Mars hydro vs Meizhi

In this review, two popular brands go head to head. While MEIZHI hasn’t been in the industry for as long as Mars Hydro, it has shown us that it’s here to stay thanks to its powerful grow lights that give growers exactly what they need.

Mars Hydro has been manufacturing LED grow lights since 2009 and makes lights with a full spectrum that feature IDS technology. While both brands are popular, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to compare their offerings to ensure you get the best grow light for your needs. The 6 lights featured here are perfect for beginners as they cover small grow beds.

MarsHydro 300W LED Grow Light Full Spectrum VS MEIZHI LED Grow Light Reflector Series 300W

If you are a new grower looking for a grow light, the MEIZHI 300W Grow Light may be better for you than the Mars Hydro 300W Full Spectrum Light because it replaces a 300W HID/HPS light (while the Mars Hydro light replaces a 150W HID/HPS light. The MEIZHI light has a lower price per watt, although the price difference isn’t a lot. (Score 0:1)

MarsHydro 300W LED Grow Light Full Spectrum
Price: $65.99
You save: $70.00 (51 %)
  • Sales Rank is 2789
  • Department: Lawn & Patio
  • Weight: 661 Hundredths Pounds
  • Watt - 300
  • Lifespan - 50000
  • Area - 2 x 2' at 18"
  • Warranty - 3 years
  • Avg. power draw - 132
  • USD per Watt - 0.49
  • HID Replacement - 150W HPS/HID/MH
  • Noise - 56
  • LED pieces/watt - 60pcs / 5W Epileds

Main Features
  • Booming Light for Growing: provides full spectrum for vegetables, flowers and aquatic plants. Take care of all stages of plants' growing.
  • ENERGY-SAVING: Consuming only 132watt±10% with the same effect of typical 150W hps or HID grow lights. Enough for 2' X 2' growing area. Using 4 Mars 300 watt led grow lights will be perfect for a 4 X 4 cu. ft. area.
  • SAFE to USE: plug in and turn on. With the design of separate integrated circuit board and heat sink, damage of one component will not cause fatal problem to the whole set. The high speed heat dissipating fans work efficiently to cool down the Lights and make no noise.
  • Application: This plant growing light can be used for both hydroponics and plants in soil, such as tomatoes, potatoes, pepper, lettuce, etc. Suitable for all indoor growing environment: grow tent, grow room, etc.
  • Satisfaction Guarantee:3 years authentic warranty with the support of service center in California in July 2018.30 days money back if light had any problem. If you have any other questions please contact us. We will replay as soon as possible.
MEIZHI 300W Led Grow Light Full Spectrum for Indoor Hydroponic Plants Veg and Flower
Price: $80.99
You save: $79.00 (49 %)
  • Sales Rank is 20876
  • Department: Lawn & Patio
  • Weight:
  • Watt - 300
  • Lifespan - 75000
  • Area - 2 x 2
  • Warranty - 1 year
  • Avg. power draw - 135
  • USD per Watt - 0.59
  • HID Replacement - 150W HPS/HID/MH
  • Noise - 56

Main Features
  • ETL Certification and Eco-friendly Products - MEIZHI spends more costs on product quality, safety factors, environmental impact and pre-sales, in-sale and after-sales services.
  • Reflector Design & No Glass or Plastic Plates - The Updated Version design of MEIZHI Reflector Series do not use any glasses or plastic plates to weaken the light effect and adopt the reflector to strengthen the light penetration on the same effective lighting coverage.
  • New Chip Package Technique - EMC - MEIZHI Reflector Series use Epoxy Molding Compound (EMC) technique which is the newest chip package technique to extend the lifespan of LED lights and improve the performance of LED lights, such as the best resistance to corrosion and water vapor.
  • Saving Energy & Powerful Lights - MEIZHI Reflector Series can provide higher lumen output and stronger light penetration for plants while consuming less energy on the same coverage area, comparing with traditional 300 watt HPS/MH white.
  • MEIZHI Warranty for Lights - Although our products' damage rates approximate to 0, we still provide three year local warranty and return unconditionally within 30 days for our customers. Within 1 year, the parts' replacements and shipping are free. From 1 to 2 years, you'll be responsible for shipping charges and parts' replacements are free. From 2 to 3 years, you'll be responsible for shipping charges and handling fee.

Marshydro Reflector 480W LED Grow Light VS MEIZHI LED Grow Light Reflector Series 450W

If you’re looking for a more powerful light, get the MEIZHI 450W light. It beats its counterpart because of its fair price, low energy consumption (195 watts), and its power output (450 watts). We also love the fact that its reflector cup ensures all the light is directed to the plants. The Mars Hydro light only puts out 240 watts, but its price per watt is higher. (Score 0:2)

Marshydro Reflector 480W LED Grow Light Full Spectrum
Price: $182.99
You save: $217.00 (54 %)
  • Sales Rank is 11488
  • Department: Lawn & Patio
  • Weight: 882 Hundredths Pounds
  • Watt - 240
  • Lifespan - 50000
  • Area - 2' x 3' at 18"
  • Warranty - 3 years
  • Avg. power draw - 207
  • USD per Watt - 0.88
  • HID Replacement - 650-720W HPS/HID
  • Noise - 56
  • LED pieces/watt - 96 pcs / 5W Epistar

Main Features
  • Booming Light for Growing: switch between grow/bloom mode, provides full spectrum for vegetables, flowers and aquatic plants. Take care of all stages of plants' growing by using different types of natural sunlight.
  • ENERGY-SAVING: Unique design of reflecting blades enable 480W MarsHydro lights to generate lighting beams that are same efficacious as traditional 650-720W HPS/HID lights.
  • SAFE-USE: plug in and turn on. With the design of separate integrated circuit board and heat sink, damage of one component will not cause fatal problem to the whole set. The high speed heat dissipating fans work efficiently to cool down the Lights and make no noise.
  • REFLECTOR-SERIES:reflector LED grow light idea choice for small growers,greenhouse & vegetables lover,480W light Perfect for Auto flower system 2'x 3'coverage for all seedling,growth and flowering stages.
  • Satisfaction Guarantee:3 years authentic warranty with the support of service center in California.30 days money back without reason if light had any problem. Any others question contact to us ,8 working hours reply service.
MEIZHI LED Grow Light 450W Full Spectrum LED Grow Light
Price: $124.99
  • Sales Rank is 20429
  • Department: Lawn & Patio
  • Weight: 600 Hundredths Pounds
  • Watt - 450
  • Lifespan - 75000
  • Area - 2 x 3.5
  • Warranty - 1 year
  • Avg. power draw - 195
  • USD per Watt - 0.64
  • HID Replacement - 450W HPS/HID/MH
  • Noise - 56

Main Features
  • ETL Certification and Eco-friendly Products - MEIZHI spends more costs on product quality, safety factors, environmental impact and pre-sales, in-sale and after-sales services.
  • Reflector Design - Newly upgraded MEIZHI reflector 450W led grow lights for indoor plants adopt 120° compact reflector panel concentrate all light beam on the plants, maximize light spreading efficiency to maintain high yield.
  • Energy Saving- consuming only 195W±10% while compared with traditional 450W HPS/HID. Perfect for 2'×3.5'growing area at 18'' height.
  • Dual Switches-Easy to control the mode. Growth for veg, equipped with white& blue; Bloom for flower, equipped with white& red.
  • MEIZHI Warranty for Lights - Although our products' damage rates approximate to 0, we still provide three year local warranty and return unconditionally within 30 days for our customers. Within 1 year, the parts' replacements and shipping are free. From 1 to 2 years, you'll be responsible for shipping charges and parts' replacements are free. From 2 to 3 years, you'll be responsible for shipping charges and handling fee.

MarsHydro Mars 600W Led Grow Light Full Spectrum VS MEIZHI LED Grow Light Reflector Series 600W

In the 600W category, the Mars Hydro light gets top marks for its reasonable price and low power consumption (it only consumes 260 watts while the MEIZHI light consumes 277 watts). While both lights have the same price per watt, the Mars Hydro light has a lengthier warranty. It is built to last using high-quality materials and if one of its parts gets damaged, the others aren’t affected. (Score 1:2)

MarsHydro 600W Led Grow Light Full Spectrum Grow Light
Price: --
  • Sales Rank is 2789
  • Department: Lawn & Patio
  • Weight:
  • Watt - 600
  • Lifespan - 50000
  • Area - 3,5' x 2' at 18"
  • Warranty - 3 years
  • Avg. power draw - 260
  • USD per Watt - 0
  • HID Replacement - 300W HPS/HID/MH
  • Noise - 56
  • LED pieces/watt - 120pcs / 5W

Main Features
  • Booming Light for Growing: provides full spectrum for vegetables, flowers and aquatic plants. Take care of all stages of plants' growing.
  • ENERGY-SAVING: Consuming only 132watt±10% with the same effect of typical 150W hps or HID grow lights. Enough for 2' X 3.5' growing area. Using 2 Mars 600 watt led grow lights will be perfect for a 5' X 6' area.
  • SAFE to USE: plug in and turn on. With the design of separate integrated circuit board and heat sink, damage of one component will not cause fatal problem to the whole set. The high speed heat dissipating fans work efficiently to cool down the Lights and make no noise.
  • This plant growing light can be used for both hydroponics and plants in soil, such as tomatoes, potatoes, pepper, lettuce, etc. Suitable for all indoor growing environment: grow tent, grow room, etc.
  • Satisfaction Guarantee:3 years authentic warranty with the support of service center in California in July 2018.30 days money back if light had any problem. If you have any other questions please contact us. We will replay as soon as possible.
MEIZHI  600W Full Spectrum Led Grow Light
Price: $145.79
  • Sales Rank is 20429
  • Department: Lawn & Patio
  • Weight: 926 Hundredths Pounds
  • Watt - 600
  • Lifespan - 75000
  • Area - 3 x 3
  • Warranty - 1 year
  • Avg. power draw - 277
  • USD per Watt - 0.52
  • HID Replacement - 600W HPS/HID/MH
  • Noise - 56

Main Features
  • ETL Certification and Eco-friendly Products - MEIZHI spends more costs on product quality, safety factors, environmental impact and pre-sales, in-sale and after-sales services.
  • Reflector Design - Newly upgraded MEIZHI reflector 600W led grow lights for indoor plants adopt 120° compact reflector panel concentrate all light beam on the plants, maximize light spreading efficiency to maintain high yield.
  • Energy Saving - 600 watt led grow light consumes only 277W±10%@AC110V while replacing 600W traditional hps, and gives your plants 100% usable light that is completely tuned to create maximum photosynthetic response. Perfect for 3ft×3ft growing area at 18'' height.
  • Dual Switches - Veg and flower switches can be shifted freely to adjust the spectrum in seeding, blooming and harvesting stages to configure the optimal lighting scheme for plants and save energy.
  • MEIZHI Warranty for Lights - Although our products' damage rates approximate to 0, we still provide three year local warranty and return unconditionally within 30 days for our customers. Within 1 year, the parts' replacements and shipping are free. From 1 to 2 years, you'll be responsible for shipping charges and parts' replacements are free. From 2 to 3 years, you'll be responsible for shipping charges and handling fee.

In this series of comparisons our Pick is MEIZHI.