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DC-Fix Diffusion Film Sale

2 - 3 1/2" x 6" sheets of  "The Famous Dc-Fix" shipped to your door only $3.50  

Add $1.50 for extra sheets 

 +$1.50 - international shipping 

 I  had been using everything I could find to make interesting diffusers. Medicine bottles ,water bottle caps ,coffee creamer bottles,caps and lids, odds and ends .Usually with pretty poor results.

 Dc-fix will take a really bad beam and turn it into soft buttery smooth delightwith amazingly low light loss (3.2% ) I've found myself using more and more diffuser film to  soften  artifacts ,cancel out ugly rings and create a floody smooth  beam . If you've wanted to try it ...

   PM me with your address,...hit my paypal and I'll ship you some. Thanks !

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this film is some of the best – really cleans up a beam! I have it on many of my lights, easy to apply. Recommend it!

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Yep, I recommend it also.. crappy beam? DC FIX!

great way to improve your cheapos.

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Fantastic stuff, I have it on throwy lights to broaden out the beam. Two layers gives all spill, no throw. I have heard it absorbs only a few per cent of the light.

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Im in for three

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I love this stuff. Very useful film! I use it on a bunch of mine lights!

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And now I see my message that you have already shipped mine…. WOW, thanks!

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Great stuff .

All of my lights except throwers have a layer of this .

Great for close-up work and headlamps .

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Thanks for doing this!!!! PM Sent!

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I would like to see an example of the product being offered. As I understand it, there are different types/levels of diffusion available. Thanks, Ed

[Is this the ‘sand’ or ‘moire’? Product #?]

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People just refer to it as “dc-fix” because it seems “sand” is the only one that works well for flashlights. If I’m not mistaken, the others don’t really come close.

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  Selfbuilt did a test on it on CPF  and came up with the  3% loss number .

 It's definitely as good or better than any other diffusion material I've ever used  . I use it on the S2+ Convoy lights that I originally didn't like as much as the S2 Convoy because they were to floody  . This just makes them a beautiful smooth beam which I like much better .

   It also kills all those super ugly rings from really ringy lights like the Tank007 566 lights . It took me a long time to start using diffuser film because i somehow thought it was cheating or going to kill a bunch of lumens .I agree with "Jacktheclipper"   it's a nice addition to lots of lights .

 Certainly one of the cheapest things you can do to dramatically change or fix your flashlights beam pattern .

 S -series Convoy tube lights in a nice tint with dx-fix on the lens makes a great 'round the house light 

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Ah yes, this should be called Mag-Fix. It makes my old MagLite have a nice smooth beam. Big Smile

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So do you have any beamshots of the film in “action” so to speak?

I am looking forward to getting mine for my Xtar H2 headlamp

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It’s good for the xtar but I ended up Using a super heavy film (not DC fix) to get the flood I wanted.

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awesome, thanks Boaz. I have DCFix on a couple of lights and it def does the trick.

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Again, thanks! Ordered... Look'n forward to trying it out.

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Thanks Jeff!

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Gunga wrote:
It’s good for the xtar but I ended up Using a super heavy film (not DC fix) to get the flood I wanted.

Did you change the emitter as well, or just try the film? Is the DC fix good, but just not good enough for this?

I pls on reflowing a Nichia 219C on mine…

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I swapped to Nichia 219. The film is good for many applications. I just wanted a very floody beam and it wasn’t enough for the xtar.

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Boaz,
Thanks for bulk-buying this for us, and then sending little strips of it all over the world.
What a hobby!
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If like me you're a beam profile snob

This diffusion film does a great job

Of creating a light

That is evenly bright

Why be part of the glaring spot mob ?

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Gunga wrote:
I swapped to Nichia 219. The film is good for many applications. I just wanted a very floody beam and it wasn’t enough for the xtar.

I am going to try it, worse come to worse, there are two sides to the lens that I can DC-Fix… Lol

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Splott-Light wrote:
Boaz, Thanks for bulk-buying this for us, and then sending little strips of it all over the world. What a hobby! PP sent. Cheers, Splott-Light Smile

Agreed, thanks Boaz!!

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PM’ing you – would like 4 sheets (or whatever they are)..

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Boaz:

Received mine in the mail today. Thanks!

Now, which flashlights should I try first? Glasses

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