white lightening?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Dave Wooten, Aug 8, 2005.

  1. Dave Wooten

    Dave Wooten Member

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    Not the drink, the photo lights

    any experience with them and or the Alien Bee's etc

    I notice the web site is down for construction

    Thanks
     
  2. bmac

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    I have used White Lightning Ultra Zaps in the studio and location for the past 4 1/2 years without any problems.
     
  3. ggriffi

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    Dave,

    I have had a set of Alien Bee's for 2 1/2 years and love them. If you are on a tight budget i think that they are the way to go.

    g
     
  4. blaze-on

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    As my only strobe experience has been with Bee's kit, I'm very happy...I got the four light set and upgraded to the 1600's and added barn doors.

    A five year warranty is nice as well. I also got the vagabond battery (the 300 I think). I've used that outside with all four lights-no problem. It won't work a coffee pot though..(long story).

    Pocket wizard works with them too.
     
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    I had two X1600's and both the lights and the service was excellent. A highly rec'd buy.
     
  6. glbeas

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    I bought a used White Lightning from Jeremy Moore and I'm still amazed at the punch that little thing can deliver. I show off to folks with it by writing something on styrofoam with a black pen then flashing it right in front of the reflector. The pen marks are melted into the styrofoam.