400Watt lighting system
Just looking for a few prices
Looking for a 400 watt setup
Ø Ballast – middle range
Ø Reflector – small
Looking for a system that is interchangeable – e.g. , I could use a mh globe for veg stages and then switch to a hps globe for flowering.
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We have 400W Metal Halide lamps that go into our HPS Ballasted kits.
Our current price on lighting kits are here.
There are a few options for reflectors in 400W
For really restricted areas, such as Wardrobes, I suggest the Adjustashade mini.
For everything else, the Batwing for price, or the small adjustashade for more even light distribution.
There is a Cool tube to duct heat out, and this can be useful, particularly in Summer.
The JBL Ballasts are as high a quality as we can get in Magnetic ballasts.
Electronic ones, are expensive, but provide higher output and higher yield while saving you around 10% in power.
For Lamps, the Phillips Son T or the GE Lucagrow are top of the range lamps.
Switching lamps is a personal preference, there are arguments for and against using a Metal Halide.
Using Metal Halides in Growth can give you more branches, and a tougher stem.
That should mean more branches = more fruiting/flowering locations.
But with the narrower gap between branches, some feel its harder to take cuttings than those grown under HPS.
It’s a personal preference, not a right and wrong.
Hope that helps.
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