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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    really red

    posted by dakabo on 11/19/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:less than 1 day

    Pros:
    really red light endeed. spot is well focused. mine was not a luxeon k2 led as advatised, but insteed a CREE XRE (XRC red). the driver in my light is actually digitally regulated. it iss a digital buck converter (see my picture) else than that. the Ultraf...
    Cons:
    the tailcap was not locked tight when it arrived. so the switch was a bit loose. other than that. nothing.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    surprisingly good

    posted by dakabo on 05/10/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    really good light. it came with the strap on. works great. i unsoldered the pcb and found out that it is driven by 4 ACM7135. so 1,4A regulated is correct. light output measured to 505 lumen. spot measured to 11200 lux. there are a solicone like grease in e...
    Cons:
    the threads are a bit sharp. in my light the XML led was not perfectly centered, but close.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    works great

    posted by dakabo on 11/25/2010 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    multible gruops. i bought this because of the constant current and the capability of not strobe/sos. but i have it if i need it. the pcb is soldered really good and works great. low-med-high mode is: 30mA-300mA-1050mA. the acm7135 chips needs 120mV to regu...
    Cons:
    only that there is no capacitor for the atmel pic so if the battery is disconnected for just a micro second, it will change mod...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    simple good charger

    posted by dakabo on 11/13/2010 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    works fine. red light when charging. green when done.
    Cons:
    when done. green led turns on but the charger will keep on charging until the battery is taken out. the charger is not a real ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 5
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    fits perfectly on 18650

    posted by dakabo on 11/01/2010 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    works. cuts off when voltage is to low or high. havent tested the correct voltage yet. fits perfectly on my used laptop batteries. they are 18650. makes my old laptop batteries protected in single battery applications. the metal bands have the correct len...
    Cons:
    the metal bands are not tinned. so you need a lot of heat in your solder iron. mine have that so not that big of a problem. it ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    smallest 18650 light i have ever seen

    posted by dakabo on 10/14/2010 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    really powerfull flashlight. have it in my pocket because its so small. 5 modes is nice to have. but i only use high, med and low. but for others the strobe and sos might be usefull. it have glow-in-the-dark tale button
    Cons:
    the dimming frequency on my light is measured to 71hz. it blinks but not that bad. faster dimming frequency could be nice.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    powerfull flashlight

    posted by dakabo on 10/14/2010 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    the optic really focusses almost all the light to the angle you choose. great light output.
    Cons:
    it have no regulation. mine draw 1,5A at a fully charges 18650. but drops to 1,1A. in 10min. the star with the led only connect...
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