THIS ITEM IS NO LONGER IN STOCK AND IS DISCONTINUED BY VIPAR SPECTRA. INSTEAD, WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND ONE OF THESE OTHER VIPAR SPECTRA GROW LIGHTS:
- Vipar Spectra 1200w LED grow light
- Vipar Spectra 600w LED grow light
- Vipar Spectra 450w LED grow light
- Vipar Spectra 300w LED grow light
- General Vipar Spectra LED grow light reviews
Our Viparspectra PAR600 review was by far one of our favorites from seedlings to harvest because of its ability to help plants grow efficiently and creating the big buds you would expect from other types of grow lights.
A true full spectrum light with phenomenal LED light control. The ability to adjust the lighting on the fly with the proper plant loving spectrum was the technological factor that separates this light from other copy cats in the LED market. This light is a step up from the Viparspectra 600w reflector series for its multiple light settings and timer control.
ViparSpectra PAR600 LED Grow Light Review
The advantages of the Vipraspectra PAR600 are straight forward. For instance, they use full spectrum 12-band lighting that activates healthy growing cycles.
They also keep the temperatures low due to the onboard LED chipset, which means if you are growing plants in a tight space, the heat should not be too big of a factor. As opposed to other lights, such as HPS or HID lights, you can scale back your ventilation, thus saving you money. You also will not need a Ballast in the process.
The Viparspectra is a cost-effective solution for indoor growing, right from the moment you install the light. Speaking of which, installation is also extremely easy and straight forward.
Best Features of the Viparspectra PAR600
3 Stage Power Options
Providing the right kind of light during different plant stages is made easy by the Viparspectra PAR600 as it comes with 3 switches to adjust the lighting output. This gives your plants the optimal lighting they crave.
Each phase of plant life is important, and even more important is providing the right kind of light during each of these stages. The PAR600 was built with this in mind. To much light and your plants can be harmed, too little and they will not grow with proper efficiency.
Having the option to change the light frequency during veg and flower makes a big difference in growth.
Is the PAR 600 the Viparspectra LED Grow Light For Me?
You have your freshly shipped US seed bank seeds and you are ready to grow, but what’s in the box?
We asked ourselves the same thing as the box arrived.
The package consisted of:
· The Viparspectra PAR 600W
· One Hanging Kit
· Adjustable Grow Light Rope Hanging Kit
· A lengthy 6ft Power Cord
And thus the installation began. Easy set up with the Viparspectra series per usual. It is fascinating that many companies can’t get this right. Viparspectra does not overcomplicate matters when it comes to getting the lighting set up for the task of growing.
Keep in mind that these lights put out an extensive amount of bright lumens/par that can hurt your eyes without LED grow light protection. We recommend purchasing and USING eye protection such as Apollo Horticulture UV glasses if you are serious about growing with any LED lighting.
Although the light is bright, the PAR600 is engineered, according to the manufacturer, to be perfectly balanced in all plant stages. We found this to be accurate with our yield and harvest.
Viparspectra PAR 600 Yield
The best part of this light is that it grows well. And by well, I mean we were amazed at the bounty from this grow light. It seems the techs at Viparspectra were right in that this LED grow lamp did the job. The well balanced full spectrum lighting gave us plants that increased their flowering size as well as coated in sticky resins unseen with the same plants using lesser LED grow lights.
I blame it on the 3 spectrum light switches available for full plant growth. A feature that not many LED’s have.
Viparspectra PAR600 Keeps Energy Consumption Low
Fancy aluminum heat sinks keep the heat down and with the 5 watt LED’s that run a bit hotter, the fans kicked in and kept the heat at bay. All the while our energy bill did not spike as compared to an HPS bulb of the same magnitude. One of the reasons why LED grow lights, such as the Viparspectra PAR600 600w ED grow light.
The light itself provides ample wattage at 600 watts but only consumes around 285 watts at maximum power. Nearly half the power consumption of a typical 600 watt light.
The Viparspectra PAR 600 600 Watt Model is Perfect for Small Grow Tents
Our indoor grow consisted of a small 3 x 3 grow tent made by ipower. The LED fits perfectly in such a space. We were concerned about the heat so we did have some extra ventilation installed which seemed to help, although it was probably overkilled for this LED light. Temps remained stable in our grow. Around 80-85 degrees.
- The equivalent of a 600-watt HPS/MH
- 3 Switches for All Plant Phases
- Maximum Area Coverage of 24″ Height 4 x 4 feet
- Best Coverage at a 24″ Height 3 x 3 feet
- 285watt consumption
- 120 LED High Intensity 5 Watt Bridgelux/Epileds LED LightBulbs
- 90° angled lenses
- 50-60Hz Frequency:
- 100,000 hours of operation
- Timer controlled if you choose
Great Plant and Light Coverage
The optical lenses on the Viparspectra are made from high-quality components that guarantee better magnification. This gives the light the ability to penetrate around 200% more-so than many other LED grow lights on the market. Light saturation is important and this LED light delivers on that promise.
With these light’s 3×3 coverage area, it makes for great small grows.
Our favorite part about these LED grow lights was the balance of PAR/Lumen combined with the extra lens that created deep light penetration. We never had to worry about the absorption of light through the lower parts of our plants.
Maximizing Your Yields With The PAR600
Here is a quick video about how to maximize your yields with this LED grow light:
Is the Viparspectra PAR600 worth the money?
In conclusion, we feel this LED by Viparspectra is worth every penny. A true workhorse for growers who want fuller more abundant plants. This light allowed our seedlings to reach their full potential. With its new design this year, the improvements in its energy efficiency, features, and power output, we were simply blown away at the results from growing with this LED light. The light gives you full control and is re-engineered to distribute even lighting for your plants.
For other great LED grow lights, check out our Viparspectra 300w review.