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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Sapro Thriller UFO Unit



Another awesome unit from Sapro!  This is the thriller UFO! It is a bit different than conventional UFO units as the center does not have a rotating saucer but a rotating mirrored pyramid.  It features a 28 volt, 250 watt Aircraft Landing lamp (ACL) mounted in a housing that projects onto the pyramid. The mirrors are screen printed for colors (This was well before dichorics were the standard).  The mirrored pyramid rotates at 30 RPM, the tumble rotates at 6 RPM and the base rotates at 20 RPM.  All motors are super high quality Crouzet from France.  The unit feature a ring of  dowsers to keep the light from bleeding through.  Separate circuits for each motor and lamp circuits (4 total).  Unit made in France.