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Growing Plants with LEDs: An Epic Gardening Guide

Growing Plants with LEDs: An Epic Gardening Guide

LED Hydroponics: A How To Guide

I was fortunate enough to pick up a Lighthouse Hydro 270w LED light system from the company to review and document an entire hydroponic grow with LED lighting.

Lighthouse Hydro Blackstar 270w FSF Initial Impressions

Specifications

Size: 15″ L x 11″ W x 3″H
Coverage Area: 2′ x 3′ (@ 18”), 2.5′ x 3.75′ (@24”), 3′ x 4.5′ (@ 36”)
LED Chipset: 3w High Output – 60mil
Number of LED’s: 90
Red/IR: 680nm, 660nm, 630nm
White: 12000k
Blue/UV: 425nm, 460nm
Worldwide Voltage: 100v-240v
– Modular Power Supply (Available in US, UK, EU, AU)
– Daisy Chain Ready (Link up to 4 Chrome 270’s using 1 power cord)

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Kevin is the creator of Epic Gardening, a community dedicated to teaching urban gardening, hydroponics, and aquaponics. He enjoys skateboarding, piano, guitar, business, and experimenting with all kinds of gardening techniques!
  • http://www.realitymorph.com Paul

    Is there an update on how it went with the LED light?

    • http://www.epicgardening.com Kevin

      Hey Paul,

      I was on vacation and my power strip malfunctioned so they all died :( – I will have to redo the experiment once I’m back home!

  • matt

    Hey I’m having trouble with that light. 2 of the 6 clusters burned out, any idea how to get parts? I’ve tried emailing lighthouse several times with no response ?

    • http://www.epicgardening.com Kevin

      Hmm, good question – I haven’t had any issues with mine burning out, and I got mine via lighthouse direct. I’d try giving them a call?