Ok, you want to know how to reset a Sterilight ballast. Good news, it’s easy. If you’re wondering why you haven’t figured it out on your own yet, this is because Sterilight made it near impossible to do by accident.

So, by following these few simple instructions, the ballast will not only stop beeping at you but also give a 365 countdown for your new lamp. Although I’m talking about a BA-ICE-S ballast, the instructions are the same for the SP Platinum series as well, your reset button is the little display window on top.

Firstly, turn off your ballast from the power.

Now hold down the reset button on the side, keep it held down.

Now turn the main power back on. Yes, you still have the reset button held.

Wait for the RSET display and the single beep after about a second

Release the reset button

There, that’s it. Your done. Feel free to leave words of thankful gratitude below.





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Tom
Guest

Hi, my unit shows nothing on thr display and still 1 second beeps. I have replaced the bulb (twice) and the sleeve and still the same. have cleaned the nodes and still the same. Any ideas or back to manufacturer?

Tina Mullins
Guest

THANK YOU SO MUCH for your simple and helpful advice. Our ballast has been beeping a long time, and we didn’t know how to reset it. Thanks to your instructions, we are now living beep-free.

David
Guest

I owe you a drink!
That was way too easy.
Thank you.

agus
Guest

why display still shown ‘000’ after i replace uv lamp

thank you

JBunch
Guest

What does in mean when the display shows 8888 and there is a continuous beep?

Pkm
Guest

Reset worked. Thank you.

nsc
Guest

thank you so much! it worked.

Warren Shiroma
Guest
I have model S12QA Sterilight system that is not working properly. When it beeps, I unplug it for a while and restart it. The ballast is enclosed in the base of the unit, so if there’s a reset button, I can’t easily see it. I unscrewed the top plate and looked down but could only see about 3/4’s of the ballast, no red button. Do I need to replace the ballast? I bought a used unit and the tag shows that the bulb was changed in 1998. I believe that the ballast is older than that. Where can I get… Read more »
Warren Shiroma
Guest

Thanks you. My reference of 1998 bulb change was for approximate age of the system. I change the bulb this year. Does the bulb totally not work after 365 days?

I will if necessary take the unit apart to see if I can locate a reset button. I hope that the designer of this system had foresight that the reset button would be on the top as the ballast is mounted.

Thank you, again.

Ben
Guest

Thank you!

You are a genius! That beeping has been annoying me for the last 6 months. Thanks again.

Loris
Guest

Troubleshoot
Have reset 365 day timer according to proper guide lines but have not been able to stop the beeping. Do I have a defective bulb?

Andrew Madden
Guest

Fixed in under 10 seconds.
Thank you very, very much!

Rolf Golzlin
Guest

Thank you very much nice to be able to reset this thing seeing as the installer did’nt see fit to leave any instructions or manuals

asror
Guest

thanks….

Brian
Guest

You made… the … beeping… stop. I cannot thank you enough. It was driving me nuts!

jolynn
Guest

Thanks a lot it was so simple that i could read it easily with no trouble!!!

Rene
Guest

Thanks, it works OK.

Faulkner Aaron
Guest

Hi. I have a similar system. Swapped to a new bulb as I always do. Turned off pwr. Held button during start up. I can hear the ballast try to light the light 3 times. But continues to beep now… faulty light or bad ballast?
thanks, aaron

Thomas
Guest

I have the older F series version that does not contain a reset button. I’ve tried unplugging it several times, but still continues to beep when plugged back in. Any ideas on how to reset this version?

Sellone Ciompi
Guest

My Reset worked. Thank you!!!

Jan Korman
Guest

Thank you!

I had “A3” show up when I replaced the bulk a couple weeks ago and I could not reset it back to 365 days according to the simple instructions on the ballast unit itself. So I had to reset once a week to stop the “A3” beeping. You apparently have only four times for that. So was not looking forward to have to have the ballast looked at…

Your instructions worked great. I was able to start the counter back to 365 days.

Big thanks!

Don
Guest

We have a BA-ICE-IF ballast, no reset button that we can find. All we have is a tiny green LED light but does not push. How do we reset to stop the infernal beeping? Thanks

T Zannetti
Guest

Seriously?!?! Thank you!!!

ELIZABETH
Guest

hello

I did the process, the beeping already stopped, now shows 365..what does that mean? 365 days..i have 1 years with mine do you think i need to replace it..do you think the warranty still work?

thanks for your help

Stephen Yannantuono
Guest

I recently replaced my UV bulb and performed the reset. I see rset on the screen with it beeping, but afterwards instead of displaying how many days left its showing “00t”? I left it for two weeks and this morning noticed it beeping showing A3. I checked all the connections and tried a reset again. It says rset, but just comes back with this 00t. Could the bulb be bad? Ballast faulty?

Andrew
Guest

My BA ICE S continues to beep, so I reset as per instructions and it showed 365, then 0587, then continued to beep and go blank.

lui cappello
Guest

thank u so much I hav been reset that dam a3 flash and beep ever wk such an easy fix thanks again lui

mike lamason
Guest

after i reset my ba-ice-s the days reset to 377 why is that after a few minutes beep returns just replaced bulb

Brian
Guest

I know this may be a dumb question, but my BA-ICE-S is plugged into a powered outlet but it does not beep or show anything on the display. Replace? Or is there a magical fix?

Brian
Guest

Thanks Ryan! Its definitely more than 2 years old so I’ll shop around. Thanks again!

Steve
Guest

Thank you thank you

Tony Vickers
Guest
I have a Viqua UV Filter model S8Q-PA with a Sterilight BA-ICE.S. It is 5 years old. Last week I had the bulb changed, but the service guy could not reset the display on the ballast. it was still showing 007. Having referred to the manual, I have tried to re-set it by unplugging the power source, holding in the re-set button and plugging the power source back in whilst still holding the re-set button in. I get a brief 8888 on the display and then the number of days left from the old lamp, i.e. 003 as of today.… Read more »
Brian
Guest

I have a ba-ice-3f with an RCON controller with a green light and alarm. I replaced the bulb and the ballast and now the rcon won’t stop beeping but the uv light is on? How can I stop the alarm on the rcon and/or what is causing this.

Thank you,
Brian

joel
Guest

I reset it and 365 lights up for a half second then back to a blank screen and beeping

joel
Guest

Thanks so much unfortunately I ordered a new controller, but, since this one is 6 years old I will keep the order I just ordered uv lamp. Last time and first time I ordered the cheap lamp that now lasted 45 days

Lori
Guest

Have a ba-ice-1f unit in rented home. Replaced lamp since I was told no one had done so in a few years. Now what? Lamp doesn’t light and I can find no reset button or display. What gives?

Gary Sundmark
Guest

I have an older model SPV-15. Changed lamp and reset, everything good for a few minutes, then get error message “interlock open”. What does this mean? Sometimes it will go off and lamp starts, like a loose connection, or something.

Matt
Guest

THanks so much, it worked perfectly. Wife heard beeping and we found the A3 code. Had to get the manual trying to ind out where I buy new light …. Resetting was much easier.

Ray
Guest
Hi, I cannot reset the beeping noise. I have an old Sterilight S-12Q with no reset button nor any digital display. It has a small LED light that remains green when the bulb is operating correct. From doing some research, it seems I may have a discontinued ballast BA-120 but not sure. I replaced the bulbs and had a local professional come and also take a look, but couldn’t keep the UV bulb on. It tried to stay on 2 times and then off with continuous beeping. Do you think my ballast is shot? Can I get a replacement or… Read more »
Mike
Guest

Does any know what a A1 error msg means. My system beeps and then the screen goes blank. It briefly displays a A1. My system is about 11 years old. I just replaced the light bulb and the quartz sleeve. Is it time for a new system?

hendra setiawan
Guest

I want to ask .BA.ICE.S in our company if in the given power direct alarm sounds and the screen is not lit .. what causes it? Thank you very much

Evgeny Sochi
Guest

Thank you so much!!! Now it works without any beeping!

Mike
Guest
I had a Sterilight Platinum / VIQUA Electronic ICE Contoller installed in my house about 7 months ago. I am on ground water (well)and have a small filter the water runs through before entering the Sterilight canister. The plumber who installed it said to keep an eye on the filter and change it regularly. After about 5 months the UV Level percentage (seen on the controller display) dropped down below 50% and an alarm started (2 beeps, one second pause followed by 2 more beeps… repeat). I changed the filter and the UV% level moved back up into the 80%… Read more »
shooting ear protection
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Spot on with this write-up, I absolutely feel this site needs far more attention. I’ll probably be back again to see more, thanks for the information!|

bill
Guest

thank you it was really simple even for someone like me. you were a god send.

Velda
Guest

Thank you so very much fr this information

Jim
Guest

THANK YOU! Worked the first time. Maybe this headache will go away now.

Darren
Guest

Thank you very much, the beep was driving us crazy – expecially after the 4 week reset limit !

Jack Gonzalez
Guest

Changed the bulb and sleeve, reset, and 365 showed JB the display screen for about 5 second twitched then dimmed out completely. No it is beeping and there is nothing on the display screen. Any ideas?

Jamal
Guest

Hi.. thanks for information
God bless you