Mini deep dome for megaray

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Mini deep dome for megaray

Postby Rubble1212 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:48 pm

Does anyone know if I can use a mini deep dome fixture for a 100watt megaray. It says it's rated for up to 100 watt type a bulb, I know megaray isn't a type a bulb but do you think it would be fine.
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Re: Mini deep dome for megaray

Postby claudiusx » Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:34 pm

I find I usually run into issues when I reach the max rated wattage for the fixture. I always oversize fixture rating.
Mainly just bulbs burning out quicker.
It should be fine to run. it's a ceramic socket right?

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Re: Mini deep dome for megaray

Postby Rubble1212 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:57 am

Yes it ceramic. The deep dome one i have as seen better days and I have a mini dome that's brand new. But I can stick with the old if you think it would be better.
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Re: Mini deep dome for megaray

Postby CooperDragon » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:16 am

Yeah I agree that you want the fixture to be rated above the wattage of the bulb for best results. I like to use the dome fixtures from the farm supply store. They are cheap and heavy duty. The ones I have are rated to 300w and cost under $10.
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