The digital ballast system is the advanced electrical control to the grow lights. The 1500W HypoTek digital ballast MH/HPS is suitable for both Metal Halide and HPS grow lights. It is one of the most energy efficient ballasts. It can guarantee safety, heat control and efficient working capacity and also help increase the life of the grow light by the dimmable option on the ballast. Let’s have a quick look at the various features of this 1500W HypoTek digital ballast MH/HPS.
- 1500W HypoTek digital ballast MH/HPS is the coolest ballast with the effective cooling system and facilities made inside. The entire system is covered by the cooling heat dispersing fins and has proper openings to eliminate the heat energy as it is produced.
- The 1500W HypoTek digital ballast MH/HPS can work with any of the HID grow lights. There is no need to change the ballast along with the grow lights at each growth stage.
- This 1500W HypoTek digital ballast works silently and the rubber feet provided helps reduce the vibrations inside. The internal cooling fan works silent.
- The 1500W HypoTek digital ballast can be wall mounted or placed on a flat surface. The wall mounting is done with the help of the mounting brackets provided with the package and may be fixed vertically or horizontally.
- The reflector type compatible with the 1500W HypoTek digital ballast MH/HPS system is the Type S.
- The dimmable feature helps save electricity and money with the 1500W HypoTek digital ballast.
- The built-in surge protector ensures the safety of this digital ballast. The interiors have resin coating to prevent any RF interference.
- The 1500W HypoTek digital ballast MH/HPS will work only in 240V current and the power cord is provided.
- 1500W HypoTek digital ballast MH/HPS (240 only) comes with 3 year warranty that has 2 full year and a 1 year pro-rated warranty.
1500W HypoTek digital ballast – Usage instructions, Tips and Warnings
- Never cover the 1500W HypoTek digital ballast as this can cause fire mishaps from the heat produced.
- Do not shake or tilt the ballast.
- Always use the provided mounting bracket for mounting and do not hang it by the cord provided.
- Switch on the grow bulb at its highest, wait for a few minutes and then start dimming the light. While dimming, do not do it fast, pass each reduced state one by one.
- The 1500W HypoTek digital ballast MH/HPS (240 only) is not water proof so keep it away from water or moisture for safety.
- It takes at least 10 minutes for the grow light to ignite, so do not conclude that the ballast has some problem if it takes time.
- Allow the lights to cool down before restarting the 1500W HypoTek digital ballast, in case the ballast is switched off.
- Do not attempt to do any repairs on the 1500W HypoTek digital ballast and always consult a certified electrician to check on the ballast.