Digital ballasts offer growers several important advantages over magnetic ballasts. First they give you up to 30% more light from your bulbs. Dimmable digital ballasts give you the ability to run a single bulb at different wattages and tailor your lighting to your grow. Finally they give off much less heat than magnetic ballasts which […]
Digital ballasts can produce 39% more light with the same bulb. What does that mean to you? Well your 1000 Watt bulb will shine like it is 12 -1400 watts. You can almost never give plants too much light and since electricity is expensive why not get the most bang for your buck? They run way cooler than magnetic ballasts, use less electricity too. And you can dim them for further energy savings and tailor their wattage to your grow.
If you are looking for a great digital ballast you just cant beat the Phantom 600 Watt Dimmable Digital Ballast. I use these myself after trying others. They are bullet proof. Forget Lumatec. These ballasts can be mounted on a wall, stood on end or laid flat. They also increase bulb life by dimming or […]
The Phantom II 1000 Watt Digital Ballast is the newest version of the original Phantom ballast. One great thing is the plug which takes all hoods. If you have ever bought a new hood or ballast only to find the plugs don’t match you will appreciate this feature. Watch the video below to find out […]
I recently updated my grow room with a better light system choosing the Phantom 600 Watt digital ballast. Besides going from a single 1000w HPS to 2 600 watt bulbs I went from using the standard magnetic ballast to a digital ballast. I had been hearing horror stories about Lumatec ballasts at my local hydro […]