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You take any beam shots ? Very interested in the Red. How does it do ?

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chadvone wrote:
You take any beam shots ? Very interested in the Red. How does it do ?

The red is quite nice. I used deep (photo) red XP-E so it is a deeper red than the newer XP-E2’s. It does well for it’s purpose. I could probably have made it even brighter by stacking another 7135, but it’s bright enough as it is and that could have caused fitment issues in the pill. I usually just use the high red mode to ceiling bounce in a room at night. It gives the effect of having the whole room lit up by a very low-impact red moon mode essentially.

I can try to take beamshots tonight, but the so far every camera I’ve tried doesn’t capture the red accurately.

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This is very interesting. I have been on a quest to find a white/red flashlight with good output on red. Don’t like the UI on most.

Could the BLF A6 firmware be reworked to have the light come on at low/red or low/white or memory, and have the modes like this

Red/ strobe—-Red /battery level—-Red /Hi—-Red/Med—-Red/ low—-white/low—-white/med—-white/hi—-

Short press it goes to white modes. Long press it goes backwards to red modes.

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chadvone wrote:
This is very interesting. I have been on a quest to find a white/red flashlight with good output on red. Don’t like the UI on most.

Could the BLF A6 firmware be reworked to have the light come on at low/red or low/white or memory, and have the modes like this

Red/ strobe—-Red /battery level—-Red /Hi—-Red/Med—-Red/ low—-white/low—-white/med—-white/hi—-

Short press it goes to white modes. Long press it goes backwards to red modes.


Yeah, I don’t see why not. I don’t use the mode reversing because I have never been able to get it to work reliably, but you could program it so that the red modes are in the place of the hidden modes in the blf-a6 firmware, and change the strobe and batt-check so it’s red only.

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That sounds easy enough to do.

Hows the firmware holding up?

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Hows the firmware holding up?

Overall, really well. The first day I noticed some strange behavior on a very low voltage cell, maybe a bug in the LVP code? I haven’t noticed anything since I charged her up though. I commented on it in the FW thread yesterday(?) but I don’t know if anyone looked at it yet.

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Now that is one heck of an awsome light you made, and I really love the lighted tailcap you do. I cant wait to try my hand at it when i get my S2+.

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