LED Grow Lights - Everything You Need to Know
How should you choose your LED grow light? How do LED grow lights compare to HPS grow lights? What's the deal with White Light LED Grow Lights? How should you set up your grow room? How does Kind LED stack up against the competition? Our LED Grow Light educational resources are here to help you with some of these questions. The articles below should help you with everything you need to know.
Full-Spectrum is a term that has been used in the horticultural lighting industry for years, since the first grow lights entered the market. But what exactly does “full-spectrum” mean? The term full-spectrum was used in the 1960s by photobiologist Dr. John Ott to describe electric light sources that simulate the visible and ultraviolet (UV) spectrum of natural light. Read more.
White-light LED companies have recently taken to claiming that above all, efficacy is the most important feature of a lighting fixture, some going so far as to boast the efficacy of a single diode, not the entire fixture. They claim a fixture’s spectral quality is secondary to efficacy, and warn against companies that claim their spectrum is specifically tuned for the benefit of plants. Read more.
LED vs. HPS: Why Making the switch to LED is a smart move
LED vs. HPS: Why Making the switch to LED is a smart move Deciding on what growing lights to use in your indoor garden is a major decision, with trickle-down...Read More
LED Grow Lights: Cost Savings Comparison
Cost Effective Growing Cost savings are important to everybody and LED grow lights provide many areas in which to save you precious dollars. Let’s talk about energy savings. Due to...Read More
Kind LED Grow Lights: Operation Manuals and Downloads
Click on the light you are using below to find the complete manual and operational guide: K5 SERIES K3 SERIES 2 K3 SERIES X SERIES K5 WIFI MANUALRead More
Frequently Asked Questions
There are many benefits to using LED grow lights over more traditional HPS lighting. Here are some of the most common questions we receive from people who are looking to...Read More
Optimizing Your Grow Room with Kind LED Grow Lights
Kind LED grow lights are some of the most powerful LED lights in the industry, watt for watt. Not only do we use high efficiency diodes, but we then put...Read More
Choosing the Best LED Grow Lights
In choosing an LED Grow light there are many factors that you will want to take into consideration. First and foremost is the light’s spectrum. LED grow lights are made...Read More
Kind LED Grow Lights PPFD readings
PAR: Photosynthetically Active Radiation PAR measures the total energy within the spectral light range from 400-700nm (nanometers) at which photosynthetic organisms are able to use light energy for the process...Read More
Understanding LED Grow Lights and PAR Readings
Understanding Spectrum and Par Reading When it comes to measuring the amount of effective light an LED, HID, and fluorescent light fixture emits for a plant to use, there are...Read More