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Finally, the FTC get something right... almost...

Discussion in 'CO2 Enrichment' started by argnom, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. argnom

    argnom Guru Class Expert

    May 24, 2009
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    Not sure if this has been posted before, I think it has, but I could not find it...

    Link to article

    Picture goodness

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    Finally proof that Watts don't really mean anything anymore. Hey, even the FTC finally got it and they're not know to "turn on a dime" it's a big boat to steer, so this labeling is overdue!

    It would have been nice to also have PAR on there... But some info is better than none, so this is nice. I don't know if it would be possible to approximate the PAR output of a bulb by knowing the amount of lumens+color of the light. Humm.....

    /Yay for the new website logo by the way
    #1 argnom, Jun 22, 2010
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  2. Tom Barr

    Tom Barr Founder
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    Jan 23, 2005
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    I think using about 60 lumens per PAR will work, so 13.5 micromols

    Tom Barr
  3. shoggoth43

    shoggoth43 Lifetime Charter Member
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    Jan 15, 2009
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    Any ideas on how badly that would skew with color temp changes to the bulb? I know you can have lots of par with blue LEDs that seem to barely illuminate anything to the naked eye. I'm not entirely sure how that relates to Lumens though.



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