Lumintop Tool AA - Quickie

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I had various qualities too. The more expensive ones are worth the extra pennies.
Big difference, I really like them for pocket lights.

Can it tailstand with the clip screwed on?

I added dc-fix to my modded tool today, nice for indoors use. Makes the purple color from the AR coated lens disappear.

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MascaratumB wrote:
Yesterday and today I’m noticing my Tool AA is flickering on Low mode (other modes have no flicker)! It is not the “lines” of PWM, but real flickering of the light!

This is happening in 1 of my 14500 cells. I put another used 14500 battery and the effect disappeared, and also on a AA alkaline there was not flicker at all!

I don’t know (and can’t confirm today) if it is due to drop in battery voltage (the battery is unprotected and the Tool AA has no LVP).

I wonder if on a protected 14500 this would happen, or if it can have something to do with LVP.

And I wonder if there is anyone else with this kind of issue, under the same circumstances!
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yeah i’m using a protected cell, and seeing some bad pwm on low, medium has it also, not seeing it on high, this has probably been answered already, but I just noticed it. On low the flicker is pretty bad and distracting, kind of disappointing. It’s a decent light that comes with a lot of accessories so I think its still a good value but there is room for improvement, would like a stronger clip and better output as well.

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Dutcheee wrote:
I had various qualities too. The more expensive ones are worth the extra pennies.
Big difference, I really like them for pocket lights.

Can it tailstand with the clip screwed on?

I added dc-fix to my modded tool today, nice for indoors use. Makes the purple color from the AR coated lens disappear.

Sorry, I forgot to answer your question Facepalm
It does tailstand but not completely stable. However, I guess I can re-work that a little bit! It does hang while pointed up, though, but if you shake the table or something, it is probable that it tens to the sides.

I’ve been using mine with a TIR lens above a Luxeon V (4000K, I guess), ideal for indoor use due to the nice tint it has Wink
I do like the XPL-HI NW LEDs. I recently moded a Sofirn SP10B with one (and sort of bypassed the spring…) and even with a OP reflector, that thing illumuniates a looot Shocked

I think yours, with SMO reflector must be that nice as well Big Smile

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Blackbeard wrote:
MascaratumB wrote:
Yesterday and today I’m noticing my Tool AA is flickering on Low mode (other modes have no flicker)! It is not the “lines” of PWM, but real flickering of the light!

This is happening in 1 of my 14500 cells. I put another used 14500 battery and the effect disappeared, and also on a AA alkaline there was not flicker at all!

I don’t know (and can’t confirm today) if it is due to drop in battery voltage (the battery is unprotected and the Tool AA has no LVP).

I wonder if on a protected 14500 this would happen, or if it can have something to do with LVP.

And I wonder if there is anyone else with this kind of issue, under the same circumstances!
Thumbs Up

yeah i’m using a protected cell, and seeing some bad pwm on low, medium has it also, not seeing it on high, this has probably been answered already, but I just noticed it. On low the flicker is pretty bad and distracting, kind of disappointing. It’s a decent light that comes with a lot of accessories so I think its still a good value but there is room for improvement, would like a stronger clip and better output as well.

Yup, it has that PWM on L and M modes. On high it doesn’t have.
But the issue I was reporting was different, though! The PWM I couldn’t see it naked eye, but that was a different flicker, maybe related to the battery or some other stuff!
I like the form of this light, I hope LT offers these with a e-switch and ramping UI Wink
Meanwhile, mine has Crescendo FW and a Luxeon V + TIR and only takes 14500’s now!
And a different clip would be better as you and many other here said !

LT, come on, step forward on this Evil

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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Just noticed this on Lumintop site:

http://www.lumintop.com/toolaa.html

New version of the Tool AA with 4 modes and strobe. 650 Lumens max!

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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