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Flash Light or Modelling lamp ?


bppowell 13 2.1k 2 England
25 May 2012 9:20PM
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I have taken the lamp above from a Godox Mini Pioneer flash unit.

I am having a debate with an ebay seller over what is a flash light and what is a modelling lamp.

The lamp in the image above I would call a modelling lamp because it only comes on when you switch on the model switch on the back of the flash unit.

The gentleman in China insists this is the flash light.

Opinions wanted.

Barry

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miptog 9 3.5k 61 United Kingdom
25 May 2012 9:24PM
bppowell 13 2.1k 2 England
25 May 2012 9:40PM
I am thinking from that the gentelman in china is correct in what he says.

It still does not explain why it is called a flash tube when it does not flash. The only part of the unit that flash's is the push in bulb that fits in the centre of the unit.

Barry
searlem e2
7 38 1 England
25 May 2012 9:41PM
That definitely looks like a flash tube to me.
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
25 May 2012 10:00PM
Yep that`s the flash tube.


Quote:The only part of the unit that flash's is the push in bulb that fits in the centre of the unit


You sure its not just a faulty or loose bulb.

Is it the same as this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=My2qoI2pDk8
miptog 9 3.5k 61 United Kingdom
25 May 2012 10:01PM
bppowell 13 2.1k 2 England
25 May 2012 10:07PM
Thank for the advice I have emailed the chap and admitted he was right.

Really should of asked the question first Sad

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