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Brainsick67 wrote:
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Are you mostly complaining in it?

You tell me?

I was making a general statement…but if you had to ask!!!

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I don’t think FF is listening to our complaints or suggestions anymore.

Looks like they haven’t logged into BLF in almost 3 weeks!

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A palm size light putting out over 3000 lumens! Of course it going to freakin get hot! That’s a given…..

Exactly! These kinds of specs weren’t even possible just a few years ago, so I can see how maybe some people thought that this light wasn’t based in reality and that the normal laws of physics didn’t apply! Big Smile
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G.P. wrote:
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Are you mostly complaining in it?

You tell me?

I was making a general statement…but if you had to ask!!!

Jk Silly Wink

LOL..its all good..

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Brainsick67 are you ThatCrazyFlashaholic 67 on YouTube?

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Brainsick67 are you ThatCrazyFlashaholic 67 on YouTube?

YES I AM..

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About Fireflies not logging on for 3 weeks, have people forgotten about the CNY?

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
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Didn’t that just start 3 days ago?

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No, it actually started January 15th, with people starting to go to where they need to go.

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
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Thanks for the info.

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Love your clown intro shot. So, do you like the sst20 or xpl better? Tint vs output? Is there a noticeable difference? I hear the sst20 have better throw. Can you tell on yours?

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Firemedic wrote:
Love your clown intro shot. So, do you like the sst20 or xpl better? Tint vs output? Is there a noticeable difference? I hear the sst20 have better throw. Can you tell on yours?

I havent tested them out yet, its been to bright outside.i hope to soon.

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I have the sst20 4000k and the XPL HI 6500. The XPL HI is noticeable more bright but the colour of the sst20 makes it easier to distinguish stuff and its easy on the eyes too. If I would have to choose one I would go for the sst20 4000k.

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noboneshotdog wrote:
Looks like they haven’t logged into BLF in almost 3 weeks!

CNY is a huge event. People often spend an entire month away from work. At a different time of year, disappearing for 3 weeks would be worrisome, but at the moment it’s normal and expected.

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at CNY they travel home to visit their family in the hometown 

Neal has nearly 2000 km to go if I remember correctly...

 

 

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How do you make the AUX LEDS brighter? I know i saw it, but cant find it.

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read #1027

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tm07 wrote:
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Thanks man.

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Greetings, All.
I’m new here. This is my first post. I happened upon your site a couple of months ago and noticed the interest in a flashlight called Fireflies E07. I followed the posts daily, the good and the bad of the E07, and three weeks ago ordered the clear, with the XPL 6500, from Neil’s. I could not be happier with it. Its looks and its performance are stunning. Fourseven’s got me started about twelve years ago. However, I was losing interest (on the wagon) after they closed up shop. But your interest in the E07, peaked my interest to the point that I now possess what I consider to be this flashoholic’s dream. Ramping to high is awesome enough. Then double clicking to boost… just blows my mind. Thanks, Guys, for renewing my interest in a hobby I love.

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Welcome to the group Doug!

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E07 is my fave light Doug, and I have over a 100!

My 4K Lumen Whore Reviews (MS18, X70, MS12, DX80, X80-GT, X45vn etc) - https://www.youtube.com/c/FLASHAHOLICS_GB

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noboneshotdog wrote:
Welcome to the group Doug!

+1! I got over 200 and I'd say my clear ano E07 is in the top 5. There's nothing perfect - wish the clip was better, and there's been some QC problems, but the power for the size, the UI, the button is protected pretty well and still is somewhat easy to find, the looks - it's a winner for sure.

I still might want to get another one in gray and different LED's. The ROT66 isn't so bad either.

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I have the gun gray XPL 5K w/purple aux and it is my goto shadowchaser.
I conversed with Jacky re:clear ano w/ice blue aux and matching switch leds.
No joy yet, butt I put my standing bid in for what would be a beautiful combo.
Anyone else want to bug him? (gently)

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I have my 1 xpl clear ano and another 1 grey nichia on the way. But honestly if they start matching the aux power button with the lense I will be buying another. I like the pl47 but it looks really top heavy for a angle light, and I’m a angle light fanatic. Crown

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Hey guys does anyone happen to know which version of Anduril the SST-20 lights use? I know it uses the same build as the PL47 but is it the 219 reduced current version or the full current one?

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I don’t think Fireflies uses the PL47-219 build at all. If I understand correctly, all PL47/E07 models use the regular PL47 build.

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So just to be clear, even the 219b E07s run the regular version? Does that hold for the ROT66 as well?

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The ROT66-219B uses the ROT66-219 firmware, because its driver has fewer 7135 chips.

I don’t actually know why it has fewer 7135 chips, because the 219B emitters could easily handle all 14 chips. But it does, so it needed different firmware to accommodate the different hardware.

My guess is that the reduced number of chips was done to make the NarsilM version regulate down to an appropriate level after it sensed an overheat condition. It may have been easier to take off a few chips than to modify the firmware to set a different step-down level. But that’s not relevant with Anduril, so it would probably be fine now to run the regular driver with the regular firmware on all versions of the ROT66.

Basically, the ROT66 builds are separated by the number of 7135 chips — 7 or 14 chips. It’s not really about the emitter type.

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I see, I was under the impression that the turbo mode was limited on the 219 version as the low Vf of the Nichia would cause it to draw too much current and go blue.

The whole reason I’m asking is because I had an early NarsilM 219b ROT66 with no aux LEDs. Long story short it failed and Jacky sent me a replacement head, but not before they sold out of 219s, so I got a modern SST-20 replacement. Was wondering if I had to reflash before swapping out for the 219s, but it sounds like I don’t then! That saves me a lot of trouble.

Thanks TK for your helpful reply!

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So mine heats up very slowly on turbo, which I am assuming is down to the poor thermal path/lack of thermal paste issue, so my question is what does this mean for the longevity of the flashlight, and should I therefore avoid turbo to make sure nothing overheats?

Bonum commune communitatis.

Yarp.

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