Lumintop gt mini cw or nw for best throw?

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Lumintop gt mini cw or nw for best throw?

Ok, so i’ve decided to get a “pocketsized” trower. ( i only have flood lights) I like the neutral white tint over the cool white one, but i don’t want to sacrifice throw. Is there a noticable difference between cw and nw? I think the concept of having a small thrower kind of beats its own purpose by choosing a tint that shortens the throw. When having a small thrower you should get all the throw possible.

I’m also thinking about getting the micro as well.

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Very Good Question ! Thumbs Up
I love throwers and I’m still new to the details of light, so here is one reference.
https://ecampus.matc.edu/mihalj/astronomy/test3/physics_of_light.htm
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Basically the longer wave length equals longer throw, or something like that, I’m no expert.
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I have used 6500K in most throwers, however I get higher throw readings in the 5000K range using a light meter.
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In field testing the 6500K gives a bigger Wow effect and everything it shines on appears more white with less natural color and more white reflection, less depth perception.
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The 5000K gives less of a Wow effect but much better visual clarity and less white reflection, better depth perception.
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In the end its mostly a matter of preference. Wink

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Save time, get both. You’ll thank me later.

If the air’s cloudy/misty/foggy, CW will spray right back at you. WW would be best. NW somewhere in-between.

In perfectly clear air, you might get farther throw with CW (but whether/not it’s “noticeable” is another matter).

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Get whatever CCT you prefer, the difference between the two is likely only on paper. A light in a tint you don’t like defeats the point of owning the light Thumbs Up

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NW otherwise, almost always, you will look at a white blanket about 50 meters away, or look at a beautiful white ray, behind which it is difficult to see …

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Thanks for the answers guys, made me stick to nw Smile