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    What is the best 1000 watt Ballast

    What is everyone opinion on the best 1000 watt digital ballast? I was thinking Lumatek then saw they have been having some issues. What does everyone here run?
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    Re: What is the best 1000 watt Ballast

    I've been asking the same questions lately. I heard Lumatek was the best ..... but also heard they were having problems (both the model with and without the fan). The hydroponic store clerk told me he has been seeing so many come back that he won't stock them. The one that most use around here is the Quantum and the Galaxy. I personally ordered the Quantum.
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    Re: What is the best 1000 watt Ballast

    Zero problems with my 1000w JD Lighting Ballast, basically set it and forget it. JDL is also a 420mag sponsor
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    Re: What is the best 1000 watt Ballast

    anyone heard of SolisTek Digital Ballasts ? http://www.solis-tek.com/technology/thd.html
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    Re: What is the best 1000 watt Ballast

    I am having a hard time choosing a digital ballast brand. Not going to go with Lumatek after hearing a lot of issues. Thats one thing about magnetic ballast they last forever
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    Re: What is the best 1000 watt Ballast

    Quote Originally Posted by o2much4me View Post
    I am having a hard time choosing a digital ballast brand. Not going to go with Lumatek after hearing a lot of issues. Thats one thing about magnetic ballast they last forever
    Amen to Magnetic; been using them for many years without any problems at all. Have 12 of them: 9 @ 600W HPS and 1 each 400W HPS and MH in a "Growzilla, 2 bulbs in 1 refl'r) and 1 @ 1000HPS that splits into 2 @ 600W MH...
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    I would buy another whole system with a mag ballast before I would risk a digital and probably still have money left over.

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    Re: What is the best 1000 watt Ballast

    it's what you want out of you ballast.they are both good. mag/digi

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    Re: What is the best 1000 watt Ballast

    they do got a deal doing on with the jd light ballast. Got a 600w jd light ballast from here, and been running my jd ballast for 5 months strait!Still running like a champ.

    had a quick power out one night, and my jd ballast(digital) reset it self to go right back on, and had to unplug my mag ballast, then plug in to work that day.fuck!

    I have no idea how long it was out that night.

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    I am leaning toward keeping the magnetic ballasts type...
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    Re: What is the best 1000 watt Ballast

    Quote Originally Posted by o2much4me View Post
    I am leaning toward keeping the magnetic ballasts type...
    You can't go wrong there ! They just keep going and going...

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    Re: What is the best 1000 watt Ballast

    I've been researching the nano Lux digital ballast and I see there was a few different nano ballast like the extreme and nanolux cube ballast just wanted some input before I purchased if you could help please message me

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    Re: What is the best 1000 watt Ballast

    I won this Ballast along with a 1000w Full Nova back at the Maximum Yield show. I'm loving the ballast and lamp so far.

    Ballast Spec:
    http://www.sunmastergrowlamps.com/Su...1000_C1000.pdf

    Lamp Spec:
    http://www.sunmastergrowlamps.com/Su...eets/41983.pdf

    Hope that helps bro