420 Sale LED Grow Light Buying Guide

420 Sale LED Grow Light Buying Guide

As the 420 sale draws near, enthusiasts of indoor gardening are presented with a prime opportunity to initiate or enhance their gardening ventures. This yearly occasion provides an optimal moment to invest in premium LED grow lights and elevate the growth of your indoor garden. Whether you're a seasoned gardener seeking to upgrade your lighting system or a novice eager to embark on the journey of greenery, the 420 sale offers an ideal chance to illuminate your space and nurture thriving plants with cutting-edge LED technology.

Now is the time to explore the wide range of options available and find the perfect LED grow lights tailored to your requirements. In this guide, we'll delve into the realm of LED grow lights, offering insights and advice to assist you in making informed decisions during this exciting sales event. So, let's plunge into the possibilities within the Mars Hydro family.

Top Choice for Budget-Friendly Lighting: The TS Series


In the realm of cost-effective lighting solutions, the TS Series distinguishes itself with its quantum board LED grow lights featuring a patented reflective hood. This innovation not only minimizes light leakage but also enhances light dispersion to plants. Whether you're delving into indoor gardening, seeking economical choices, or nurturing medicinal plants at home, the TS Series is an ideal fit.

The TS Series achieves an optimal balance in light output, steering clear of excessive intensity, thus catering to a diverse range of indoor plants. From ornamental foliage to therapeutic crops, this balance ensures that novices can nurture their plants without overwhelming them, particularly in confined spaces like grow tents.

Affordability is another key feature of the TS Series, with models priced between $105.99 and $539.99. During the 420 sale, discounts of up to 25% are on offer, potentially reducing the cost to under $100 for a top-quality spectrum grow light—a crucial tool for successful indoor cultivation.

For those interested in technical details, the TS Series exhibits impressive efficiency and performance:

  • Wattage: 100W±5% - 450W±5%
  • Chip Brand: BridgeLux
  • PPF: 190μmol/S - 1210umol/S
  • PPE: 2.0μmol/j - 2.7μmol/j
  • Max Yield: 1.8g/W - 2.4g/W

These specifications, coupled with the full-spectrum light and adjustable dimming feature, empower beginners to manage light intensity based on their plants' growth stages, streamlining the indoor gardening journey.

Master's Gems: The FC Series


The FC Series represents the pinnacle of excellence in indoor cultivation lighting solutions, embodying a meticulous fusion of design and performance crafted for master growers aiming to elevate their indoor cultivation endeavors.

Here are the technical specifications for the FC Series:

  • Wattage: 150w±5% - 1000w±5%
  • Chip Brand: Samsung LM301B / Samsung LM301H EVO
  • PPF: 427.5μmol/S - 3029μmol/S
  • PPE: 2.85μmol/j - 2.9μmol/j
  • Max Yield: 3.0g/W - 3.5g/W

Featuring Samsung LM301B / Samsung LM301H EVO diodes, FC Series fixtures provide a comprehensive spectrum of light essential for all plant growth stages, maintaining over 90% light accuracy and efficiency even after 36,000 hours of use. The wide spectrum of light offered by these fixtures delivers crucial full-spectrum light for all plant growth stages while upholding outstanding accuracy and efficiency over time.

What sets the FC Series apart is its capacity to deliver uniform and intense Photosynthetic Photon Flux Density (PPFD) across the canopy, vital for ensuring consistent plant quality in grow rooms and vertical farming setups. With an impressive maximum yield of 3.5g/W, the FC Series delivers on its promise of exceptional performance and return on investment for growers dedicated to top-tier indoor cultivation.

The amalgamation of horticulture-optimized technology, robust construction, energy-efficient performance, and adaptability to various cultivation setups positions it as a premier commercial grow lighting solution. This series establishes a benchmark for excellence in indoor cultivation lighting, merging meticulous engineering with unparalleled performance, ideally suited for master growers seeking to enhance their indoor growing projects.

During our 420 Mega Sale, the FC6500 comes with a 15% in-store discount, while the FC3000 is available with a 10% discount.

A Budget-Friendly Alternative: The FC-E Series

mars hydro fc-e4800 led grow light.

For those in search of a budget-friendly alternative to the FC Series, the FC-E Series emerges as a compelling option, providing uniform lighting benefits similar to its higher-priced counterpart but at a more economical price point. It's an ideal choice for growers aiming to reduce initial expenses without sacrificing quality.

By utilizing BridgeLux diodes as a more cost-effective alternative to the premium Samsung diodes found in the FC Series, the FC-E Series maintains its dedication to delivering impressive yields through consistent light distribution. The specifications include:

  • Wattage: 150w±5% - 1000w±5%
  • Chip Brand: BridgeLux
  • PPF: 420μmol/S - 2766μmol/S
  • PPE: 2.8μmol/j
  • Max Yield: 2.5g/W - 3.0g/W

During our 420 Mega Sale, both the FC-E1500 and FC-E4800 are available with an enticing offer of a 15% in-store discount. Additionally, the FC-E4800 will also participate in our lightning deal events. This positions the FC-E Series, especially the FC-E4800, as an irresistibly attractive option for those looking to optimize growing efficiency while effectively managing costs.

FC and FC-E's Ideal Companion: The ADLITE Series


The ADLITE Series emerges as a leader in horticultural lighting solutions, poised to revolutionize plant cultivation practices. This innovative range, comprising models such as UV30, UV50, IR15, IR30, Red30, and Red55, is meticulously designed to fulfill specific plant growth requirements.

With state-of-the-art technology, the ADLITE series represents the epitome of innovation and efficiency in indoor gardening illumination. Tailored to meet the intricate needs of experienced cultivators seeking to optimize their growing environments, these lights offer targeted spectral support, ensuring plants receive precise wavelengths essential for enhanced photosynthesis. This focused approach is crucial for maximizing growth phases and increasing yield potential.

A standout feature of the ADLITE series is its strategic light deployment, which complements primary lighting systems by addressing light spectrum gaps. This results in a balanced and comprehensive light environment that fosters uniform growth and robust plant health across the entire canopy, potentially leading to improvements in yield and crop quality.

With meticulously curated spectrums and intelligent design, the ADLITE Series provides a distinct horticultural experience. Each model is engineered to deliver exceptional performance tailored to specific plant growth requirements.

For optimal plant growth, it's essential to pair your primary grow lights with the appropriate ADLITE model. For setups under 500W, such as FC3000 or FC4800, models like UV30, IR15, or Red30 are recommended. However, for larger spaces with lights exceeding 500W (like FC6500 or FC8000), models such as UV55, IR30, or Red55 offer broader coverage and enhanced performance.

During the 420 promotion, the ADLITE series becomes more accessible, offering discounts of up to 20%. This presents an excellent opportunity for growers to integrate these advanced lighting solutions into their setups. Additionally, the inclusion of the ADLITE series in lightning deal events underscores its value, providing growers with an unmissable opportunity to achieve unparalleled cultivation success with intelligent supplemental lighting.

Best Greenhouse Grow Lights: The SP Series

When considering greenhouse grow lights, the SP Series LED grow lights stand out as the premier choice. Featuring a design that incorporates multiple chips arranged on a single LED bar and fortified with robust heat sinks, it provides unparalleled light penetration and a high ratio of red light while maintaining a cool temperature. With its dimmable feature, the SP Series effortlessly adapts to accommodate the dynamic Daily Light Integral (DLI) requirements of indoor plants.

The design and technical excellence of the SP Series are precisely tailored to meet the unique demands of greenhouse cultivation, making it an exceptional option for specific indoor growing setups.

Defined by its single-bar design with numerous chips arranged linearly on one LED bar, the SP Series ensures efficient heat dissipation through thick aluminum fins, guaranteeing that the light remains cool even during prolonged operation.

The intensity and spectrum of light in the SP Series are meticulously engineered to meet the needs of tall and large plants, rendering it an ideal choice for growers focused on the flowering stage or operating in greenhouse environments and elongated growing areas.

The SP 3000, with its dependable high light penetration and heat dissipation performance, is specifically crafted for greenhouse applications. Its enhanced waterproof capabilities ensure outstanding performance even in high-humidity environments. With the new SP 3000, achieving higher yields at a lower cost is within reach.

Diving into the technical specifications, the SP3000 sets itself apart with:

  • Wattage: 300W±5%
  • Chip Brand: BridgeLux
  • PPE (Photon Efficacy): 2.8μmol/j
  • Max Yield: 2.5g/W

The SP3000's specifications, combined with its increased proportion of red and far-red light in the full spectrum and superior light penetration capability, underscore its suitability for specific growing scenarios. Not only does the SP Series address the unique requirements of growers with elongated growing spaces, but it also ensures optimal flowering and fruiting with a blend of efficiency and effectiveness. During our 420 sale, the SP3000 will be featured in our lighting deal events.

The VG Series: Efficient and Adaptable


Tailored for seedlings, cloning, vegetable propagation, and indoor tropical plant cultivation, the VG Series offers broad coverage and minimal power consumption. Utilizing OSRAM chips in its full-spectrum design and boasting an IP65 waterproof rating, it excels in fast clone growth and nurturing low DLI green leaf plants. Compared to fluorescent T5 bulbs, it consumes less energy, resulting in reduced electricity costs while delivering high-quality vegetable light to promote healthy plant growth.

The VG40, equipped with 292 high-quality LED beads, represents the pinnacle of excellence for nurturing vegetables, seedlings, and clones. Operating at just 40 watts, this low DLI plant light minimizes heat output, allowing for closer placement to plants while ensuring they receive the optimal intensity needed for robust growth without the risk of heat damage.

Meanwhile, the VG80 LED T5 grow light broadens your cultivation possibilities with its expansive coverage and efficient power usage. Ideal for seedlings, cloning, and cultivating green leafy plants, the VG80 incorporates a full-spectrum OSRAM chip housed in an IP65 waterproof casing, surpassing traditional fluorescent T5 bulbs in terms of energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness. With a core coverage area of 4'x2', the VG80 is designed to foster healthy, vigorous plant growth and offer a sustainable solution for indoor gardening.

The VG Series embodies innovation, featuring daisy chain capability for extensive commercial setups, IP65-rated water resistance for durability in humid environments, and a compact design that seamlessly integrates into any indoor garden. With their extended lifespans and minimal maintenance requirements, these lights herald the future of indoor gardening, combining high performance with low operational costs.


From the economical TS Series to the pioneering SP Series designed for greenhouse cultivation, and the epitome of excellence represented by the FC Series, there exists a lighting solution crafted for every grower. With discounts of up to 30% during the 420 Sale, now is the ideal moment to invest in these cutting-edge lighting solutions and elevate your indoor gardening experience.

Don't overlook the opportunity to revamp your grow space with the Mars Hydro family of LED grow lights. With top-notch quality, innovation, and unmatched value, seize the moment and propel your indoor gardening endeavors to unprecedented levels.

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