Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/11/03

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Subject: NOW: Alienbees vs Brocolor was Re: [Leica] success! but help!
From: philippe.orlent at (Philippe Orlent)
Date: Fri Nov 3 12:18:15 2006
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There's only one truth to Broncolor light: it's too expensive.

Op 3-nov-06, om 21:16 heeft Eric Korenman het volgende geschreven:

> I have had no trouble with my 2 alienbess units - an 800 and a 1600.
> Both perform beautifully and were cheap (compared to my Friend  
> Broncolor
> setup).
> He (a salty pro) claims there is 'something special' about  
> broncolor light.
> I think he looks down his nose and my cheap and slightly garish  
> alienbees.
> Any truth to Broncolor light being that 'special'?
> Eric
> On 11/3/06, Gary Todoroff <> wrote:
>> Dittoes on the White Lightening customer service. Nice folks on the
>> phone, fast turn-around and perfect repairs!
>> Gary Todoroff
>> >As far as Alien Bees go...they are pretty nice units, but the best
>> >thing is their customer service.  Paul Buff is about 8 miles from my
>> house.
>> >On the times I have had problems they have worked with me to get my
>> >White Lightnings back up and running very quickly.  Paul gave me a
>> >tour one day, nice facility, nice people, GREAT customer
>> >service.  There may be better lights out there, but my experiences
>> >with them are the reason I keep using their products.
>> >
>> >--
>> >Harrison McClary
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