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Like I said I did the retakes. I said in the original post that the first pics were more intense and the second one was a bit to dim. Actual performance was somewhere in between.

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But on your retakes you still had a 3 sec manual exposure. Now reduce that down to over half and post those again. Then you will rule out that last phrase somewhere in between.

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If I went to a 3 sec manual exposure time on that TK35 shot above, it would make it a lot brighter. But I refuse to do this because I know it would be misleading my viewers. And believe me in the past I did just that. I hope you will see the light. But that remains up to you. I know I did. Trooplewis on here was the guy that educated me on camera settings and info. He helped me a bunch. And believe me I was as stubborn as they come and even got mad. But now I know he was only telling me the truth about my photos.

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ILIKEFLASHLIGHTS wrote:
But on your retakes you still had a 3 sec manual exposure. Now reduce that down to over half and post those again. Then you will rule out that last phrase somewhere in between.

Here we go again!! Brad he was trying!! Not everyone has the cameras with all the settings, he did take more photos and posted them on his link. Just because someone takes pictures and they are not done to your standards is no reason for you to call them out every time!!

 

 

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But on your retakes you still had a 3 sec manual exposure. Now reduce that down to over half and post those again. Then you will rule out that last phrase somewhere in between.

Here we go again!! Brad he was trying!! Not everyone has the cameras with all the settings, he did take more photos and posted them on his link. Just because someone takes pictures and they are not done to your standards is no reason for you to call them out every time!!

Well when someone post a photo to mislead viewers in a thread like this and people buy this light thinking it will do what he showed in the photo here above, and they end up being depressed and misled afterwards don’t do those folks any good either. It is what it is Rick regardless if you agree or not. I come to see that just like I got you to use the same settings. I can’t make anyone use these settings, but I can’t sit back and let overexposed pictures just keep popping up in threads and mislead members here and remain silent either.

Calling it like its is all that I have done. This is your thread, and had that picture not hit it you wouldn’t have heard my comments on it. So go back to business at hand. I hope your headache gets better.

Sorry we disagree on the matter.

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Looks like I stirred up a hornets nest. J)

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bh46118 wrote:
Looks like I stirred up a hornets nest. J)

Don't worry about it. I like your photo, even if it's overexposed a bit. BTW, Merry Christmas to you. Smile

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Merry Christmas to you to, and everyone on the forum. Smile

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Looks like I stirred up a hornets nest. J)

Don’t worry about it. I like your photo, even if it’s overexposed a bit. BTW, Merry Christmas to you. Smile

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Photography and camera settings can be confusing. Normally there are 4 settings if you have manual settings on your camera. Aperture, shutter speed, light and ISO. Each setting affects the picture somehow. You cannot take settings from one camera and expect them to work the same with another. I have an older camera and usually leave it on ISO 200 (the higher the number the brighter the picture is, all other settings being the same) but my pictures get very grainy with anything over 200. To sum up my camera for night shots. ISO 200 as explained, light setting on daytime and the aperture on the smallest number the camera has. These settings can more than likely be used as a base setting on most cameras. That only leaves the shutter speed to play with to get the picture that you see yourself. Good luck and happy experimenting. Thanks for taking the time to post the pictures you have.

 

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Photography and camera settings can be confusing. Normally there are 4 settings if you have manual settings on your camera. Aperture, shutter speed, light and ISO. Each setting affects the picture somehow. You cannot take settings from one camera and expect them to work the same with another. I have an older camera and usually leave it on ISO 200 (the higher the number the brighter the picture is, all other settings being the same) but my pictures get very grainy with anything over 200. To sum up my camera for night shots. ISO 200 as explained, light setting on daytime and the aperture on the smallest number the camera has. These settings can more than likely be used as a base setting on most cameras. That only leaves the shutter speed to play with to get the picture that you see yourself. Good luck and happy experimenting. Thanks for taking the time to post the pictures you have.

Thanks! I was not trying to mislead anyone. I got the EA4 and people wanted to see what it looked light. I put them up pretty fast, and did a new one for a better reference. For all who have this light they know how great it is. I have not saw one person say anything negative about this light. Other than not having a lower low.

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With the christmas noose so snugly around my neck I have no financial lattitude ATM,but as soon as I do,I WILL BUY THISLaughing.Like everyone said there's no slew of negatives pouring in,so why not.I don't like the 65 lumen low,but I can easily live with that.

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There's all sorts here. Ilike takes some amazing pictures and in his own way was only trying to help.

I posted here earlier that I demanded people stop talking about this light and do you think anyone listened? NO. Thanks for adding to my frustration. (Smiley face here).

 

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Photography and camera settings can be confusing. Normally there are 4 settings if you have manual settings on your camera. Aperture, shutter speed, light and ISO. Each setting affects the picture somehow. You cannot take settings from one camera and expect them to work the same with another. I have an older camera and usually leave it on ISO 200 (the higher the number the brighter the picture is, all other settings being the same) but my pictures get very grainy with anything over 200. To sum up my camera for night shots. ISO 200 as explained, light setting on daytime and the aperture on the smallest number the camera has. These settings can more than likely be used as a base setting on most cameras. That only leaves the shutter speed to play with to get the picture that you see yourself. Good luck and happy experimenting. Thanks for taking the time to post the pictures you have.

Thanks! I was not trying to mislead anyone. I got the EA4 and people wanted to see what it looked light. I put them up pretty fast, and did a new one for a better reference. For all who have this light they know how great it is. I have not saw one person say anything negative about this light. Other than not having a lower low.

I know ever since I saw your beamshots I had to have one and I don’t regret it at all!!! I highly recommend it!!!!

 

 

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The sensor on most point and shoot cameras produce grainy pictures at even moderate ISO settings. It takes a pro level D-SLR to get truly superb, grain free low light and shadow performance. Some perform well at levels as high as ISO 6400.

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pictures get very grainy with anything over 200.

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But on your retakes you still had a 3 sec manual exposure. Now reduce that down to over half and post those again. Then you will rule out that last phrase somewhere in between.

Here we go again!! Brad he was trying!! Not everyone has the cameras with all the settings, he did take more photos and posted them on his link. Just because someone takes pictures and they are not done to your standards is no reason for you to call them out every time!!

Well when someone post a photo to mislead viewers in a thread like this and people buy this light thinking it will do what he showed in the photo here above, and they end up being depressed and misled afterwards don’t do those folks any good either. It is what it is Rick regardless if you agree or not. I come to see that just like I got you to use the same settings. I can’t make anyone use these settings, but I can’t sit back and let overexposed pictures just keep popping up in threads and mislead members here and remain silent either.

Calling it like its is all that I have done. This is your thread, and had that picture not hit it you wouldn’t have heard my comments on it. So go back to business at hand. I hope your headache gets better.

Sorry we disagree on the matter.

Brad, I am sorry that I said anything. You are right about the pictures and how they were overexposed.

 

 

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MRsDNF wrote:

There’s all sorts here. Ilike takes some amazing pictures and in his own way was only trying to help.

I posted here earlier that I demanded people stop talking about this light and do you think anyone listened? NO. Thanks for adding to my frustration. (Smiley face here).

You got it. And thanks. I, too, wasn’t knocking this light one bit. I even stated earlier on that this light for its size at 20,000cd should be close to a TK35 in reference to throw. I am going to buy one of these lights eventually more than likely. But right now I have another maybe on my agenda. But I did want to state here that if I came across like I was tying to belittle the guy here on his photo was not my true intentions. All I want is to try and help when I can when it comes to helping those to take more to lifelike photos for all to see. I wouldn’t be much of a member here had I just set back and let that photo continue to be left up here for all members here to see and not speak up. That would be worse than doing what I did here if that is how you wish to perceive what I did. Again, not what I wanted to do, nor did I want to have to say it. But I felt obligated to do so out of respect to others here that may buy this light due to that photo alone that in my honest opinion look like a TK70 beam the way it lit up that field. Another member I just spoke with earlier agreed and said the same thing. And trust me I know what a TK70 beam looks like and will do to a field like that.

So with that, I hope Flashlight Man sees that my intentions were meant to be true. And I hope he continues to post photos. Heck maybe one day I will be getting help from him to make my photos better.

Brad

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rikr wrote:
ILIKEFLASHLIGHTS wrote:
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ILIKEFLASHLIGHTS wrote:
But on your retakes you still had a 3 sec manual exposure. Now reduce that down to over half and post those again. Then you will rule out that last phrase somewhere in between.
Here we go again!! Brad he was trying!! Not everyone has the cameras with all the settings, he did take more photos and posted them on his link. Just because someone takes pictures and they are not done to your standards is no reason for you to call them out every time!!
Well when someone post a photo to mislead viewers in a thread like this and people buy this light thinking it will do what he showed in the photo here above, and they end up being depressed and misled afterwards don't do those folks any good either. It is what it is Rick regardless if you agree or not. I come to see that just like I got you to use the same settings. I can't make anyone use these settings, but I can't sit back and let overexposed pictures just keep popping up in threads and mislead members here and remain silent either. Calling it like its is all that I have done. This is your thread, and had that picture not hit it you wouldn't have heard my comments on it. So go back to business at hand. I hope your headache gets better. Sorry we disagree on the matter.
Brad, I am sorry that I said anything. You are right about the pictures and how they were overexposed.

Rick, do not argue with Brad, it's not worth it! lol! 

 

P.S. Brad, you're ok in my book Smile

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Rick,

Water under the bridge buddy. Wink

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I love it! I finally got my neutral EA4 and it is amazing. This thing illuminates everything with lots of horsepower down the middle. The 3C tint is very nice, although I wish it was 4C. Pay no attention to me, the 3C is real nice. I never even knew what a tint snob was until I joined this forum, and now I are one.

Compact. Powerful. Uses AA. I nominate the EA4 “Flashlight of the year”.

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Ouchyfoot wrote:
I love it! I finally got my neutral EA4 and it is amazing. This thing illuminates everything with lots of horsepower down the middle. The 3C tint is very nice, although I wish it was 4C. Pay no attention to me, the 3C is real nice. I never even knew what a tint snob was until I joined this forum, and now I are one.

Compact. Powerful. Uses AA. I nominate the EA4 “Flashlight of the year”.

Sounds good Smile
Interested to see a comparison between CW and Neutral in the EA4 if anybody has any shots.

Cheers
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MattSPL wrote:

Interested to see a comparison between CW and Neutral in the EA4 if anybody has any shots.

Cheers
Matt


Shhhhhhhhh! We’re trying not to mention the “beamshot” word.
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Ouchyfoot wrote:
MattSPL wrote:

Interested to see a comparison between CW and Neutral in the EA4 if anybody has any shots.

Cheers
Matt


Shhhhhhhhh! We’re trying not to mention the “beamshot” word.
Big Smile ooops, sorry, i forgot about that :bigsmile:
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Ouchyfoot wrote:
I love it! I finally got my neutral EA4 and it is amazing. This thing illuminates everything with lots of horsepower down the middle. The 3C tint is very nice, although I wish it was 4C. Pay no attention to me, the 3C is real nice. I never even knew what a tint snob was until I joined this forum, and now I are one.

Compact. Powerful. Uses AA. I nominate the EA4 “Flashlight of the year”.

+1 “I nominate the EA4 “Flashlight of the year” It’s an amazing light!!

 

 

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Okay. I had four Imedions in the charger doing a complete break in, and they weren’t ready yet, so I grabbed four Eneloop. I didn’t bother to test them , I just threw them in.
After playing with my EA4 for a while off my balcony, mostly on turbo, I noticed the low voltage indicator doing a constant flash. When switching over to the other modes the indicator stopped flashing, but would begin again when I went to turbo. I tested the eneloops under load with my ZTS and showed 60%.
This is good to know. Turbo reminding you that it’s sucking juice, while there is still ample reserve in lower modes.
The voltage indicator that is enabled after you perform the lockout steps gave me five flashes. That indicates Five volts, which makes no sense to me, unless they weren’t long flashes, but short, which would indicate .5 volts. I’ll have to wait for fresh cells and a darker room to try this again. It seems to be the same system used on my EC2 except with AA.
My eyes are kind of dim, so if anyone else wants to give a test of their voltage reading, let me know the outcome.

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Yes, they were actually five short flashes which indicate .5V. If it had given me one long and two short it would have indicated 1.2V. I’ve never had a multi AA in series light before so I am curious as to what the starting voltage will be with fresh cells. My Imedions should be ready in the morning, so I’ll do a test while having my morning coffee.

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Seriously the x-ml is a beast. I absolutely love this emitter Big Smile

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I was wrong. There are no long flashes. I tried again with fully charged cells, and this is what I got; five short flashes and a pause, then seven more short flashes. I assume this would indicate 5.7V. I kinda like the long and short system used on the EC2 better.

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Just got mine and noticed an uneven gap between the body and the bezel. Anyone else notice that? I hope it wasn't cross threaded at the factory. Other than that, this thing is awesome. Can't wait to check it out tonight.

One other thing, there's a rattle coming from the head when I shake it. Seems to be common according to what I've read on cpf..

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Just got mine and noticed an uneven gap between the body and the bezel. Anyone else notice that? I hope it wasn’t cross threaded at the factory. Other than that, this thing is awesome. Can’t wait to check it out tonight.

Glenn,
Mine looks just like yours, I had never noticed that before. You really have to look for it to see it.

 

 

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Mine has a gap too but it is even all around.

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