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(New In Box) OPTIC 8+ Gen1 500W Dimmable COB LED Grow Light (UV/IR) - 120 Degree Lenses (5x5) With RJ-11 Controller Ports (2020 Model)


These Optic 8+ Gen1 V2 are brand new in the box still. What makes Them the V2's is they have 2 upgrades. 


#1 Controller Ports are added

#2 Upgraded Huge 120 Degree Lenses just like what comes on the Optic 8+ Gen2 & Gen3. 


Never been used. In perfectly new condition. Factory seal intact.













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   This 500 Watt Optic 8+ is Equipped with the RJ-11 Controller Ports. 




         Patented Optic 8+ 500 watt dimmable COB LED Grow Light has risen to the TOP of the LED Grow Light Industry purely by proving itself as 1 of the highest Yielding Grow Lights on the market. Optic LED has now seamlessly integrated eight of CREE's highest yielding COB's (XLAMP CXB3590) with industry-leading glass projection lenses to give you unprecedented light spread and canopy penetration. The combination of CREE COB's outfitted with ultra-high-quality glass lens and the Osram Far Red Bloom enhancer array will deliver mind-blowing results. Upgrading to Optic 8+ you can expect significant increases in Canopy Depth, flowering sites, bud density, coloring of your flowers, resin production and terpene profiles for that amazing quality you're looking for. Proven yields up to 2.67 pounds per harvest which is an incredible 2.4 grams per watt under a beautiful white light that you and your plants can both enjoy. 











Free Over the phone Grow Consultation or Consultation via email


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       *Optic 8+ has undergone a series of testing in our R&D Labs so we can provide you with the most detailed information to utilize as tools to get the best results out of your light. 




Max Power: 500 watts


HID equivalent: 1000 watt DE HPS


LEDs: USA MADE CREE COBs & OSRAM SMD Bloom Enhancer Array



6 x 3500k Daylight White CXB3590 COBs

2 x 5000k Cool White CXB3590 COBs 

Each COB is 137w max & under driven @50w continuous

32 x 3-watt OSRAM ultra-efficient LEDs 




Optics: COBS & 3W LEDs have a 90-degree lens standard with the option to choose a 120-degree lens for a 5'x5' coverage area. Glass Projection Lens Directs light downwards, magnifies par and increases canopy penetration by up to 200%. 



Drivers: 3 Commercial Grade Meanwell Drivers (Industry Best)





Spectrum: Full Spectrum + UV & IR

Dimmable Optic 8+ gives you the best possible Spectrum at Every Phase of Growing from VEG through late flower with more Red Spectrum being added the later you get into flower. Our owner's manual will give you recommended baseline Dimmer settings for each week of your grow to make getting amazing results with your Optic 8+ easy.



Spectrum for VEG - VEG Dimmer @100% & Bloom Dimmer @10% - only the COBS on. VEG Dimmer Controls the two 5000k COBs which gives you more blue light and two 3500k COBs. 



Spectrum of COBS only @ Full Power - Veg Dimmer@100%, Bloom Dimmer@100% & Bloom Enhancers Off. (Used in VEG & Flower)



Spectrum of Far Red Bloom Enhancers that include Ultra Violet & Infrared





Spectrum on OPTIC 8+ @Full Power - All 3 Dimmers @100%








PAR Efficacy: 

4' x 4' Area: 1.2m x 1.2m = 1.44 Square Meters

833.70 ppfd x 1.44 Square meters (4x4 area)= 1,200.52

1,200.52 divided by 500 watts = 2.40 PAR Efficacy / (ppf/w)



PPFD for 4x4 area @ 18" (120 degree Lens): 833.70 



(Apogee MQ-500 Used for PAR Meter Testing in 4x4 Grow Tent May-2019)




PAR Output: 1285 u/mols at center of footprint 


PPFD for 4x4 area @24" (90 degree Lens) : 678.46



(Apogee MQ-500 Used for PAR Meter Testing in 4x4 Grow Tent - May 2019)


PAR Output: 1973 u/mols at center of footprint (120 degree Lens)


Recommended Coverage area & hanging height :


Veg: 6' x 6' @30" 

Flower: 4' x 4' @18"- 24" (1.2m x 1.2m)

or 5' x 5' (120 degree Lens) (1.5m x 1.5m)

Recommended hanging height:


90 degree LENS


Veg: 24"-36" (.6m - .9m)

Flower: 18"-24" (.5m - .6m)

120 degree LENS for 4x4


Veg: 24"-30" (.6m - .75m)

Flower: 16"-20" (.4m - .5m)

120 degree LENS for 5x5


Veg: 24"-30" (.6m - .75m)

Flower: 18"-24" (.4m - .5m)

Light Controls:

Dimmability: 3 Way Dimmability


VEG Dimmer: Controls 4 COBs: Two of the 5000k cool white COBs & Two 3500k daylight white COBs.


BLOOM Dimmer: 4 COBs: Controls four daylight white 3500k COBs.


BLOOM ENHANCER Dimmer: 32 pcs 3w diodes, Controls UV & Osram secondary led array.





Switch#1: COBs ON/OFF (Turns all 8 COBs on)



Switch#2: Bloom Enhancer ON/OFF



Switch #1 & Switch#2: ON (Full Power)





Optic 8+ Specifications:


Proven Yield: Up to 2.67lbs / 42.72 ounces / 1,196 grams


Grams Per watt: Up to 2.4


Canopy Size for Maximum Yield: 5' x 5' x 18" Deep (1.5m x 1.5m x .45m)


Thermal management: 9 x cooling fans, slotted housing & overbuilt Aluminum fin heat-sinks.


Fixture Dimensions: 27" L x 27" W x 4" H


PPF/Watt / PAR Efficacy: : 2.40 umol/J


PPFD: 833.70 (@18" Hang Height)


Input Voltage: 100-265 VAC (240 volt USA power cords sold separately)


Power Cord: We automatically ship the correct power cord for your country


Input Current: 5-1.9 Amps


Amperage: @120v pulls 4.1 Amps @240v pulls 2.1 Amps


Max Power Draw: 500 watts


Finish: Matte White


Fixture Weight: 40 Pounds


Shipping Weight: 48 Pounds


Product includes: 120v power cord, 4 Rope Ratchet Hangers & LED Fixture. (120v-240v power cords available, we automatically ship the correct power cord for your country)




Optic LED Warranty: Lifetime Warranty (10 years)


Life Expectancy: 10-13 Years 


Packaging: Plain brown discrete packaging with no labels.


(*Taxes & Duties will be required on shipments outside of N. America)


Shipping: Free shipping to 60+ countries.


USA Orders: Ships within 1-10 business day


Outside USA: Ships within 1-2 business days


*Special Shipping designations are listed at the top.


Recommended for:


Grow tents(4x4) (5x5) (8x8) (10x10) 

Grow rooms (All Sizes)

Full-cycle growing from seedling to flower

Soil, hydroponic, aeroponic, or aquaponic systems

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