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Discussion in 'Lights' started by QBCrocket, Oct 7, 2018.

  1. Oct 7, 2018 #1

    QBCrocket

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    Hi Guys I have been using a 600w HPS son T grow light in a 1.5 x1.5 tent and has been great but want to cut down on heat and power , do you swap 600w hps with 600w Led or do you need to go up I was looking at Viparspectra 600w LED
    will that be the same as the Son T 600
     
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    That light seems expensive. I have been using King LED Lights for a bit now and they are affordable and work well. I have a 1200 and a 1500. Jmo
     
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    That price is for 2 I was only planning on using 1 going half with a another bloke , but everything is expensive down under
     
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    I replaced 2 1Kw HPS with my LED. Probably too expensive for your taste, lol. Fluence spydrX+.
     
  5. Oct 7, 2018 #5

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    QB from down under ?-- I shoulda looked !-- We don't get many from down your way !-- I hope U feel welcome ?
    I use some MarsHydro 300 watt leds !-- They fairly cheap !-- They do have a switch for veg. and one for bloom -- U have either one off U got a 150 watt light !--I run both on !
    I can get by with 600 watts per square meter but I wanna move up to more light and better leds when I can !
     
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  6. Oct 8, 2018 #6

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    Cheers Keef , good to have somewhere chew the fat ,I didn't realise they cut down to half when on different light modes
     
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    Hey QB !-- These Mars Hydro are set up with 4 circuits and the led chips are hooked up in series !-- That means if a chip goes bad everything else in the series goes out !-- I want leds that I can change out the chips like light bulbs but No they make it hard !
     
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  8. Oct 11, 2018 at 10:48 AM #8

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    I think if you use 2 or 4 small Mars Hydro leds to replace one large Mars light, your plants have less risk when your light has problem. What's more, small lights can distribute light evenly.
     
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  9. Oct 11, 2018 at 10:50 AM #9

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    Mars 300 is very old light, I think you can try their new technology, I am using Mars proII320 led now, I think it is their newest light
     
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