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Old March 14th, 2010, 11:30 PM   #16
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SO I have the light for a few weeks now and I'm happy with it's performance. The biggest advantage is its battery life - 7 hrs out of included Sony battery. The light is even without hot spots. I've also tested it without mounted battery, but plugged it to battery belt.

I'd say it's perfect for interviews and typical wedding-like events when you need good light for 6-9 feet range for a loooong periods of time.
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Old June 21st, 2010, 09:44 AM   #17
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iKan 155 LED's

I bought 2 iLED 155's from B&H about two weeks ago and used them for the 1st time this weekend. Here are my impressions. 1) The battery plates don't really secure well, you might as well remove them to replace the battery. 2) The camera mounts are fairly weak and come loose easily, both at the shoe mount and the pivot point. 3) One of the 2 lights died after 20 minutes of use leaving me high and dry. The battery and mounting plate were good, I tried them on the other light to make sure. I tried the other plate and battery on the dead light but I had no power at all. Really disappointed in the QC process that let this pass and plan on venting to IKAN later today. I'll let you know their response.
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Old June 21st, 2010, 09:51 AM   #18
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I bought 2 iLED 155's from B&H about two weeks ago and used them for the 1st time this weekend. Here are my impressions. 1) The battery plates don't really secure well, you might as well remove them to replace the battery. 2) The camera mounts are fairly weak and come loose easily, both at the shoe mount and the pivot point. 3) One of the 2 lights died after 20 minutes of use leaving me high and dry. The battery and mounting plate were good, I tried them on the other light to make sure. I tried the other plate and battery on the dead light but I had no power at all. Really disappointed in the QC process that let this pass and plan on venting to IKAN later today. I'll let you know their response.
What amazes me is how many companies - based in the US - do nothing more than buy products in China, bring them to the states, mark them their own, and sell them for profit. It's not uncommon by any means in this world, in that sense, but a wide array of products - particularly LED lighting - is nothing more than rebranded equipment. I am not commenting on anything regarding Ikan or others, but the QC of some of their products - most notably some LCD panels - is concerning as well.
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Old June 22nd, 2010, 01:59 PM   #19
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Please contact me regarding this issue.

John,

Sorry to hear about the troubles with the iLED 155. I can handle this issue for you personally. Please call us at 713-272-8822 and ask for Carlos.

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