Group Buy: Wuben TO50R HC ("The Flashlight") - 90+CRI, 2500+lm, EDC - CLOSED!

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PM sent. I think this is the type of light with the features I will be looking for from now (simple side switch UI, tail magnet, usb charging etc)
Hopefully performance measures up.

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Q&A time! Sorry for the late response, but I have been very busy with this & other projects + answering all the PMs.

Q: Is the tail magnet removable?
A: Yes, but requires needle nose pliers

Q: Does it have battery level indication? Do you know how much it weights?
A: Battery level is indicated by a color led in the switch. Weight 201g with battery, 130g without.

Q: What kind of driver is it using? A boost or a buck?
A: Boost driver.

Q: What’s the optics? Carclo 1062x?
A: Yes

Q: Quad LH351D?…how long does turbo last in something that small? Reflector? Range? USB mode specifications? PWM? Mechanical or e-switch? Parasitic drain if the latter?
A: Yes. Turbo is temperature controlled, roughly 2min in room temperature, way more in a cold environment. No reflector, but TIR optics. Range ~150m (Wide and smooth beam – Not a thrower for sure!). No visible PWM. Dual e-switch. Parasitic drain is negligible.

Q: How much?
A: Price too low to be published. PM me for the pricing.

Q: Do we know yet whether the bezel threads will be locked?
A: No glue in these group buy lights.

Q: Wait, have the lights already shipped?
A: No. People just saw&tested the light at IWA show in Germany. Lots of positive feedback received! Here’s a video (in German, sorry!) of the light, filmed there:

Specs screenshot from that video:

Q: Isn’t the soft lock too easy to open by accident?
A: Not a real problem as the light can be hard-locked. Anyways, I have some ideas and we are working on making the lock even better before the lights are ready.

Q: I POSTED MY INTEREST HERE! WHY AM I NOT ON THE LIST???!?
A: Because you need to send me a Private Message to hear the price and to get listed.

Did I miss any question? Any other questions? Go ahead and ask!

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Oh now I’m reinterested in the light since it uses a boost driver.

Niiice.

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Can the switch led be used as a locator ? (always on)

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derfyled wrote:
Can the switch led be used as a locator ? (always on)

Not possible.

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I was considering doing some emitter swapping shenanigans with my other lights but now I’m thinking about just buying this.

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Quad LH351D.

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67401
Liitokala Aliexpress Stores Battery Fraud: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60547

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When can we expect this flashlight to be ready? Any estimation? Days, weeks, months?

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mihlit wrote:
When can we expect this flashlight to be ready? Any estimation? Days, weeks, months?

Days.

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Interested

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Jinx wrote:
Interested

Great to hear. Please send me a message to get on the list. Smile

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Interested depending on price.

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Interested, depending on price.

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I’d like one. PM sent. Thanks.

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interested

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Status update & GREAT NEWS!

 

Lights are in production and expected to be ready to ship on April 1st (yeah, April fools day!). Everything looks good and we are proceeding according to the plan. => Keep your wallets ready.. Smile

 

Wuben is really stepping up their game with this light! In my opinion, the quality is on par with other high-end brands, but you don't have to trust me on that: Please read what maukka said at reddit:

maukka wrote:
Having used both I'd choose the Wuben TO50R over the Acebeam EC65. There's no difference in build quality, if anything, the Wuben feels more substantial, and the UI+driver is better on the Wuben

 

..and then the GREAT NEWS part: I continued negotiating very hard and managed to convince Wuben to see this Group Buy as a way to build their brand and let everyone to experience their new offering => Group Buy price is now $20 less than what I have previously mentioned. [IMHO the earlier price was fair, and this one is a real bargain (~"zero profit")]

 

PM me for pricing / to be added to the list!

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That was quick.

You know I’m even more interested in it.

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67401
Liitokala Aliexpress Stores Battery Fraud: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60547

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Interested depending on price

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Interested depending on price.

Edit: PM —> I’m now om the list Smile

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the wrote:

Status update & GREAT NEWS!


 


Lights are in production and expected to be ready to ship on April 1st (yeah, April fools day!). Everything looks good and we are proceeding according to the plan. => Keep your wallets ready.. Smile


 


Wuben is really stepping up their game with this light! In my opinion, the quality is on par with other high-end brands, but you don’t have to trust me on that: Please read what maukka said at reddit:

maukka wrote:
Having used both I’d choose the Wuben TO50R over the Acebeam EC65. There’s no difference in build quality, if anything, the Wuben feels more substantial, and the UI+driver is better on the Wuben

 


..and then the GREAT NEWS part: I continued negotiating very hard and managed to convince Wuben to see this Group Buy as a way to build their brand and let everyone to experience their new offering => Group Buy price is now $20 less than what I have previously mentioned. [IMHO the earlier price was fair, and this one is a real bargain (~“zero profit”)]


 


PM me for pricing / to be added to the list!

Brrrrraaaavo! Thanks for doing this for us.

[Clemence]

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Interested depending on price.

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Interested again..

In GoD & Trance we trust, the rest pay Cash!!

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ERDOS, Lux-Perpetua, McLight, Uncle Otto, stanley-beamish – http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1466462#comment-1466462

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Signed up, seems like a fantastic deal.

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Signed up, looks like a nice light.

This forum is only named “Budget” Light Forum to lure us in, isn’t it Wink

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The purchase period has started and ends roughly in one week. Lights are ready to ship on Monday, April 1st. (Be quick: 1st paid, 1st shipped!)

I have sent payment instructions to everyone on the list. PM me if you haven’t got a message with payment instructions (or would like to be added to the list).

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I dont want the included 21700 cell as I have a bunch of 40T, Molicel P42, and Lishen LR2170. Doubt the included cell will beat those. Can it be cheaper without the cell? I want to buy two of these lights and the extra included cells will be useless to me.

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Thanks!!! 2 paid for

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