Nano 2S Competitive Comparisons

April 19, 2014

Manufacturer DentLight Orascoptic Ultralight Designs  for Vision Lumadent Surgitel PeriOptix
Brand Name Nano 2S Endeavour Feather NanoLite Lumadent Micro Mini
Product Image Nano-2S Orascoptic Endeavour ultralight feather DFV nanolite lumadent surgitel micro perioptix mini
Color Temperature (K) 5500 6500 6000 5800 NA 5500 6000
Color/Beam Uniformity +++++ ++++ +++ +++ ++ +++++ +++
Design Highlights Digital smart battery with invisible nano-engineered wire and custom lens for uniform focused light pattern. Smart capacitance activated digital battery. Spherical lens with uneven patterns. Analog turn-knob battery pack and spherical lens with uneven beam patterns. Low capacity battery with custom wire.  Spherical lens with uneven beam patterns. Analog turn-knob battery pack and spherical lens with uneven beam patterns. Analog turn-knob battery pack. Custom achromatic lens with uniform beam pattern traded-off for lower intensity. Analog turn-knob battery pack with external charger cradle, spherical lens with uneven beam patterns.
Ease of Use +++++ +++++ +++ ++++ +++ +++ +++
Compatibility (all loupe models) x x x x
Light Intensity (lux) Level 1 16000  21000
Level 2 20000  32000
Level 3 40000 43000 30000 40000 38000 12000 40000
Weight (grams) Lamp 6 7.4 6 10 6 9 6.9
Battery 137 127 148 116 156 114 186
Wire Diamter (mm) 1.5 2.8 3.3 3 3.6 3.5 3
Size (mm) Lamp Diameter 17.7 15 16.5 19.1 16.3 17 17
Battery 47x74x21 51x89x20 69x77x24 31x44x12 50x98x22 NA 55x104x40
Beam Size (inch@14″) 3 2.6 3 3.1 3.1 3.5 2.9
Articulating Arm (line-of-sight) x x x x
Composite Filter (ease-of-use) x x x x x
Battery Clip Metal Metal Plastic Plastic Metal Plastic Plastic
Built-in Microcontroller(digital vs. analog knob) x x x x
Battery Run Time (hours) Level 1 24 8
Level 2 14
Level 3 10 5 8 4 9 7.5 4
Battery Status Indicator x x x x
Battery alarm audible beep x x x x x x
Hands free Operation x x x
Composite Filter Flip-down included Flip-down included Rotation style not included Rotation style not included Rotation style included Rotation style included Rotation style not included
Recharge Time (hrs) 2.5 3.5 3.5 3 3.5 2.5 2
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