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    • Overall Rating: 2
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 3
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    Nice try ...

    posted by Rantanplan on 05/17/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    + Looks pretty good in its dark grey finish. The design reminds me personaly a little bit of some lights from Jetbeam. + interior construction: LED and driver are placed in a really big pill made of brass which is screwed into the head of the light. Because...
    Cons:
    - quality in general: I got my light, tested it and got 2.2 amps measured at the tailcap. Later on with different 18650s I got ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Nasty little toy ;) ...

    posted by Rantanplan on 10/09/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    + black one is pretty inconspicuous + good as evidence in some situations + battery runs about 1:45h + video quality is ok, relatively sharp when holding still, but movement has heavy effect due to low frame rate.
    Cons:
    - needs some tweaking (first one had the PSB sitting to deep, so that the button was rattling and the LED shined through the ga...
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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 3
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    Quite useful, but not for everyone

    posted by Rantanplan on 04/10/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    + Standard form factor of a "C"-Cell, which means it fits nicely in a Mag-Lite for C-Cell, without the need for spacers or modded tailcaps. + Price is justifiable + measured Capacity is around 2.800-mAh, so its higher than any 18650 cell. A bit le...
    Cons:
    - no protection circuit - advertisted capacity is exaggerated, real value is close to 2.800 mAh. - one from four orders cells w...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Simple, but excellent light

    posted by Rantanplan on 09/16/2007 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    + nice beam (tight hotspot, lots of spill, almost no artifacts) + long runtime, good brightness + perfect for alkaline batteries + simple to operate ;)
    Cons:
    - tight battery tube. Eneloops and Sanyo 2100 are fitting nicely, Sanyo 2500 don´t. - construction of switch: don´t ...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
    earned for this post
    excellent quality for the price

    posted by Rantanplan on 09/14/2007 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    + button-top cell !!! (no need for magnets or solder blobs everywhere ;) ) + relatively high capacity + protected + "cheap"
    Cons:
    - slightly longer and wider than unprotected cells, as most protected cells. length: 68 mm, max. diameter 18.4 mm
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