Cmh Grow Lights

We are proud to bring you the state of the art USA designed Nanolux range of HID smart lights and in particular the new CMH’s!

If you’ve been wondering about Ceramic Metal Halide or Light Emitting Ceramic grow lights, you’re on the right track. CMH grow lights are hands down the best HID grow lamp technology available on the market right now.

Also known as LEC grow lights, they have the best PAR spectrum of any HID lamp, the slowest degradation rate, and they’re also at least 10% more efficient than other HID lamps.

10 reasons to consider CMH

Provide broadest spectrum

Ceramic metal halide lamps work by heating up a ceramic tube within the bulb. Ceramic can withstand much higher temperatures than other media typically used in lights. This higher temperature results in the bulb creating a plasma-like light source similar to the sun.

Since the light emitted from a CMH is akin to natural sunlight, its spectrum is closer to that of natural sunlight, so that plants exposed to CMH light are getting a wider range of wavelengths of usable light than other types of grow lights can produce.

Best CRI

CMH lights provide the highest measures of color rendering index (CRI) as compared to other grow lights. Objects that are fully visible in natural, unobstructed light appear to the human eye with a CRI of 100.

Artificial lighting does not reproduce the same light as the sun, but CMH bulbs come very close, with CRI ratings ranging between a low of 80 to a high of 96.

Provide UV Lighting

CMH bulbs, as a function of offering a fuller spectrum of light, provide significantly more ultraviolet light than many other types of grow lights. Plants thrive during their vegetative stages with this type of light and it aids in the development of stronger branches.

Color Stability

Unlike various other types of grow lights, CMH bulbs provide a consistent quality and duration of light throughout their useful life. Many types of grow lights lose effectiveness over time that may not be evident to the human eye; CMH bulbs retain their wide spectrum.

More Efficient

This is subject depending on what is being compared and for the duration that the bulb is in use, but CMH bulbs are up to 20 per cent more efficient than other types of metal halide bulbs. The yield per watt of CMH bulbs is higher.

Longer Lasting

This is another subjective benefit, but CMH bulbs do last longer than halogen and incandescent lights. They have been confirmed to run as long as 24,000 hours (almost 3 years).

Produce Less Heat

Though they operate at higher temperatures, CMH bulbs emit less heat than other types of bulbs. This is important in smaller grow rooms, where a grow light may contribute to temperatures that are too high for efficient growth and yields.

It also means that the bulb itself can be closer to the plant, reducing the chance of burning the leaves which is a possibility with some other types of grow lights.

No Electromagnetic Interference

The ceramic in CMH bulbs does not interfere with electronics such as cell phones or television signals the way that some other types of grow lights or electronic ballasts can. This is not only a convenience, but helps to avoid detection if the intent of a grow room is to keep a low profile.

DTU

R3,500.00

The DTU is the brain of the NCCS APP system and communicates and controls all of the selected functions in the grow room through wireless modem communication. The DTU controls lighting ballasts and environmental control devices by communicating wirelessly with individual RTU (remote terminal unit) USB devices.

Input Voltage DC : 3.3V-6V
Wireless Frequency : 433.5-434.5 MHz
Communication: Port > USB2.0
Measurement: 85mm * 150mm * 28mm
Weight: 142.4g
Controls: 999 RTU devices

Nanolux – CMH 1000

R9,999.00

Ceramic Metal Halide (CMH) – Future of Grow Lights

We are proud to bring you another first for South Africa – Ceramic Metal Halide CMH Grow Lights, the future of HID.

If you want to keep your edge you will need to stay up to date with the latest lighting technology. Out with the old and in with the new!

CMH metal halide grow lights are made with an arc tube constructed of a ceramic composite instead of quartz or PCA. This allows the tube to reach higher temperatures. To achieve the lower operating temperature in HID lamps made with quartz or PCA, a combination of gases must be used that don’t necessarily produce the optimal light spectrum for photosynthesis.

Nanolux – CMH 315

R6,499.00

Ceramic Metal Halide (CMH) – Future of Grow Lights

We are proud to bring you another first for South Africa – Ceramic Metal Halide CMH Grow Lights, the future of HID.

If you want to keep your edge you will need to stay up to date with the latest lighting technology. Out with the old and in with the new!

CMH metal halide grow lights are made with an arc tube constructed of a ceramic composite instead of quartz or PCA. This allows the tube to reach higher temperatures. To achieve the lower operating temperature in HID lamps made with quartz or PCA, a combination of gases must be used that don’t necessarily produce the optimal light spectrum for photosynthesis.

Nanolux – CMH 630

R8,999.00

Ceramic Metal Halide (CMH) – Future of Grow Lights

We are proud to bring you another first for South Africa – Ceramic Metal Halide CMH Grow Lights, the future of HID.

If you want to keep your edge you will need to stay up to date with the latest lighting technology. Out with the old and in with the new!

CMH metal halide grow lights are made with an arc tube constructed of a ceramic composite instead of quartz or PCA. This allows the tube to reach higher temperatures. To achieve the lower operating temperature in HID lamps made with quartz or PCA, a combination of gases must be used that don’t necessarily produce the optimal light spectrum for photosynthesis.

RTU

R1,000.00

RTU

The RTU is the data transfer communication device that is installed on the Nanolux Ballasts which allows them to communicate with the DTU. They receive information from the DTU communicating when to dim and turn on and off. They also send data back to the DTU on the status of the ballast.

Input Voltage DC: 3.3V-6V
Measurement : 24mm * 71mm * 24mm
Weight: 11.0g