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|11-13-2009, 04:03 AM||1|
Kuramata VS. Mothra! More Sci-Fi Lamps From Japan
The incredible aquarium light fixtures by Kuramata are our next highlight of Japanese aquarium products. These HID/LED/FL fixtures really capture the Japanese style and would seem more natural orbiting Earth than over our aquariums. From the Farufarra with its array of LED discs to the big guns of the Rajjo - these aquarium lamps are out of this world!
The Kuramata Farfalla Farufarra Nearly Took Out Mothra
Kuramata Farfalla Farufarra:
Farfalla Farufarra Specs:
￥ 102,900 - (approx.)
：LED／FL: High-brightness blue LED / FL lamp (white or blue)
：（LED） : About 40.000 hours (high brightness blue LED)
：（FL） : Approximately 6,000 hours (FL lamps)
：3W×6（LED） ／36W ×1（FL） : About 3W × 6 (high-brightness blue LED) / 36W × 1 (FL lamps)
：450mm×40mm : 450mm × 40mm
：3M×2 : 3M Console Switch with code × 2
Raggio Rajjo Specs:
: ￥ 157,290 - (approx.)
: High-brightness blue LED / Metal Halide
: Approximately 6,000 hours (metal halide)
: About 40,000 hours (high brightness blue LED)
: About 150W × 1 (metal halide)
：3W×2（LED） Power Consumption: Approx 3W × 2 (high-brightness blue LED)
：800mm×200mm : 800mm × 200mm
: Body with Lamp
: Stainless steel aluminum
Kuramata's newest aquarium lamp is the Pianetta:
￥ 43,050 - (approx.)
LED／FL : High-brightness blue LED / FL lamp (white)
（LED） : About 40.000 hours (high brightness blue LED)
（FL） : Approximately 6,000 hours (FL lamps)
3W×2（LED）／13W×3（FL） : About 3W × 2 (high-brightness blue LED) / 13W × 3 (FL lamps)
：600mm×250mm : 600mm × 250mm
：1000g : 1000g
：3M×2 : 3M Console Switch with code × 2
: Aluminum acrylic
Some day it would be nice to get up close to these beautiful aluminum and stainless steel fixtures... but for now, we will just have to admire from afar.
|11-13-2009, 06:04 AM||#2|
I can't decide which one is cooler!
|11-13-2009, 07:45 AM||#3|
Not fare. They get all the cool toys in Japan
|11-13-2009, 08:36 AM||#4|
They sure look nice.
|11-13-2009, 08:45 AM||#5|
They don't appeal to me and that's putting it nicely. Maybe if it didn't look like they had some spare metal and decided to screw and weld lights on in a random half arsed manner it would look nicer.
|11-13-2009, 11:44 AM||#6|
I am with you about ballast placement but I think part of that 'look' is because they want the spots to be able to move around for best placement. Their newest one shown - the Pianetta - looks more refined than the others to me.
|11-13-2009, 11:45 AM||#7|
Tonozukai Fairy Wrasse
Those look pretty cool. I'm not sure I understand what you mean about spare metal etc, they look pretty sleek, modern and adjustable to me. Maybe take another look? It actually looks very utilitarian if you ask me. If that's what you're looking for they look nice.
|11-13-2009, 03:54 PM||#8|
call me crazy but i like somethign sleak and low profile over my tank ..... these are going to be huge space crunching objects ........... they are nice . more specificly the last one . but i dont know this would be a tuff sell for me
|11-13-2009, 04:21 PM||#9|
Any idea on export possibility Matt?
Pretty soon here we will need more Japanese members or maybe fund a Holiday for Steve along with a bunch of boxes and a shopping list
|11-13-2009, 04:24 PM||#10|
a while back we had a discussion about the single 70w spotlights that were only like $50
but there was no way to get them shipped overseas and the power adapters were kind of spendy.
hopefully the US makers catch on
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