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Old 07-20-2021, 03:05 AM
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A phone app won't be accurate unless it's written for the operating system AND the specific CCD (charge capture device, the photon receptor) in the camera. A generic Android light sensing app would not work on all phones.
Photone is not a generic app. From what I read on their site, they calibrate individual camera models (I'm guessing the most popular models). Which would explain the high price/subscription model to access full functionality.
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Mainly because is easier I ask specifically about FC and Lux. Just average could give me an idea of what others are controlling.

Thanks all ...I still need some info got the actual question
I have no personal experience with those species. But according to my data masdevallia in general would do fine between 8500 - 16000 lux, (800 - 1500 footcandles) natural light for 12 hours a day. Sources differ a bit. In general plants can deal with higher light if kept cool and humid.
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