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  1. nfhiggs replied to the thread DIY with Quantum Boards.

    You know you can actually "stack" CV drivers in series to get higher voltage. Just connect the positive wire from one driver to the...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 7:15 PM
  2. nfhiggs replied to the thread Advice please - 12v or 36v led drivers for diy cob build.

    Yes, that should work.

    Apr 22, 2018 at 5:21 PM
  3. nfhiggs attached a file to the thread Pre registration for the greatest party cup grow off of 2018.

    Ok, here is this weeks update pic: [ATTACH] Been having PH issues with my tap water, but she seems to be fine, unlike my soil plant in...

    4-22-18.JPG Apr 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM
  4. nfhiggs attached a file to the thread The Original 16oz Party Cup Comp.

    Alright, here's this weeks pic: [ATTACH] She looking a bit ragged due to PH issues - my tap-water PH has been all over the place lately...

    Week10.JPG Apr 22, 2018 at 4:51 PM
  5. nfhiggs replied to the thread What's the story.

    Sorry but Cobkits is absolutely correct. When you said your light puts out "zero heat", that is utter BS. It does indeed put out heat,...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 2:02 PM
  6. nfhiggs liked JebsCrispyCritters's post in the thread What's the story.

    Ok this is going to be a ramble , probly fragmented and misspelled so if your in a hurry scroll down..... I did some gardening last year...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 12:49 PM
  7. nfhiggs replied to the thread What's the interest in growing with retail store LED bulbs?.

    For the first two weeks of life, yes that will probably be enough light.

    Apr 22, 2018 at 12:15 PM
  8. nfhiggs replied to the thread What's the interest in growing with retail store LED bulbs?.

    You need to STOP thinking in terms of "equivalent watts" - its an absolutely useless metric that will lead you astray. Its a comparison...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 12:11 PM
  9. nfhiggs replied to the thread DIY with Quantum Boards.

    He means running wires from the power supply to each board individually, rather than running wires from one board to the next.

    Apr 22, 2018 at 12:05 PM
  10. nfhiggs replied to the thread LED light intensity.

    Yes, that is exactly how it works, assuming equal efficiency of the lights - half power equals half the photon density at the same...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM
  11. nfhiggs attached a file to the thread LED light intensity.

    There is no light in those areas, its outside the light cone. This is just an idealized example that demonstrates how multiplying the...

    two cob.jpg Apr 22, 2018 at 11:06 AM
  12. nfhiggs attached a file to the thread LED light intensity.

    I dispelled this myth recently: This is what you get with a single 200W light source [ATTACH] The 1000 to 500 uMol zone is 12" deep....

    one cob.jpg four cob.jpg eight cob.jpg Apr 21, 2018 at 10:56 PM
  13. nfhiggs liked zypheruk's post in the thread LED light intensity.

    It will make for good debate ok, I'm a scrog grower so at most I would need is say 18inches of penetration which is all good, until you...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 10:27 PM
  14. nfhiggs replied to the thread What's the interest in growing with retail store LED bulbs?.

    The "equivalent watts" is no relation to HPS at all. It just the lumen equivalent of "old style" 60W incandescent bulbs. Do not even...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 10:23 PM
  15. nfhiggs replied to the thread What's the interest in growing with retail store LED bulbs?.

    Yes, but more than doubling that to 65 is still WAY more than is needed.

    Apr 21, 2018 at 7:07 PM