24 Inch Orphek Power Reef PR156 LED Light Fixture

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24 Inch Orphek Power Reef PR156 LED Light Fixture

Post by Babyreef » Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:33 pm

Im looking to see if anyone locally uses this light in their setup?
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http://www.marinedepot.com/24_Inch_Orph ... TF-vi.html

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Re: 24 Inch Orphek Power Reef PR156 LED Light Fixture

Post by Amphiprion » Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:25 pm

Wow, looks like a nice fixture. I've heard some info on them, mostly mixed--intensity being a bit disappointing, last I heard. That could've changed, though. I think the AI units are the general consensus for performance, but those Orpheks seem overpriced, IMHO.
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Re: 24 Inch Orphek Power Reef PR156 LED Light Fixture

Post by Babyreef » Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:52 pm

Very interesting info.. I was looking at this fixture because out of all the brands i have come across this was by far the best setup for light spectrum, intensity and coverage, however i cant find a vendor for that brand you mentioned. If you have a link would you mind posting it for me?

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Re: 24 Inch Orphek Power Reef PR156 LED Light Fixture

Post by Babyreef » Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:08 pm

Nevermind on the link. found them again.

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Re: 24 Inch Orphek Power Reef PR156 LED Light Fixture

Post by Amphiprion » Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:21 pm

Babyreef wrote:Very interesting info.. I was looking at this fixture because out of all the brands i have come across this was by far the best setup for light spectrum, intensity and coverage, however i cant find a vendor for that brand you mentioned. If you have a link would you mind posting it for me?
Hmm. Looking back at what I said and at some of the info, I'm now seeing conflicting results. Some PAR tests show the Orphek having a slight edge (~80 mmol^-2*S^-1), whereas others show AquaIlluminations having an edge... Somewhat misleading. Meh, either way, both would be light monsters, essentially replicating 250-400w halides.
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Re: 24 Inch Orphek Power Reef PR156 LED Light Fixture

Post by Babyreef » Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:31 pm

Light monster is indeed what im looking for :) I have also found lots of conflicting info which makes decisions very dificult lol. I have seen the ai's in person though and hope someone around town has the orphek so i can mentally compare them :)

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Re: 24 Inch Orphek Power Reef PR156 LED Light Fixture

Post by Crustman » Sat Mar 19, 2011 11:30 am

Rich of Progressive has some nice LEDs in for about 400

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Re: 24 Inch Orphek Power Reef PR156 LED Light Fixture

Post by snoopdog » Sat Apr 16, 2011 7:12 am

Just curious, do they lose intensity over time ? I would think since they are LED they would not.
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Re: 24 Inch Orphek Power Reef PR156 LED Light Fixture

Post by Amphiprion » Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:26 am

They still do lose intensity, just over a much, much longer period of time. Basically, when you see the ratings of 20,000 hours or 50,000 hours, that means that they retain at least 70% of their intensity for that period of time.
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