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ARRI 575/800W High Speed Electronic Ballast (ALF & DMX) for M8

Abel Code: AR-L2.0001687
Mfr. Code: L2.0001687
Estimated to Ship – 5-10 Business Days
Special Order Only
This is a special order item. You will be charged upon placing your order, which is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
Flicker-free, high speed, or low noise power for your lamphead (575W or 800W Tungsten light, such as your ARRI M8). Includes DMX 512 for remote control, ALF to reduce interference, indicator lights for status, plus a rugged housing in familiar ARRI blue.
Key Highlights
  • DMX 512 for remote control
  • Accepts 575W and 800W lampheads
  • ALF to reduce interference
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ARRI 575/800W High Speed Electronic Ballast (ALF & DMX) is designed for your ARRI M8 lamphead. It offers flicker-free power for your lampheads. Targeted for 575W or 800W Tungsten light fixtures, such as the M8, this Ballast includes Active Line Filter (ALF) to reduce interference, plus DMX 512 protocol for remote control. It offers a flicker-free, low noise, or 1000Hz high speed mode.

Ballast will accept cable runs up to 300 feet long. 

The High Speed Ballast line (HS Ballast) will facilitate flicker-free images even at frame rates of 1000 fps and in many cases beyond even with a single discharge daylight source. Set to High Speed mode, ARRI electronic ballasts supply your lamp with a greatly-raised square wave current, allowing worry-free setups for varied application, such as SFX, VFX, commercials, sports, industrial applications, automotive component testing, and more.

Multiple indcators provide feedback on things like Lamp On, Remote/DMX, Output Mode (Frequency), Protective Eath, and Overtemperature. It also provides Compensation of Cable Losses (CCL), and Active Line Filter (ALF). 

The standard housing for ARRI High Speed Electronic Ballasts features a blue body with black edges.


  • Power factor correction by Active Line Filter (ALF)
  • DMX 512 for remote control operation
  • Compensation of Cable Losses (CCL)
  • Capable of dimming 100 to 50%
  • Cold start and hot restrike
  • Up to 1000 Hz lamp operation
  • 75 Hz for flicker free images at standard frame rates
  • Blue standard housing with handle

NOTE: Light fixtures and lamp bulbs sold separately.

What's in the Box

  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • ARRI 575/800W High Speed Electronic Ballast (ALF & DMX)


Key Highlights

  • DMX 512 for remote control
  • Accepts 575W and 800W lampheads
  • ALF to reduce interference
  • 75Hz in flicker-free mode
  • Dimmable 100-50%
  • CCL Technology
  • Cold start and hot restrike

Compatibility - Lighting

ARRI M8 Lamphead


Lighting Features:
DMX Compatible
Over Temperature Protection
Compensation for Cable Losses (CCL)
Active Line Filter (ALF)
Dimming Range:
100 - 50%


13.7 in
11 in
18.1 in
18.1 lb
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