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Old 03-18-2013, 02:13 AM   #1
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Odyssea 36" EVO LED 3W Fixture PAR data


So got in a par meter that hoppy had converted over from a lux meter. (Big thanks to hoppy there!)

According the information the numbers will be roughly 15% high however, the numbers are still suprising!!

ALL NUMBERS ARE OPEN AIR

On height above the meter I went from 0-36" and then out from the center 6" and 12" though the numbers may not be 100% accurate they are close enough to give this fixture some definite warrant!!

From Center
Height 0" / 6" / 12"
0" 450 / na / na
12" 220 / 140 / 6
18" 140 / 108 / 12
24" 108 / 100 / 28
30" 83 / 90 / 45
36" 70 / 75 / 49

The underlined ones I found odd, because the 6" out from center is higher then directly underneath, I think this is due to the fact that when I tested out from center I had the light against a wall, BUT this is probably still accurate due to light that gets reflected back from your glass. At any rate, this fixture is surprisingly strong!

You can also tell from the measurement of par from 24" and under the light has a very narrow beam pattern, but in a tank 18" wide or less you would still get significant coverage.


Once I get my new tank up and going, AKA finally getting the glass and assembling it I will do more readings and then some with water.


Here is a link to the unboxing of the fixture

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...682&highlight=
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Old 03-18-2013, 03:31 AM   #2
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very nice info
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Old 03-18-2013, 04:09 AM   #3
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Default Re: Odyssea 36" EVO LED 3W Fixture PAR data

Hopefully it helps, i was very surprised in the output from this fixture!! Especially at the cost of 150 bucks

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Old 03-18-2013, 04:36 AM   #4
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Yea i know am pretty excited i was looking for a new light. Seems pretty good. I never had problems with odyessa lights when i had it for a sw tank
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Yea i think you would be safe to use one of these, also the "moonlight" feature kicks on i think around 7 leds, drops the par to almost nothing for good accent lighting.

I wouldn't recommend anything less than 24" above substrate, otherwise your going to need some serious co2

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Default Odyssea 36" EVO LED 3W Fixture PAR data

Any update on the light. The price margin and 3w a light is very tempting.
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Sorry for the delayed response, but to answer your question the fixture is working very well for me!
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