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Old 11/09/2017, 03:55 PM   #1
artursm15
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Adding t5 to my leds go with dim driver or not needed?

Hello guys so i have right now zetlight zt6600 led fixture runong but i would like to add 2x t5 54w ati blue+ and actinic bulbs for some color pop but im wondering can i just buy normali t5 driver without dimming option or better dimmable ? And how long should i run them if my leds sre running can i run these t5 10h a day or should i go less ?


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Old 11/09/2017, 04:00 PM   #2
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Hello guys so i have right now zetlight zt6600 led fixture runong but i would like to add 2x t5 54w ati blue+ and actinic bulbs for some color pop but im wondering can i just buy normali t5 driver without dimming option or better dimmable ? And how long should i run them if my leds sre running can i run these t5 10h a day or should i go less ?


I would not buy the dimmer. I have read before that it shortens the life of the bulbs. I am gonna add T-5s to my LED setup but I am gonna use mine for midday so full spectrum is achieved. I will be using my blues and UV/violet channels for the pop though. Do nít know anything about your LED though so that might not be an option for you.


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Old 11/09/2017, 06:55 PM   #3
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I,didn’t when I added t5’s to my radion


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Old 11/10/2017, 01:46 AM   #4
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Ok thanks for replays guys .. but im just wondering how long should i run them i think i will start wirh 1h midday and incresse it every coupe off dsys by 30min and see how corals response ..


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