True 842209 - ELXC 236.202 Ballast by Vossloh Schwabe

View of the top side of the True 842209 ballast manufactured by Vossloh Schwabe (ELXC 236.202).
Important! - Please provide the serial number (i.e. 1-2345678) and model number (i.e. GDM-5, T-49, etc) for your unit in the comment section at time of checkout if you want us to confirm the part's compatibility with your unit. Both of these numbers are found on a tag generally located on the left interior wall of the cabinet. This video will help explain where to find this information.
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The fluorescent lighting system in your True appliance provides function and convenience, but the fluorescent lamp is dependant upon a working ballast. The True 842209 ballast by Vossloh Schwabe (ELXC 236.202) serves as a starter for the fluorescent lamp while also regulating the flow of current through them. Without a working ballast your products may not be visible, which could cause frustration for both your customers and your employees. Maintain the appearance of your company and promote your product by maintaining the lighting system in your True cooler, merchandiser, or display case with the True 842209 replacement ballast by Vossloh Schwabe (ELXC 236.202). This ballast is intended for use with 15,000 hour lamps and was identified as ELXC 236.438 before 2007.

  • True Part Number: 842209
  • Manufacturer: Vossloh Schwabe
  • Manufacturer Model Number: ELXC 236.202 (previously ELXC 236.438)
  • Reference Number: 188316