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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Accidentally over amped it!

    posted by fireofenergy on 07/16/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    I wired up the XML to four 1.1 amp lifepo4's (in parallel). I solar charged 'em and wasn't paying attention when... all of a sudden, they shot up to 4.6 volts (1v too high!). I heard about the robustness of this XML and turned it on... anyways, to check the...
    Cons:
    There is a slight greenish tint around just the very edge of the cone of light, as can be seen with all of them in flashlights,...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
    2 DXPoints
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    Excellent

    posted by fireofenergy on 07/06/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Dropped it in my older R2 Ultafire host and it worked. Being that I don't yet have a charger for the protected ultafire batteries, I simply solar charged them with no idea of the state of charge, still very bright, the spot is quite a bit wider than the Eas...
    Cons:
    Make sure the heatsink/pill deal is tightly screwed into the reflector, for obvious reasons. Oh and the annoying SOS, wish I co...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Driver is controllable...

    posted by fireofenergy on 01/14/2009 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Seems to do its job well. I like to toy around with solar and the cell is actually a mini solar panel rated 5 volts at .08 amps. I call it a Shell cell (from the oil co). It is designed to charge just two re-batteries in series, thus the reason I need this ...
    Cons:
    Afraid the leads will fall off the solder, but they haven't yet with some movement with soldering, resoldering (to switch) ect.
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