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Old 03-17-2013, 11:42 PM   #31
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I just tested it in Google Docs and it works. Make a new spreadsheet in GD and then go to File/Import and choose "New Spreadsheet" and point it to the xls file. It will upload it then you'll be good.

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Old 03-18-2013, 03:32 PM   #32
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Is there a direct relationship between Lumen and PAR? I am not an expert, but I thought they are two different units, and things like spectrum play a role? Like having two LEDs with the same luminous flow, one with peaks in the yellow/green area, another one more in the red/blue photosynthetically speaking more significant area ?
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Is there a direct relationship between Lumen and PAR? I am not an expert, but I thought they are two different units, and things like spectrum play a role? Like having two LEDs with the same luminous flow, one with peaks in the yellow/green area, another one more in the red/blue photosynthetically speaking more significant area ?
Yes on all the questions. On Apogee's site there is a lumens to par conversion equation. There is a relationship but it's an approximation for white sun light. A par sensor will have a peak toward the blue.
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