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       I just got some new material in .

   For those interested that means I now have 8 different diffuser materials I'm offering .... and a few more in the works.  

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Boaz wrote:

I just got some new material in.  For those interested that means I now have 8 different diffuser materials I'm offering .... and a few more in the works.  

 

Sure, need details when you have them.

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 Sure, need details when you have them.

 
 - materials available are :
 #1- The original Dc-fix single sided adhesive . Selfbuilt on CPF measured it at only 3% loss..Great stuff  ***** 
 #2- A single sided. non adhesive twice as thick as dc fix ****
#3- Thickest ..double sided ,thicker than a playing card can be used instead of a lens.I’ve seen it actually knock out green in some (some) beams..*** (very limited amounts left )
#4- Fairly rigid. double sided ,non-adhesive,about the thickness of a playing card,can be used to make removable lens cap type diffusers**** 
#5- a non adhesive thin material that flattens out the beam . can be positioned horizontally or vertically . Can be used as a bike light to spread out the beam left and right .. cutting off top and bottom of the beam that may blind oncoming traffic.***
#6- a non adhesive double sided pattern that is about twice as thick as Dc fix .****
 #7 - Non adhesive double sided very fine frosting similar to #2 but more flexible .works great   4 stars****
 NEW -> #4A ,4B,4C,4D,4E all new materials all non adhesive  thickness of a playing card .****
Diffuser film rated 1-5 stars *****
 
 
I respond to PMs' with what current film I have available and the list will always change a bit.
 
 
 
  
 

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Boaz wrote:
- materials available are:

#1- The original Dc-fix single sided adhesive . Selfbuilt on CPF measured it at only 3% loss..Great stuff *****

#2- A single sided. non adhesive twice as thick as dc fix ****

#3- Thickest ..double sided ,thicker than a playing card can be used instead of a lens.I’ve seen it actually knock out green in some (some) beams..***

#4- Fairly rigid. double sided ,non-adhesive,about the thickness of a playing card,can be used to make removable lens cap type diffusers****

#5- a non adhesive thin material that flattens out the beam . can be positioned horizontally or vertically . Can be used as a bike light to spread out the beam left and right .. cutting off top and bottom of the beam that may blind oncoming traffic.***

#6- a non adhesive double sided pattern that is about twice as thick as Dc fix .****

NEW- > #7 – Non adhesive double sided very fine frosting similar to #2 but more flexible .works great 4 stars****
  1. - Pastel colors 10a Powder pink /10b Baby blue/10c Rosy red/ 10d Lime green/10e Lemon yellow. Non adhesive ,two sided pattern, thickness of a playing card.

Diffuser film is rated 1-5 stars according to how much I like it .:) ***

I respond to PMs’ with what current film I have available and the list will always change a bit.

Will you be updating your first post with these options? I think otherwise it’ll be “lost in the shuffle.” Also, what are the sheet sizes and costs of these other options?

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I’m sold. LOL

Boaz was nice enough to send me a “sampler” of various types of film, some sticky and some not.

All the LuxPro lights I got have G3s in there, which results in piss-yellow coronas around the hotspot. Really annoying.

Wellp, I tried a piece of #2 (nonsticky), which is pretty heavily frosted but not too “grainy”, which is about perfect for the small reflector on the 2×AA LP that I got. Popped the glass, trimmed the piece using plain ol’ scissors using the glass as a template, “rounded” it a bit more once the rough cutt (haha) was done, and popped it between the front glass and reflector.

Nice!

Killed the throw and made it nice and floody, which to me is way more useful in a small light like this. In fact, the more I’m playing with it, the more I like it! LOL

And no more piss-yellow corona turning my stomach anymore, just a nice pretty well-balanced white, even with the come-with emitter.

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Just got some classic d-c-fix sent out from boaz, plus a sampler he threw in.  Quick turnaround and great service.  Looking forward to putting it on the Sofirn Q8.  I saw  a video recently which showed the Q8's beam looking great with diffusion film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi3hLBouZeY.  Looking forward to trying it on a few lights.

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Actually, I kinda like the tint/beam of the BLF Q8 as-is, as it does have some decent throw but is still somewhat floody. Mine has nothing like the piss-yellow corona (henceforth “PYC”) as you see in the video, though.

Now, the Sofirn Q8 and Airpro DC7, which are both more CW and throwier, would both benefit from the ‘Fix to smooth out the beam. If I want a thrower, I’d trot out my L2 or even one of my C8s.

Finally did my 3rd/last LuxPro, and finally got out from G3 Hell. Nice buttery smooth beam vs PYC.

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  The BLF Q8 is a great light and the beam shape generally doesn't need fixed ....unless you want to use it as a Lantern .In that case diffuser film makes the light a very nice long lasting ,super tailstanding beautiful lantern without the normal obnoxious glare that blinds you . I think the beam with diffuser film is much nicer too as it blends the colors and gets rid of the tint shifting thru out the beam. 

  I've been talking about starting a thread on how to make simple pop on /pop off flat diffusers like filters on a camera lens .It makes lights like the Q8 much more versatile.

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Pm’d & paid, thank you

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Boaz sent me a couple of sheets of dc-fix and a few samples of other materials a few weeks ago, and I finally had a chance to mess around with them. I am trying to decide between a couple flavors of Zebralight AA headlamp: H53w (neutral white), H53c (high CRI), and H53fc (floody, high CRI), so I had the opportunity to compare a headlamp with a frosted lens with the same lamp with clear lens + d-c fix. The frosted/floody version has a little bit of a hotspot. The clear lens + dc fix has a more pronounced hotspot, but it’s definitely an improvement over the clear lens. If I hadn’t had the floody version to compare, I would have been pretty satisfied with the clear lens + dc fix. I had good results with the neutral lamp + dc fix too. —The difference between frosted and clear + dc fix was most noticeable when using the headlamp as a reading light, the frosted hotspot is easy to ignore, the dc fix one is more conspicuous. For that reason I will probably go with the floody version.

Of the samples Boaz included, I liked the 4G, rigid, double-sided, non-adhesive a lot. I just held it in front of the headlamp—didn’t trim it down to fit the glass—and I liked the results, esp. on the neutral version. If I had access to a 3D printer (and some know-how) I would try it out in something like this .

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 #2, #2A or # 7

and the thicker #4's have more diffusion

#2 's and #7 is a tighter frosting like the frosted lens on the zebralight .

 

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Subbed so I remember to PM and get some. This stuff looks amazing.

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Hey, this may sound like a silly question, but I’m a bit confused by the way “single sided” and “double sided” are used in the context of this list… because they’re mentioned independent of adhesive. Since it’s a sheet, there are “2 sides”… but adhesive can be one side, both sides, or no sides. Yet:

“A single sided. non adhesive”
“Non adhesive double sided”

Can you clarify? Thanks!

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Anybody tried dcfix on a xpl or sst20 FW3A to make it more floody or have less rainbow or artifacts in the beam?

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I put it on the FW3A when I first got the XPL 3D version .

Later when I got the SST-20 version imagine my surprise when I compared the two lights side by side .

I was blown away how much more throw that the SSt-20 had .....until I realized the other light was wearing diffuser film . DUH

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xevious wrote:
Hey, this may sound like a silly question, but I'm a bit confused by the way "single sided" and "double sided" are used in the context of this list... because they're mentioned independent of adhesive. Since it's a sheet, there are "2 sides"... but adhesive can be one side, both sides, or no sides. Yet: "A single sided. non adhesive" "Non adhesive double sided" Can you clarify? Thanks!

 Sorry.....  single sided vs. double sided  just means there is pattern on either one side or both sides . In many cases a film would be either adhesive or static cling  meaning smooth on one side with or without glue and whatever the pattern is on one side  ....So I listed it as either one sided  or texture on both sides of the material .

 the #1 Dc-Fix is a pretty easy to work with film/Cut and paste / but of all the ones I have I certainly don't like it the best 

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Which one do you like the best?

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I'm kind of fond of #7 at this point .. #7 - #2 - #4 - and then #1.

  Each material has it's own pros and cons . depending on how you want to use it . Obviously thickness matters if you need the added strength . Mostly i'm concerned about overall quality of the beam.Whether it adds any odd artifacts of tint shifting . the #5 pulls or stretches the beam and lots of diffuser film does this to some degree .Personally it annoys me and dc fix does it ever so slightly too .On the other hand the adhesive on #1 makes it very easy to apply . I'm probably being too picky but that's why I like the #7 or #2 It's like a light frosted . Next question is whether it mixes all the colors in the beam or whether it's actually imparting or changing the tint in some way .

 Good diffuser corrects or adds what you want ..while bad material imparts a grey or dull cast and may diffuse but screws up the tint.  

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Boaz wrote:

xevious wrote:
Hey, this may sound like a silly question, but I’m a bit confused by the way “single sided” and “double sided” are used in the context of this list… because they’re mentioned independent of adhesive. Since it’s a sheet, there are “2 sides”… but adhesive can be one side, both sides, or no sides. Yet: “A single sided. non adhesive” “Non adhesive double sided” Can you clarify? Thanks!

 Sorry…..  single sided vs. double sided  just means there is pattern on either one side or both sides . In many cases a film would be either adhesive or static cling  meaning smooth on one side with or without glue and whatever the pattern is on one side  ….So I listed it as either one sided  or texture on both sides of the material .


 the #1 Dc-Fix is a pretty easy to work with film/Cut and paste / but of all the ones I have I certainly don’t like it the best 

Thank you! I get it now. So the DIFFUSION pattern is available being on one or both sides. That makes sense to me now. Thumbs Up So if you have double-diffusion, the light loss is about double of what you’d have with just single-side diffusion? Or is it more like a 50% factor?
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Thanks Boaz for perfect service and friendly approach. DC-Fix is superb Smile

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Thanks Boaz again, bought some DC-fix from him!!

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Boaz, I’m hearing that “milky” (346-0211) is the weapon of choice – is that one of these? If so, I’ll have to get a few sheets. Ideally 4” wide, but I can work with 3.5 Smile

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Right, I just bought some of this diffuser film and I’m impressed it just fixed a way too pointy headlamp and now it’s nicely spreading the light. Now I’m experimenting it on a few other lights – nice film thank you Boaz!

Just an idea, would you stock/sell some Lee filters?
Are any of you guys on this forum interested in getting some? it’s not particularly cheap but maybe if Boaz gets enough interest/orders he might just stock some, then we could fix some of these green/cold sickly emitters we have giving them the love they should have.

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Glenn7 wrote:
Right, I just bought some of this diffuser film and I'm impressed it just fixed a way too pointy headlamp and now it's nicely spreading the light. Now I'm experimenting it on a few other lights - nice film thank you Boaz! Just an idea, would you stock/sell some Lee filters? Are any of you guys on this forum interested in getting some? it's not particularly cheap but maybe if Boaz gets enough interest/orders he might just stock some, then we could fix some of these green/cold sickly emitters we have giving them the love they should have.

 

  I've been toying with this idea for a while now and think I'll add some of the more common filters /like you said ones that specifically get rid of green tints. Thanks for your order Glenn I'll send you some -1/8 1/4 and 1/2 minus green  Lee filters when they get here .

 

 

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Thumbs Up Thanks buddy, will you stock any warming filters for 6500k tints? I have a few very white not angry blue or green (Osram W1 & W2) they just need a touch up over to the warmer side say 5-5500k.

Surely I’m not the only one wanting these……?

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Thank you Boaz just received mine. Very quick delivery. Not even a week to Poland, Wooow.

Edit: just figured out you also put some free samples. Very kind of you, appreciate a lot.

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Got mine on Monday, sorry for not updating earlier! Fantastic Smile

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Yes I have been fixing some of my not so favorite beam shapes and led colored lights, makes them like new.

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