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Old 12-30-2005, 06:23 PM
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lighting question

hello everyone i need some help i am going to be ordering a metal halide ballast and bulb i am lost one which ballast to get either the aro or the icecaps i wanna use a 10k bulb its between the xm and the ushio does any one have any of these and can you recommend which ballast and which bulb you would use
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Old 12-30-2005, 08:00 PM
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in what wattage? For 175 I liked the Ushios and 250s the XMs. The Ushios are a good quality bulb, but for the price and PAR I like the XMs. I know a few people using the Icecap ballast and like them, but I'm using a dual PFO without any problems.
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Old 12-31-2005, 10:54 AM
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thanks mike yeah there 175 watts im planning on keeping more softies than anything else
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