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Postby JonSidneyB » Mar 21, 2007 1:14 pm

Here is why we get more photons out the front end. Optics tend to be in the mid 80s when it comes to efficiency while reflectors can reach 97 percent efficiency. Then there is some light lost while passing through the window.
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Postby Mike Cato » Mar 21, 2007 1:22 pm

JonSidneyB wrote:Here is why we get more photons out the front end. Optics tend to be in the mid 80s when it comes to efficiency while reflectors can reach 97 percent efficiency. Then there is some light lost while passing through the window.


Interesting.

But, I'm still wondering about your avatar. I thought you're a guy...

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Postby JonSidneyB » Mar 21, 2007 5:05 pm

Several of the people at the Bloomington Indiana Grotto have met my avatar.
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Postby JoeyS » Mar 21, 2007 8:52 pm

JonSidneyB wrote:Several of the people at the Bloomington Indiana Grotto have met my avatar.


I'm guessing wife...

I can definitely see how reflectors beat optics as far as no loss of lumens. You gotta figure that the factory optics are wasting at least some lumens lighting the interior of the housing. I don't need the circuit board lit up, thank you... :tonguecheek:
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Postby Evan G » Mar 21, 2007 10:04 pm

Hey Jon,

Is the Stenlight ebay store apart of your network, a friend, or something?
http://stores.ebay.com/StenLight-Store

I was thinking of picking up some stuff from there.
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Postby fuzzy-hair-man » Mar 21, 2007 10:13 pm

JonSidneyB wrote:Several of the people at the Bloomington Indiana Grotto have met my avatar.


Are there any prizes for finding the answer? :tonguecheek:

JonSidneyB wrote:Hi Dave,

We will be back to help some more. We would like to see it cleaned up as well.

Oh, some was confused by my avatar...thats not me, thats my girlfriend, she was at the clean up as well.


in the thread here
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Postby Mike Cato » Mar 22, 2007 9:38 am

Thanks F-H-M.

Knew I'd read something about it before but was too lazy to "research" it.

Congrats on the lovely "avatar", Jon. :tonguecheek:
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Postby JonSidneyB » May 1, 2007 10:07 pm

There are some comments about the Sten Reflectors in the Stenlight passaround thread.
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Postby Squirrel Girl » May 2, 2007 4:54 am

Mike Cato wrote:Congrats on the lovely "avatar", Jon. :tonguecheek:
I'm sure it's a stunning likeness! Bunnell would like to use her in his book, probably!
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