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Planet Eclipse Etha now in stores for pre-order

October 13, 2011 by Cliff B. in News with 2 Comments

Planet Eclipses new paintball marker, the Etha, is now available in stores. You can pre-order the Planet Eclipse Etha from Badlands Paintball. The release date for the marker is set to mid-December. The price set on this gun is $430 at Badlands. The Planet Eclipse Etha is confirmed an entry level paintball marker. Read below for the official specs on the marker:

Dimensions

Weight – 930g/2.05lb Including 14.5” Shaft4 Barrel, Battery, Feed Tube, POPS

Length – 539mm Including 14.5” Shaft4 Barrel

Height – 212mm

Width – 33.5mm

Materials

Body – 6061-T6 Aluminium

Barrel – 6061-T6 Aluminium

Frame – Glass Reinforced Nylon

Feed – Glass Reinforced Nylon

Eye Covers – Glass Reinforced Nylon

 

Electronics

Interface – Single Push Button plus Tourney Lock

Display – 1 x Tri-Color LED Indicators

Solenoid voltage – 9Volts

Processor voltage – 5 Volts

Processor – 8-Bit 2MHz

Power Supply – 1 x 9V (PP3) Battery

 

Hardware

ASA Mount – T-Slot mounted adjustable rail with Front Exit OOPS (On/Off Purge System)

Trigger Methods – Micro Switch

Trigger Mechanism – Leaf Spring

Trigger Pivot – Self Lubricating Sintered Brass Bushing

Barrel – 2-Piece Micro Honed Shaft4 14.5” length 0.693” Bore

Feed Tube – Lever Operated Clamping Feed

 

Pneumatics

Operating Principle – In-Line Blow Forward Bolt

Solenoid Type – High Pressure Solenoid Valve

Drive Mechanism – Dual Force Pull Poppet

Bolt Mechanism – Rubber Tipped CS Bolt

 

Ergonomics

Grip Type – Contoured Dual Density Grip

Grip Pitch – 156mm

 

Firmware

Firing Modes – Semi and Ramping Capped and Uncapped

Debounce Modes – 10 Debounce Modes
Delivery Mid-December.
I can’t wait to get my hands on one to test it out. Tune in for a review come mid-December. Until then, get your Planet Eclipse Etha on pre-order at your favorite pro-shop or online retailer. My retailer of choice is Badlands Paintball. They are awesome people. Post your comments or any insight in the comments section below.

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2 Comments

  1. Coley BOctober 13, 2011 at 7:03 pmReply

    Closed poppet? I love the way ego’s look. Reminds me of a mini…
    Still though. dece

    • Cliff B.October 14, 2011 at 11:22 pmReplyAuthor

      Yea, it does remind me of a mini also in a way with the single tube design and such. Still has a little more hand room though than a mini, which I like. Personally, I think that the Etha and the mini will compare pretty closely. Can’t wait to try mine out!

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