Viparspectra 600w LED Grow Light Review

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January 16, 2023

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viparspectra 600w reviewir?t=420greenthumb 20&l=li2&o=1&a=B019ETLC7MThe Viparspectra 600w LED Reflective Series Grow Light (see also 1200w model) is a light that can be handled by an experienced grower and novice alike. This Viparspectra is an all-time favorite for plant cultivation indoors for all stages of plant growth. In other words, we could not wait to review the Viparspectra 600w LED grow light (see also ViparSpectra 450W).

On to the Viparspectra Review

600 watts of LED grow light power can come in handy for all stages of plant growth. The Viparspectra 600w review version is similar to that of the quality seen in platinum led grow lights but with a few added benefits such as cost. Hands down, because of this LED’s capacity, full-spectrum light chipset and ease of functionality, the Viparspectra 600w is one of the best lights in this watt range for growing awesome cannabis.

It can handle just about any cannabis strain. Viparspectra from a manufacturer’s point of view is one of the most reputable. Offering a great warranty and customer service, their pride in Viparspectra lighting shines through.


What is so special about the Viparspectra 600 Watt LED?Viparspectra 600w review

Our Viparspectra reviews typically go well and the Viparspectra 600 watt review is no exception.

With many grow light-emitting diode hours under our belts using this lamp the VIPARSPECTRA 600W LED is one of the main LED grow lights in our arsenal.

When thinking about this LED there are many options to consider, but luckily Viparspectra makes things pretty straight forward and simple from an operating perspective.

The price of the Viparspectra V600 600 Watt puts it right on par with its competition but comes with a great brand name like Viparspectra as well as a warranty that backs it up. The company itself is built around growers. Growers that are experienced when it comes to using LED lights for growing cannabis particularly.

Everything from coverage area to high quality LED chipsets is thought out. Viparspectra 600w LED grow lights can accommodate large growing areas. The Viparspectra 600W  can be ideal for a 3’x3’ growing area, at 18″ to 24″ height.

At this height, you will get the proper PAR output depending on the stage of growth your indoor hydroponic garden is at. Proper full spectrum led grow light intensity is what sets tiny buds apart from dense big buds and the flowering stage can make all the difference when it comes to the quality of lighting.

This means they have focused their knowledge of plant cycles, the light it needs and the demands a grow tent can place on growing indoors. Everything from heat dissipation and lighting spectrum has been carefully designed around one thing. That thing is growing cannabis plants.

VIPARSPECTRA 600 Watt LED Grow Light

I have to concede that this light is so well rounded I will be using it on many more grows this season if time allows with all the other LED grow lights we are testing and reviewing currently.

We are going to need more space, which isn’t a bad thing…

With this particular LED grow light, space, however, is not much of an issue. It can easily fit within a 3 x 3-foot area and not generate to much heat. A light intensity that is perfect in a small tent such as the Mars Hydro 27 x 27 grow tent. Especially when compared with an older type bulb without LED technology.

As a newer product in the Viparspectra arsenal, I was drawn to it naturally as time progress, the technology behind these advanced lights also grows.


Viparspectra V600 600W Specifications

What is The Viparspectra 600w Like?

This grow light will yield an abundance of healthy plants, no matter what you put in the soil. The simplicity of switching between plant cycles, from veg to flowering is basic at best. These lights stay fairly cool, and you shouldn’t have trouble maintaining temps, even during the summer.

LED and Box Construction:

With its sleek black matte finish and solid box construction, it not only grows well but looks pretty good. A well-engineered product using quality materials.

You can easily get a feel for the thought placed into this grow light rig for growers. Every bulb, screw, fan, and joint seems to have a purpose and reason. Every last detail down to the heat sinks is carefully made using materials such as high-grade aluminum.


What we love about the Viparspectra 600w

  • (LED) Light Emitting Diodes – With 120 red, white & blue five-watt Bridgelux/Epileds full spectrum LED’s the growth from these bulbs is just about perfect with useful light that your plants will readily absorb.
  • Heat Sinks & Cooling Fans – The Viparspectra 600 Watt grow light model boasts a pair of 4.72-inch cooling fans that powerfully and quietly move the heated air out and up, away from your plants to reduce heat stress while cultivating your buds. The heat sinks act as heat absorbs to extensively chill the air back down and keep the temps low. This is done by dissipating the heat through the aluminum heat sinks. This keeps the unit hovering around 80 degrees. I was able to place the Viparspectra 600w around 2 feet above the plant canopies which seemed to do the trick for a proper growing distance using these full-spectrum lights.
  • Energy Efficiency – Consuming around 275 watts, this Viparspectra saves you a ton of money in energy bills. Especially when you compare it to HPS bulbs of the same light emission power.
  • Daisy Chain Capabilities – As your indoor grow operation builds, space might become an issue. We only used one light in a small 3 x 4 tent but this feature would come in handy as you add more plants to the mix. The daisy chain makes it very easy to grow your grow. Simply plug into the next LED light and power up the lighting.
  • IR Lighting – Getting the grow light bandwidth perfect for growing your garden. Covering an array of Infrared Light that plants need for photosynthesis is the key element. LED lights of yesterday miss out on this primal plant growth function. These days, lighting has gotten so much more advanced. I always laugh when an old school grower mentions their distaste for LED such as the Viparspectra 600w. LED grow lights such as this have come along way in the past 5 years.

Viparsectra 600w Grow Review Specifics

viparspectra 600w reviewWith the included hangers and easy attach post on each corner the LED light was easy to install. It did fit snugly in our tent at 3 x 4. I would recommend at least another foot of clearance as we had to make some modifications to the tent and eventually swapped it out for a 4 x 4 grow tent instead making things a bit more complicated than they should have been.

This was by no means a reflection on the light however and more to do with our oversight, especially as the plants began to bud and flower.

It wasn’t too bad because of the nifty and highly adjustable hanging system that Viparspectra provides.


  • Size: 14.9 x 14.9 x 2.71 inches
  • Full Spectrum For Veg/Bloom Plant Phases
  • Max Light Coverage 4.7 x 4.7
  • 3-year warranty
  • 30 days money-back guarantee
  • Best area coverage at 3.7 x 3.7 feet
  • Energy consuming around 275 watts
  • 90 degree angled 5-watt bulbs
  • AC100-240 volt
  • 50-60hz
  • 110,000 bulb hours
  • Comes With:
    • Hanging Kit
    • 5.5 feet power cord
    • 3 Year Warranty
    • 30 days satisfaction guarantee (you probably won’t need it, but nice to know it’s there)

viparspectra 600w review

Viparspectra 600w Yield

With its compact array of full-spectrum LED’s, the Viparspectra 600w can produce a decent yield. There are many factors that go into a great yield. Assuming you have PH balanced your water, created the perfect humidity and temps in your tent and tended to your plants methodically, this 600 watt LED grow light has what it takes to produce big and beautiful plants.

We typically see Viparspectra 600w yields around 2 grams per watt but keep in mind this is around 247 watts so likely you can produce almost 1 pound from a single trained plant if all goes well.


Viparspectra 600w Distance

We found while growing with the Viparspectra 600w that the best distance from the plant should be around 25 inches to start in Veg. Once Veg kicks in, it is safe to say lowering gradually to 18 inches does the trick.

Of course, your plants, if healthy will close the height gap quickly where you won’t have to maneuver the lights much. Luckily the hanging wires are easily adjustable with this LED grow light.

Best of Viparspectra’s LED Grow Lights: In Conclusion

Out of the Viparspectra line up that I have reviewed, I would say the Viparspectra 600 watt growing light is the top of the line Viparspectra in its class. Outshining any of the competitors with its low energy output and solid, easy to use design.

This grow light will yield an abundance of healthy plants, no matter what you put in the soil. The simplicity of switching between plant cycles, from veg to flowering is basic at best.

Viparspectra LED Review Summation

With only a couple of drawbacks, such as the light is not waterproof so an indoor greenhouse is probably out of the question, but overall the price of this light is what bumps it up in rank. In fact, you would spend far less on these lights compared to an HPS of the same equivalent. If you need a little more power check out our 1000 watt led grow light reviews.

It produced a decent yield after all was said and done, and although a bit more blue light balance would have been better for flowering, it still provides ample spectrum to get the job done.


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1. Is a 600W grow light good?

A 600W grow light is a good size for most indoor gardens. The power of the light can be adjusted to suit your needs and it will work well with both small and large plants, as long as they are healthy.

2. Is ViparSpectra a good light?

Viparspectra LED grow lights are a good lighting option for growers that are just starting out or those on a limited budget. As the lights themselves are made by Viparspectra, they are sold directly to consumers, eliminating the intermediary that would increase the price.

3. How many watts is a ViparSpectra 600?

The ViparSpectra 600 LED grow light is a high-intensity, full-spectrum LED grow light. It provides the best in energy efficiency and output for indoor plants.
The power usage of this product is 276 watts when on at maximum brightness.

4. How far should my 600W LED be from plants?

Most LED light distance charts usually recommend the following ranges for LED clearance distances: about 1000 watts–Between 36 and 46 inches. About 800 watts–Between 32 and 42 inches. About 600 watts–Between 30 and 38 inches.

5. How many plants can I grow with a 600W LED light?

With about 9 2 month plants, you’ll be able to fill a square meter and get up to 400g per 600w light. Plants that are 3 months old grow much bigger, so you should only plant 4 plants per 600w light.

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About the author 


I discovered the benefits of Cannabis at a young age in 2002, with years of trial and error, my knowledge grew just like my plants. As my love for cannabis unfolded I began to teach and learn, trying to gain as much information and practical growing experience.

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