C max. @ ignitioncoil TP 1 / 85°C @ TP 2
Cable lengthHV to lamp 50 cm max., for hot re-ignition: short as possible
Dimensions (L x W x H)115 x 103 x 30/45 mm
Weight1020 g
Connectors4 x M6 screw-terminals with nuts M6 for cable-shoes