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FW3A Team wrote:
Interest list updated again in post #4.

Not found myself so

Interested in one LH351D 4000K 90CRI

thanks

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matik42 wrote:
FW3A Team wrote:
Interest list updated again in post #4.

Not found myself so

Interested in one LH351D 4000K 90CRI

thanks


I see you at #1695.

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So, since LH351D well-binned ordering options are quickly evaporating + reports of their beam profile maybe not being ideal is there any chance the LH351C or SST-20 could be considered instead? At least down the road if a source for below BBL 351Ds isn’t found?

I know the first test of the HCRI 4000K SST-20s in the PL47 shows they are from a bin that’s below BBL.

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BurningPlayd0h wrote:
So, since LH351D well-binned ordering options are quickly evaporating …

It should probably be mentioned that BlueSwordM is talking to Digikey independently, and Neal seems to have already ordered from a different supplier weeks ago.

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Yep. I’m just trying to help out.

Off I go!

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the list does not seem to update?

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BlueSwordM wrote:
Yep. I’m just trying to help out.

Off I go!

Help is always welcome. Smile

I just don’t want people to get confused about FW3A project status. As far as I’m aware, emitters are already taken care of.

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Sign me up for another one (total of 2).

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I would also like to sign up for a second. My first is #181.

Cannot resist. Thank you.

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mortuus wrote:
the list does not seem to update?

The BLF list was updated 3 days ago. It does not update itself though; I have to do that manually.

I’ll try to clarify that next time I update it. The “automatically generated” part is true, but it means a script takes a very long list of posts as input, and then generates the list seen in comment #4. So the request numbers are not particularly meaningful, and are simply a side effect of the order requests happen. Request numbers aren’t guaranteed, because if I find any errors in the list, or if anyone cancels their requests, all the numbers afterward will change. There is no “Bob cancelled request #123, so can I have that spot?” because it’ll move everyone one number lower instead.

The update process is:

  • Run a script to download new posts since the last run.
  • Run a script to display new posts one at a time so I can manually categorize each one.
  • Manually copy that list to the link above.
  • Run a script to convert the full post list into a human-friendly interest list.
  • Manually copy the human-friendly version to comment #4.

So a lot of it is automated, but it’s not fully automatic.

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I would like to be added to the list for one light. Thanks.

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okay gotcha, thanks for clarify TK Smile

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BlueSwordM wrote:
Yep. I'm just trying to help out. Off I go!

I appreciate what you did BlueSword- it was admirable. Thanks for your efforts.

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http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1339428#comment-1339428

I got off the interest list back in June because I decided to earmark the $$ for a BLF-LT1 but progress on that project is ? ………… so put me back on this list….Previously @ #1350… Thanks

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so any forecast of ship dates?
just asking

or price?
or the final features?

wle

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JasonWW wrote:
matik42 wrote:
FW3A Team wrote:
Interest list updated again in post #4.

Not found myself so

Interested in one LH351D 4000K 90CRI

thanks


I see you at #1695.

Sorry, must finally bought glasses to myself

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wle wrote:
so any forecast of ship dates?
just asking

or price?
or the final features?

wle

LOL

Maybe next year…maybe

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wle wrote:
so any forecast of ship dates?
just asking

or price?
or the final features?

wle

Production & ship date unknown. But getting closer each day. Thumbs Up
Post #1 says $36 for XP-L HI & $30 for Samsung
Final features will be pretty much those discussed in post #1.

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I am interested in one.

Thanks.

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ToyKeeper wrote:
I just don’t want people to get confused about FW3A project status. As far as I’m aware, emitters are already taken care of.

Could we know the tint bin, please ?
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Tally-ho wrote:
ToyKeeper wrote:
I just don’t want people to get confused about FW3A project status. As far as I’m aware, emitters are already taken care of.
Could we know the tint bin, please ?

That is what I was waiting to be posted.

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Glov wrote:
Please add me to the list for 1 light

I think I will take two of them, one of each emitter
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is tint bin that important for a light under 40$ ?

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mortuus wrote:

is tint bin that important for a light under 40$ ?

My light had better be a CoolNeutralWarm White combo!

(I'm a tint snob that only wants imaginary tints.)

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mortuus wrote:
is tint bin that important for a light under 40$ ?

Only if you turn them on !

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mortuus wrote:
is tint bin that important for a light under 40$ ?
Nope, as long as it is a ‘Cool Neutral’ – True Neutral Whitetm XP-L HI below the BBL….. it is not important at all. Wink

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true, neutral would be ideal for this light.

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I just thought of something...

This light is a triple.

There could be one emitter that's CW, one that's NW, and one that's WW.

Completely not worth doing, but it'll be the perfect tint!

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NO! Big Smile

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