FW3A, a TLF/BLF EDC flashlight

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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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matik42 wrote:
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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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mebbe

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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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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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Tally-ho wrote:
Could we know the tint bin, please ?

If I ever get the answer to that question, I’ll be sure to post about it.

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raccoon city wrote:

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!

I’ve done that before. It can give quite good results if you use the right emitters.

Mixing and matching emitters is fun.

I have one of my Emisar D4 lights outputting 4500K color tint. Using two 4000K XPL HI and two 5000K XPL HI

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