G8LED 240w LED grow light Review


Actual watts 140
Ideal area coverage [foot area]  3 x 2
Length, width, height 16 – 9 – 3
Recommended height  14 inches


This light is a remarkable product that offers the power of a 400-watt light even though it’s only 240W. Lightweight design with a HID equivalent to 400 watts. Adaptable to both types of amperage (110 and 240). Brings ventilation fans to keep LEDs running cool and its 128 3W LEDs are certified, with a lifespan of 50,000 hours. G8LED was awarded in 2016 as the best LED grow light.

The Good

  • Made and tested in the U.S.
  • No other 200w light offers a HID equivalent to 400 watts.
  • Excellent for both stages, vegetative and flowering.
  • Energy efficient. It will considerably help you lower your electric bills.
  • The cooling system works perfectly, allowing to touch light bulbs after 24 hours of working non-stop.

The Bad

  • The cooling system is a bit noisy.
  • Excellent for vegetative stage and very good for flowering stage, it needs a bit more red light to be excellent for that stage as well.

Recommended for

This is a top quality LED light without any important drawbacks. Even the limitations it has for bloom stage have a solution since there is a version of this light with a design specifically made to boost flowering stage in plants. 2-year warranty and an excellent customer service offered by the same company. This is an excellent option for all kinds of growers; it is a reliable product that will accompany beginners while they earn experience in inside growing areas. For all the reasons above and also taking into account how it helps lowering electric bills, its price is reasonable.

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