New Ultrafire flashlight: UF-T1

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That's a bigger

That's a bigger light

thru-nite Ti Length: 72mm Diameter: 14 mm

UltraFire UF-T1 5.9cm(L) x 1.3cm(Diameter)

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I want to order one. Just a

I want to order one. Just a few questions before I do, is R5 or XP-E (XT-E) better? And What are the differences?

To fatlokwok, how low is the low mode?

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Final thoughts

Cree XP-E, High 120 lm, Low 20 Lm (likely configuration)

Works with AAA carbon/alkaline(1.5V) or Ni-MH(1.2V). Doubt with 10040 (3.6V) both electrical and physical

Most compact but smooth and manageble hi/low twist actions, good knurling, tail stand OK, clear glass lens

Low production costs is prime, service life might be short

Real solid titanium (Olight’s remark about its S10 titanium ver in the official website worth a look)
more resistant to harsh chemical and physical environment (known to survive in sea water)

Can buy 2 nos. all aluminum Thrunite T1 instead (brass pill with best twisty mechanism)

Weight empty is 11.4g and typical carrying weight with carbon 18.7g / akaline 22.8g / Ni-MH 23.0g

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So its not worth it? I just

So its not worth it? I just wanted it for the novelty of owning a titanium light.

I have a Solar Force X3 as EDC but it is a bit too heavy. Maybe the Thrunite Ti is a better choice.

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NightCrawl can you contact

NightCrawl can you contact the manufacturer and confirm voltage. Kaidomain states max 2.7v, manafont AAA battery, DX 1.2 to 1.5v and ultrafire shop UltraFire 10440,AAA size x 1

I think this light is aluminium and not Titanium

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pacbough wrote:So its not

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So its not worth it? I just wanted it for the novelty of owning a titanium light.

I have a Solar Force X3 as EDC but it is a bit too heavy. Maybe the Thrunite Ti is a better choice.

Looks like all the same light w/ xp-e despite claim of “R5” or xt-e.

Could well be Ti since it’s made en masse.

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I doubt it is Ti. None of the

I doubt it is Ti. None of the pics have the look of Ti but rather of aluminum to my eye. Also, there are lots of small AAA lights out there, what’s special about this? I’m assuming it isn’t real titanium.

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fatlokwok has a Ti Olight and

fatlokwok has a Ti Olight and says this is also Ti.

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BTW, fatlokwok, do you have a

BTW, fatlokwok, do you have a DMM to test current draw?

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A moving coil ISHII Model 830 Multitester

Low 50 mA DC
High 415 mA or 0.415 A DC

1.2 V Ni-MH battery

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kreisler wrote:fatlokwok

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fatlokwok wrote:
415 mA

415? how cute.

what's the current draw on your E09?

my E09: 1.6A with overcharged Eneloop, and 1.8A with half depleted Eneloop

Optimised  for 10440

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Or alkalines. Higher draw

Or alkalines. Higher draw (>>1A) from a AAA kills them dead in a few min. I would like to know if anyone finds 10440’s to fit in these though (or if 10440’s work at all). Seems like the blue trustfires or whatever don’t.

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Measurement Issues

My reported 415mA still falls comfortably in the measuring range of my analog multimeter but near the highest 500mA limit. I am lucky to have this Medium value measured or otherwise would damage the meter. While I could recall a BLF member shared a High 500mA for a Klarus NT20 among others with his new DMM, Kreisler’s doubt might reflects a depleted Ni-MH AAA (less than USD 40cents) adopted by me. Although an affordable DMM with 20A DC is common nowadays, I want one could measure up to 50A for 3 or 4×18650 scenario and, imagine it is technically feasible, clamp type for a direct trouble free measurement. I need so time to check it out. I spot small affordable clamp type DDMs but not even up to 250mA max.

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I have one coming for

I have one coming for review.
Let’s see if it’s worth! Laughing out loud

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The UF-T1 is now on

The UF-T1 is now on cnqualitygoods for 19,50. They claim it is made of stainless steel:

http://www.cnqualitygoods.com/goods.php?id=1827

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First it was listed by

First it was listed by manufacturer as Titanium, then DX said it’s Aluminium, now CNQG states Stainless Steel…

I’ve one coming from china, but will still take 3 or even 4 weeks to arrive, if everything goes well.

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JohnnyMac wrote:fatlokwok

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Got one today in clear plastic gift box secured on foam recess and tied with red ribbon. No spare O'ring and operation or instruction is non-exist. Try to use the ribbon as lanyard? Put the empty cell holder body to reach for strong magnet, absolutely immunity. Found the tissue free of aluminum/metallic dirts after rubbing the lubricated thread; a vague touch of friction typical to titanium felt. Overall polishing work is O.K. but with extreme fine hairline traces, tail portion with very small lanyard hole is surprisingly good up to perfect mirror finish grade. Normal dry AAA cell works fine with small diameter positive pole. LiIon cell on hand has large top and the rim strikes on the raised up electronic components on the driver board and therefore impossible to make contact. Unless one could find LiIon cell of proper pole size or with proper modification, do not push hard. No spring found on head and tail ends inside except a sponge ring perhaps for protecting the driver board.
Fatlokwok, can you post a link to the one you purchased?  Was it the $38 version from the official site? the $20 version from the official site? or the KD version for $20.44? 

Fatlokwok, you never said where you got yours from.  This light still interests me if only for it's diminutive size but especially if it's really titanium.

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fatlokwok wrote: A street

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A street deal (in the great Apliu street Ultrafire outlet) is USD22.00. List is USD24.00.

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UPz wrote:fatlokwok wrote: A

UPz wrote:
fatlokwok wrote:
A street deal (in the great Apliu street Ultrafire outlet) is USD22.00. List is USD24.00.
;)
I wasn't sure if he was saying he bought it there or that it can be had for $22 street price locally.

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You’re right JohnnyMac, after

You’re right JohnnyMac, after re-reading the post I’m not sure neither… Smile

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It was a cash deal

That is, I gave the sales lady HK$200 cash and she was pleased to give me back HK$30 despite the normal price HK$188.

ApLiu street at Shamshuipo of Kowloon, Hong Kong.

For your informatio:

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/2314

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Received my UF-T1 yesterday.

Received my UF-T1 yesterday. My first impressions: A fine torch. Nice smooth threads. Imho it is not titan, but I’m not a professional.

From left to right: DQG III Ti, III SS, UF-T1

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What's it like compared to

What's it like compared to DQA III Ti, III SS?

What the light output like?

Can it take 10440 batteries?

It looks slightly bigger than the other two.

Does DQA III Ti has a clicky?

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how2 wrote:Does DQA III Ti

how2 wrote:
Does DQA III Ti has a clicky?

It’s a magnet

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I have a UF-T1 on the way

I have a UF-T1 on the way from DX to be reviewed.  Looking forward to this one.  Might just end up on my neck lanyard instead of my Ti.

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Yes, it’s greater than the

Yes, it’s greater than the DQA III. Notably longer…

Specs from UF-Shop: 5.9cm(L) x 1.3cm(Diameter)
DQA Ti: 57.5mmx12.6mmx12mm

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Greater ? Really ?

Hello Infinite,
Could you be more specific when you say greater (disregarding dimensions or weight) ?

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Proof it's Titanium

I finally go around to doing this. Purchased from UF-Shop.

Didn’t like the color, so I sanded and redid it…

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is it titanium anodizing?

is it titanium anodizing? Love
I’ve dissasembled the head of teh light. You can anodize the head too!

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UPz wrote:is it titanium

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is it titanium anodizing? Love
I’ve dissasembled the head of teh light. You can anodize the head too!

Yes, I should have mentioned that.
I wanted to keep the head bare at least for the pics. I might do the head, but try the light as a whole. I accidentally anodized the threads on the body and now my light is not very happy.

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