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Sound off mini pinicle & Whelen responder

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by x.system, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. x.system

    x.system Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    Thought some of you might like to see a comparison between the two. I recently bought both, I've been running the pinicle for a few years and wanted to try something different so I sold my used pinicles and bought one of each.

    The building next to the truck is 10ft away
    Van truck box is 50ft away
    The far building is 135ft away
    There is another building to the left of the far building 250ft away (I can see the flash on this one from the responder but I don't think it shows in the video)

    Pinicle vid

    Responder vid

    Both together
  2. cubanb343

    cubanb343 Senior Member
    from ERIE
    Messages: 637

    So what are the results of your experiment? I vote whelen
  3. Dissociative

    Dissociative 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,066

    seems to me its whelen for the win here...
  4. H&HPropertyMait

    H&HPropertyMait Senior Member
    Messages: 558

    Glad I bought a responder! Both look good though
  5. cwby_ram

    cwby_ram Senior Member
    Messages: 907

    Looks like Whelen to me. Glad that's the one I chose, too!
  6. Cooter24

    Cooter24 Senior Member
    from NE Iowa
    Messages: 268

    I recently bought one of each also. I think the Whelen is bighter. But, for the money the Sound Off is a very bright bar. We also have a few FS Mini Highighters, which are pretty comparable to the Mini Pinicle.
  7. APLC

    APLC Senior Member
    Messages: 206

    the responder is BEAST
  8. mikelawtown

    mikelawtown Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 429

    Where did you get them from?