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yeah, you know, like the sun setting… sunset. Wink

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yeah, you know, like the sun setting… sunset. Wink

Do you have to press hold to access a timer on it?

I just seemed to get a moonlight mode and nothing else

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If you do additional clicks it adds time (in additional 30min increments) so perhaps you accidentally added time and didn’t wait long enough? I’ve never actually tried sunset mode, I like to use candle mode though (and set a 30 min timer) and it’s accurate to within a couple minute margin.

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If you do additional clicks it adds time (in additional 30min increments) so perhaps you accidentally added time and didn’t wait long enough? I’ve never actually tried sunset mode, I like to use candle mode though (and set a 30 min timer) and it’s accurate to within a couple minute margin.

An additional click turns the light off, the detailed user manual doesn’t list additional options, surely it does more than be a moonlight mode.

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It’s like a night light that turns off, or a reading light that will dim and shut down when you fall asleep reading. That was the intention actually, according to TK.

I use Candlelight a lot, love it. Even with the big 17 emitter Ham’r, I primarily use it in candlelight mode. Lightning mode is impressive, sure it is, as is the tactical strobe, but I use it in a medium level to walk the trash to the road or when taking a hot bath to ease aching muscles/joints… so candlelight is the most used mode for me.

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I think it uses the lowest ramp setting, so you can set it to be higher by raising the floor. I don’t believe there’s a settable timer on it like the additional 30 minutes on candlelight. Turn it on and leave it. See what it does…

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It’s always still on after 30 mins so I’ll leave ot an hour

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You know, it is strange that fireflies started this thread and has not chimed in any to address anything. Not even a “we are fixing the issues customers are having with our quality control” ? Flat Stare

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You know, it is strange that fireflies started this thread and has not chimed in any to address anything. Not even a “we are fixing the issues customers are having with our quality control” ? Flat Stare
Is the broken leg on the optic really a quality control issue when it doesn’t affect function in any way?
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Firemedic wrote:
You know, it is strange that fireflies started this thread and has not chimed in any to address anything. Not even a “we are fixing the issues customers are having with our quality control” ? Flat Stare

None of these Chinese companies prioritize checking these forums. Even for Giveaways which is free marketing for them they have to be reminded to come back and finish it. I reminded Vapcell about their giveaway and they were thankful and completed it within 15 minutes of me reminding them. They said they work out of the office mostly and just didn’t think to check back.

People should just contact them for support and come back here and post about their experience. I’m sure some of the issues are user error and some will be resolved in fair and unfair ways from the manufacturer, like any company and vendor. Those reports are more valuable in my opinion than some of the things being posted.

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Firemedic wrote:
You know, it is strange that fireflies started this thread and has not chimed in any to address anything. Not even a “we are fixing the issues customers are having with our quality control” ? Flat Stare
Is the broken leg on the optic really a quality control issue when it doesn’t affect function in any way?

Yea, I guess quality control it just appearance and working. Not internals

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Had it on an hour still doing the moonlight/sunset thing, I’d just like something to happen for the review explanation.

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Yea they dont monitor these forums. You have to contact them directly and point them to specific posts to get their attention. Previously I PM them regarding improving the thermal capabilities of the E07 and got response from them that they will be improving upon it in next prototype

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Does Sunset mode do anything?[/quote]

supposedly gets dimmer and dimmer. I let mine run and I didn’t notice it getting dimmer, it shut off after 1 hour and 6 minutes.

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I just ran my Thorfire TK05 in Sunset, it dimmed in barely noticeable steps until just over one hour and then shut off. Wink

Started at approximately the top of the 7135 level.

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In my light, I can tell one leg is broken off because the 4 holes do not look identical. 3 of them look the same, but the 4th looks noticeably different.[/quote]
Beware that even if one looks completely different, you can still have optic without any broken leg. My optic is fine and one hole looks different. That is because one leg is dirty – it’s bottom part is slightly covered by excess thermal paste. So, you will never know until you take it apart Smile

can one simply unscrew the bezel and have a better look? I don’t want to break anything! I should and probably will just leave it alone, but am curious.

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If you don’t want to risk breaking anything dont bother. There is always a possibility you introduce dirt or mess up a LED or component when re-tightening.

When I took mine off some bits of plastic/silicone/glue or something showed up that I had to clean off the aux board and I felt it moving around when I unscrewed the bezel. I cleaned it off and cant notice anything damaged but who knows. Bottom line, I wouldn’t bother if you would be upset if something broke. In my case I cant leave well enough alone and would have just modded it had I broke it.

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7 White Flat’s contactcr? Wink lol

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THANK YOU for the advice. I will leave it be!

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I have promised myself I will leave this one alone, don’t know if I can keep that promise if the optic is improperly installed. Will just have to wait and see, I think it may have arrived in the States but I still don’t have a definitive arrival date…

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If there were other choices of optics or it supported a larger domed LED I would buy a second one for sure. There is very little room to improve/mod this one (which makes me a little sad cause half the fun for me is modding to make my own unique version)

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…There is very little room to improve/mod this one (which makes me a little sad cause half the fun for me is modding to make my own unique version)

Make a switch cover that slides backwards to reveal the switch and while sliding backwards it also lifts up a lens cover!

You know you want to! Wink

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Sunset mode finally turned off, all is well in the camp.

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contactcr, try modding the E07 with larger wires, maybe check to see if the FET can be swapped for a slightly better one… there could be some lumens in there hiding somewhere. Wink

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Nitecore managed 10,000 with a 21700

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And that relates to this 7 emitter FireFlies light, how?

So far I’ve seen reports of 7500 lumens using the XP-L HI in this E07, I just thought it’d be interesting to find what FireFlies missed. It’s, well, kinda what I do…

Edit: Since I’m going to try not to open this one up, I thought contactcr might want to find those poor lost little lumens in my stead. Wink

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DB Custom wrote:
contactcr, try modding the E07 with larger wires, maybe check to see if the FET can be swapped for a slightly better one… there could be some lumens in there hiding somewhere. Wink
… or try a driver and emitter swap. You know you want to replace those tiny little emitters with seven XHP 70.2. Perhaps you can be the first in the world to do so! Evil
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Flashaholics wrote:
Nitecore managed 10,000 with a 21700
That TM10K looks pretty nice. 10,000 lumens from one 21700!!! … even if it can only sustain it for 7 seconds. Nitecore must’ve used a boost driver since they’re doing it with 6x XHP35.

However, the E07 does have a lot of advantages. It’s less than 1/4 of the price of the TM10K. And it has a replaceable cell.

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I’ve pushed 70.2’s, burned up 70.2’s, not all that keen on trying to kill em 7 at a time. Now, 7 XHP-35……. Wink

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<—— Ham’r does 25,978.3 at start, still making 22,977 at 30 seconds and at an even one minute it’s still cranking out 22,528 lumens. Big Smile

A single Samsung 25S pushes 28A through the Ham’r, making 14,663 lumens from a single 18650.

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