Enhance Your Indoor Garden with the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast for HPS/MH Lamps

Experience optimal performance and energy efficiency with the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast, specifically designed for both High-Pressure Sodium (HPS) and Metal Halide (MH) lamps. Its sturdy steel construction and premium aluminium coil ensure long-lasting durability and exceptional functionality.

Features and Benefits

  • Sturdy steel construction: Built to withstand the test of time, ensuring maximum durability and stability, even in the most demanding indoor garden environments.
  • High-quality aluminium coil: Provides optimal conductivity for enhanced performance, energy efficiency, and even heat distribution.
  • Versatile compatibility: Designed for seamless integration with both HPS and MH lamps for a wide range of indoor gardening applications.
  • Reliable 2-year warranty: Offers peace of mind and protection for your investment in the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast.

How to Use

  1. Ensure the ballast is placed on a stable, flat surface, away from any moisture or flammable materials.
  2. Make sure the ballast, lamp, and reflector have been turned off and allowed to cool down completely before handling.
  3. Plug the reflector cable into the ballast socket marked 'OUT'.
  4. Connect your chosen HPS or MH lamp securely to the reflector socket.
  5. Plug the ballast power cable into a grounded, surge-protected electrical outlet.
  6. Switch the ballast on using the integrated power switch, and ensure the lamp ignites.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

The Powerplant Magnetic Ballast is an ideal choice for hobbyist and professional indoor gardeners alike who require efficient and reliable performance. Its compatibility with both HPS and MH lamps makes it versatile for a wide range of applications, such as hydroponic systems, greenhouses, and urban farming.


What is the main purpose of the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast?

The Powerplant Magnetic Ballast is designed to regulate and control the electrical current flowing through HID lamps, specifically Metal Halide (MH) and High-Pressure Sodium (HPS) lamps. This ensures optimal and consistent lighting conditions for your plants.

Can I use the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast with both MH and HPS lamps?

Yes, the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast is suitable for both MH and HPS lamps, making it a versatile choice for your indoor garden or hydroponic setup.

What is the construction of the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast made of?

The Powerplant Magnetic Ballast features a sturdy steel construction which adds durability and longevity to the product, ensuring it can withstand regular use.

What material is used for the coil in the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast?

The Powerplant Magnetic Ballast utilises an aluminium coil, offering good electrical conductivity as well as heat resistance, ensuring efficient operation and minimal heat generation.

Will the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast generate excessive heat during operation?

The Powerplant Magnetic Ballast is designed with efficient heat management in mind. The aluminium coil plays a major role in dissipating heat, which helps prevent overheating and ensures the ballast operates at an optimal temperature.

Is there a warranty provided with the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast?

Yes, the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast comes with a 2-year warranty, offering you peace of mind and protection against manufacturing defects.

Can I use the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast in my hydroponic system?

Yes, the Powerplant Magnetic Ballast is suitable for use in hydroponic systems, as it helps provide the optimal lighting conditions required for plant growth in such setups.

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