Why Do Indoor Cannabis Grows Need a Ballast
Ballasts are used to properly work HPS, MH and LEC lights, providing stable electric flow. Without the proper ballast, these types of lights can’t be used.
What Ballast do I Need?
The ballast chosen needs to be compatible with the type of bulb and the wattage.
LEC grow lights need an electronic ballast that’s compatible with that technology, and 1000w Double Ended bulbs use exclusive high frequency ballasts.
Magnetic vs Electronic Ballasts
Electronic ballasts have many benefits; they’re safer, more efficient and the models with dimmers allow you to choose the proper strength for each growing stage. This allows for a considerable drop in electricity use.
On the other hand, magnetic or analog ballasts simply do what they’re supposed to and they’re also much cheaper.
The Perfect Magnetic Ballast for Indoor Growing
You can choose between these two models: