For me cause it’s very cold in the winter If I had to pick one it would prob be cmh, but gol dang cobs are great also. Wouldn’t be efficient for me in the winter tho cause I’d have to use a heater. Imagine that tho.. grow lights that run too cool haha. But ya.. my led bulb homemade panel is even better than Mars led rigs hahaI also use every kind of light. I do know the mars lights suck golf balls through garden hoses for ability.
COBS/QB strips/Boards/ CMH are all capable.
I am using every one of them. I think people need to stick to a decent lighting idea, and just grow to your ability. When you rock that add some lighting latest tech or whatever and grow to that ability.
I grow for me. It is a lot different. I consume a monster amount of edible cannabis. I love it., A lot.
IF i were to choose 1 single light source i would honestly go with cobs.
But I will let you know as i grow. Subject to change as we do this.
Mine did exactly that. Ran too cool for the winter. I did have to run the heater for them, otherwise it'd stay 60 ish, and maybe creep up to 65 lights on if I was lucky.For me cause it’s very cold in the winter If I had to pick one it would prob be cmh, but gol dang cobs are great also. Wouldn’t be efficient for me in the winter tho cause I’d have to use a heater. Imagine that tho.. grow lights that run too cool haha. But ya.. my led bulb homemade panel is even better than Mars led rigs haha
You just showed why there is no “best kind of light” imo. I can run a 1 k hps for round 50 bucks a month.. haha it depends on your climate and such. I imagine if I was growing in the desert down south I’d want them cobs big time. Way up north we love our HIDsMine did exactly that. Ran too cool for the winter. I did have to run the heater for them, otherwise it'd stay 60 ish, and maybe creep up to 65 lights on if I was lucky.
Plants hated it, threw all kinds of defs at me. Heater solved the deficiencies for me.
Set it at 74* and the plants got happy real fast.
Would've set it higher, but it was already adding $40 A month at 74. Lol. Used the kill o watt to see what it was costing me. Lol
I left the kill o watt on the heater for a week so it had a good cycle to evaluate based on kWh used.
The mars newer products are copies of other concepts. Cob lights and strip or board lights (samsung/osram). I personally would not buy their products. There are better products for the same price out there.Not a Mars fan at all, however some of their new products certainly look viable and would certainly outdo older Mars models. Bet there will be decent grows showing up with these.
Lets see some of those creations!! I have pics of my cobjob on here somewhere...I’ve tried hps, mh, cmh, cobs, t’5 s, led bulbs etc.
Folks argue all the time. Everything has its place. Cmh is best veg light period, and decent for flowering. Cobs are great full spec and efficient af. A pleasure to run (and pay the power bill.) but they are still pretty pricey still for your average head stash grower.
Power and heat aside, hps is the best mid flower light imo and it will always be my fave. I ran 600 w hps and a 315 together and I got a hard boner every time I went in there. Too hot for summer tho. Led works also but running hps alone isn’t ideal and it sucks for veg. But again. Week 5-7 heavy on the hps light combined with a little defoliation.. mmmmmm. But I don’t blame anyone for not using hps. She’s hot and uses them watts and there are better stand alone fixtures these days. Just my ramblings but I experiment with different light at different times and combinations and all that madness quite a bit so I might be on to somethin
I got the kit off amazon, can't remember who was selling but it's the 260w kit that hlg offers but instead of one long heatsink the kit had to smaller heatsinks so you can separate the lights. I did get the 2700k one and it seems to do the job when I use it. But I have only used it a few times here and there when I had to pull down the 315w for different reasons. So I haven't fully flowered anything with them but I think they'll do well.What qb kit did ya get in 2700k?
Looking at the spec sheet for the veros, the 3000k on down has pretty much just as much red as the 1750k, but you lose alot of the blues. All high cri leds being shown, 97 cri.Do you think the difference between 2700 and 3k is significant enough to make it worthwhile?
Timber has 1750k veros. They are very interesting to me...