Planet Eclipse Unveils CSL Markers
The CSL is all about the detail. Gold screws clamp the gold-detailed grips onto the new flush fitting and screwless frame. Gold Thumbwheel and Screw on the silky smooth, bushed and re-designed C-Lever Clamping Feed. Gold LPR Torpedo and Bolt Pin. The bespoke CSL POPS "Enriched with Carbon and Gold, the CSL is both striking and beautiful. From the seamless flow of the barrel and frame to the intricate detail and craftsmanship of the body. The new CSL is the epitome of class and performance with a distinctive pedigree and history that is only found in the SL mark..." system with coded gold latch pin. All co-ordinated with that lustrous carbon fibre and gold threaded weave in the all-new SL Shaft 4 Barrel Tip.
The SL has always offered something a bit special. A bit “extra”, if you like. And this year is no exception.
The gold accenting lifts the general appearance of the CSL into another league. All of the stainless steel parts that could be colour-coded have been, also the grip badge and body badge carry a gold chrome finish in place of the silver chrome found on the standard Ego11.
But of course it is the new SL Shaft4 Barrel that takes the limelight. The gloss finished Carbon Fibre 14.5” and 16” tips contains a delicate gold weave, a polished gold collar, and ample porting. The backs have been stepped down a size in their range (now 0.681”, 0.685” and 0.689” bores) in order to CSL Kit better suit the current paint sizes around the globe. The threading and rear section use the same geometry as the Shaft4 Barrel with its increased control bore length, offering higher average velocity and improved consistency over the older Shaft SL barrels. Of course the internal bore is precision honed, as you would expect.
In order to make the most of the stunning detailing all of the CSL the colours for this year have been designed to complement the gold theme, picking up the colour in their accented parts, but each with their own unique combination of base and contrasting elements.
Mechanically the CSL is driven using the same solenoid with integrated Flow Control Devices as can be found on the Ego11. The Ego11 has altered perceptions on what is possible both in terms of adjustability and outright smoothness from a poppet platform. And the CSL is no different with the adjustable solenoid making it possible to dial in the marker for supreme spool valve rivalling smoothness or outright firepower at the twist of a control.
But in other areas around the marker it’s easy to spot where those improvements that you expect to see in an SL "Continuing the long tradition of the SL range, the CSL offers a multitude of options to the owner..."have been made. For example the F-F or Flush Fitting Frame. Take a look and you will see that there are no longer any unsightly screw heads at the rear of the frame or inside the trigger guard. Instead, the frame is attached using a single captured free-spinning screw at the rear, and on a discrete and hidden cam-hinge at the front. The result is quicker and easier disassembly, smoother lines and improved ergonomics.
The CSL will be shipping with the excellent Cure3+ bolt. But currently in the final stages of development we have an all-new Cure4 Bolt System. Developed with the intention to reduced stack clipping and bolt strike (where the paintball is damaged by the bolt accelerating forward and striking the stationary paintball) the new bolt includes a removable and replaceable cushioned tip. The tip is locked into position by the contoured bolt insert that is in turn held in place by the bolt pin. Complete disassembly requires no tools whatsoever. The Cure4 bolt will be made available free of charge to all CSL owners who register their marker (see inside CSL box for details).
Continuing the long tradition of the SL range, the CSL offers a multitude of options to the owner. Electronically there is the same option of Opto or Micro trigger actuation on the board, as well as magnetic and/or spring return on the trigger. The CSL also offers the option of both a High and Low Pressure exhaust valve system which allows you tailor the efficiency and feel even further. The HP valve guide gives increased efficiency while the LP guide delivers a more gentle blast of air to the back of the ball. There is also the inclusion of the standard Ego-shaped “S” style, as well as a brand new retro “Blade”-shaped, trigger. The options included as standard with every CSL mean that there should be a set-up to suit every taste without ever the need to purchase potentially flawed aftermarket parts.
And of course these days the options do not just stop at the hardware. Every CSL comes complete with a full E-Portal system, including software and link cables meaning that everything from the start-up splash screen to the software version can be adjusted and uploaded from a PC.
As you can see, there is little that has been left untouched on the New CSL. And after all, The devil is in the detail, as they say…
Unique CSL Features
Bespoke CSL Body
Bespoke CSL F-F (Flush Fitting) Trigger Frame
Bespoke CSL Cure4 Soft Faced Bolt With Gold Bolt Pin
Bespoke CSL 5-Piece SL Shaft4 Shaft Barrel Kit
Bespoke CSL Carbon Fibre Tips With Gold Weave
Bespoke CSL Contoured dual density Grips with Gold Logo
Bespoke CSL Gold Hardware
Bespoke CSL Circuit Board With USB Interface – Cable and Software Included
Bespoke CSL Dual Triggers - “Blade” and “S” Style Triggers Included
Bespoke CSL Dual Valve Guides – HP and LP Valve Guide Kit
Bespoke CSL Zick2 Rammer Kit
Bespoke CSL POPS Assembly
Bespoke CSL Smooth Clamping Feed Assembly – With Gold Sprocket Wheel
Bespoke CSL Contoured Eye Covers
Lazer-Eyes Red BBSS System
Exclusive PBNation CSL Badge
Ego 11 Cross-Over Features
Bespoke MAC Solenoid with Adjustable Flow Controls
Fully Adjustable Bolt and Rammer Speed for reduced Kick
SL3 Inline Regulator With Angled Swivel
Dual Density Rubber Console and Frame Grip
Zick2 Rammer Shaft and Cap
Increase Longevity of Internal Components
New LP Supply Protection System
92% larger transflective LCD Display
Adjustable Tru-Colour RGB LCD Backlite
16-Bit Microprocessor - 16 MIPS (Million Instructions Per Second)
Improved Solenoid Drive Circuitry for increased Velocity Consistency
New Graphical User Interface
Ultra-Lightweight Monoform Body
Deftek Offset Feed Tube
Integrated Rammer Housing
Micro + Opto Switch Board
Dual Instrument Grade Ball-Raced Trigger
Dual Trigger Return Mechanisms - Magnetic and Spring Trigger
T-Slot Rail Mounting System
Integrated Audible Sounding Device
CSL 11 Launch Colours
Prestige, Spekta, Panther