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Featured Product: 1000W Full Nova Double Ended

NEW – SUNMASTER’S DOUBLE ENDED 1000W FULL NOVA Sunmaster is excited to announce the launch of its 1000W FULL NOVA double-ended lamp. The bulb boasts the industry’s most balanced, full spectrum in a double-ended configuration while delivering 1,500 mmol of total energy. Available in December, the DE 1000W FULL NOVA […]

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Did You Know? Sunmaster is taking matters into its own hands, or trowel – October 2017 The Scoop

Did You Know? Sunmaster is taking matters into its own hands, or trowel Did you know that Sunmaster conducts grow test to further validate empirical data obtained from photometric measurements? Within its lamp engineering facility, Sunmaster is studying the effects of various light sources on vegetative growth (e.g. lettuce) as […]

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Lighting Science: The science behind ceramic metal halide

The science behind ceramic metal halide Ceramic metal halide (CMH) lamps have recently taken the hydroponic industry by storm. First sold to the commercial/industrial market in 1994, CMH is a relatively new technology, especially when compared to HPS which has been available for over fifty years. Good CMH lamps are […]

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Industry Buzz October 2017, Marijuana cultivator licenses – High cost for market entry

Marijuana cultivator licenses High cost for market entry While regulations and licensing requirements vary from state to state, one message is very clear: buying into the business circumvents most of the low to middle class. As more states adopt the legalization of medicinal marijuana, the amount of money being shelled […]

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September 2017 The Scoop, email newsletter from SUNMASTER Grow Lamps

Here’s the latest news from SUNMASTER, the September issue of The Scoop: http://conta.cc/2wtT0RY Enjoy!

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Industry Buzz September 2017, Surviving ‘The Amazon’ Part 3: Shoppertainment

SURVIVING ‘THE AMAZON’: SHOPPERTAINMENT While Amazon leads the on-line world in perfecting e-commerce sales, it is physically not capable of providing the touch / feel / try experience as found in brick-and-mortar retail environments. Malls were built on the premise that people enjoy the convenience of one-stop-shopping that Amazon can […]

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Lighting Science: Artificial Light Sources; the Strengths and Weaknesses

Artificial Light Sources Artificial lighting began with the inefficient use of fire for light, followed by the advent of the candle which delivers a measly 12 lumens. In comparison, today’s discharge light sources are capable of producing over 150,000 lumens, with many HID and LED systems boasting efficacies of over […]

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Featured Product: 1000W Full Nova

SUNMASTER 1000W FULL NOVA While photometric data is a good indicator for lamp performance, real -life testing is the best method to obtain undisputed, quantifiable performance. Compared side-by-side to industry-leading HPS lamps within Sunmaster’s Plant Science Labs, results are extremely positive for the FULL NOVA family. Two varieties of tomatoes […]

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Did You Know? APL is the Chemistry Behind Tailored Spectrum – September 2017 The Scoop

September 2017 Did You Know? APL is the Chemistry Behind Tailored Spectrum – September 2017 The Scoop Did you know that APL Engineered Materials, Sunmaster’s sister company located in Urbana, IL, designs and produces the majority of the world’s chemicals used within ceramic and quartz metal halide lamps? APL’s team […]

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August 2017 issue of The Scoop from SUNMASTER

Here’s the latest news from SUNMASTER, the August issue of The Scoop: http://conta.cc/2uT7A6o Enjoy!

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