[RFI] Grow Light Question...
k1ttt at verizon.net
Thu Nov 13 11:19:54 EST 2014
when the one I found here was brought to me to build a filter for it the guy said he put back on his old ballast which sounded like it was a magnetic one, it was perfectly quiet. he says he wanted to use the new one because it ran cooler.
Nov 13, 2014 10:30:48 AM, dave at nk7z.net wrote:
Thanks!!! I will need to make note of the Magnetic ones being better in
our handout... THANK YOU!!!
Thanks and 73's,
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On Thu, 2014-11-13 at 07:48 -0700, Tom Thompson wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> All of the electronic ballasts that I have tested have been very bad
> from an RFI perspective. That includes the Lumatek LK1000, the Quantum
> 1000 and the Micromole 1000. All of these ballasts are digital. If a
> grower uses a magnetic ballast, RFI is not a problem. I don't have a
> brand name, but there are some new systems coming out where the ballast
> and the lamp are integrated so there is no long cord between the ballast
> and lamp to radiate. I'll try to find a brand name.
> Tom W0IVJ
> On 11/13/2014 6:52 AM, David Cole wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Does anyone have a name/model number of a decent, (read as non RFI),
> > Grow Light setup? Now that Oregon will be allowing growing at home,
> > this info might be good to be able to pass on to growers.
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