Both sides of the reflector can be adjusted to manipulate the distribution of light and there are optional add-on reflectors for stopping light from hitting walls instead of floor space. The open nature of the Alpha Optics 98 Reflector helps with the passive cooling of the lamp, improving its efficiency and overall life span. A 50mm port on the top of the unit if truth be told permits you to extract the hot air away from around the lamp – a smart inclusion and standout feature. Dimlux Expert Lighting Systems include an industry-leading Philips Greenpower lamp. Thanks to the internal voltage converter of the ballast, both the 600 Watt and 1000 Watt models are suitable for 400v lamps the use of a standard 230v connection. These help to be sure that you enjoy a high and stable light output.
Each Dimlux Expert Lighting System consists of a state-of-the-art Dimlux Xtreme Ballast, a dazzling, remarkably flexible Alpha Optics 98 Reflector and a powerful and efficient Greenpower lamp – all brought together and housed in a single heavy duty unit.
The Dimlux Xtreme Ballast gives you 7 separate dim options – considerably more than any other competing product – so you’ll precisely alter light output to match the changing demands of ever-developing plants. Two boost settings are available for generating up to 15% extra lumens than is advertised on the lamp, and the Soft Start and Soft Off features ensure you don’t get sudden surges of power when switching between “on” and “off” modes, protecting the product and upholding your safety.
Utilising superior electronic technology, the Xtreme Ballast operates very quietly and very efficiently, promising to save you money over time on you energy bills. It is reassuringly fireproof, employing a built-in processor to monitor the ballast-to-lamp connection and an LED display to inform you of the operating status, cutting the power in the event of a bad contact or short circuit.
If you chose to link up your light system(s) to a Maxi Controller (recommended – and an astonishing 160 units can be accommodated!), this sensational device will manage them all at once bearing in mind indicated day/night periods and minimum and maximum heat tolerances, applying even closer keep watch over with ceaselessly-variable dimming somewhat than standard incremental dimming.
The Alpha Optics 98 Reflector has been made from mesmerising 98% reflective Miro Silver aluminium. Crafted in a unique and effective manner, it only lets light waves hit the mirror-like surface of the interior on one occasion before projecting them downwards to cover over your plants. The light is also steered clear of any unnecessary and unwanted interactions with the lamp, minimising overall wastage. These two aspects conform to the Single Bounce Clear Sight principle (SBCS).