Do LED grow lights require a ballast?

I am not sure do they need one.


A ballast is necessary for CFL bulbs and is frequently integrated. A ballast is necessary for all HID lights and is occasionally integrated.

In contrast, all LED bulbs do not require one. In order to set the proper operating current for LEDs, a current limiter—typically a driver—is required, not a ballast.

MORE: How to Choose the Best LED Drivers for Grow Lights?

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