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Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 49,659
Posted By Barbarin
My perfect set up is a Olympus OMD EM5 with a...

My perfect set up is a Olympus OMD EM5 with a M.Zuiko 17 mm f:1,8 + the 12-50 mm.

I have used an premium P&S, the Canon S100... but speaking frankly, you can't compare the results.
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14,173
Views: 5,087,212
Posted By Barbarin
Thanks! Yes, Madrid

Thanks! Yes, Madrid
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14,173
Views: 5,087,212
Posted By Barbarin
by the way, the above beauty is on sale, with a...

by the way, the above beauty is on sale, with a complete engine rebuild just done.
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14,173
Views: 5,087,212
Posted By Barbarin
http://s30.postimg.org/oea044c0h/P1010201.jpg ...

http://s30.postimg.org/oea044c0h/P1010201.jpg

http://s27.postimg.org/wc4f5f20z/P1010204.jpg

http://s7.postimg.org/xu5s73757/P1010202.jpg
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
I'm going to try a couple of "parking" lights, so...

I'm going to try a couple of "parking" lights, so will let you know my results. Anyway, i would suggest you getting some other items, such as RDL, spot type, that can be much more efficient than...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
Integrating sphere is used for every light...

Integrating sphere is used for every light source. Is the one which will give you the information about the real lumen flux, the color temperature and the color rendering index. If you use this...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
Is funny to see how some vendors are listing this...

Is funny to see how some vendors are listing this as a novelty (talking about preproduction and bla-bla) while it has been an available product for a while.

By the way, that one is the one who...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
May you tell me which motorbike is exactly the...

May you tell me which motorbike is exactly the one you want to "upgrade" and I can suggest you a solution? Not necessarily based on bulb replacement, but nowadays there are really plenty of...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
23 US$? is being sold on "vendors" at 60US$... ...

23 US$? is being sold on "vendors" at 60US$...

Anyway, 30 watt is just too much for that shape and the LED will be fried soon. 100 lumen/watt lm is realistic nowadays, but not with those LEDs,...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
Please, note that I'm not doing this for a...

Please, note that I'm not doing this for a living, so I don't buy lights to test them and then share the results... just would be too expensive for me.

Regarding that parking lamp, as I want to...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
They look like 10 watt "generic" LEDs each one,...

They look like 10 watt "generic" LEDs each one, but I don't know the drive current, but anything over 10 watt total will be already too high for that design if not perfectly cooled... and the design...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
The only ones related to car industry I have...

The only ones related to car industry I have tested intensively and I could recommend are a set or automobile RDL's I bought in Huaquiangbei market in Shenzhen. They are 4500ºK, have been exposed to...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
BIG mistake. First, you will be amazed if...

BIG mistake.

First, you will be amazed if you knew how many Cree copies are out there.

http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/2340/p7230069.jpg

can you tell the difference? Sometimes I can't....
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
Sorry, no.. But as I said those major companies...

Sorry, no.. But as I said those major companies can be trusted, first of all because they have little to gain and a lot to loose, as the companies reputation which is worth much more than a few...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
The thing is not that much if the light...

The thing is not that much if the light announcing 700 lm is really 500 lm (most of the times is like this); the important thing is to keep those 500 lm for a long time. (but to my opinion someone...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
I was at least surprised to read one of the...

I was at least surprised to read one of the comments here... I guess it is somehow related to how I was banned in this forum the last time I asked the vendor some technical information who was not...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,884
Posted By Barbarin
To consider before you buy a LED light

First of all I want you to know, my job is to design and develop LED lighting devices, and I have a long experience on it.

One of my usual works is to advice other companies about how to control...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 241,266
Posted By Barbarin
I would not use a rubber seal on any of the cases...

I would not use a rubber seal on any of the cases unless you have a really low outter temperature.
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 241,266
Posted By Barbarin
A few questions: 1. Have you or the...

A few questions:

1. Have you or the manufacturer tested the unit on a integrating sphere? How much is the light decay until it gets stabilized? (should be around 30-60 minutes at 22ºC ambient...
Forum: Vendors 02-15-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 241,266
Posted By Barbarin
Just a few words from someone dedicated to...

Just a few words from someone dedicated to develope LED lights since 2004, me.

The active cooling system is needed to keep down the temperature of the LEDs. The driver itself, wont be dissipating...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14,173
Views: 5,087,212
Posted By Barbarin
My "all new" AT

https://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1390x912q90/823/icyr.jpg

Rebuild engine, new paint job and tons of love. Some stickers still missing.

Not new to me, we have spent together many hours and...
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14,173
Views: 5,087,212
Posted By Barbarin
Is a good deal?

I can buy a 43 l touratech tank, plus engine guards 500 € + shipping... Is a good deal? Are those tanks reliable?
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,116,760
Posted By Barbarin
Gas will keep on climbing unless the MIT guys can...

Gas will keep on climbing unless the MIT guys can come out with an affordable rechargeable and capable battery. Honda has been really brave and clever to step out of the horsepower race.
Forum: Beasts 12-29-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4,263
Views: 813,075
Posted By Barbarin
I see no room on Honda's catalogue for the new...

I see no room on Honda's catalogue for the new AT, unless they make a "trail-R" version of the NC750X (which would be great). Even on that case it would have to be at least 1500 € more expensive than...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,116,760
Posted By Barbarin
Africatwinnizing an NC750X

Ready to replace my glorious AT for a new motorbike, and almost decided that it should be an NC750X: I wont miss power (54 HP vs 61 HP but way better torque), more or less same weight, I will have...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,257
Posted By Barbarin
Almost decided to go for the NC750X.. It won't...

Almost decided to go for the NC750X.. It won't make me miss my AT, plus I will have a lot of advantages of nowadays technology. As there is a big save compared to the VFR1200X, I will invest the...
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,257
Posted By Barbarin
Well, day by day I'm moving towards the NC750X,...

Well, day by day I'm moving towards the NC750X, and it seems and as long as I'm saving 7000 € compared to the CST I still will have money to make some "improvements" and farkles.

Thinking about...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,257
Posted By Barbarin
Thanks for your input. I need more NC700X fans...

Thanks for your input. I need more NC700X fans here to balance everything or I will end up with a Crosstourer! What can you tell me about the urban consume?

Regarding the power of the NC700X, you...
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,257
Posted By Barbarin
NC750X or Crosstourer... Or AT 2014?

I'm thinking seriously on investing on a new or almost new bike. Having owned an RD07 for a few years, and being very happy with it... But being realistic is a 20 year old bike, and one day is the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 1,265,056
Posted By Barbarin
You are going to love this

Spain made transformation of an XT600.

http://www.milanuncios.com/motos-clasicas/yamaha-xt6oo-e-cafe-racer-101597590.htm
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4,263
Views: 813,075
Posted By Barbarin
Sooner or later electric wil find its way to go,...

Sooner or later electric wil find its way to go, all they are waiting for is a reasonable electric energy storaging system, or generating in situ . Other than that there are million advantages on...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14,173
Views: 5,087,212
Posted By Barbarin
Good -and cheaper- replacement for original RD07 CDI?

Mine is just giving serious simptons that he will sooner or later die definetively. Any suggestions?
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14,173
Views: 5,087,212
Posted By Barbarin
Later this year, now is summer and I have spent...

Later this year, now is summer and I have spent 3000€ overhauling my AT, so now is time to ride? But for sure, I will post pics!

Javier
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14,173
Views: 5,087,212
Posted By Barbarin
Maybe you knew this RD07 with Honda-Rothmans...

Maybe you knew this RD07 with Honda-Rothmans Paris-Dakar stickers, but for those who didnt, you will fint it at least interesting.

http://www.decalmoto.com/dettaglio.php?id=591

I have an RD07...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 14,173
Views: 5,087,212
Posted By Barbarin
Yes, I do, with the Tomtom Europe software, and I...

Yes, I do, with the Tomtom Europe software, and I am extremely happy with it. I paid 80€ for the app, which hurted a little, but I can recomend the expense. I have used it in Germany, Denmark,...
Forum: Beasts 02-17-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,333
Posted By Barbarin
I really love the look of this motorbike, is mind...

I really love the look of this motorbike, is mind blowing!

But speaking frankly... won't me a better idea to buy some parts as the tank, mud guard, seat... from Icon and fit all them into a much...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14,173
Views: 5,087,212
Posted By Barbarin
brake discs advice?

Just 8000 km ago I replaced one of the front discs of my RD07, and now is bended.... Now is time to replace the other one plus the rear too, and just dont feel like spending 700 € on the Honda...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,929
Posted By Barbarin
Well, so far, 16 months and 15000 km later all...

Well, so far, 16 months and 15000 km later all over Europe, they look great, no signs of stress, rust..., and I can say I have really overloaded them.

No leakage either.
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,440,524
Posted By Barbarin
For your pleasure, from a África Twin rider in...

For your pleasure, from a África Twin rider in Hamburg, Germany.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8201/8232308898_dd132ddaa7_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/84608972@N03/8232308898/)
Sin título...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-24-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,649,740
Posted By Barbarin
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8034/8020788103_b2b2...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8034/8020788103_b2b259b799_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/84608972@N03/8020788103/)

Riding to Copenhagen, about to cross the Østbroen bridge, over Baltic Sea.
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