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xzec
08-28-2008, 06:57 AM
I've got a few questions.
1)
Do I need a ballast for each lights?

Answer:

Some ballasts can run two lamps, most don't. Do more reading on your chosen ballasts.

2)
2 x Super Sun 2 Reflectors
2 x Lumatek Electronic Ballast (1000W)
2 x HPS Super Bulb (1000W)
2 x MH SolarMax Bulb (1000W)

A. Is this a good setup, for a room that is about 2,30 x 3,30 metres?
B. Do these components fit good together? (I will not get any trouble setting everything up and so on?)

3)
Will I see any difference in using a 1000W MH Bulb than a 250W MH Bulb in veg. growth cycle?
Will the plants yield more if I use a 1000W MH Bulb than a 250W MH Bulb?


Thanks in advance,
Nymph.

Malkore
08-28-2008, 08:52 AM
Some ballasts can run two lamps, most don't. Do more reading on your chosen ballasts.

HPS is primarily red light...good for fruiting/flowering, but will make leggy growth during your veg. growth cycle unless you have access to natural direct sunlight or have some other daylight spectrum bulbs.

As for your other question, google 'kilowatt hour calculator' to find a few hundred online calcluators. you'll need to know your local power company's cost per kilowatt hour.

you'll definitely see a spike in your electric bill with a 1,000 watt lamp...let alone two of them.

xzec
09-04-2008, 10:01 AM
Some ballasts can run two lamps, most don't. Do more reading on your chosen ballasts.

HPS is primarily red light...good for fruiting/flowering, but will make leggy growth during your veg. growth cycle unless you have access to natural direct sunlight or have some other daylight spectrum bulbs.

As for your other question, google 'kilowatt hour calculator' to find a few hundred online calcluators. you'll need to know your local power company's cost per kilowatt hour.

you'll definitely see a spike in your electric bill with a 1,000 watt lamp...let alone two of them.

The electricity in Norway is pretty cheap, so I do not need to worry that much about the electric bill.
Also, I plan to have a room mate, when I'm moving to a new appartment.

But thanks for the answers, mate ^__^


Best regards,
Nymph.