3ft LED T8 DirectDrive Tube - 12 Watt - 1200 Lumens - Direct Wire - Keystone

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3ft LED T8 DirectDrive Tube - 12 Watt - 1200 Lumens - Direct Wire - Keystone


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Keystone makes upgrading fluorescent lights to LED easy with their UL Type B DirectDrive tubes. These innovative LED tubes eliminate the need for an external driver or ballast. By using a ballast bypass design, there’s one less possible point of failure, making the fixture more reliable. Ballast bypass LED tubes will also save time finding a compatible ballast.

Upgrading fluorescent lights to LED will save time and money in maintenance costs. When a fluorescent light is frequently turned on and off the lifespan is reduced, whereas LED tubes aren’t affected nearly as much. Upgrading fluorescent lights to LED will also improve the quality and energy efficiency of a lighting system. UL Type B LED tubes prevent energy being wasted as it passes through a ballast.

This LED tube is also DLC V5.1 listed meaning it is highly energy efficient and may qualify for utility rebates in certain areas. Check out our Rebate Assistant tool to find if this product qualifies for you!

Direct Drive LED Tube Benefits

  • Improves reliability and efficiency of fixture with ballast bypass design
  • Saves time, no need to find a compatible ballast
  • Reduces maintenance costs compared to fluorescent equivalents
  • Extends lifespan and conserves energy compared to fluorescent equivalents

Product Features

  • Type B - Ballast Bypass LED Linear Tube
  • Integral Keystone driver
  • Instant startup
  • Operating temperature: -20°C/-4°F to 45°C/113°F
  • Environmentally friendly: no mercury used like in conventional fluorescent lamps
  • Shatterproof Coated Glass with frosted lens eliminates pixelation
  • Integral driver (isolated), eliminates the need for an external driver or ballast
  • Single ended power
    • Use only non-shunted lampholders.
  • Suitable for use in dry and damp locations
  • 110+ lumens per watt
  • UL Classified, ETL Listed, RoHS Compliant, DLC listed
  • Available in 3000K, 3500K, 4000K, 5000K, and 6000K Color Temperatures

Product Dimensions: 35.19" L x 1.1" D

Can you put led tube lights in a fluorescent fixture? Can I replace my fluorescent T8 linear bulbs with LEDs?

Yes! LED Tubes can be installed into a fluorescent fixture. When tubes are Type A + B. Type A or Type B, it is easy to replace those flickering fluorescents. A brief explanation of Type A and B LED linear tubes is below.

Type A LED Linear Tubes are often called "plug and play" tubes. This is because they can simply be installed into the existing fixture.

Type B LED Linear Tubes are often referred to as "ballast bypass." They work with all fluorescent fixtures including ballast-free fixtures. Type B linear tubes power goes directly to the lamp sockets and no longer through the ballast.

Type A + B can be used with or without a ballast. It is ultimately the buyer's preference what they want to do. Type A installation uses the LED Tube + Ballast power for more energy consumption compared to Type B installation only uses the raw tube power and is more energy-efficient.

What does ballast bypass mean? How does ballast bypass work?

Ballast bypass means when installing the LED linear tube, the fixture's ballast will need to be removed first. The power will then go directly to the lamp sockets and no longer through the ballast. The benefits of ballast bypass LED replacement tubes include lights not being shut down by a ballast failure, no more ballast replacements, and savings on the energy bill because energy is no longer drawing from the ballast.

Emergency Drivers: Constant-power emergency drivers with 90-minute run time are available to add on to your LED high bays to increase fire safety and comply with local fire safety codes. Check out our selection of LED emergency drivers.

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  • Brand: Keystone
  • Replaces: 3ft Fluorescent Tube
  • Watts: 12
  • Lumens: 1200
  • 100 lm/W
  • Available in 3000K and 4000K
  • Base: G13 Medium Bi-Pin
  • 50,000 Life Hours / 5 Year Warranty

Extra Information

Case Qty:
Country Of Origin:
Life Hours:
50,000 Hours
Light Source:
Lumens per Watt:
100 lm/W
Lumens Range:
800 - 1,500 Lumens
3 ft.
5 Year
3000K Soft White
4000K Bright White
5000K Cool White
6000K Pure White
Instant On
Shatter Resistant
Suitable for Damp Locations
Recommended Uses:
Recommended Uses:
Recommended Uses:
Recommended Uses:
ledlght1000036702-spec-sheet-3k|pdf|Specification Sheet 3000K
ledlght1000036702-spec-sheet-35k|pdf|Specification Sheet 3500K
ledlght1000036702-spec-sheet-4k|pdf|Specification Sheet 4000K
ledlght1000036702-spec-sheet-5k|pdf|Specification Sheet 5000K
ledlght1000036702-spec-sheet-6k|pdf|Specification Sheet 6500K
Beam Angle:
240 Degrees
Operating Temp - Low:
-20C / -4F
Operating Temp - High:
45C / 113F
3500K Bright Warm
Lamp Base Type:
Lamp Shape:
LED Tube Compatibility:
Type B - Direct Wire / Ballast Bypass
LED Tube Power Operation:
Single Ended Power
Ratings and Certifications:
DLC Listed
Ratings and Certifications:
ETL Listed
Ratings and Certifications:
RoHS Compliant
Ratings and Certifications:
UL Listed
Return Policy:
Not Returnable
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