FOUND IT !!! the right one !! Han Solo in Carbonite illumination..

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  1. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Hello all,

    I do not know if somebody has posted this before ( i did search it but i did not find it) ... :confused

    I have a Lifesize Han Solo in Carbonite on the wall, and i would like to get the same illumination as in the movie. Has anybody found or made the correct illumination? :cry


    Thanks :thumbsup

    Alfredo

    Mine

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    Movie

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  2. Rebelscum

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    Re: Han Solo in Carbonite illumination..

    With the directional spot shining down from above?

    All that takes is a narrow beam angle spot light placed above him.
     
  3. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Re: Han Solo in Carbonite illumination..

    Thanks Rebelscum !!! :)

    it would be great to know what kind of light (more blue or yellow) they did use.. and also the angle that the light should have (the cone of light), like for example a 12 volts halogen light has around 36 deegres... :confused


    I will turn on the light when the other room lights are off... :love


    Alfredo
     
  4. Rebelscum

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    Re: Han Solo in Carbonite illumination..

    I make it out at 20 - 21 degrees. Anything that's a good white light should do it. Halogen MR12 would be great if you can get a flood of that angle.

    As for how far up, I'd just hold it up there till it looks right and figure out how to mount it whever it ends up.
     
  5. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Re: Han Solo in Carbonite illumination..

    Thanks Philip,

    I wil let you know how it goes..

    Regards

    Alfredo
     
  6. 88reaper88

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    Re: Han Solo in Carbonite illumination..

    A glowing red light in his chest would be a nice touch too :)
     
  7. kurtyboy

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    Re: Han Solo in Carbonite illumination..

    I've always wondered what that would look like. If it was cast in clear and a strong pulsing red light was placed inside...

     
  8. darthwhitey

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    Re: Han Solo in Carbonite illumination..

    I've got a can light directly above mine on the ceiling about 2 feet from the wall he hangs on. I just bought a directional can and angled it that way.

    I'd like to find a bulb that would give me that look from your pic. :love
     
  9. Jedifyfe

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    Re: Han Solo in Carbonite illumination..

    I always thought that a cheap and easy way to make the "floor grating" under Han would be to buy this plastic modular storage shelving and then put an orange UV bar light under it:

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  10. exoray

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    Re: Han Solo in Carbonite illumination..

    You can see from the shadows the light is just off to the 'right' as pictured, and just forward of the front surface...

    A clear lens (no diffusion) halogen spot should give you that crisp white light like the original...
     
  11. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Hi again!!

    I found it...and cheap!!! :love

    It comes from IKEA, and costs 9,99 euros !!! It is a led light...

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    And here is my HIC with the light...

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    If you play with the angle..or even adding a color filter, it will look 100% accurate !!! :thumbsup


    By the way, the get the angle, i placed two dark paper pieces near the bulb...

    hope you like it.. :confused



    Alfredo
     
  12. Adam C.

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    Nice work! It definitely enhances the look of the prop, for sure. (y)thumbsup:thumbsup
     
  13. darthwhitey

    darthwhitey Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Sweet!

    That looks spot (pun) on!

    The only problem I would have is that light sitting on top of the HIC all the time. :confused

    thanks for sharing!
     
  14. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    The base comes apart, as a fact, it comes disassembled in the box, ..and for 9,99 euros you should give it a try !!! (you can mount it on the roof or on the wall)... ;)


    Alfredo
     
  15. Madrid Boba

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  16. Jedifyfe

    Jedifyfe Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    HAH!! That is perfect!
     
  17. Guri

    Guri Sr Member

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    Perfect! What an amazing piece to have.... Now you just need a fog machine for the haze effect and some of the music in the background! :lol
     
  18. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I do not work for IKEA... :unsure


    but...



    You can not beat that price !!!! :love
     
  19. barberp

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    it needs a light blue filter
     
  20. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Maybe..but it looks a lot more blue than in the picture, because it is a LED light.... :love
     
  21. Sym-Cha

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    Hi there,

    added a yellow and blue filter + some masking to get the highlights back :

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    (Picture Courtesy Madrid Boba)

    :)

    -Chaim

    P.S. Perhaps you could reposition that IKEA blue-light more from over Han Solo's left shoulder (=rightside in the picture)
     
  22. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    AMAZING !!!

    Thanks!!

    Alfredo
     
  23. Sym-Cha

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    Your very welcome, Alfredo! :)

    If you'll add a layer of 'tracing' paper between the lightsource and HIC the lightbeam will become a little more softer. The further you position that tracing paper the softer the light will be ... sometimes multiple layers of tracing paper will create the light effect you're looking for.

    -Chaim
     
  24. elvisbell

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    Just a quick bump. This lamp is now available as a USB plugin, perfect to go with the USB plug for the hero panel light kit. And it's black so it blends in better
    Just thought I'd share.

    http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/70291232/
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    LED USB lamp, black
    [/h] $4.99

    Article Number:
    702.912.32

    You can easily direct the light where you want it because the lamp arm and head are adjustable. Read more


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  25. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Great !! Thanks ;)
     

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