A Curved Shaped LED Light

growsmokefeelgoodAugust 28, 2013

Hi there, I'm Wanda. I wanted to get some opinions on this new grow light I found. I have a fairly large sized indoor garden and have used a few varieties of lights. I found this Arc Series curved led light. I really like the fact that it's curved and that the light points directly at the plant. What a way to get my tomatoes to grow effectively! I just wanted to see what a few people thought. Here's the link to their Kickstarter page: http://kck.st/1d5wim9

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Hi Wanda
I'm no expert by any means but I think this arc LED is just another gimmick with sneaky marketing :)
First of all I don't see a benefit creating a hot spot with a 17" long fixture unless you're growing some small folliage plant . The further you keep the light the smaller the hot spot gets so if you're growing tomatoes for example you'll get more intense light in the middle of the folliage and weeker on the outside of the hot spot. Secondly they're using 90 degree lenses which kind of defeats their purpose of concentrating more light in the growing area. If you raise the light upfrom the plants the outside lenses will direct more light toward the walls instead of the plant.

Finally, they're not comparing apples to apples. Compare this LED to a leading LED on the market than you can say that yours is better. That's my opinion

    Bookmark   August 29, 2013 at 9:25AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Pepper Leaf Problem
I am new to the forum, but have a question about a...
ebay LED growlight fixture for houseplants?
I was on ebay saw all the good deals on the awesome...
LED Grow Light for Peppers and Tomatoes
New to the forum here and not sure where to post this,...
grow spot light
If i use a really low beam angle led grow light can...
What are the Consequences of Leaving Lights on 24/7
My seedlings are just shy of 3 weeks old. Almost all...
Sponsored Products
Fixture Bronze Two-Light Flush Mount
$149.99 | Bellacor
Kidsplace Giraffe Pendant by Philips
$73.80 | Lumens
Natural Light Cordage Square Jute Table Lamp
Lamps Plus
Tyro 1-lt Outdoor Wet Location Wall Fixture
LBC Lighting
Progress Lighting Track Lighting White 4 ft. Track Section P9104-28
$35.64 | Home Depot
Fine Art Lamps 794840LD Catalyst Brushed Nickel LED Pendant
Littman Bros Lighting
American Fluorescent | Aria Pendant
$167.20 | YLighting
Ash Carl 'Forever' 7-panel Abstract Metal Wall Art
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™