The double ended HPS technology has been making headlines by producing most evident plant growth as compared to other alternatives. It is a unique lamp technology that has paved a new path for horticulturists for better quality and yields. Double ended grow lights have a positive impact on all plants these are installed around. These lights have a strong edge over the slow, single-ended bulbs that made use of high pressure sodium lights. LONGER LIFE SPAN DE (double-ended) bulbs degrade a lot slower than single-ended bulbs. On average, after 10,000 hours of use, DE bulbs will still release about 90%...
5 Advantages of Running a Ceramic Metal Halide System
CMH bulbs have a longer life span compared to HID bulbs or fluorescent bulbs. The general guideline is to replace your HPS or MH bulb after 10,000 hours of running. On average, CMH can last over 20,000 hours which is double! To add to that, they still keep 80% of its initial output spectrum after 20,000 hours. MH & HPS bulbs deteriorate at a much faster rate.