Seneye par accuracy

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ajm83

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Does anybody have any comments about the accuracy of the Seneye's PAR function?

I know BRS and some members here tested it with good results, but I got directed to the following two videos which gave concerning results:


To save watching them, the readings of the Seneye are roughly double what is shown by the other PAR meters.


Mine is giving me roughly what I'd expect from the lights I use but I would appreciate some others thoughts on it. Wondering if perhaps a setting or something could be incorrect on his PAR meters to give such different results.

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I tested mine against the rented Apogee 500 and they were within 5% of each other........I did not waste my time to watch the video, as I believe there probably is a hidden agenda here. There is almost nothing I don't 100% trust from the BRS team. They apply real science and hundreds of thousands of dollars in testing products.
 

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check the comments on the second video you posted. he shared a response from seneye who responded with some info on their meter, mainly that their device actually has 3 sensors, and is more sensitive to blue light than the apogee, which is why the seneye reads higher under aquarium lighting. One really funny exchange in the comments also is that he says he took it outside and the readings went off the charts, and then he says it was a clear day so the meter was picking up all the light from the sky itself which makes sense.
 

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