Kessils back in stock

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  1. eldiablosrt8

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    come on by and i can show you just how much coverage the A350 can cover vs the A150 you will be amazed, plus how TUna-Able these lights are
     
  2. eldiablosrt8

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    Here are some photos to see difference between 2 A150 6" off water level and one A350 11" of water level over the 57 Gallon Illuminata.... we also took 2 photos for each wide/zoom


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    Tuned to 50%white 100% blue

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  3. Erick

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    Thanks for posting the 350 over the 57g illuminata. It's what I have and wanted to know if the 350 would cover it. For my rockwork I would need more, so I get to wait for the 350w :)
     
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    Thanks for the comparison pics. That is very helpful to see.
     
  5. 650-IS350

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    Nice Jess
     
  6. scuba71

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    Not too bad of a coverage. Nice comparison Jess.
     
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    Looks like it covers 3 ft pretty good!
     
  8. eldiablosrt8

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    we are happy with coverage @11" we cover 3' IMO. After seeing the spread and depth of pebetration on the 5' deep seahorse tank at a casino in Vegas with 1 A350 i had a stronf feeling it was going to be a keeper. This light is impressing me more and more each day we play with it in house.
     
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    Just to clear this up we at no time had both A150 and A350 on at same time, this was strictly a comparison of the the 2 seperate fixtures in action.
     
  10. Gomer

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    The 350 demonstrated is a great solution for tanks that are wide (24"+) imo. I don't think they work as well for narrower tanks like the illuminata (18"). To get the spread that you demonstrated in the photo, you had to lift the light up a lot (in lot in terms of optical divergence). The price you pay, is a ton of spill light in comparison to the pair of A150's. One thing I love about my pair of 150's over the Elos 70 , is that in balancing the spread/intensity, I can keep the lights lower and get WAY less spill light then I had with any other setup. I personally find this highly desirable. Now, if I had something like the oceanic 120 (24x24x48), I'd be all over those 350s :)

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  11. Erick

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    Maybe the 350w can be placed lower and have less light spill.
     
  12. Gomer

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    But that defeats the spread demonstrated.
     
  13. eldiablosrt8

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    Even at equal distance 6" you cover 32-34" once we have a goose neck to play with we will get better comparison but your only talking 5" more in these photos
     
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    Looking forward to the equal distance photos! 5" more height is a ton ;)
     
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    im looking to borrow or buy a p[ar meter as well this week to make the thread a little more imformative...

    I feel you on 5" inches Tony its a big difference, 0:)
     
  16. eldiablosrt8

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    this weekend, buy a Kessil A150 and receive $10 in coral/fish credit per light purchased(new only) buy a Kessil A350 and get $20 coral/fish creidt per light purchased(new only). this deal will run through Sunday the 13th, if we run out and you want to preorder the A350 or A350w(coming in about 2 weeks) we will honor our deal if you pay in full for the pre-order.

    if this doesnt makle sense, sometimes i dont, call the shop today and find out more info, (925) 566 8508
     
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    Makes sense even to me, so you are good :p

    Happy selling! love the kessils.
     
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    What's the 350 amp draw? Scheming...
     
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    here are the first readings of the A350 over our 57 Illuminata 11 inches above water level, testings were done at:
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    6" deep
    17" deep at sandbed

    mind you i am using my apogee par meter for the first time i bet once i get a handle on this i will be able to compare the 2 kessil option a bit better

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