Home | Community | Message Board


Avalon Magic Plants
Please support our sponsors.

Cannabis, Marijuana, Ganja & Greens >> Cannabis Cultivation

Welcome to the Growery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineTank333
Psychotic Hippie
Male User Gallery

Registered: 08/20/10
Posts: 1,241
Loc: Washington
Last seen: 2 years, 9 months
My light is acting funky...
    #540190 - 03/26/11 12:25 AM (5 years, 10 months ago)

So, I have a question about my light. The bulb keeps shutting off 10-20 seconds into warmup, and I can't figure out why. I'll turn it off, let it cool down for about 5 minutes, and then turn it back on, and it'll turn on and warm up all the way...

Anyone ever have this problem? This is my first HID light i've ever owned, and I'm kinda lost on it... I want to make sure everything is ready and working properly before I start my plants...


--------------------
My best run so far


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinemushhead91
Truth Seeker


Registered: 02/08/11
Posts: 199
Last seen: 3 years, 8 months
Re: My light is acting funky... [Re: Tank333]
    #540204 - 03/26/11 12:50 AM (5 years, 10 months ago)

Sounds like it could be a problem with the ballast and not the bulb. If the bulb starts to warmup and then shuts off the ballast is probably overheating.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineTank333
Psychotic Hippie
Male User Gallery

Registered: 08/20/10
Posts: 1,241
Loc: Washington
Last seen: 2 years, 9 months
Re: My light is acting funky... [Re: mushhead91]
    #540212 - 03/26/11 01:00 AM (5 years, 10 months ago)

It doesn't seem to FEEL too hot... How would I test this to figure out is my ballast is bad?


--------------------
My best run so far


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblemaryanne3087
Stranger

Registered: 06/27/10
Posts: 1,111
Trusted Cultivator
Re: My light is acting funky... [Re: Tank333]
    #540253 - 03/26/11 05:04 AM (5 years, 10 months ago)

Try another bulb.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Cannabis, Marijuana, Ganja & Greens >> Cannabis Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* CFL Color Question: Is 6500K bulbs better than 5000K for vegging? TrueHerbCrystal 19,660 4 02/09/10 12:46 PM
by Inverted
* Wiring two 70W hps bulbs with one 125W ballast plambe 2,386 3 09/19/10 05:04 AM
by plambe
* preferance of MH and HPS bulb brands?? switching a plant from HPS to MH for vegging? Pilze 1,411 9 12/11/09 02:10 AM
by Pilze
* HPS Bulb Life and When to Replace? trichome 2,957 3 09/19/10 02:12 PM
by trichome
* CFL bulb Question citizen13 1,843 19 07/16/10 03:04 PM
by Stoneth
* Question about HID bulbs hopanshrubman 515 3 04/16/10 12:52 PM
by hopanshrubman
* Are there good MH bulbs with more red spectrum ? shakalaka 1,086 13 01/10/10 01:16 AM
by Triptonic
* MH Bulb? TomCollins 1,085 9 11/05/09 09:25 PM
by RenorCordic

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: FurrowedBrow, Magash, Dr. Siekadellyk, phychotron
487 topic views. 1 members, 37 guests and 32 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
World Seed Supply
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.027 seconds spending 0.004 seconds on 14 queries.