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Forum: Lighting   Yesterday, 11:53 PM
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Posted By gus6464
Well I gave them a call and their engineer said...

Well I gave them a call and their engineer said it's around 5500K which makes it just right. Going to pull the trigger on a Ray 22 to try out. Light is 0-10V dimming capable so that's a plus.
Forum: Lighting   Yesterday, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By gus6464
Fluence spectrum color?

Does anyone know the approximate color of the Fluence Physispec Greenhouse spectrum? I saw a video long ago but can't find it anymore and it was a crisp white light which was around the 5500-6000K...
Forum: Lighting   Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By gus6464
That Luminous is a nice chip but man is it...

That Luminous is a nice chip but man is it massive. I'm assuming pricing is closer to Cree CXA which are close to 100 bucks a pop? To me Bridgelux EB is the new hotness right now. The packaging is...
Forum: Lighting   Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By gus6464
That's cool except when it comes to the new...

That's cool except when it comes to the new generation of diodes with high CRI the amount of red in them is directly related to how much CRI. A 5700K 90+CRI diode has way more red in it than regular...
Forum: DIY   02-08-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,645
Posted By gus6464
Nice thanks. Man that's a lot of channels. I get...

Nice thanks. Man that's a lot of channels. I get annoyed with 4 so 16 would drive me nuts.
Forum: DIY   02-08-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 25,155
Posted By gus6464
I just ordered a couple strips from digikey. Got...

I just ordered a couple strips from digikey. Got the 22" strips in 5700K and 4000K. Very cheap.
Forum: DIY   02-08-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,645
Posted By gus6464
Ahh ok so it runs a local web server with the...

Ahh ok so it runs a local web server with the interface? I assume the interface has to be created from scratch?
Forum: DIY   02-07-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,645
Posted By gus6464
Does the wemos d1 require the bluefish to...

Does the wemos d1 require the bluefish to function or is it either/or?
Forum: Lighting   12-18-2016, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By gus6464
The A80 reef version is quite a strong light....

The A80 reef version is quite a strong light. Some people replaced their A160's which were being run at 50% with the A80 and at 100% they were bleaching acros and montis. One guy had to lower his A80...
Forum: Lighting   12-07-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,000
Posted By gus6464
I used a quad over my 60P. Pretty kickass light....

I used a quad over my 60P. Pretty kickass light. The only thing that it needs is a ballast upgrade to programmed start but if you will be using super cheap bulbs like GE Starcoat then I wouldn't...
Forum: Lighting   11-30-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 876
Posted By gus6464
You buy a waterproof case.

You buy a waterproof case.
Forum: Lighting   11-24-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By gus6464
UVL Red Sun if you can find one. The best planted...

UVL Red Sun if you can find one. The best planted bulb ever made.
Forum: Lighting   11-24-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By gus6464
The greenhouse spec is for labs and such so it's...

The greenhouse spec is for labs and such so it's supposed to mimic sun output. I believe the look is around 5700K which is nice.

What size tank?
Forum: Lighting   11-24-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,237
Posted By gus6464
Too much cyan not enough warm white.

Too much cyan not enough warm white.
Forum: Lighting   11-23-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,231
Posted By gus6464
I have two tuna suns coming for my 60P. I have...

I have two tuna suns coming for my 60P. I have seen them in action at macna and it is nothing like the A160. It has the new hybrid optic/reflector found on the AP700. The reflector they use is pretty...
Forum: Lighting   11-23-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,237
Posted By gus6464
You can order the Ray series from BML still in...

You can order the Ray series from BML still in the PhysioSpec Greenhouse spectrum which basically looks almost identical to that one. Unit is dimmable too and price is not bad at all.
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Forum: Lighting   11-22-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,237
Posted By gus6464
That's because Luxeon UV efficiency is higher...

That's because Luxeon UV efficiency is higher than everyone else and the primary optic doesn't degrade over time. SemiLED is getting there but you still can't push them as hard as Luxeon. SemiLED...
Forum: Lighting   11-21-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By gus6464
The Twinstar gets points over the aquasky for...

The Twinstar gets points over the aquasky for having a diffuser panel.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-21-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By gus6464
60P can't stay away

I haven't had a planted tank in a couple of years. I went reef and then got bit by the bug hard so went really hardcore into that world. Still doing it and going strong. Well I was cleaning out my...
Forum: Equipment   10-27-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By gus6464
Airgas Y12-215D

How is it for our uses? Looks solid.
Forum: Equipment   07-31-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By gus6464
Hard to remove fittings on co2 regulator

I recently got a Matheson dual stage reg on ebay for super cheap but I need to remove all the fittings it came with but they are on incredibly tight. Is there a type of lube or something that is...
Forum: Equipment   05-18-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 54,108
Posted By gus6464
So I just scored on a Matheson 3102C for a really...

So I just scored on a Matheson 3102C for a really really low price on ebay so looking on a needle valve to mate it with that is also nickel plated or SS to match the color of the reg. I haven't put...
Forum: DIY   05-17-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By gus6464
If you are having a hard time finding a t5...

If you are having a hard time finding a t5 ballast I have some Centiums that I have been hoarding for projects and can sell you one or two.

This is my secret stash :)...
Forum: DIY   05-17-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By gus6464
That article is quite old and you can tell it's...

That article is quite old and you can tell it's outdated because the OP just cares about bulb life. Bulb life now is irrelevant when it comes to fluorescents in our hobby. The thing that matters is...
Forum: DIY   05-17-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By gus6464
A fluorescent bulb requires a big amount of...

A fluorescent bulb requires a big amount of voltage to fire up. By wiring the single bulb in series to a ballast you are doubling the startup voltage. The bulb can't handle that. When you overdrive a...
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