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JuggleSean
GOLD Member since Oct 2009

Ooops
Location: EARTH

Total posts: 116
Posted:http://www.homeofpoi.com/shop/productDetails/Single-Ninja-LED-Poi
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Anyone play with these yet? I would want/need to make them heavier. It looks like the rings slide up and down (or at least three). I wonder what the weight would be if I removed the rings and used a solid piece of PVC instead?

I like the idea though, and will probably add them to my want list.

Comments please?

EDIT:
Talked to customer support. They confirmed that the rings could be removed (or more added) and a solid piece of PVC should fit over poi(given it has the correct diameter). I am pretty excited now.


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Lye


Lye

Fate Keeps Telling Me To Stop


Total posts: 270
Posted:I'm going to buy them today. Feedback coming (if I can stop spinning).

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Sister Eleven
GOLD Member since Aug 2009

Sister Eleven

owner of the group property
Location: Seattle, WA

Total posts: 1277
Posted:Ooh, these are an ambitious piece of gear. Let us know how they work, I would love a good replacement for the gorgeous but unfortunately designed multi-mode LED balls...

p|.q|r:|::s|.s|s:|:.s|q.|:p|s.|.p|s

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DannyRose
GOLD Member since Mar 2011

DannyRose

Love is life
Location: Northwest Ohio

Total posts: 16
Posted:...Will Home of Poi ever stop demanding my money?

"All I knew was Love" - Papadosio

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Jameth
GOLD Member since May 2008

Jameth

enthusiast
Location: NSW

Total posts: 378
Posted:Originally Posted By: LyeI'm going to buy them today. Feedback coming (if I can stop spinning).

I'll be interested in your report too: both how they are to spin with in terms of look-and-feel and how durable they seem.


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Lye


Lye

Fate Keeps Telling Me To Stop


Total posts: 270
Posted:Now the long wait for shipping to the us. I actually have two packages coming from HoP. Ha.
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funken
SILVER Member since Feb 2004

funken

journeyman
Location: Germany

Total posts: 92
Posted:oh i also ordered them
they seem to be very nice
hopefully not a missbuy then my last led text poi
looking forward for the arrivel of these beauties;)


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brenonfire413
SILVER Member since Dec 2009

brenonfire413

Fire Spinner Exarch
Location: New Orleans, LA United States

Total posts: 514
Posted:This is relevant to my interests.

"Are you sure it's safe to drink bleach?"
"Yes, bleach is 90% water, we are 90% water, therefore: we are bleach."
-Nathan Explosion, Metalocalypse

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karam
SILVER Member since Oct 2006

stranger
Location: Seoul, South Korea

Total posts: 3
Posted:I just spent the last hour playing with my new ninja poi and they're fantastic!!! Most of the light settings are vibrant and pleasant. The different strobe options have kept me playing with them for a while. The weight is perfect, the balance is pretty good.. I wish they were possibly four centimeters shorter for more precision, but that's my preference. I bought these as a replacement for my Ogg poi, and they're superior in EVERY way.. except one. The ninja poi hurts like a bitch when they hit you. The soft rings were made to protect the poi, but definitely not you. They've been hit together many times and it hasn't done any damage whatsoever.. will update if this changes. It was definitely well worth the money smile
An addendum after 5 hours of usage: when they slam each other on semi high impact, they have a tendency to shut off. At first I freaked out, thinking I killed it, but when you press the power button for about four seconds, it always works like nothing ever happened. It's not too big of a deal.. however, it does get annoying if you're practicing a new move on it. I was working on floating triqueteras, which doesn't require speed, but when they hit, one poi or the other shut off perhaps on 30% of the impacts. Ninja poi is still amazing, and I'm still satisfied.

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funken
SILVER Member since Feb 2004

funken

journeyman
Location: Germany

Total posts: 92
Posted:Could you upload a video please

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JuggleSean
GOLD Member since Oct 2009

Ooops
Location: EARTH

Total posts: 116
Posted:Karam,

thanks for the review. I can't wait to order mine. I bet/hope these will be a big seller for HoP. The price point is seems to be right on for all of the functions offered.


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Stnd54
SILVER Member since Mar 2011

Stnd54

newbie
Location: Manchester/Essen

Total posts: 42
Posted:These look pretty cool, anyone want to make a vid of them? i'm curious as to how they look in action.

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Lye


Lye

Fate Keeps Telling Me To Stop


Total posts: 270
Posted:Now they have glow in the dark pendulum poi. Damn it. I need more money. I hope they come out with glow in the dark ball handles with swivels even though I just bought 2 non glowy pairs.

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funken
SILVER Member since Feb 2004

funken

journeyman
Location: Germany

Total posts: 92
Posted:Arrived today and i absolutely love them
Most lsd pleasing poi i own wink
A bit brigther than my christal poi but alot more options to choose
They seem to be pretty durable but that only time will tell

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Yuta
DIAMOND Member since Feb 2004

Yuta

member
Location: Japan Tokyo/Miyazaki

Total posts: 138
Posted:I played them at my poi gathering.
I and friends took photo and video, and it was so great smile

I uploaded photos, and will upload video soon.
http://poicommunity.com/poishop/en/ledninjapoiset.php


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OuchStaff
BRONZE Member since Sep 2009

OuchStaff

journeyman
Location: The netherlands

Total posts: 65
Posted:I hope that with the arrival of these poi the HOP (affordable) led staff is a bit closer tongue2

Ouch o.O

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karam
SILVER Member since Oct 2006

stranger
Location: Seoul, South Korea

Total posts: 3
Posted:one of mine just died after about 20 hours of usage.. after it collided with the other poi, it won't turn on anymore frown I hope everyone else's is more durable than mine

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JuggleSean
GOLD Member since Oct 2009

Ooops
Location: EARTH

Total posts: 116
Posted:Karam,

Thanks for the update. Be sure to let HoP customer support know, I am sure the feedback will be appreciated. Let us know how/if it is repaired or resolved. Hopefully the broken poi just had a weak solder or something else minor that can be easily fixed. I bet HoP makes it right with you. They are the ultimate prop shop in the world and this product just seems too groovy to only last 20 hours of play.


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Kombi guy
BRONZE Member since Nov 2003

Kombi guy

HOP OM
Location: HOP Central, New Zealand

Total posts: 225
Posted:Big thanks to Yuta for sending through some video and pics that we have now used showing the Ninja poi in the HOP shop, enjoy......
http://www.homeofpoi.com/shop/productDetails/Single-Ninja-LED-Poi
br>Happy spinning
Chris.
juggle weavesmiley juggle weavesmiley juggle


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Posted:Hi guys, any updates on the durability of the Ninja LED poi? Thanks.

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Sakkara
GOLD Member since Oct 2011

stranger


Total posts: 1
Posted:i got the ninja led pois on 7th november and last week, even bevore the very first batteies i used were empty, one of the pois stopped working.

first i thought it was the battery, but after changing batteries i realized it was the poi frown
sometimes it works for a bit and then turns off, sometimes it just turns off when i switch through menus.

i already wrote to hop, looking forward for an answer...


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NiDrO
BRONZE Member since Nov 2011

stranger
Location: Sweden

Total posts: 14
Posted:pardon my french here but OMFG.
i knew technology wasnt all bad.

this must be the biggest breakthrough since schrdinger locked up his cat >.>


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Env0


stranger


Total posts: 2
Posted:Originally Posted By: Sakkarai got the ninja led pois on 7th november and last week, even bevore the very first batteies i used were empty, one of the pois stopped working.

first i thought it was the battery, but after changing batteries i realized it was the poi frown
sometimes it works for a bit and then turns off, sometimes it just turns off when i switch through menus.

i already wrote to hop, looking forward for an answer...

I just encountered the same issue. I swapped out batteries, no change. The other one cycles and spins just fine. But while I was spinning my 2nd one just stopped working. It would come back randomly when I tried to turn it on, but shut off with no reason. I'm not sure why it does this and these are brand new, only used twice for short period. So it is very worrisome.


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Posted:I'm about to buy my first set of LED poi and was wondering the same thing about the Ninja's. I like the light variations but have heard about them breaking when hit together or one stopping working....

I'm not sure what to do yet - regular crystal poi or ninja? Hmmm decisions!


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Posted:Would like to know if they're durable. I'm either gonna go with ninja or flowlights but can't decide.

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Posted:Same here - if It was only one negative review I'd go ahead and order because the different light patterns look great, but I've seen more than a few reviews saying the durability is an issue...

Also I guess you can't add flowmass to them which may be an issue. I heard that they're for poi use only so unlike flow-lights, they don't connect up to staff etc.

Still If they're durable, I'll buy them today! Just want to do some more research though.


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This Jaded Flesh
SILVER Member since Oct 2009

This Jaded Flesh

One soul is as good as another...
Location: England, Durham

Total posts: 323
Posted:Purchased a set in late november. Haven't really used them much as I bought a twista fire set a couple weeks before and just prefer the weight of them. They've been hit together a few times and obviously myself. The other night struck the side of my knee and bomph the hoop that attaches them to the cord shattered rendering them unspinnable. Wasn't even spinning hard and the impact left me without injury. Sent a email to support two nights ago and still no reply. sent another one last night with a pic of the poi and still no reply. I guess after a month support aren't interested anymore? anyhow, apart from this I've had no other issues with them. to be honest I've just wasted near a 100 buying though. Purchased a battery charger as I expected them to last longer than these and it was pretty expensive itself.
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"I may lack virtue, but I'm penitent"

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BurntCrispy


Poister
Location: Washington State

Total posts: 8
Posted:Originally Posted By: Sakkarai got the ninja led pois on 7th november and last week, even bevore the very first batteies i used were empty, one of the pois stopped working.

first i thought it was the battery, but after changing batteries i realized it was the poi frown
sometimes it works for a bit and then turns off, sometimes it just turns off when i switch through menus.

i already wrote to hop, looking forward for an answer...

Same here. I just bought a pair, waited a couple of weeks to get them and on my fourth or fifth short spin session one of them is messed up, turning on for a few seconds and sometimes not at all then going dark after a second. Tried changing the batteries and nothing. Im really bummed out, if there was some durability these would be the best led poi for their price on the market but its hard to enjoy spinning only one poi that lights up.

And yes, they did knock together when i was trying some new stuff, but nothing shattering that isnt involved in the expected wear and tear on a pair of poi.


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Joshd1206
BRONZE Member since Jan 2012

Go Beyond The Impossible
Location: Oklahoma, United States

Total posts: 2
Posted:Did anyone ever get there problem resolved? I am in the process of ordering these but if there doing nothing to solve your problem I may just cancel my order now.

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This Jaded Flesh
SILVER Member since Oct 2009

This Jaded Flesh

One soul is as good as another...
Location: England, Durham

Total posts: 323
Posted:Apparently it was just a small batch that came not put together so they had to do it. They gave me an exchange. Everyone will have had their problem solved. HoPs customer service cannot be faulted.

"I may lack virtue, but I'm penitent"

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Joshd1206
BRONZE Member since Jan 2012

Go Beyond The Impossible
Location: Oklahoma, United States

Total posts: 2
Posted:Originally Posted By: This Jaded FleshApparently it was just a small batch that came not put together so they had to do it. They gave me an exchange. Everyone will have had their problem solved. HoPs customer service cannot be faulted.

Thanks for the Info now I can feel secure about my new ones coming in the mail.


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