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  • Adjusta Watt Premium Switchable Ballast

    September 26, 2012 | Posted By Ed .
    Looking for a ballast with more versatility? Tired of having to switch your lamp every time you want to increase or decrease light output? Then you need the Adjusta Watt Premium Switchable Ballast.
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  • Lamp Life

    August 15, 2012 | Posted By Ed .
    Even the best lamps don't last forever so it's important for you to know how many hours to expect out of your lamps. It's also important to know that just because a lamp still turns on that doesn't mean it's still working at full capacity. The longer you use a lamp the less effective it will become. That's why there are two ways of measuring lamp life: Rated Life and Economic Life.
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  • LightEnerG Reflectors

    July 26, 2012 | Posted By Ed .
    Reflectors, also known as hoods, are designed to redirect light that would otherwise be wasted back towards the plants. Most reflectors contain a silver reflecting insert, directly above the bulb, that covers the entire inside of the hood. This insert usually appears rough, as this is thought to more effectively randomize and scatter the reflected light. Reflectors come in a variety of shapes and sizes to accommodate different types of gardens. Smaller, narrower hoods are for fewer, taller plants while larger, wider hoods are designed for a large number of shorter plants.
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  • It's What's on the Inside that Counts!

    July 04, 2012 | Posted By Ed .
    Just because all ballasts look the same doesn’t mean they perform the same. The LightEnerG™ Premium Switchable Ballast is designed to outperform competitor’s ballasts and is engineered with computer-aided design, sophisticated quality components and the superior technology. It has also been inspected and approved by the most prestigious organizations in the world, including RoHS and Underwriters Laboratories.
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  • What Wattage is Right for You?

    June 28, 2012 | Posted By Ed .
    Grow lamps come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and they also come in a number of different wattages. The watts of your lamps will determine how much light, or how many lumens, the lamp gives off. Obviously for smaller grow rooms with less plants fewer watts are needed, while larger grow rooms with more plants need more watts. But how do you know exactly how many watts you need?
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  • Magnetic Ballasts vs. Digital Ballasts: Which is Right for You?

    June 20, 2012 | Posted By Ed .
    A ballasts is an integral part of any grow lamp set-up. They're designed to start and properly control the flow of power to HID lighting and stabilize the current by using an electrical load. Ballasts vary greatly in complexity. They can be as simple as a series of resistors, or as complex as the computerized, remote-controlled digital ballasts found on the market today.
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  • LightEnerG Premium Switchable Ballast

    May 23, 2012 | Posted By Ed .
    To make sure you get the most out of your lamps you need to be using the right ballast. A ballast is an auxiliary piece of equipment, designed to start and properly control the flow of power to HID lighting. They stabilize the current by using an electrical load.
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  • LightEnerG Cords

    May 02, 2012 | Posted By Ed .
    Power cords and lamps cords are an important part of any lighting setup. However, the amount of different shapes and sizes can often be overwhleming for new growers. So, if you're not sure what types of cords you need see the below for our complete selection of LightEnerG cords and what they're used for.
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  • LightEnerG Cord and Socket Set Assemblies

    April 20, 2012 | Posted By Ed .
    So, you have your lamp, your reflector and your ballast. What are you missing? A way to connect your lamp and reflector to your ballast, that's what. That's where LightEnerG(TM) Cord and Socket Set Assemblies come in. Cord and Socket Set Assemblies have 15' of heavy duty cable and are available in 16/3 and 14/3 gauges, and 300 and 400 volts. They work with all LightEnerG(TM) ballasts and can be used with or without reflectors.
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  • What You Need To Know About Ballasts

    February 27, 2012 | Posted By Ed .
    To make sure you get the most out of your lamps you need to be using the right ballast. A ballast is an auxiliary piece of equipment, designed to start and properly control the flow of power to HID lighting. Ballasts vary greatly in complexity. They can be as simple as a series of resistors, or as complex as the computerized, remote-controlled digital ballasts found on the market today.
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  • How to Care for Your Grow Lamps

    December 08, 2011 | Posted By Ed .
    To get the most out of your equipment you have to take proper care of it, and it's the same when it comes to grow lamps. It doesn't matter what kind of lamps you purchase if you don't take the time to maintain them. Follow the steps below to ensure you maximize the performance of your lamps.
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  • Why You Should Choose Certified Products

    December 07, 2011 | Posted By Ed .
    When choosing the right equipment a horticultural lighting system, look for products that are certified by an agency accredited by the Standards Council of Canada or have an approval label issued by the British Columbia Safety Authority. These are products that have been examined by trained professionals and found to have met the electrical code and regulatory safety requirements. The evaluations involved in this process include a comprehensive review of important safety issues such as electrical shock, fire hazards, and even performance when it's related to a product operating safely.
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  • LightEnerG Grow Lamps

    December 02, 2011 | Posted By Ed .
    LightEnerG™ HID grow lamps are efficient, high output lamps that are perfect for growing fruits, vegetables, flower and herbs. Engineered specifically for horticultural applications, they have strengthened seals and a reinforced arc frame for enhanced durability and consistent lumen output. LightEnerG™ lamps are environmentally friendly and pass EPA, and TCLP test criteria as nonhazardous waste. They are completely led free and contain less mercury than standard grow lamps. A one year warranty is included with each lamp.
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  • Get More with The ACE™!

    December 01, 2011 | Posted By Ed .
    The ACE™ Dimmable Digital HID Ballast is designed to be one thing: the best ballast available. The LightEnerG™ team has put countless hours into research and design to produce the best ballast possible, and the result is a product that exceeded even the most scrutinizing growers' standards. When they say “Nothing Beats The ACE™” they mean it.
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  • The LightEnerG T5 Pro Light

    June 24, 2011 | Posted By Ed .
    A fluorescent lamp, or fluorescent tube, is a type of gas-discharge lamp that uses electricity to excite mercury vapour. The excited mercury atoms produce short-wave ultraviolet light that then causes a phosphor to fluoresce, producing visible light, and converting electrical power into useful light more efficiently than an incandescent lamp. Typically, a fluorescent lamp will last between 10 to 20 times as long as an equivalent incandescent lamp when operated several hours at a time.
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  • Tips for Hydroponic Gardening

    June 06, 2011 | Posted By Ed .
    Hydroponic Gardening Hydroponics is an excellent way to grow all sorts of plants, but just like any sort of gardening it requires a lot of work. A lack of knowledge and dedication, or the wrong equipment can cause your hydroponic garden to be a failure. Don’t let this happen to you. Follow the tips below to ensure that your hydroponic endeavours are always successful.
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  • Ballasts

    May 06, 2011 | Posted By Ed .
    To make sure you get the most out of your lamps you need to be using the right ballast. A ballast is an auxiliary piece of equipment, designed to start and properly control the flow of power to HID lighting. Ballasts vary greatly in complexity. They can be as simple as a series of resistors, or as complex as the computerized, remote-controlled electronic ballasts found on the market today.
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  • Air-Cooled Reflectors

    April 28, 2011 | Posted By Ed .
    Many growers find they have a hard time maintaining the right temperature in their grow room. Grow lamps can produce a lot of heat and this problem is multiplied during the summer, often resulting in most growers shutting down during the hotter months and consequently reducing growing season. Because of this, many indoor gardeners started turning to air-cooled reflectors to reduce the heat in their grow rooms. Not only do these reduce the heat produced by grow lamps, they also increase the amount of light that can be absorbed by your plants. There are currently two types of air-cooled reflectors: open and shut.
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  • How to Choose the Right Grow Lamps

    April 27, 2011 | Posted By Ed .
    Using all the right techniques certainly goes a long way towards having a successful grow room, but if you use the wrong equipment none of it will matter. Making sure you have the right grow lamps is especially important when it comes to indoor gardening. Not all lamps are the same, so using the lamp at the right time is critical to maximizing your yield and ensuring the success of your grow.
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