Nug of the Month: Oct 2014 - Plant of the Month: Nov 214
Does anyone use HPS anymore? Everybody has switched to LED's ... Going through the grow journals I have only seen a few people using hps
this quote from c526 sums it up for me,
"In my case I like the hps for the heat,I draw the air from my hoods and heat the adjacent room,with out these I will have to use a portable heater,aprox 750-1500wt. "
in my particular situation I would never switch from HPS to Led. then I would have to run more heat which is quite a power draw. It seems, in my limited experience, that LED is great technology for warmer climates (less heat) and also uses less power which would be nice.
I rarely see "pro" grows using Led's, HPS seems to be the tried and true standard that any new technology has to try to at least compare to. I also once flowered under only MH, which was pretty dumb.
I also hate the crazy glow from led's, which doesn't really matter, im just a bit strange like that.
felt like throwing in my 2cent piece, then rereading my post I didn't really add much. oh well..
Just from what I've gathered on LED's you would probably need a 300 or 400w LED panel to replace the 600w.