Something is definitely wrong with the power supply itself. I unhooked the load, adjusted the voltage adjustment pot down to minimum (0v on the display) tried with a replacement 5a fuse... blew. Ok, while I was out I bought a 7.5a fuse. Installed this, powered it on (again with no load) and it stayed on at 0v. Ok good, Turned the adjustment pot up, not even 1v on the display and something inside violently exploded... Yeah, Good thing I bought this from amazon. I'll be getting my 40 bucks back lol.
So for now, I have temporarily reinstalled my Screw in fixture.
I went ahead and ordered the "promo" 230g trial of Megacrop. I'll be using LC's referral link after christmas.
Checked everything local, No such luck. I'll be traveling tomorrow so just for the hell of it i'm going to hit up damn near every thrift store on the way... A dangerous hobby lol.
Ordered a Meanwell HLG-320H-24A. It will be here by the 2nd at the latest.
There is such a huge difference between my strips and screw in fixture... It's crazy how much brighter the strips are vs the screw ins.