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Old 08-17-2012, 12:05 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Fish_freak23
I'll probably get 4 of them since they are knock offs lol. Then when 2 of them die I'll still have 2.
Just wondering why your jumping into cheaply made chinese leds when your questioning the effectiveness of LED'S compared to halides. Kinda through me off. If you can deal with the bulb replacement, electricity, and heat of a metal halide then i would definitely use them. As you said they are proven with a long standing track record.

I question some leds, and if i were to choose an led to bet on, it would be from a very reliable manufacturer with loads of proven results and data behind them. Features are important with LED's, dimmable leds are a must as well as independent circuits for whites, blues that can can be independantly controlled on/off. Noise is usually an issue with the chinese fixures as they have 3 fans running if thats a concern as well.

Just trying to slow ya down for some research on your lights before ya go spending hundreds to make sure thats what ya want.

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