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.