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    Default So been having heat problems

    So yea Iím thinking about moving to led lol is this one any good


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    Their old hat them now mate, they dont pack a decent enough punch and the diodes go pop, save your 80 quid and put it towards a prakasa or a telos


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    Have a look at quantum board lighting mate, more twice the efficiency and run without fans and even heatsinks in some applications

    Mars gen 1 and to be fair even prakasas are little outdated now ( 2013 tech)

    What's your budget?






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    Quote Originally Posted by gardro View Post
    Have a look at quantum board lighting mate, more twice the efficiency and run without fans and even heatsinks in some applications

    Mars gen 1 and to be fair even prakasas are little outdated now ( 2013 tech)

    What's your budget?






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    How much are you looking at for one of these quantum board leds mate? Silent running yeah?


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    Quote Originally Posted by TT View Post
    How much are you looking at for one of these quantum board leds mate? Silent running yeah?


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    Hi mate you can pay £££, upward of a grand for a HLG550v2 but you can put yourself a very able kit together or even buy kits off eBay

    Best thing to happen to grow lighting since hps

    250w beats 400hps in all the grow labs tests

    No fans whatsoever on them



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    Quote Originally Posted by gardro View Post
    Hi mate you can pay £££, upward of a grand for a HLG550v2 but you can put yourself a very able kit together or even buy kits off eBay

    Best thing to happen to grow lighting since hps

    250w beats 400hps in all the grow labs tests

    No fans whatsoever on them



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    They have yet to beat the Talk's Test yet. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by hotshot View Post
    They have yet to beat the Talk's Test yet. lol
    I've not forgot our showdown 😁



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    I was looking at the GN Telos 0008 240watt led light. How many of these would you guys recommend in a 1.2m x 1.2m tent?


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    Quote Originally Posted by gardro View Post
    Hi mate you can pay £££, upward of a grand for a HLG550v2 but you can put yourself a very able kit together or even buy kits off eBay

    Best thing to happen to grow lighting since hps

    250w beats 400hps in all the grow labs tests

    No fans whatsoever on them



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    Well guys sorry I didnít see this post after I posted it was completely stoned lol 😂😂 it I brought a led 300w mars and she kept my temps down a lot maybe next grow Iíll upgrade but I init usejng this hps any more lol even in the winter I had temp problems with that lol this kid seems to be doing good tho temps are at 27 all day so Iím glad but are weather is getting cooler


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    Quote Originally Posted by Grow420- View Post
    Well guys sorry I didn’t see this post after I posted it was completely stoned lol ���� it I brought a led 300w mars and she kept my temps down a lot maybe next grow I’ll upgrade but I init usejng this hps any more lol even in the winter I had temp problems with that lol this kid seems to be doing good tho temps are at 27 all day so I’m glad but are weather is getting cooler


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    hi mate I don’t mean to seem negative but you will probably do only 1 grow with that light,your yields will be poor,my friend did a 2 plant grow under one of those lights,just not enough light for the plants to flower properly,hence long skinny buds with not much resin,I really hope I’m wrong and you smash it and get 5 oz off it,but you could be wasting your time,things might go a lot better if you can afford to add another 300,it’s all a learning curve mate,I’ve been growing 25+ years and I’m still learning every day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benson123 View Post
    hi mate I donít mean to seem negative but you will probably do only 1 grow with that light,your yields will be poor,my friend did a 2 plant grow under one of those lights,just not enough light for the plants to flower properly,hence long skinny buds with not much resin,I really hope Iím wrong and you smash it and get 5 oz off it,but you could be wasting your time,things might go a lot better if you can afford to add another 300,itís all a learning curve mate,Iíve been growing 25+ years and Iím still learning every day.
    What Benson said. I myself started on a single led and realised that it's not enough.

    There's like a minimum threshold (around 150w per plant for old mars leds) to get past and then you will start getting propper buds.

    Otherwise just flower one photo plant under that mars 600



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