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HID lights

Discussion in 'Lights' started by kalekainxx, Jan 4, 2005.

  1. greg1

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    Hi, I just picked up the greenforece 10 HID from Manta, their US distributor. Best light ever. the quality is spectacular.
     
  2. jonnythan

    jonnythan Knight Scublar ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I have a Terkel. Don't buy one :wink:

    Nicely made, and bright, but the focusing cannot be adjusted underwater, which is a big head scratcher for me. Obviously not the best design ever.
     
  3. Warren_L

    Warren_L Instructor, Scuba

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    The pressure on the threads makes it ill advised to re-focus underwater. I wonder if many of the other focusable lightheads would also fall under this category? But then again, I've never had to refocus underwater, so it's not an issue for me.
     
  4. Mo2vation

    Mo2vation Relocated to South Florida.... ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I also have a Sartek 10w. Its got to be at the low end of the 10w HID's. Its a good bargain back up / Buddy light. But if you can swing it, I'd invest another couple of bucks and get something other than the Sartek. The corners they cut just make this light a B-level playah.

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  5. Henrikdk

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  6. greg1

    greg1 Angel Fish

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  7. detroit diver

    detroit diver Great White

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    All of the Halcyon's, salvodivings, and Sandroff lights focus without issue underwater. It's all just a matter of design.
     
  8. CRDiver

    CRDiver Solo Diver

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  9. AdamHorsman

    AdamHorsman Solo Diver

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    I also have been very pleased with my Sartek 10watt HID head paired up with a Stealthdive cannister. My only complaint would be that I can't adjust the beam below ~40'. But I'm not sure how much design can overcome basic physics.


    Adam
     
  10. Paul Evans

    Paul Evans "Mr Mares"

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