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  1. Jul 5, 2018 #1

    Serena420

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    I am planing my first indoor grow, 3×3 grow space I think, found this one from Unit Farm, does any body use this before? IMG_1102.jpg
     
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    I use 2 KING LED Units. One is a 1200 the other a 1500. Never heard of Unit Farm.
     
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    Never seen that light before, not saying it won’t work, but no experience with that brand.
     
  4. Jul 6, 2018 #4

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    Thanks man, looked through the 1200 leds, is that really 1200w true power?
     
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    Thanks man
     
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    IMG_1116.jpg it says 175watts true power, for a 3×3 space, is this enough?
     
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    No, not even close. I think it pulls somewhere around 350 watts.
     
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    I think in order to consider a light, you want to see a photo metric plot, one that shows where the light is and at what brilliance in a tent or other defined growing space and specifically at what height the light delivers its particular performance.
    To say a light that only delivers 8184 lumens but has 1469.2umols doesn’t tell anyone enough information to make an informed decision.
     
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    absolutely.
     
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    How's the light working? Any heat issue? What's your grow space?
     
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    Thanks for the great suggestion!!!!
     
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    I flower in a 4x4x6.5 Grow Tent. I run the 2 KING LED lights in there and they kill it. Great yields, lower heat issues, and less power used. I use to run a 600w and a 400w HPS in that same tent and the heat was very tough to deal with unless it was dead winter and I cracked a window in the Grow Room. When I switched to the LED's I could actually grow right up until Summer started and then I would shut down for a couple months.
     
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    Heard that Mars Hydro will have 10% discount on July 20th, want to try oit their Mars II 900, their sales rep said the light is updated. IMG_1187.JPG
     
  15. Jul 18, 2018 at 12:18 PM #15

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    IMG_1204.jpg The COB looks so cool too, but no fans???? Won't be hot? Any one use this? Any suggestion for me?
     
  16. Jul 18, 2018 at 12:41 PM #16

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    Hey Serena !-- We haven't crossed paths yet !- Welcome to MP -- I run Aero under LEDs-- Don't know much about numbers but my aero boxes are about half a square meter/yard -- I use one Mars Hydro 300 Reflector Series over each box -- I use the same light in veg and bloom !-
     
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    Hey Serena how about posting something you’re not fronting from some manufacturer? Show us your proposed grow space. Thanks in advance.
     

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