IMALENT DM21 . RUNTIME GRAPH and some Pics

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IMALENT DM21 . RUNTIME GRAPH and some Pics

There many reviews about Imalent DM21, I have make a complete review in spanish Imalent DM21 review . But I have not read here about a runtime graph for see the regulation. Here some information;

IMALENT DM21:
LED/REFLECTOR:XM-L2 U4
BATTERY: 1×18650/2XCR123A
MODES: Variable ramp+ Strobe
INTERFACE: Rear ring (variable) + Tail touch sensor
DATE: September 2015
Link: Imalent web

I add here my runtime graph and some Pics of new version of HMD10, beams comparing DM21, DM20 and others Tactical compact 18650 flashlights.

First: about power on highest mode and lowest mode, the Rev 1 of DM series (I have received one DM20 with improvements) have a low mode very usable, here the, comparison in previous version and this:

Now runtime graph using a battery 18650 2600 mA (like the battery included on my kit).
After 10 minutes, I connected a small fan (temperature on head were 60º Celsius):

About Holster HMD10, Imalent added a pair of screw heads, the flashlight is now held more strongly:
left old version, right Rev1 version

Charging one 18650 inside the flashlight i have get a good speed charge (at least initially):

Here Beam at lowest power of DM21 Vs lowest mode of DM20 (Rev1 version)

At highest mode both flashlights for comparison of tint:

Now some animated gifs;
DM20 and 21, Fenix PD35 TAC, Armytek Dobermann warm and Nitecore P10

Now DM20, Fenix PD35TAC, Dobermann and Nitecore P10 (3,5 meters to the wall):

Extra pics:

Great with gloves:

Thanks for read!!!

Edited by: Trevi_lux on 09/26/2015 - 13:54
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Thanks for the runtime chart! Very handy.

I was hoping for flatter regulation than that. Oh well, I mainly got this for the funky UI :bigsmile:

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Hi RaVen:
really is not a bad regulation, flashlight starts with about 900 lumens and in 30 minutes is around 80% of initial value…I think that others that have a step at 3 or 5 minutes not have really better regulation than this (other runtime lines has really sharp drop with his steps)

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Hmm, good point. But how would the regulation be at say 50% or so? Is it possible for you to test that?

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RaVeN wrote:
Hmm, good point. But how would the regulation be at say 50% or so? Is it possible for you to test that?

Of course is posible test it,
I just need more free time than I have… Wink

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fortunately you do a great job – so i just have to point out the differences between the new DM21 and the new Holster Big Smile

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What brightness does it start out on? Is it possible to set brightness using the rotary tab before turning it on?

Trevi_lux wrote:
I just need more free time than I have… Wink

Ofcourse Silly

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Is it possible to use a clip along with the holster?

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I don’t have the optional Imalent clip, but I have used the Nitecore P10 clip with my DM21 and fits ok and is capable for the HMD10.

Pic this night

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RaVeN wrote:
What brightness does it start out on? Is it possible to set brightness using the rotary tab before turning it on?
Trevi_lux wrote:
I just need more free time than I have… Wink

Ofcourse Silly

Yes is like a magnetic ring. You preset your desired position and turn on…

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The Kit deluxe and the simple version of flashlight seems will include this Nylon hoster. But not will be included in the Simple Kit

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the more i proceed with my review, the more i think imalent will not like me… Sad

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M4D M4X wrote:
the more i proceed with my review, the more i think imalent will not like me… Sad
:_( …Why ? (I love my Rev 1 Imalent, the initial batch is very sensitive and not like, but with the new lockout function, that is avaliable with flashlight on or off, now I love it).
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M4D M4X wrote:
the more i proceed with my review, the more i think imalent will not like me… Sad

Gotta tell it like you see it. Wink