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    steyely

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    Join date : 2011-08-03
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    PAR Meter

    Post by steyely on Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:16 pm

    So amazon appears to have this par meter on sale for about 13 bucks. Wondering if its worth picking up to at least trend light degradation over time. What do you guys think, worth the purchase?
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    dwolson2
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    Re: PAR Meter

    Post by dwolson2 on Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:03 pm

    Actually its a LUX meter. Not a PAR meter. Lux meters only measure intensity, so it helps you decide when to change the bulbs. not going to give you a PAR reading that you want.


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    alexwbush

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    Re: PAR Meter

    Post by alexwbush on Wed Mar 07, 2012 7:48 pm

    Chase, I know you couldn't make the last meeting, but the club was actually talking about picking up a nice PAR meter to pass around a bit. So maybe you wouldn't even need to buy one yourself.
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    steyely

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    Re: PAR Meter

    Post by steyely on Thu Mar 08, 2012 3:18 am

    dwolson2 wrote:Actually its a LUX meter. Not a PAR meter. Lux meters only measure intensity, so it helps you decide when to change the bulbs. not going to give you a PAR reading that you want.
    Gotcha, makes since thanks

    alexwbush wrote:Chase, I know you couldn't make the last meeting, but the club was actually talking about picking up a nice PAR meter to pass around a bit. So maybe you wouldn't even need to buy one yourself.
    Sweet, works for me. I've read on other club forums that it's a sound investment and is a great resource for the club members.

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