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LED Head? Officially one of the best blogs around - Thank you LED Heads!

Posted by Logan Fulcher on

LED Head?  Officially one of the best blogs around - Thank you LED Heads!

It's official.  People are picking up what we're putting down.  LED Head has been awarded a 'Top 75 Best' blogs award for the LED Grow Light community.  We're actually 38th!  Now, while we are overjoyed for the recognition, that 38th number is a bit bittersweet.  So if you like what you've seen on the site, help us out by using that little tweet share or Facebook share button below every article.  (We really do appreciate it.)LED Head has been on vacation mode for the summer (still happy to take your questions and orders though,) so expect more content as we...

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The NEW Black Dog LED PhytoMAX 2 Grow Lights: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

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The NEW Black Dog LED PhytoMAX 2 Grow Lights: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

The New Black Dog LED PhytoMAX 2 Grow Lights PhytoMAX 2: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly        The time has come! The long anticipated Black Dog Phyto MAX 2 LED lights have arrived! Let's take a closer look to see what has changed, what hasn't, and what to expect from this new line.        Right off the bat, the most notable differences between the PhytoMAX 2 line and it's predecessors is that the glass shielding has been removed. What does this mean? It means that the 10% of light being absorbed by the glass in the previous models...

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You're Using your LED Wrong!: Essential LED Usage 101

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You're Using your LED Wrong!:  Essential LED Usage 101

          LEDs aren't your grandpa and grandma's lights.  They're new school, and with that, we have to make some changes to the old regime.  Enough intro stuff, let's dig in.  Contents 1 --- Hanging Height & Not Screwing Up 2 --- Higher Ambient Temperature 3 --- Even Canopy & SOG or SCROG 4 ---- TL;DR (Nutshell Summary) Hanging Height          This is one of the most common issues we see overlooked when someone starts using LED Grow Lights, and not just among novices!  Too close and you'll your buds pre-burned or your fruit pre-grilled; too far and you'll be...

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COB? Great News: Not just a Bolivian Political Party - COB LEDs & Why Your Plants Need Them.

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COB? Great News: Not just a Bolivian Political Party  -  COB LEDs & Why Your Plants Need Them.

What is a COB?      We have some 'LEDsplaining' to do.  What is COB LED? We'll give you a hint, it's not corn related, a foreign political party, nor a type of delicious salad/racist baseball legend. COB stand for "Chips-on-Board;" Each 'board' is hundreds of micro-thin wafers stacked one upon the other and make a chip that can be powered by a single circuit.  It's different from the previous generation of individual square-with-a-glob LEDs that are packaged in a form called HBLED, which stands for High Brightness LED.      High brightness LEDs (HBLED), are usually covered with a drop of...

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Super Ultimate LED Death Battle: White LEDs vs Full Spectrum LEDs

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Super Ultimate LED Death Battle: White LEDs vs Full Spectrum LEDs

White LEDs vs. Full Spectrum (Multi-Band) LEDs          The time has come for us to face a monster that has plagued LED forums for years... let it be known that on this day, henceforth, the myth has been shattered and the riddle answered: Which is better, pure white light ,or the holy grail of “Full Spectrum”? Throughout the generations of LED Grow Lights, this demon has been one of the biggest. Join us as we dissect this beast! We'll cover both sides and attempt to find  balance and achieve solidarity.  CONTENTS -- What Exactly Does 'Full Spectrum' LED Mean? --...

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