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LED bars Orphek OR2 Blue Plus tested in our DaniReef LAB


Le barre a LED Orphek OR2 Blue Plus testate a fondo nel DaniReef LAB

Here we are ready to test the new LED bars Orphek OR2 Blue Plus, it’s the second LED bar we ever had, but other are going to arrive in the future.

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The bars are beautiful, solid and they seem very well done. Actually they can’t be dimmed, but Orphek assures that soon they will release their own dimmer. Right now the bars have a switch that can be eventually connected to a timer.

Technical characteristics of the LED bars Orphek OR2 Blue Plus

  • Driver: external;
  • Input Voltage: 100-240VAC;
  • Frequency: 50-60Hz;
  • Consumption: 60 watts;
  • Cos(phi) > 0.95;
  • Input current (Amps) 0.55;
  • Length: 123,5 cm;
  • Width: 5 cm;
  • Height: 3,6 cm;
  • Weight: 2,3 kg;
  • LED used: 4x410nm, 4x420nm, 4x430nm, 4x440nm, 11x460nm, 5x470nm, 4x480nm.
  • Price for the public: 180 euro.
Le barre a LED Orphek OR2 Blue Plus testate a fondo nel DaniReef LAB

The bars are sold with a kit for the hanging. Also on Orphek‘s site there’s also an hooking system. We confirm that the bars Orphek OR2 Blue Plus are built excellently. The refinement, maybe aluminium, it’s also a heat waste and the assembling is perfect.

Le barre a LED Orphek OR2 Blue Plus testate a fondo nel DaniReef LAB

The Programming

The LED bars usually can’t be programmed, so goes for the Orphek OR2. But some bars from competitors are equipped with a controller for the dimming or it’s sold separately. Orphek announced that this dimmer is coming, but it’s still unavailable.

Le barre a LED Orphek OR2 Blue Plus testate a fondo nel DaniReef LAB

Unlike other times, we can’t give you the values and the consumption of the LED channels because they switch on all at the same time.

Le barre a LED Orphek OR2 Blue Plus testate a fondo nel DaniReef LAB

The values we measured and our working method called DaniReef LAB are on page two.