Why You Need a Telos LED

Spider-style, multi-bar LEDs, like the Maxibright Daylight, are all the rage at the minute. They do, however, come with a stumbling block, in that they can often be quite difficult to work around. The same properties that give spider-style fixtures great footprints and heat dissipation also make them more cumbersome. Leaning over them to adjust height settings can often require a step ladder, and the greater the number of lights in your grow space, the more of a problem it can become.

That’s one of the main reasons why there’s a place for LEDs with compact form factors, and Telos LEDs are perfect for the job, which is one of the reasons why they’re so popular with professional horticulturalists.

Introducing the Telos Mesh

Telos grow lights are manufactured in the UK by a team of engineers who put high levels of care and attention into every aspect of every unit – nothing leaves the building without undergoing an array of tests. These things are really built to last – you could throw one down the stairs and it would still get the job done. With IP66 ratings, they’re safe enough to use even in outdoor applications, and they produce full-spectrum light outputs, running at blinding intensities levels with extremely high efficiency rates.

Telos Mesh models have pushed the range to new heights by integrating comprehensive control systems. Traditional contactor and timer set-ups will get the job done if you want to switch your LEDs on and off in a simplistic fashion, but these days they’re looking a bit old-fashioned. The Telos Mesh Bluetooth network brings things right up to date by integrating features like sunrise / sunset mode while taking care of lighting cycles automatically, all through a powerful smartphone app. You can adjust lighting intensity down to exact PPF levels, giving you ultra-precise control over output levels, and the app will even provide info on active power consumption and efficiency.

The concept is very similar to a centralised controller set-up, like the Maxi Controller or the Gavita EL2, but without the wires and the hassle – a much cleaner and more elegant way to run multiple lighting systems (up to a theoretical limit of 3000 on a single network!).

 

The Telos Mesh system is an offline, decentralised network that doesn’t require a router or an internet connection. That’s because there’s a computer with its own operating system built into each fixture’s driver, as well as a Bluetooth system with a 50m communication range. This allows multiple fixtures to talk to each other, and all the fixtures on the network can be controlled via a smartphone app.

If you’re reading this and you’re concerned about privacy and security, so you’ll be pleased to know that all communications are end-to-end encrypted, and the system is engineered in such a way as to make it impossible find using Bluetooth sniffers or Bluetooth listening devices.

The Telos Mesh system is an offline, decentralised network that doesn’t require a router or an internet connection. That’s because there’s a computer with its own operating system built into each fixture’s driver, as well as a Bluetooth system with a 50m communication range. This allows multiple fixtures to talk to each other, and all the fixtures on the network can be controlled via a smartphone app.

If you’re reading this and you’re concerned about privacy and security, so you’ll be pleased to know that all communications are end-to-end encrypted, and the system is engineered in such a way as to make it impossible find using Bluetooth sniffers or Bluetooth listening devices.

We think that Telos Mesh is the future of lighting control, so you’ll be pleased to learn that there are rumours of the system getting integrated into lighting fixtures. We’ll keep you posted as soon as we’ve got more info.

 

GN Telos LED Grow Lights

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