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I have a 4” lumentube. Tried with around 250 flashlights.
I measured 4.5A in L6-s and 5A in S70S-s. I only tried CW S70S but tried NW and CW L6. NW tends to be at around 3200 lumens because it is one bin lower led. CW is around 3400-3500

Okay, so we are similar in amp draw tests. I wonder why your Lumen Tube reads a bit higher than mine. I have Maukka’s CW calibration light and I adjusted my discs at the sensor to match the test light output.

Is your Lumen Tube from Texas_Ace with the multiple diffusers inside or is it of a different construction design?

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I had the Thorfire s70s. I sold it for buying astrolux mf04.

Now I’ve ordered the 6500k Convoy L6 new. I know the distance to see Thorfire, so after convoy L6 I test it and tell you if she sees bigger distance or not.
I hope I made a wise choice and I hope to see a little better in the distance. Big Smile

Does anyone know how to operate? Level 1 How many lumens? Level 2? Level 3?

At Thorfire I liked that I included a moonlight mode with 1 lumen.

Sorry for my bad english Facepalm


Sorry, I don’t know the Convoy levels.

The biggest upgrade you can do for the L6 is to change the driver to a ramping FET based driver. Then you’ll have a super low moonlight as well as be able to turn it on and off by the side switch and have much higher output which gives even more throw. With ramping you can adjust to any brightness level you want. Your not limited to the preset levels.

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I’m not good at making changes. And I do not have the necessary equipment.
If I want bigger power and bigger distance, then I’ll buy the future Astrolux MF04s Smile (mf04 am already)

I can not wait to get the Convoy. Crazy

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JasonWW wrote:
ZozzV6 wrote:
I have a 4” lumentube. Tried with around 250 flashlights.
I measured 4.5A in L6-s and 5A in S70S-s. I only tried CW S70S but tried NW and CW L6. NW tends to be at around 3200 lumens because it is one bin lower led. CW is around 3400-3500

Okay, so we are similar in amp draw tests. I wonder why your Lumen Tube reads a bit higher than mine. I have Maukka’s CW calibration light and I adjusted my discs at the sensor to match the test light output.

Is your Lumen Tube from Texas_Ace with the multiple diffusers inside or is it of a different construction design?


I built my lumen tube myself. No diffusers. I don’t have Maukka’s calibration lights yet. But I will buy and then adjust my google tables according to that. But after a lot of measuring I think I am not off the scale more than 10%. I measured flashlights lower and some rare times higher thean manufacturer estimates.
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ZozzV6 wrote:
JasonWW wrote:
ZozzV6 wrote:
I have a 4” lumentube. Tried with around 250 flashlights.
I measured 4.5A in L6-s and 5A in S70S-s. I only tried CW S70S but tried NW and CW L6. NW tends to be at around 3200 lumens because it is one bin lower led. CW is around 3400-3500

Okay, so we are similar in amp draw tests. I wonder why your Lumen Tube reads a bit higher than mine. I have Maukka’s CW calibration light and I adjusted my discs at the sensor to match the test light output.

Is your Lumen Tube from Texas_Ace with the multiple diffusers inside or is it of a different construction design?


I built my lumen tube myself. No diffusers. I don’t have Maukka’s calibration lights yet. But I will buy and then adjust my google tables according to that. But after a lot of measuring I think I am not off the scale more than 10%. I measured flashlights lower and some rare times higher thean manufacturer estimates.

Prepare for an awakening…. Big Smile

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Coman wrote:
I had the Thorfire s70s. I sold it for buying astrolux mf04.

Now I’ve ordered the 6500k Convoy L6 new. I know the distance to see Thorfire, so after convoy L6 I test it and tell you if she sees bigger distance or not.
I hope I made a wise choice and I hope to see a little better in the distance. Big Smile

Does anyone know how to operate? Level 1 How many lumens? Level 2? Level 3?

At Thorfire I liked that I included a moonlight mode with 1 lumen.

Sorry for my bad english Facepalm

its like

mode 1 50 lumens
mode 2 300 lumens
mode 3 1200 lumens
mode 4 3000+ lumens

something like that.. its the easiest flashlight ever to use.

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its the easiest flashlight ever to use.

You think so? I find it a real pain with 2 buttons that require different hand positions to turn on and change levels. Simple to understand, but hard to use.
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its all relative jasonww Big Smile

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New videos or reviews with new L6 ? Big Smile

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New videos or reviews with new L6 ? Big Smile

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Reached.
As a first impression compared to Thorfire:
-I miss the illuminated led button.
-I miss the moon mode with 1 lumen.
-Feels smaller and lighter (a plus)
- He’s about 50-100m away.
- He’s about 10% stronger.
-I can open the lid, at Thorfire I could not.
I noticed that I have some dust on the mirror inside, and a small transparent patch (like glue) inside the lens. It’s small, it only shows when the flashlight is turned on the first way and you look from the side. Before I started it I did not see it.
- In HIGH mode, a strange sound (bzzz) sounds, after the turbo mode is active, is no longer heard.

It’s not perfect, but at this price I’m happy.
It’s a balanced lantern, it has great power, enough distance, it’s flood and spot.

Sorry for my english Smile

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Update L6 XHP 70.2:

-distance: 600-685m

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Coman wrote:
Update L6 XHP 70.2:

-distance: 600-685m

beamshots ? Big Smile

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mortuus wrote:
Coman wrote:
Update L6 XHP 70.2:

-distance: 600-685m

beamshots ? Big Smile


There’s tons of them. People have been putting the SMO reflector and 70.2 in their L6 for a long time now.
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Yes yes Smile
A little at the limit (600-685m), I measured on google maps.
But 400-500m is perfect.

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JasonWW wrote:
mortuus wrote:
Coman wrote:
Update L6 XHP 70.2:

-distance: 600-685m

beamshots ? Big Smile


There’s tons of them. People have been putting the SMO reflector and 70.2 in their L6 for a long time now.

lol jason Shocked

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Question for those more knowledgeable about drivers: I’m going to swap in one of the mountainelectronics FET+7135 Drivers into my L6 (for both the ramping UI and to drive it a lot harder), but am wondering what the effect on efficiency is going to be?

At levels higher than the regulated single 7135’s current but still low relative to turbo/high, will it still be relatively efficient or am I going to be giving up significant battery life due to the driver?

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Hello all.
I heard voices saying that it would be advisable to have subtitles in the film because the Polish language is hardly known to anyone. I made a test film with subtitles – a walk with Convoy L6 XHP 70.2 from Simon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaAKwrLa5_E

Do you like something like that or would you change anything ?
I would be grateful for the response.
Best Regards !

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Simple mod question about the L6. Is it worth it to change the XHP70 in the original with an XHP70.2? I have not made any other mods to the light and i do not intend to. It has OP reflector.

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madsnake wrote:
Simple mod question about the L6. Is it worth it to change the XHP70 in the original with an XHP70.2? I have not made any other mods to the light and i do not intend to. It has OP reflector.

No. You gain 3-400 lumens and a bit worse tint. But the output increase is not noticable only if you looking them side by side. If you do a resistor mod also maybe it worth.
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Diodek.pl wrote:
Do you like something like that or would you change anything ?

I would be grateful for the response.

I can somewhat understand Polish if spoken slowly, so the subtitles definitely added to the video.

Also, quite often in videos people sometimes speak “away” from the microphone, making it hard to hear/understand what’s being said, so subs would definitely add in those cases, too.

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Currently, only some of the films have been recorded without a microphone, most of them have been recorded a long time ago, but I want to publish them.
Okay, with subtitles I will be slow and add as much as possible.
Thank you for your feedback.

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