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The Best Quality Single Pin LED Tube in China

10 Years Production Experience Single Pin LED Tube Manufacturer

Purchase state-of-the-art technology single pin LED tubes in large quantities from VST. VST manufactures 8 foot single pin LED tube lights for interior use in many settings. To replace fluorescent lights in warehouses, malls, offices, hospitals, kitchens, and hallways, the single pin FA8 LED tube is a top option to consider. A 50 watt LED tube with a single pin base will replace a fluorescent of 110 watts of the same dimension. Large acquisition for light contractors working on school buildings, classrooms, and hallways among other extensive projects is possible at VST.

Alongside bulk purchase, we offer customized designs and dimensions of single pin LED tubes. While we have the traditional  8 foot single pin LED tube light, you can as well purchase the 4 foot t8 single pin as desired.

Contact us today to get a quote!

High-grade and Superb 8ft LED Tube Single Pin

You should note that VST has been manufacturing lighting for over a decade. And this is why you are sure to get the best of every piece of 8ft LED tube single pin purchased. Be it the 8 foot single pin LED tube light, or the 4ft single pin LED tube, all come in bright LED bulbs with a 5000k daylight distinct brightness and a high-quality CRI of 80. This means the t8 single pin tubes are not just bright but allow objects to reflect their real color.

Our r17d LED tube base lighting is likewise designed to last up to 50,000 hours of use with an impressive low energy technology that doesn’t consume as much fluorescent lighting. In fact, you can save up to 60% of energy on the 8ft LED tube single pin lighting.

As you purchase the 8 foot single pin LED tube light in bulk, you can as well request the service of our field engineers to enjoy a smooth installation process. They have the technical know-how and experience to avoid common errors and also ensure a hazard-free light installation.

Reach out to VST today!

T8 LED Tube Light Model Options
Model NO.VST-T8-300-4WVST-T8-450-7WVST-T8-600-10WVST-T8-900-14WVST-T8-1200-18WVST-T8-1500-22WVST-T8-1800-30WVST-T8-2400-40W
Watt4w7w10w14w18w22w / 25w30w40w
Size300mm/2ft450mm/18inch600mm/2ft900mm/3ft1200mm/4ft1500mm/5ft1800mm/6ft2400mm/8ft
Lumens500~900lm700~1000lm1000~1800lm1400lm~2520lm1800lm~3240lm2200lm~4500lm3000~5400lm4000~7200lm
Lumen Efficiency100lm/w, 120lm/w, 140lm/w, 150lm/w, 160lm/w, 180lm/w for options
Conventional lamp equivalent8W
Fluorescent Tube
15W
Fluorescent Tube
18W/20W
Fluorescent Tube
30W
Fluorescent Tube
36W/40W
Fluorescent Tube
54W/58W
Fluorescent Tube
70W
Fluorescent Tube
110W
Fluorescent Tube
Working VoltageAC85~265V, AC100~277V / 347V, AC200~240V, DC12V, DC24V; 50/60Hz
PF>0.95
THD<15%
Color Temperature3000~3500K, 4000~4500K, 5000~5500K, 6000~6500K, Pink, Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Purple
CRICRI>80, CRI>90
LED Chip SMD2835
MaterialsAluminium alloy housing + PC cover
PC cover optionsMilky/Strip/Transparent
End capG13 rotary option, T8-G5, R17D/Fa6/Fa8 single pin
Working Temperature-20℃ ~ +45℃
IP GradeIP20 / IP65 / IP67
Lifespan50,000hrs
Warranty3 years / 5 years
PackageFoam+Carton
73*25*25cm
Carton Q’ty:60pcs
G.W.8kg
20ft:38440pcs
40ft:82310pcs
40ft HQ:90900
Foam+Carton
105*25*25cm
Carton Q’ty:60pcs
G.W.8kg
20ft:24120pcs
40ft:38320pcs
40ft HQ:64800
Foam+Carton
73*25*25cm
Carton Q’ty:30pcs
G.W.8kg
20ft:19440pcs
40ft:41310pcs
40ft HQ:45900
Foam+Carton
105*25*25cm
Carton Q’ty:30pcs
G.W.11.5kg
20ft:12120pcs
40ft:29160pcs
40ft HQ:32400pcs
Foam+Carton
130*25*25cm
Carton Q’ty:30pcs
G.W.14kg
20ft:10440pcs
40ft:21840pcs
40ft HQ:27000pcs
Foam+Carton
165*25*25cm
Carton Q’ty:30pcs
G.W.17kg
20ft:8370pcs
40ft:17820pcs
40ft HQ:19710pcs
Foam+Carton
195*25*25cm
Carton Q’ty:30pcs
G.W.22kg
20ft:7290pcs
40ft:14580pcs
40ft HQ:16200pcs
Foam+Carton
255*25*25cm
Carton Q’ty:30pcs
G.W.32kg
20ft:4860pcs
40ft:9720pcs
40ft HQ:10800pcs
T6 T5 LED Tube Light Model Options
Model NO.VST-T5-600-10WVST-T5-900-14WVST-T5-1200-18WVST-T5-1500-24W
Watt10w14w18w / 22w24w / 30w
Size549mm/24inch/2ft849mm/36inch/3ft1149mm/48inch/4ft1449mm/60inch/5ft
Lumens1200~1500lm1680lm~2100lm2160lm~3300lm2880lm~4500lm
Lumen Efficiency120lm/w, 140lm/w, 150lm/w for options
Working VoltageAC85~265V, AC100~277V / 347V, AC200~240V, DC12V, DC24V; 50/60Hz
PF>0.95
THD<15%
Color Temperature3000~3500K, 4000~4500K, 5000~5500K, 6000~6500K, Pink, Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Purple
CRICRI>80, CRI>90
LED ChipEpistar SMD2835
MaterialsAluminium alloy housing + PC cover
PC cover optionsMilky/Transparent
End capG5
Working Temperature-20℃ ~ +45℃
IP GradeIP51
Lifespan50,000hrs
Warranty3 years / 5 years
PackageFoam + Carton
73*25*25cm
Carton Q’ty:56pcs/carton
G.W.:10.5kg/carton
20ft :10368pcs
40ft :22032pcs
40ft HQ :24480pcs
Foam + Carton
100*25*25cm
Carton Q’ty:56pcs/carton
G.W.:12.6kg/carton
20ft :6480pcs
40ft :15552pcs
40ft HQ :17280pcs
Foam + Carton
160*25*25cm
Carton Q’ty:56pcs/carton
G.W.:15kg/carton
20ft :4464pcs
40ft :9504pcs
40ft HQ :10512pcs
Foam + Carton
160*25*25cm
Carton Q’ty:56pcs/carton
G.W.:19.5kg/carton
20ft :4464pcs
40ft :9504pcs
40ft HQ :10512pcs
LED Tube Installation Power On One Side
LED Tube Installation Power On One Side
LED Tube Installation Power On Two Side
LED Tube Installation Power On Two Side

Knowing as friends since 2010, we are always working together. Just like what he says in the video, “from 60,000pcs I only had a few breakdown which were directly, immediately replaced”. There are still tens of spare drivers we sent to him in case of breakdown in their warehouse because they don’t need them at all.

We know each other in late 2013, right after testing for 4pcs samples, a 800pcs order is placed and the collaboration keeps going well. We do a big project together but due to the agreement, we can’t say more details here.

Their company is an electrical contractor, doing many projects. We started to work together since 2013. Continuous purchasing LED products from us like 2G11 and T8 LED Tube. Now trying our LED Flood Light and Street Light, believe to expand cooperation soon.

VST: Your #1 Stop for High-quality Production and Delivery of t8 Single Pin Lighting

Added to the customized and high-grade lighting you enjoy when you purchase our LED lighting, you can as well get your delivery faster than the average industry delivery time. Added to our extensive and prompt delivery service, our LED lighting has the UL marking and ROHS & CE certification signifying the authenticity of all our lighting products.

4 foot t8 single pin and 8 foot single pin LED tube lights are long-lasting and durable. You can enjoy a warranty of 3~5 years on your purchase. At VST, we pay attention to details to serve you better and produce excellent safe lighting. And that is why the components used in the FA8 LED Tube are eco-friendly.

Contact us to get the best of Single Pin LED Tube with  r17d Ho socket built as a wholesaler or contractor.

Single Pin LED Tube | The Ultimate FAQ Guide

Introduction

With increasing technological advancements everyday, it can be difficult to know which device or tool you should go for.

And that can include something as simple as daily household or office lighting.

Amidst all that, LED tubes have had growing popularity.

Single pin LED tubes are also something consumers have been eyeing for a while now.

And if you are one of them, then our ultimate FAQ guide is here to answer all the questions you have.

Table of Contents

  1. What Is A Single Pin LED Tube?
  2. What Do We Mean By T8 Single Pin LED Tube?
  3. What Is The Difference Between T8 Single Pin LED Tubes And Other Single Pin LED Tubes?
  4. How Is A Single Pin LED Tube Built?
  5. How Do I Install My 8ft LED Tube Single Pin?
  6. Why Should I Remove Or Bypass The Ballast For My Single Pin LED Tube?
  7. How Do I Remove Ballast For My Single Pin LED Tube?
  8. How Much Does A 8ft Single Pin LED Tube Cost?
  9. How Much Does A 4ft Single Pin LED Tube Cost?
  10. What Are The Advantages Of A Single Pin LED Tube?
  11. Can I Import A Single Pin LED Tube From China?
  12. How Can I Ship A Single Pin LED Tube From China?
  13. What Are The Uses Of A 4 Foot T8 Single Pin LED Tube?
  14. In What Ways Can I Use My Single Pin LED Tube?
  15. Can A Single Pin LED Tube Be Either Double Ended Or Single Ended?
  16. Can I Replace My 4ft Fluorescent Tube With An LED Tube?
  17. Will The Single Pin LED Work In Fluorescent Fixtures?
  18. Is An LED Bulb Better Than A Single Pin LED Tube?
  19. Are Single Pin LED Tubes Good For Eyes?
  20. How Many Single Pin LED Tubes Do I Need?
  21. How Do I Choose The Right Colour For My Projects?
  22. Can I Alter The Brightness Of My Single Pin LED Tube?
  23. How Do I Trust The Quality Of My Single Pin LED Tube?
  24. What Is An R17d LED Tube?
  25. Should I Go For An R17d Base In Single Pin LED Tube?

1. What Is A Single Pin LED Tube?

If you are looking for lights that will not only provide a long service life but also ample energy efficiency, then LED tubes are the perfect solution for you.

In today’s life, most fluorescent tubes are being replaced by their LED counterparts.

These tubes use various types of bases, with G13 and G5 being the most popular ones.

 LED Tubes
LED Tubes

However, a single pin LED tube, as the name suggests, is a tube with a single pin base.

This base is alternatively known as single pin Fa8.

That is why, Fa8 LED tubes are known as single pin ones.

Some single pin led tubes also come with double contact r17d bases.

These bases are not very common.

But both Fa8 LED tubes and r17d LED tubes are easier to install and may save you from a lot of trouble when you wire them.

Single Pin LED Tube
Single Pin LED Tube

2. What Do We Mean By T8 Single Pin LED Tube?

A T8 single pin LED tube is basically an LED tube with 1-inch diameter.

They can contain different lengths but are generally available in the size of 8ft.

The ‘T’ basically stands for tubular, which is the structure of the tube itself.

It has various uses – for instance, multiple lighting applications.

3. What Is The Difference Between T8 Single Pin LED Tubes And Other Single Pin LED Tubes?

In this context, when we talk about other single pin LED tubes, we mean T5 and T12 tubes.

They are all of the same shape – tubular, round, base, etc.

However, they differ in diameter sizes.

Here, T5 has the smallest diameter of 0.625 inches.

The 5 stands for ⅝ of an inch, and the same goes for the other values on the right side of T.

Hence, T12 has the largest diameter of 1.5 inches.

The smaller the diameter in size, the more energy efficient the tubes are and the less maintenance they need.

You can find both 8 foot single pin LED tube lights and 4ft single pin LED tubes in these diameter sizes.

4. How Is A Single Pin LED Tube Built?

The construction of a single pin LED tube can be pretty interesting.

It consists of one or more than one rows of LED lights, with 96 LEDs residing on each of them.

The number can be more or less depending on the length of the tube.

Other than that, the tube contains an end cap that takes the AC power.

Some even contain an insulating sleeve for better protection.

The construction also includes an aluminium pcb on which the LEDs reside.

Then there’s a driver, which basically controls the power of the tube.

It is what decides whether the tube will be supplied with power or not.

The driver can control the power supply of the LED tube.

Lastly, it contains a single pin base. So it’s either an Fa8 LED tube or an r17d one.

In fact, with all the components at hand, you can also build the tube yourself.

But you don’t have to struggle with it because VST Lighting will provide the best ones to you.

LED Tube Construction
LED Tube Construction

5. How Do I Install My 8ft LED Tube Single Pin?

Installing 8ft LED Tube single pin might seem complicated, but we will briefly describe the process below so you can grasp the steps easily:

Detach the previous tube

First, you need to disconnect the power supply from the lighting fixture you are about to remove.

Then, detach the previous tube from the fitting.

Make sure to handle it with caution if you are removing a fluorescent tube.

If it’s an LED tube, then there aren’t many changes that you need to make.

Check if there’s a ballast

If the previous one was a fluorescent fixture, then it had a ballast.

And in that case, you need to remove it.

Once you have disconnected the wires or bypassed the ballast, you can move on to the next step.

Attach the new LED tube

Now you need to cautiously attach the new LED tube.

Make sure you are attaching the wires properly and in the right place.

Also make sure to not get an electric shock through the process.

Connect the fixture again to the power supply

Afterwards, make sure all the wires are connected and none are left loose.

Then connect the single pin LED tube to a power supply.

Turn the switch on and off a few times to ensure proper connection.

Once you are done, throw out the previous tubes for safety.

With this, you have installed your 8ft LED tube single pin successfully.

6. Why Should I Remove Or Bypass The Ballast For My Single Pin LED Tube?

Removing the ballast is an essential step and we will describe why that is so right here.

First of all, single pin LED tubes are not built to work with a ballast.

Although r17d and Fa8 LED tubes can work with them.

But, they can provide enough energy without the use of one.

And having an electronic one with your fixture can cause significant damage to the tube.

If there’s a magnetic ballast, then having an LED starter can do the trick, which you can get at VST lighting.

But it would be better if you chose to remove the ballast or bypass it altogether anyway.

That is because removing the ballast will save a lot of your energy.

As a result, it would be cost efficient as well.

7. How Do I Remove Ballast For My Single Pin LED Tube?

If you are planning on bypassing a ballast all by yourself, then you should be cautious.

We will provide the entire process for you right here:

Bypassing the Ballast
Bypassing the Ballast

Remove the power

By removing the power, we mean turning the breaker switch off entirely.

Turning off the light switch itself won’t be of much help.

Hence, to remove the power, make sure to end the electricity flow.

Locate the ballast

Now you need to locate the ballast.

You need to keep in mind that the ballast can be hidden by a casing or any sort of cover.

Make sure to set them all aside so you can access your ballast.

Cut the necessary wires

Now you need to find all the wires close to the ballast – including the input and output wires.

Let the longer wires be, as they may be connected to the main supply of your unit/building.

Start by cutting the live wires, which are usually red or black.

Then cut the neutral wire, which is white in colour.

Move on to cutting the socket lead wires on the other side, which are either red or blue.

Cut the Wires
Cut the Wires

Detach the bypass

After cutting all the wires, it’s time to remove the ballast.

Unscrew it safely and detach it entirely.

Connect and input and output wires together

You will find the output and input wires once you have removed the ballast.

Then you will have to connect them together for the power to flow.

Once you are done, turn the breaker switch on again.

8. How Much Does A 8ft Single Pin LED Tube Cost?

The cost of an 8ft single pin LED tube depends on a lot of factors.

The source you are buying it from can have a significant impact on the price.

This also includes the power of the tube, its brightness, etc.

Whether you are buying a bundle or a single tube can also affect the cost.

Normally, you will find single LED tubes or a few in a pack within $20-$50.

To get them at the best price with excellent value for money, you can choose VST lighting.

9. How Much Does A 4ft Single Pin LED Tube Cost?

A 4ft single pin LED tube costs less than its 8ft counterpart, but the difference in price is not much.

In this case, the same factors come in when determining the price.

You can get them at $5 from the cheapest source.

But in other cases, the price can be as high as $20.

So, you have to choose according to your budget and preference.

10. What Are The Advantages Of A Single Pin LED Tube?

There are several advantages of 8 foot single pin LED tube light or 4ft LED single tube, which we will briefly discuss below.

First of all, you can use these lights for 24 hours without any worries.

They are called durable for a reason – and that is, despite being used 24 hours, they will last for several years.

Not to mention, they require little to no maintenance.

Since there is no ballast, you won’t have to worry about them failing either.

An 8ft LED tube single pin emits around 5760 lumens, and consumes only about 48W.

There is no halogen or mercury inside the tubes and they don’t emit heated rays as well.

As a result, not only are they cost and energy efficient, but they are also environmentally friendly.

11. Can I Import A Single Pin LED Tube From China?

 Import LED Tubes From China
Import LED Tubes From China

Yes, you can definitely import LED lights from China.

In fact, importing them from China will lower your costs and get you the best ones without much hassle.

You will also get a lot of reasonable options to choose from, starting from 8 foot single pin LED tube lights to 4 foot T8 single pin LED tubes..

For the best service and quality, you can choose from VST Lighting.

12. How Can I Ship A Single Pin LED Tube From China?

We will briefly explain the process of shipping single pin LED tubes from China right here.

Choose the best place to import the tubes from

You can choose from multiple sites and sources to import the tubes from, such as Alibaba.

There are other trustworthy sources as well, such as VST Lighting.

Do some research on the sources and choose according to your convenience.

Make sure the products are authentic and well-made

There are several ways of knowing if the items are well-made.

First, you can take a look at their factory through the site.

You can also read the reviews to make sure they are authentic.

Moreover, you can ensure a warranty as well and get to know more about the maintenance.

Negotiate the cost

If you feel like the price could be lower, then you should negotiate with the manufacturer or seller.

Or you can buy in bulk to decrease the cost per tube or choose the cheapest shipping method.

Place an order

After you have chosen the one you want to buy, whether it’s an 8 foot single pin LED tube light or a 4 foot one, place your order.

You might need to make all the payment while placing the order for your t8 single pin LED tube.

Get ready with all the paperworks

Usually, importing from China requires some paperwork.

It won’t be of much hassle and you will be able to get through most of them online.

13. What Are The Uses Of A 4 Foot T8 Single Pin LED Tube?

4 Foot T8 Single Pin LED Tubes
4 Foot T8 Single Pin LED Tubes

There are several uses of 4 foot t8 single pin LED tubes.

For starters, you can use them for your buildings.

They are also great for office uses, or under the cabinet.

Since they are pretty small in size, you can fit them in compact spaces as well that require ample lighting.

They are not usually used for decorative purposes, but that wouldn’t be a bad idea as well.

4ft single pin LED tubes can be versatile due to their compact size.

14. In What Ways Can I Use My Single Pin LED Tube?

8 foot single pin LED tube lights can be used for various purposes, thanks to their standard size.

T8 single pin LED tubes can be used wherever you would use your fluorescent tube in.

For instance, you can use them for common lighting applications.

This includes use in the office, in the bedroom or the living room.

In fact, you can use them in your garage or in other outdoor areas as well.

Using them would be even handier since they generate more brightness.

As a result, you wouldn’t have to use other lights along with them in a room.

These are mostly mounted on the ceilings – as this provides both upwards and downwards lighting properly.

15. Can A Single Pin LED Tube Be Either Double Ended Or Single Ended?

Your single pin LED tube light cannot be double-ended because it already consists of a single pin only.

 Double-Ended Non Single Pin LED Tube
Double-Ended Non Single Pin LED Tube

In a double-ended tube, the live wire is on one end whereas the neutral wire is on the other.

So wires are connected on both the ends.

In a single-ended tube, the live wire and the neutral wire are on the same side.

Hence, the wires are connected on only one side.

Your single pin LED tube can be powered from one side as it is single pin – and hence, it can only be single ended.

16. Can I Replace My 4ft Fluorescent Tube With An LED Tube?

Yes, you can definitely replace your 4ft fluorescent tube with a 4 foot T8 LED tube.

In fact, making this decision would save you a lot of energy.

LED tubes will provide more brightness using less electricity.

Moreover, you can get the best ones from VST Lighting.

Replacing Fluorescent Tubes with LED Tubes
Replacing Fluorescent Tubes with LED Tubes

17. Will The Single Pin LED Work In Fluorescent Fixtures?

Yes, a single pin LED tube will work in fluorescent fixtures.

However, some modifications will have to be made.

For instance, you will have to remove the ballast before installing the LED tube.

That is because LED lighting does not require ballasts and it can cause significant damage to the tubes as well.

Other than that, they will work just fine in your regular fluorescent fixtures.

18. Is An LED Bulb Better Than A Single Pin LED Tube?

That depends on what you are looking for.

If you want to go for the cheaper option with less hassle, then yes LED bulbs are better.

But if you want better lighting, more comfort and durability then T8 single pin LED tubes are undoubtedly the best one for you.

Although they cost more and take effort to install, they are worth it.

You can get both at a reasonable rate in VST Lighting.

19. Are Single Pin LED Tubes Good For Eyes?

LED Exposure to the Retina
LED Exposure to the Retina

Light from LED tubes can cause serious damage to the eye.

This is especially due to blue light exposure, which causes phototoxic effects.

Hence, you should try not to look directly into LED tubes to be at low risk of the damage.

20. How Many Single Pin LED Tubes Do I Need?

The number of single pin T8 LED tubes that you need depends on why you need them entirely.

If you are planning on converting all the fluorescent tubes in your apartment to LED tubes, then you will have to count the number of existing fixtures you have.

Conversely, if you need them for a new project altogether, then take how much lighting it requires into account.

For instance, if you need light for your bedroom, then one-two tubes would be enough.

Garages or outdoor spots may demand more.

21. How Do I Choose The Right Colour For My Projects?

Coloured LED Tubes
Coloured LED Tubes

The colour of the single pin LED tube that you should choose depends on your projects.

If you need them for general lighting purposes, then choosing between cool daylight and warm white would be best.

However, for decorative purposes, you can go for pink, red, blue or green. Or a combination of all.

VST Lighting has all the colour options for you.

22. Can I Alter The Brightness Of My Single Pin LED Tube?

Yes, you can alter the brightness of your T8 single pin LED tube.

But it doesn’t happen automatically.

For that, you will need to add a resistor or a number of resistors to your connection.

Then you can use a remote to dim the tubes or increase their brightness when needed.

23. How Do I Trust The Quality Of My Single Pin LED Tube?

Buying a good quality single pin LED tube is crucial.

And hence, you need to put a lot of thought before investing into one.

When you buy the light from a certain manufacturer, make sure to ask them more about the brightness, durability, etc.

You can also take a look at their factory or focus on the reviews of their LED tubes.

For the best quality and utmost reliability, choose VST Lighting.

24. What Is An R17d LED Tube?

R17D LED Tube
R17D LED Tube

An r17d LED tube is basically a single-pin tube as well.

Hence, they are quite often confused with Fa8 LED tubes.

The difference is, it comes with a rotatable r17d base.

Moreover, r17d LED tubes are easier to install as well.

You won’t have to go through the hassle of removing the ballasts and wiring them – since they work with ballasts as well – just like Fa8 LED tubes.

25. Should I Go For An R17d Base In Single Pin LED Tube?

Any single pin base, which includes the r17d base, provides the advantage of not having to remove the ballast.

Or going through all that trouble altogether.

However, we have mentioned bypassing the ballast a few times because it really isn’t required with an LED tube.

And not having one will provide a lot of advantages.

Moreover, r17d bases can also go through potential damage when working with ballasts.

Therefore, you need to remove them anyway.

Other than that, r17d LED tubes are a great option, and you should definitely go for them if you want more convenience.

You can get them at an amazing rate in VST Lighting.

Conclusion

Now that you know all the ins and outs of single pin LED tubes, you are well aware of how many you need and how they will benefit you.

So if you need them for your projects, office, house, garage or anything, get them right away.

They might seem like a big investment at first, but you will surely get more advantages as time goes by.

So don’t wonder, and make your purchase.

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