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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Total posts: 13920
Posted:Ok, so I got to play with some LED-based toys a while ago and one thing that I really liked was the way that the LEDs seem to strobe as I spun them, which left a really cool "spotted" effect to the pois.

Do Beamers strobe like this, or is their light more constant?


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Nyx


enthusiast
Location: NorCal

Total posts: 385
Posted:the beamers i've played with have all been a constant light effect, but i have seen ones that strobe. poiaholic will know...i used his!

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musashii


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starring Skippy the green llama
Location: Seattle, WA

Total posts: 1148
Posted:ahhh, photons..dunno bout beamers with this, but I found a good price on em from another thread, need to order a pair of these soon

heres the link


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poiaholic22


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Total posts: 531
Posted:Beaming poi(aka death poi)are awesome.If you want a strobing effect just whack yourself in the head with them.You'll see stars. As far as I know they only stay on constantly,no strobe.If you really want to bake your noodle you can try to think of a way to make them that way.They tell of a way to make LED poi in the glossary.They also sell strobing LED lights on other websites.You should check out houseofrave.com.All of them can be attached to some kind of string for spinning.Though personally I've never been fond of the strobing effect.

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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

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Total posts: 4993
Posted:if yo can afford these aerotech projects . they now sell poi and meteors.
the meteors so dom tells me are better for wrapping cos the weight is at the bottom end. the poi are weighted at the top still real nice to spin and are a lot thiner.
also a lot of the london spinners use the strobing globalls in little bags on strings.
me i prefer the swinging clubs and are my pride and joy.


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In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

Lambretta Fanatic


Total posts: 4993
Posted:damn still love my beamers though, 2 broken noses later and i still spin them like a nutter.

PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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poiaholic22


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Total posts: 531
Posted:Man I really want some Aerotech poi.

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