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#1 Josef Heks

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Posted 16 May 2011 - 11:18 PM

Has anyone had any experience with super budget open face eBay lights like these?

http://www.ebay.com....=item2eb481bfbb

They are about a 1/10th the price of Strands, just wondering how quickly they fall to pieces and the reflectors burn out..

Being openfaced I cant imagine significant colour temp issues with a good bulb, unless they don't run at accurate voltages..?

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Posted 17 May 2011 - 04:29 AM

its a poor copy of a blondie.
i not would handle with my fingers, english so good not
have been reading products description of light.
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#3 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 17 May 2011 - 07:43 AM

See if you can find some used Moles on E Bay. I've picked up a couple of 2K fresnels off of there from time to time for $150...... they ain't the prettiest girls at the party, but they work.
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#4 Jean-Louis Seguin

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Posted 17 May 2011 - 02:29 PM

Has anyone had any experience with super budget open face eBay lights like these?

http://www.ebay.com....=item2eb481bfbb

They are about a 1/10th the price of Strands, just wondering how quickly they fall to pieces and the reflectors burn out..

Being openfaced I cant imagine significant colour temp issues with a good bulb, unless they don't run at accurate voltages..?

cheers




I don't know where you are located but you may risk having trouble importing these lights into your country if they do not carry a certificate of compliance such as UL or CSA. I've heard stories of non-compliant equipment being confiscated by customs. I'd check it out first before purchasing.

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Jean-Louis
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