Home | Community | Message Board


Everything Mushrooms
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!

Amazon Shop: HPS, Hydroponics Supplies

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineFert Nitty
Stranger


Registered: 02/06/15
Posts: 58
Last seen: 1 year, 3 months
hps/mh switchable Revolt ballast
    #775655 - 04/10/15 05:49 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

So I found what seems like a killer deal from Gotham Hydroponics (if anybody is familiar with that company) They had a 400 watt metal halide and HPS dual ballast. The kit came with hangers, reflector, timer, 1 mh bulb and 1 hps bulb and the ballast to run it all for about 160$!. I am in the flowering stage with my plants and have been using the HPS bulb and everything is going great, this is my first grow and watching my nugs get bigger everyday is so exciting. My question is about my ballast/bulbs- I have read a few times that the with these dual ballasts these aren't true MH bulbs or something along those lines.. is that true?


Edited by Fert Nitty (04/10/15 05:52 PM)


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisibleoeric mckenna
Pure Indica


Registered: 07/18/14
Posts: 758
Loc: Mars
Re: hps/mh switchable Revolt ballast [Re: Fert Nitty]
    #775657 - 04/10/15 05:53 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

I think you just switch the bulbs . right?

No clue really. Hopefuly someone will chime in in this dead place


--------------------
***Handing someone your life's work....in a single seed = :laugh: ***

HIGHER THAN A GEORGIA PINE

Oeric's Winter Grow Projects


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineFert Nitty
Stranger


Registered: 02/06/15
Posts: 58
Last seen: 1 year, 3 months
Re: hps/mh switchable Revolt ballast [Re: oeric mckenna]
    #775662 - 04/10/15 06:21 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

yea, it has 2 bulbs. I just switched it. I kinda feel like what I was reading was about something different, like 1 bulb that is supposed to run both with a switch to switch between them?? The bulbs look right. Also are most reflectors universal as in I dont need a different reflector to run a different wattage of bulb? Yea this place is a ghost town..


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlineashfiken
im home
Male

Registered: 09/25/14
Posts: 249
Last seen: 13 hours, 23 minutes
Re: hps/mh switchable Revolt ballast [Re: Fert Nitty]
    #775737 - 04/11/15 03:48 AM (2 years, 1 month ago)

I believe the scrutiny you are speaking of has to do with the conversion bulbs (mh/hps) not a switchable ballast..
Although I can state absolutely nothing about the brand you are using.
If the girls are looking pretty, no worries.
Cheers


--------------------
Hmmm

I'm from shroomery


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleHawksresurrection
 User Gallery


Registered: 12/05/08
Posts: 13,425
Trusted Cultivator
Re: hps/mh switchable Revolt ballast [Re: ashfiken]
    #775773 - 04/11/15 06:56 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

ashfiken said:
I believe the scrutiny you are speaking of has to do with the conversion bulbs (mh/hps) not a switchable ballast..
Although I can state absolutely nothing about the brand you are using.
If the girls are looking pretty, no worries.
Cheers






Bingo.  It is true hps and metal halide


--------------------
Dude she isn't as young as she use to be.

-niteowl


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

Amazon Shop: HPS, Hydroponics Supplies

Cannabis, Marijuana, Ganja & Greens >> Cannabis Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Dedicated hp/mh ballasts better than interchangeable? crackrocker00 2,698 7 05/09/11 01:46 AM
by couchlockd
* POLL: 400w HPS *or* 1000w MH for flowering, what would you use?
( 1 2 3 all )
marrbellade 11,384 45 01/27/11 01:33 PM
by scar420
* 4' 2 bulb t5 seedling bench antimatt3r 844 4 05/01/11 08:12 PM
by antimatt3r
* `150watt HPS enough? UnsureE 2,420 13 07/07/13 05:22 PM
by UnsureE
* 150 watt hps - autoflower strains only. Yellowstoner 3,061 2 05/19/10 12:38 PM
by xX42oXx
* 150 watt hps lostinbq 865 2 08/11/10 08:16 PM
by lostinbq
* Light pricing question Parapipe 1,048 5 02/06/10 02:10 PM
by Lucid
* Thoughts? sveumy 1,333 17 01/12/14 12:40 AM
by sveumy

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: FurrowedBrow, Magash, Data, Dr. Siekadellyk, phychotron, Miscusi
888 topic views. 0 members, 74 guests and 73 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Sporeworks
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.027 seconds spending 0.007 seconds on 18 queries.