Upgrading Radion Leds

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by RiaanP, 22 Oct 2012.

  1. RiaanP

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    Yeah, they can be upgraded...

    TIR lenses are now available, but they are about 380 for a pair of lenses. Can upgrade your Radion XR30w to use the same lenses that will be used on the next release Radion Pro units. Massive increase in PAR levels are claimed. Quick and easy job, 8 to 10 minutes per unit. included is a little booklet detailing all 15 steps in pictures. Even for those with 10 thumbs, this job should be easy.

    Only problem is that depending on date of manufacture, the unit can use either 2.5 or 3mm Allen keys. Mine uses 2.5 and that is not a size of key that lies around in a lot of garages.

    anyway, let the pictures tell the story

    Front view. I got 3 units. Centre unit is off, left upgraded and on the right is the old flat lens
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    Looking up into the lights
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    Just the units
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    Placing them directly next to each other.
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    Well, I think its worthwhile.
     
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    Quite a visible difference!
    Did you tone them down a bit to acclimatise the ls to the new intensity? Or do you run them at 100% from start?
     
  4. Nemos Janitor

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    Riaan. What is that greenish coral just to the left of the finger leather in the center? Is it a softy or a lattice
     
  5. carlosdeandrade

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    Nice units @RiaanP, definitely more spread and intensity.
     
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    @Nemos Janitor Very much the same as the brown leather on the left front corner, but just green. Will take another close up shot.
     
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    wow can realy see the difference. whats the cost of this upgrade? just curious.
     
  8. RiaanP

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    about R380 per unit.
     
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