LED watt question

When you all are asking us… What light and wattage are you using?

Do we give “HPS/MH REPLACEMENT”

or “Average Power Draw” numbers?

(its crap marketing like on amplifiers peak vs RMS wattage).

Pic of light stats I’m talking about below…

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We go by the plug draw because that’s verifiable. You’re right about the crap marketing. They got me when I started.

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they get most of us starting out…lol

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It’s almost a rite of passage lmao :joy:

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I always wonder “equivalent to what”? HID? CFL? Ordinary incandescent? They never say, because it’s all BS. Some COBs and LEDs are more efficient than HPS, which is pretty darned efficient. But only if you run the COBs or LEDs around 1/3 maximum power. I doubt most commercial lights do that.

If you put together your own you can do that. Or maybe turn adjustable LEDs down.