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#21 Jak Crow

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 11:59 PM

I just picked up the La Luz light kit with the 2 batteries, charger, ys clamp, red filter. Nice wide beam, extremely bright, and compares favorably with my Sola 1200. For $200, this is an excellent deal. My only complaint is that the beam has a hard edge instead of the soft edge that the Sola has.

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 12:19 AM

I picked one up recently as well and agree that it is pretty tough to turn on underwater!
Tried it on a shallow dive last weekend.

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:49 PM

I have been using a LaLuz and its excellent. You have to just touch the button to change setting not press it hard. Love using it.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:35 PM

The shadows are bad if you try to use it as a strobe.


Have you tried pointing it in the right direction?

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Edited by tdpriest, 05 January 2013 - 08:39 PM.


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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:09 AM

I also don't agree with the what he said of the switch, he obviously hasn't used it underwater as the pressure makes it lighter to push- tested it in a HK apartment!!!!
The incrementation of power seems wrong too in the review, I think the manufacturers claims are fair and square.
It's a solid little torch, with the latest tech rechargeable battery.

If I was going to fault it, I would say the YS style adapter is the weak point, if they made a sprung mount clip for it(like for smgs) it would be a better, but hey plastic things last if you look after them(the design of the plastic mount isn't the best as it tightens past parallel). You could probably bodge up a Inon brand one to work on this, could use multiples for video.

$200 hard to beat.

I also don't agree with the what he said of the switch, he obviously hasn't used it underwater as the pressure makes it lighter to push- tested it in a HK apartment!!!!
The incrementation of power seems wrong too in the review, I think the manufacturers claims are fair and square.
It's a solid little torch, with the latest tech rechargeable battery.

If I was going to fault it, I would say the YS style adapter is the weak point, if they made a sprung mount clip for it(like for smgs) it would be a better, but hey plastic things last if you look after them(the design of the plastic mount isn't the best as it tightens past parallel). You could probably bodge up a Inon brand one to work on this, could use multiples for video.

$200 hard to beat.

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Ditto on the button. I thought this was an issue at first when I tried it in my apartment. However, underwater, I have no issues operating it.