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Posted: 12/05/2009 20:19:09
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Has anyone any info on these? have seen spec but wondered if anyone had used one underground?

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Posted: 12/05/2009 20:56:25
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Indeed - I have!

It's rather good*... the spot is focused and has a very impressive throw - although the spread is not very wide.

It's very handy in big, big chambers and works nicely for lighting photographs, but is a bit bright for lighting stuff close-up and would need a diffuser.

Although there were some concerns about the size of the head, it doesn't seem to be particularly vulnerable - and anyway, it has to be that big in order to accommodate the reflector!

I've had it underground twice so far, so I'll put up a proper review soon. I'd also like to compare it to some of the cheaper alternatives that use the same emitter, but my gut feeling is that this is a lot brighter and better made.

The 8 AA aspect seems to divide opinion, but I've got 8 AA rechargables and a charger that sorts 4 AAs in under an hour, so it's not an issue in my book.

Overall, a good bit of kit Smile


* I would say that, because I sell them... Blush

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Posted: 13/05/2009 06:58:11
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Cheers, what's your price? Wink

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Posted: 13/05/2009 07:24:53
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I'll check when I'm back in the office tomorrow and let you know what can be done - I'm down an 'ole today! Big Grin

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