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#1 J. Søren Viuf

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Posted 21 November 2008 - 02:34 AM

What are some ways to achieve flickering Flourescents, short of unscrewing them halfway, which doesn't even work that well?

Is it possible to do in anyway with Kinos?

I know you can do it in camera with shutter angle changes, but I 't want to do it directly on the unit.

I'm guessing there might be a MagicGadget box or a Lightning Strikes thingamajig?
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#2 John Thomas

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Posted 21 November 2008 - 07:47 PM

I put some standard 120v 60hertz flourescents on a variac and lowered the voltage for one job. They flickered like nuts at a certain threshold voltage but I'm not sure if they ever worked again after that abuse. :unsure:
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#3 Jason Outenreath

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Posted 22 November 2008 - 04:45 PM

How did you lower the voltage?
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#4 John Thomas

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Posted 23 November 2008 - 09:18 AM

How did you lower the voltage?


check out this site for variac info: http://www.variac.co...sformer_Map.htm

They are available at rental houses...
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