Bud Beast Led By Cultivate Tech

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I was chosen to test the Cultivate Tech Bud Beast LED for the Cannazone .
  • Company Name:
    Cultivate Tech by Eco-Story
    Product/Service Website:
    Top Three Features:
    Dimmable Dual Spectrum
    High Powered Light
    Great Coverage
    The problem and the promise?:
    It is supposed to have a Bluetooth App and dimmer but mine did not come with it so i bought dimmers from my local hardware store which are just normal dimmers like you would see in a house.
    Purchased From?:
    Test for Cannazone
    Purchase Price:
    Donated for testing
    ok guys so the Bud Beast is just that a Beast of a lamp! It is 800 Watts on full power ran by 4 meanwell 185 drivers and they state a 6x4 footprint and covers my 4x4 area and then some.Lights are a 50-50 split between 660nm red diodes and full spectrum 5000K white diodes, each color adjustable via the Cultivate Tech App. I believe it would be better suited for an open grow room grow as opposed to a grow tent. Here are some vides from un-boxing and such

  • Who should use this product/service?:
    Large scale growers or open room grows
    User Friendly?:
    Who should NOT use this product/service?:
    Micro Growers
    How long have you used this product/service?:
    11.5 months
  • Positives/Benefits:
    Dimmable Spectrums
    Very strong light/strong PAR values
    Bluetooth capable
    Cultivate Tech App
    low heat lamp
    Came with no dimmers
    screws were out of the hanger on one side when i received it
    Too strong for my tent/vertical height
    Able to overcome negatives?:
    yes to a point, i was able to purchase dimmers at my local hardware store and dim down the lamp but plants still showed stress from time to time from too much light.
    Rate the Product Quality:
    • High Quality
    Would You Purchase This Product Again?:
    if i had a different/larger grow set up yes
    Would you recommend this product/service to another grower?:
    yes as long as they have the space for it
    Conclusion/Final Thoughts:
    I tried to upload pics of some finish plants grown under the Bud Beast but it says my files are too large?

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  1. natertots
    Don't think anyone is actively updating their website. Items have different prices on different pages.
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  2. natertots
    I guess they don't offer this light anymore? Biggest
    light I see is 320 watts. How's the light holding up ?
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    1. tripaholic88
      i dont think they stock it anymore
      tripaholic88, May 2, 2019
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  3. tripaholic88
    @Mossy this is the thread that needs the pics uploaded. thanks:toke:
  4. F.N.
    Great write up and that is one powerful light.
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    1. tripaholic88
      Thanks FN!
      tripaholic88, Dec 4, 2018
  5. Bailey
    Awesome spec details in this review things a beast
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    1. tripaholic88
      Thanks bailey, they couldn't have named it a any better
      tripaholic88, Dec 2, 2018
  6. Archaic
    Those PPFD results in the corners and edges are pretty impressive. Are those factory supplied readings or did you measure them yourself?
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    1. tripaholic88
      They are straight from cultivate techs site. I believe them to be very close because this this is a very powerful light
      tripaholic88, Nov 28, 2018
    2. tripaholic88
      I'm trying to upload finished plant pics but it wont load them because they are too large(8mb) and they need to be smaller than 2mb and I have no idea how to adjust them
      tripaholic88, Nov 28, 2018
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    3. Nosias
      Private Message me. I maybe able to help.
      Nosias, Dec 11, 2018