VL Revolution™ is the flagship of the ViewLoader® line. This 200 count patented electronic agitator loader with spring loaded flip cap is the industry standard on the tournament field. Designed for the serious tournament player, the VL Revolution™ incorporates a 12V power agitating system and improved paddle design that provides a much quicker response time and unmatched feed rate. This is the loader to use if you need fast and dependable performance. It is equipped with an internal anti-jam mechanism that agitates the paintballs when the feed neck becomes empty. The VL Revolution’s™ four blade propeller will feed 10-12 balls per second. Two 9V batteries are required. Available in Black Onyx, Diamond Clear, Sapphire Blue, Ruby Red, Emerald Green and all-new Smoke Crystal
The X-BOARD is an all-new circuit board that will upgrade your current Viewloader® 12 Volt Revolution™. The X-BOARD will increase the power to the motor by 15%. This allows your paddles to spin faster, increasing the ball feed rate. The response time between the X-BOARD and the motor is increased by 20%. The faster activation rate eliminates the delay time between the sensor and the agitating effect. As batteries lose energy, the power to the motor is increased more often to allow the motor to run at its maximum power rating. In summary, your 12volt Revolution™ will feed faster and respond faster, thus reducing the chance for a dry fire.
Faster feed rate to minimize ball breakage and dry fires
Sun proof electronics
Moisture resistant protection
Extended battery life
The Viewloader Revolution X-Board is newer, so it should be commonly available, both new and used.
Mokal fokus 2
Dye mini gauge
WGP black magic drop forward
Viewloader revolution w/ x-board
Empire 4pc Barrel kit
Feeds fast enough for a blowback
Self agitating (instead of bang,bang, shake)
My noob friend thinks ricochet's are the shiznat says VL sux but he sux
It works great, i've never chopped, only replaced the batteries once or twice in the last year.It's never broken down on me.All the people that say it has a thin shell......it doesnt, its taken many hits, and always held up, i've even been shot in the lid from the front and back. I've played in heavy rain, and its never messed up.
Works great for lower end guns that cant shoot over 10bps
Tippmann 98 Custom
AIM Shock Regulator
BT Double Trigger Kit
Viewloader 12V Revolution
Rocket Cock II
AIM Skyforce Drop and On/Off
Daisy Red-Dot Sight
Incredible price ($20 at Skanline paintball)
Eyes work great
Feeds 13-14 bps
Hopper lid WILL break
I got this hopper because I was fed up with dry firing at critical moments during games. I needed an agitating hopper, and I saw this for $20 whne I was shoppng around. I figured what the hey. I knew VL made good hoppers, so I knew the product must be faulty, or I found a great deal.
The first day I got it, I loaded 2 9v into it and filled it to the brim with paint. The hopper saw all of the paint (i used many different types off 'balls) and didn't break any. It kept up with my modded 98C with ease. The only break I had was in the barrel, and that was beacause the paint I was using was of a really poor quality.
A week later, I took it on a field test. After playing about 5 games, I came to realize something... I had found a great hopper. The only real problem was how much more paint I was going through. I didn't have a break all day. The hopper began to have some trouble when I only had about 20 balls left in, but it still did fine. It also fed from off-vertical angles. I didn't have anything to really measure it with, but I would say the hopper was still feeding at about 90% capacity at about 45 degrees off-vertical to the left, and about 20 degrees off-center tot he right. This difference was becuase the propeller spins clockwise. There were 4 blades, if anyone wants to know.
Weight was not an issue witht his hopper. There are lighter hoppers on the market, but I don't think making the hopper any lighter would really matter in most cases. Since I shoot a Tippmann 98C, I'm used to heavy things too, so that probably played an effect on my weight judgement.
For all of you woodsballers, this is a great hopper. It still allowed me to use the set sights on the gun, and it lets me use my red-dot sight (its similar to the ADCO ones, so its not that big). If my sight was any bigger though, it would get in the way. It has plaenty of clearance to use my sight, but not too much so that it sticks out too high.
The hopper has a low front profile, but the motor and battery compartment would be a big target from the side. I didn't get any hopper hits the first day I played with it, so I was satisfied.
My only problem with this hopper it the lid is very poor. It will break (weak plastic). I just replaced it with my old hopper lid.
This is a great all around hopper. Buy it as a back-up for tourneys, or for rec-use. It will NOT feed the 15 bps PSP standard, so don't buy it as a primary tourney hopper. Like I said, buy it as a back-up. This hopper would be perfect for a woodsballer; good feed rate, low profile, sight clearance, and VL reliability. When (not if, when) the lid breaks, just replace it with a lid from another VL hopper (preferably the non-agitating hopper lids, those things are tough!). I give it an 8 for the lid.
8 out of 10
Last edited on Saturday, November 5th, 2005 at 7:42 pm PST
EvoII- more expensive but loads faster and a little better
Pipe Barrel Kit
Modified Stock Bolt (no venturi)
Cp Clamping low rise
Crossfire 68/45 red
Fast enough for most people
LED is hard to see in daylight
Lid sometimes doesn't close
Ok i got this hopper just in time for my tourney. It worked like a charm during the whole tourney and through all teh games i played in the summer. But then during a Scenario game i just up and died on me. The hopper got very hot and when i took out the batteries , the inside smelled like burned plastic. When i got home i took it apart to find the chip had fried and melted. I also couldn't find a replacement board. I think it was my fault that it burned out so i don't blame the company.
In all a very good hopper, its not expensive, loads fast, and last a long time (from what i heard)
This hopper is exactly what i needed to keep up with my response trigger. It looks cool, feeds balls perfectly for as fast as my gun is. It has never given me a problem yet. I would recommend this hopper to anyone who doesnt want anymore dry fires or chopped balls.
This is the greatest hopper i have ever used. I recommend anyone to get one. You wont be let down.
Dead on X-chamber
Kapp super macro line
Kapp bottomline adapter
Homemade drop forward
16 inch 32 degrees terminator barrel
Kingman ACS bolt
Dye sticky 3 grips
Home modded turbo trigger switch
It work well
I bought this hopper for 20 buck new with the x-board installe and I think that that is a good dear for a gopper. I have never had any problems with this hopper, it has done exactly what I expect it to do. This isn't the fastest hopper out there but on a stock Imagine it will hardly ever come on. The only problem with this hopper is that to get if for 20 dollars I had to get the ugly Chamelon color, I wonder why the companies bother making ugly stuff like this, they obviousially didn't sell many because they are half of what the black ones are.
This has to be the best hopper for the money because the only other hopper I have found for 20 dollars is the cheap quantium one at Wall Mart. Get this hopper you wont regret it.
Reliable (so far)
works as gravity with no power
None so far
I found this loader to be excellent for the price ($20 probably because the color is ugly....). My first time out it received multiple direct hits and no problems. I fell on it and it survived that too. Had no dry fires for the first time as it loaded quickly and flawlessly and I noticed that it works just fine as a gravity feed when the motor is off too. If there's anything that could be considered weaknesses is that you can fit in 10 or 20 less balls (but isn't that why we carry pods?) and that it uses two 9v batts (expensive!).
Probably not the best loader out there performance wise but I don't think you can beat the price to performance ratio. That in and of itself makes this a 10. For my semi it's perfect so far, time will tell though.....
Tippmann 98 custom w/ flatline, 12v revvy w/ x board
does'nt break or jam
None that i know of
I bought it and put it on my gun and ive never had a jam or fry fire. its perfect for all semi-autos and some full autos. i put 100 paintballs in it.9didnt have it on my gun) and i turned it on and let it feed into a bucket its soo fast. then i tried it with my friends gravity feed. it fed 3 then stoped feeding alltogether.
Get it even if u dont shoot fast. its great and espeacially when its got an x board.
Little on the heavy side
doesn't look as high tech as other loaders
I got this a while ago and it's been working good with my silver bullet. There are times when i use full auto mod when it chops balls but rarly. I use mostly 3 ball burst so it does its job. At the time i got it i was gonna go with the evolution II first but it uses the front feed and it went to far back on my gun.
for peopel on a budget and cant afford the halo, or the evolution II sits to far back this is a perfect backup
Had to sand down the neck of loader to fit in my gun
this gun is a great value for the price, i got mine for 20 bucks at action village and i was a great buy.for my Dragun, i had to sand down the neck of the loader so it could fit in my gun. It made me mad, but it wasn't such a bad thing, just a cramp in my wrist.
Get this for rec ball or lower tournament play, if u plan on going pro, get a faster loader.
14in.J&J ceramic barrel
viewloader revy with x-board
Jt Slammer pack
Pure Energy 20oz tank
A lil loud
This is a very nice hopper, granted, its no halo, but it works, it works for my setup anyway, the eyes on this thing are relle nice, its a very stong hopper, and its durable, (i salmmed this thing on a rock diving) not a scratch. the only thin i dont like, its a lil loud, not like the quantum but it could quiet down a bit.