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Virtual Sun VS1000WDBD 1000 Watt Dimmable MH/HPS Digital Ballast
The Virtual Sun VS1000WDBD is a 1000 Watt Digital Electronic Ballast with dimmable controls for use with 1,000 Watt Grow Light Systems. It is ideally used with both High Pressure Sodium (HPS) bulbs and Metal Halide (MH) Bulbs. The sturdy housing is designed to keeps internal components safe while dissipating heat and lowering the operating temperature. This is done by its slotted design along with Internal Cooling Fan. Virtual Sun understands that growers need customization and their equipment is an extension of them. That is why the Virtual Sun Dimmable Ballast allows for complete customization of lighting needs. Planting seedlings? Simply dial the wattage down to prevent oversaturation. It also implements a 1100 Watt feature for the extra boost right before harvest.
- Anodized, extruded aluminum housing for cooler running temperatures
- Components are shielded to protect against R.F.I. (Radio Frequency Interference)
- Drives High Pressure Sodium and Metal Halide bulbs to peak performance
- Dimming switch for absolute control over the amount of light your crops receive
- Uses 5-12% less energy than magnetic ballasts
- Cleaner and constant power to bulbs, maximizing life and crop yield
- The sturdy housing is designed to keeps internal components safe
- Slotted design along with Internal Cooling Fan dissipate heat and lower the operating temperature
- They are more efficient, quieter, cooler, and softer on the bulb than magnetic ballasts.
- Digital ballasts also weigh less, which is an important consideration in a greenhouse setting
- Digital can use both MH and HPS bulbs
- Emitting an average of 15-20% more lumens than magnetic ballasts
- More consistent application of electrical current
- Last longer and function at a higher level with a digital ballast
- Quick start time
What's in The Box
- Virtual Sun 1000W Dimmable Digital Ballast
- (1) 120V Power Cord Only
- Owner's Manual
- 1-Year Limited Factory Warranty
- 30 Day Satisfaction Guaranteed
|Dim Setting||1100W, 1000W, 750W, 500W|
|Current||9.0A @ 120V, 4.5A @ 240V|
|Bulb Type||HM or HPS|
|ANSI Code||s52 HPS or M47 MH|
|Harmonic Distortion||Less than 10%|
|Power Factor||Greater than 0.99|