NIGHTWATCH Seeker NS22 3000K, SST20, 95cri, comparative beamshots; discount code in OP: new photos added bottom of op

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NIGHTWATCH Seeker NS22 3000K, SST20, 95cri, comparative beamshots; discount code in OP: new photos added bottom of op

This Seeker NS22 is the version SST20, 3000K, 95cri.

Acquired from Neal:

product link:

https://www.nealsgadgets.com/products/nightwatch-ns22-led-flashlight

Code to apply: ndns22 (Using that code will bring down the price to $ 21.58, this is a really good value-for-money light, it’s a no-brainer deal!

Hi guys,

Leds and tints available:

SST20 3000k, 95cri — the version shown in this thread
SST20 4000k, 95cri
SST20 5000k, 70cri
SST20 6500k, 70cri
SST40 6.5k

XHP 50.2 5000k
XHP 50.2 6500k

The Nightwatch Seeker NS22 series… Inexpensive, not cheap! Take a look guys…

version XHP 50.2 (3200 lumen)
SST40 (2100 lumen)
SST20 (1250 lumen)

Some cellphone photos:

BLF A6, nw, LEFT: ————————————————————————— Seeker NS22 3000k, SST20, 95cri : (excellent hotspot, smooth spill with no artifacts!)



Seeker NS22 3000k, 95cri ———————————————————————- Nitecore EA41 cool white




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Nice looking light.

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Just ordered the XHP 50.2 5000k unit with 21700 tube.

Thanks for the heads up!

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timbo114 wrote:
Just ordered the XHP 50.2 5000k unit with 21700 tube.

Thanks for the heads up!

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Just Ordered SST-20 In 3k !
Looking Forward to this!.

Thank you Neal & Tatasal Kindly.
Happy Holidays.

Okluma DC2 Ti, Virence AT Wizard Pro E21A Quadtrix 6500/5000k Mixed 9080, Jetusolis 6500k 9080, JetE21A 4000k 9080, JetE21A ‘Red’ HCRI Led.

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Seeker NS22 —- Nitecore EA41 —- BLF A6

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Nitecore EA41 cw ————————————— Seeker NS22 3000k, 95cri


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What driver does it use? Is there any PWM at any level, or current controlled?

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Looks like a great deal! I do not have an SST20 LIGHT,,,3000k Looks nice and it will fit in my Catapult V6 Holster. Thumbs Up

Not a deal breaker,,but ….does it TAIL STAND?

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wolfdog1226 wrote:
Looks like a great deal! I do not have an SST20 LIGHT,,,3000k Looks nice and it will fit in my Catapult V6 Holster. Thumbs Up

Not a deal breaker,,but ….does it TAIL STAND?

The rubber boot does protrude a wee bit it can’t stand stably.

At just a bit less than $22 after code, it’s a lot of light for the money, a great deal indeed.

The SST20, 95cri, 3000k led is surprisingly pleasant.

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Dioda wrote:
What driver does it use? Is there any PWM at any level, or current controlled?

Sorry, l don’t have the qualification to answer this. Facepalm

BTW, does putting your phone in video recording mode then seeing a ‘strobbing’ effect mean pwm?

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tatasal wrote:
wolfdog1226 wrote:
Looks like a great deal! I do not have an SST20 LIGHT,,,3000k Looks nice and it will fit in my Catapult V6 Holster. Thumbs Up

Not a deal breaker,,but ….does it TAIL STAND?

The rubber boot does protrude a wee bit it can’t stand stably.

At just a bit less than $22 after code, it’s a lot of light for the money, a great deal indeed.

The STT20, 95cri, 3000k led is surprisingly pleasant.

I really only use tail stand for this TYPE of light for my run time tests. It is no big deal.Easily improvise.

I pulled the trigger and got the SST20 3000k W/ 21700 ADAPTER..$24.58 Thumbs Up

This light has better tint/CRI than the TK35vn XML2 PDT that I sold 8 months ago. That light was 1000L/95Kcd,,,,,,this light has more lumens. the additional 5Kcd of the TK35vn certainly will NOT be noticeable and I am sure I will like 3000K better,,,,,a steal for less than $25,the only question would be longevity/durability.

Thanks for the deal Big Smile

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I got the 21700 extension. The SST20 3000K version is 5A on Turbo.

Do you think the Samsung 50E[9.8A] would provide enough amps? It seems like it , but I wonder if that is a better choice than the Samsung 40T which is ~ 25A continuous with 4000mAh.

My questions are always peice meal!!

1.Are those specs LED lumens OR OTF? My guess is LED,,,,,,,,Hope I am wrong.

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It would actually be perfect. You will get absolute maximum capacity since you aren’t pushing triple/quad/seven emitters at once.

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
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BlueSwordM wrote:
It would actually be perfect. You will get absolute maximum capacity since you aren’t pushing triple/quad/seven emitters at once.

50E..Right?

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Yes of course the 50E. What other cell was I talking about?

In this light, it is a better choice than the 40T.

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Thanks for those pics. The hotspot looks amazingly round and clean, and the throw seems very impressive too especially for a 95CRI emitter. I have the same SST-20 3000k on order almost a month ago from Neal and should be receiving it soon. I haven’t seen a HI CRI WW thrower before so this would be interesting.

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The hotspot looks amazingly round and clean, and the throw seems very impressive too especially for a 95CRI emitter.

You bet it has.

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Yes of course the 50E. What other cell was I talking about?

In this light, it is a better choice than the 40T.

I just wanted to clarify it. You did not mention other cells,,,I did.

My question was kind of a common sense question,,just wanted to get another opinion,,,,instead of bothering HKJ!

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@ Tatasal OR someone who knows the answer.

Are they talking about LED lumens in the specs OR OTF??? As I indicated in post # lucky 13,,,,My guess would be LED lumens,,,Hope I am wrong.

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wolfdog1226 wrote:
@ Tatasal OR someone who knows the answer.

Are they talking about LED lumens in the specs OR OTF??? As I indicated in post # lucky 13,,,,My guess would be LED lumens,,,Hope I am wrong.

Hi wolfdog1226,

Your query forwarded to Neal. I can’t figure out the Chinese spec sheet.

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^^^^^^^^

Thanks

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Neal just replied he thinks it’s led lumens too…and personally, such a relatively small light company most probably won’t have the facility to use otf lumen. Beer

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Doubt it’s LED lumens though.

The SST-20 70CRI can easily reach 1350+ lumens at 5A. If we remove 10% from the optics, it becomes about 1200 lumens OTF.

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Hi to all, is also the 5000k sst20 version with 95cri or only the warmer tints?

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The SST-20 95CRI only goes up to about 4300k with the FA1 tint bin.

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Looks like this NS22 SST20, 3000k, 95cri version is making waves (brisk business) in Neal’s site.

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yep, I had to go back and grab one of those after I got my XHP 50.2 5000k

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tatasal wrote:
Looks like this NS22 SST20, 3000k, 95cri version is making waves (brisk business) in Neal’s site.

I was one of the MANY Ripples! Cool

I am looking forward to it. It has plenty of output to qualify for one of my secondary lights that I bring on the trail every night.

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Hi, does anyone know the CRI of the 5000k version? Wondering about grabbing one, but the 3k might be too warm for me.

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