We are excited to introduce the next addition to the SolStrip line of LED grow strips: the 36 volt SolStrip X3.
Introducing the SolStrip X3: Dual-Spectrum COB Killer259 views 0 comments 0 LikedWe are excited to introduce the next addition to the SolStrip line of LED grow strips: the 36 volt SolStrip X3.Read more ...
Customizing Your Spectrum
Because SolStrips are modular light components rather than dedicated “boards”, gardeners have the opportunity to combine different CCTs to created their own customized spectrum. CCT is a weighted average metric, not a specific wavelength. So 50% 3000K and 50% 4000K equals 3500K.
That said, there are growing reports and some new research suggesting that a mix of CCT diodes may accentuate some wavelengths at the deep blue and deep red ends of the spectrum, due to the unique behavior of phosphor-coated diodes in those ranges. In other words, the whole effect of a mixed-CCT lamp may be greater than the sum of its parts.
Using the three CCTs available with SolStrips, you can dial in the exact spectrum to fit your needs.
Building a dedicated bloom space and prefer a bit more blue than the typical HPS spectrum, similar to the augmented horticultural HPS bulbs? Mix a little 3500K or 5000K into your 2700K strips.
Trying to tame some sativa-dominant strains indoors? Mix 3500K and 5000K strips to create a blue-rich spectrum that will keep internode lengths at their minimums and control stretch in flower.
Here are some basic combinations of SolStrip colors that deliver virtually any CCT a gardener might want between 2700K and 5000K:
3x 2700K + 2x 3500K = 3020K
3x 3500K + 2x 2700K = 3180K
2x 2700K + 1x 5000K = 3467K
3x 2700K + 2x 5000K = 3620K
2x 3500K + 1x 5000K = 4000K
2x 2700K + 3x 5000K = 4080K
1x 2700K + 2x 5000K = 4230K
2x 3500K + 3x 5000K = 4400K
2x 5000K + 1x 3500K = 4500K
4x 5000K + 1x 3500K = 4700K
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