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OfflineTomCollins


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MH Bulb?
    #310496 - 11/05/09 08:35 PM (7 years, 3 months ago)

Hi everyone,

Sorry if this is a dumb question. As some of you are aware, I have a 400w HPS running over my system. I was wondering for future reference, if HPS and MH bulbs are interchangeable on the same setup? For example, would it work to merely take out my HPS bulb and replace it with an MH to improve vegetative growth, then switch back to HPS for flowering? Or do you need a transformer especially designed for MH bulbs?


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Re: MH Bulb? [Re: TomCollins]
    #310524 - 11/05/09 09:05 PM (7 years, 3 months ago)

Unless you buy a conversion bulb, of which I am only aware of an HPS model that exists, the answer is no.  You can buy switchable ballasts where you can use whichever bulb you want.  But I would assume you don't have one.


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Re: MH Bulb? [Re: Hawksresurrection]
    #310539 - 11/05/09 09:13 PM (7 years, 3 months ago)

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hawksapprentice said:
Unless you buy a conversion bulb, of which I am only aware of an HPS model that exists, the answer is no.  You can buy switchable ballasts where you can use whichever bulb you want.  But I would assume you don't have one.


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unless your ballast is compatible then you cannot do that


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Re: MH Bulb? [Re: TomCollins]
    #310542 - 11/05/09 09:14 PM (7 years, 3 months ago)

Yeah check the box the ballast came in or the ballast itself. It should tell you whether or not you can use both types of bulbs.


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Re: MH Bulb? [Re: Dr. Siekadellyk]
    #310543 - 11/05/09 09:15 PM (7 years, 3 months ago)

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hawksapprentice said:
Unless you buy a conversion bulb, of which I am only aware of an HPS model that exists, the answer is no.  You can buy switchable ballasts where you can use whichever bulb you want.  But I would assume you don't have one.


:thumbup:stick around:gethigh:



unless your ballast is compatible then you cannot do that






I thought that was the point of a conversion bulb to begin with though???  That's incorrect?


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Re: MH Bulb? [Re: Hawksresurrection]
    #310545 - 11/05/09 09:16 PM (7 years, 3 months ago)

Never mind, you were saying that what I put out was correct, NM.


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Re: MH Bulb? [Re: Hawksresurrection]
    #310553 - 11/05/09 09:19 PM (7 years, 3 months ago)

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Never mind, you were saying that what I put out was correct, NM.


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Re: MH Bulb? [Re: Hawksresurrection]
    #310555 - 11/05/09 09:19 PM (7 years, 3 months ago)

:laugh:


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Re: MH Bulb? [Re: RenorCordic]
    #310563 - 11/05/09 09:22 PM (7 years, 3 months ago)

Hello!:hippie: havent seen you around, welcome to the growery!


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Re: MH Bulb? [Re: Dr. Siekadellyk]
    #310570 - 11/05/09 09:25 PM (7 years, 3 months ago)

Allo. :jamming:


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