Mars Hydro

Mars Hydro Smart FC8000 Samsung LM301H EVO 800W

Sale price$839.99

Lead Time: Receive this item in 4-6 days

Warehouse: Ships from the vendor

Returns: No returns outside of warranty claims

Warranty: 1-5 year limited warranty


Introducing the Mars Hydro 301H-EVO Smart FC8000, the latest powerhouse in the Mars Hydro grow light series. It's equipped with state-of-the-art Samsung LM301H EVO chips, delivering an unparalleled 3.14 μmol/j efficiency per diode. This upgrade enhances the overall PPE of the light to a remarkable 3.0 μmol/j. The 301H-EVO Smart FC8000 is not just about power; it also includes a smart interface with features like remote management, wireless dimming, and automated programming, all designed to boost growing efficiency and yield quality.


  • Power Consumption: 800w
  • Optimal Coverage for Personal Use: 5x5 ft
  • Optimal Coverage for Commercial Use: 4x4 ft
  • Ideal for both amateur and professional indoor gardeners.

Light Characteristics:

  • Superior PPF: 3.0 umol/J
  • Yield Efficiency: Up to 3.5 g/W
  • Certifications: ETL, CE, UKCA, RoHS, DLC
  • Samsung LM301H EVO Technology
  • 50% more PPFD than HID lamps
  • Comprehensive, full-spectrum light
  • 50% less power usage than HID lamps
  • 8 cooling bars for wide, efficient coverage
  • Adjustable brightness
  • 5-year warranty from the manufacturer
  • IP65 waterproof rating


Powered by Samsung LM301H EVO Chip

The Samsung LM301H EVO chip is a breakthrough in horticultural lighting technology, offering the highest efficiency currently available. Each diode delivers an efficacy of 3.14 μmol/j, emitting a spectrum specifically tailored for plant growth. This high-efficiency chip contributes to enhanced photosynthesis, improved plant quality, and energy savings.

Advanced Samsung LED Grow Light:

The Mars Hydro FC 8000 is a cutting-edge LED grow light, incorporating the latest Samsung LM301H EVO diodes. It consumes 800W and achieves a PPE of 3.0 μmol/j, making it a top choice for indoor horticulture, benefiting both personal and commercial cultivators, particularly in vertical farming setups.

Enhanced PPFD and Uniform Light Spread:

This model boasts a high PPFD of up to 2424 μmol/m²/s, ideal for commercial growers aiming to boost flowering and yield quality. Its scientifically designed light bar arrangement ensures even light distribution, promoting consistent plant growth without central hotspots.

Balanced Full Spectrum with Red and Blue Emphasis:

The 301H-EVO Smart FC8000 offers a balanced blend of blue, red, and green light, ideal for plant development. The blue light encourages vegetative growth, while the red light hastens maturation and enhances bud and flower quality. Green light is also included to support overall growth and improve light penetration.

Intelligent FC8000 LED Grow Light with Smart System:

Easily manage the FC8000 using the Mars Hydro APP for remote control and data transfer. This smart system facilitates convenient scheduling and management of your grow light, employing OTA technology for secure and efficient data handling.

Customizable Auto-Dimming:

The auto-dimming feature of the FC8000 can be precisely set down to the minute, ensuring tailored light intensity for your plants' needs. It also includes a Sunrise & Sunset Simulation, mimicking natural light cycles for a more natural growing environment.

Efficient Heat Management:

The innovative wave-shaped heat sink design ensures rapid heat dissipation, maintaining the light's performance. The multi-bar layout with space between bars effectively prevents overheating, ensuring longevity and reliability.

Full Spectrum



Hanging Height



Watts: 800 W±5% @ 100-277V


  • 6.635A @ AC120V 
  • 3.266A @ AC240V 
  • 2.847A @ AC277V

HID equivalent: 1200 watts HID

LEDs: Samsung LM301H EVO

Total Diodes: 2448

Spectrum: 660-665nm,2800-3000K,4800-5000K

Lifespan: 50,000 hours

PPE: 3.0 umol/j (per manf)

PPF: 2424 umol/S

BTU: 2728

Coverage area:

  • Core: 4' x 4'
  • Max: 5' x 5'

Dimmable: Yes

Daisy Chain: Yes

Hanging Height: 6-18" above canopy

Max Yield: 3.5g/w 

Thermal management: Aluminum

Dimensions: 45.3" x 45.3" x 3"

Operating/input voltage: 100-277V

Product weight: 12 kg

IP Rating: IP65 waterproof

Certifications: ETL, CE, UKCA, RoHS, DLC

Plug Type: EU, UK, AU, USA, Japan (USA 120v plug sent in the USA)

Recommended for: 

  • 5x5 grow spaces
  • Grow tents
  • Grow rooms
  • Primary or supplemental lighting
  • Soil, hydroponic, aeroponic, or aquaponic systems

Manufacturer's Warranty: 5 years


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