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Re: Arduino?

The black boxes take 12 V DC and convert it to whatever the CCFLs use.
To control something that draws 'relatively large' power (more than a few milliamps) a transistor switch is cheap & easy, or use a small relay. IIRC the Arduino can sink or source about 20 mA on a Digital IO pin.
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