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Nitecore filter review
Posted: 06/04/2018 12:05:30
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I have just received a Nicore diffuser filter, 60mm. They also do a range of colour filters. All are available from outlets such as Amazon, price about £8

The filters are not restricted to the somewhat pricey Nitecore range of torches but will fit El Cheapos such as the one in the photograph. I originally bought this of eBay for £20 and fitted a better driver and waterproof switch, Reviewed elsewhere.

All I can say about it is that it works and is a useful photographic aid. Unfortunately, its falls off my Scorpion lamp although same 60mm diameter, however I supply dedicated filters at same price.



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Posted: 08/04/2018 21:44:55
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I have been down into the Talybont deep adit today, firstly to inspect the access shaft ladders etc, all OK, and also to bring a skip out to redeploy in Wilkins where I am digging out the oil drum.

I took the opportunity to try out some of the new kit while I was down there. The Fujifilm XP120 dive camera, a mini tripod that fits into the pocket but extends to about 4 feet, and the diffusers.
Torch as in the photo above for fill in light, and the Scorpion X12 with diffuser fitted.
The camera only does automatic, so I set to program mode, turn off the flash, and set sensitivity to ASA 100. Below is the result.



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I recon it looks good. I also want to experiment with making a diffuser for the Imolent DX80 as I recon I can set the thing on a rock and snap away with the camera.

One thing that's coming out of all this is that you no longer need a caplamp with bare emitters, diffusers work just as well and can be snapped on and off at will.

So there we are, old dog, new tricks.

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IP: 88.105.106.10 Edited: 08/04/2018 21:53:35 by royfellows
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Posted: 08/04/2018 22:52:08
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I've got an aged Petzl Tikka with a slide across diffuser. A bit low powered by today's standards.Laugh IP: 86.182.98.25 Edited: 08/04/2018 22:54:44 by Morlock
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