AB+ and the Mitras LX 7

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Hey, all. I set out to recreate the proven Ecotech CoralLab AB+ spectrum on the LX7, and it's ready to share! Attached, you'll find the GHL Light Composer project. It's a very simple schedule that ramps up, emits its AB+ goodness, and ramps down. Running the project requires some power balancing and running the light at high output/90%.

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If you want to manage the channels manually, the settings are above.

Hope this helps, and please feel free to hit me up here or over on IG (@telegraham).

Be kind, y'all.

Jim
 

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I'm using the UPRtek MK350S Premium spectrometer and installed the lights side-by-side. The LX7 and XR30 Gen 4 Pro were 24" above a flat surface, tested in open air, and I dialed in the spectrum based on my sampling.

Check the pic. In classic BRS style, the while outline is the Radion running AB+ at 100%. The spectrum is the GHL's. Power was reduced on the GHL to match the Radion's PAR output, so this is totally apples to apples. The noted differences are GHL's use of actual UV (instead of Ecotech's 411nm violet) and GHL's use of photo red compared to the Radion's 620nm.

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Cool! How did you match up the spectrums?
 

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I'm using the UPRtek MK350S Premium spectrometer and installed the lights side-by-side. The LX7 and XR30 Gen 4 Pro were 24" above a flat surface, tested in open air, and I dialed in the spectrum based on my sampling.

Check the pic. In classic BRS style, the while outline is the Radion running AB+ at 100%. The spectrum is the GHL's. Power was reduced on the GHL to match the Radion's PAR output, so this is totally apples to apples. The noted differences are GHL's use of actual UV (instead of Ecotech's 411nm violet) and GHL's use of photo red compared to the Radion's 620nm.

Mitras with Gen 4 outline.jpg
Awesome! Very nice. I will be applying this later today.
 

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I tried to put Vinny (GHL) file on here for you to compare. His file works really well for me. I thought you might be interested to compare. I couldn’t post it as I’m to very tech savvy. But I took a picture of his settings.

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Thank you for sharing! I'll take a look at it both in terms of spectrum and wattage.

Jim

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I tried to put Vinny (GHL) file on here for you to compare. His file works really well for me. I thought you might be interested to compare. I couldn’t post it as I’m to very tech savvy. But I took a picture of his settings.

DAED4C63-7CD7-498F-BDE9-9E35C287FF6D.png
 

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Can you achieve the spectrum, at a lower PAR, without using the power balance?

Curious about how the power affects spectrum with the brightness and individual sliders, if at all.

If I understand it correctly, with the brightness at 90% the LEDs you have at 150% are actually at 135%?
 

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