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Light rebrand to AMUTORCH JM70 XHP-70 3500Lumens 5Modes Brightness Searching LED Flashlight

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New Shadow light. 

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Light rebrand to AMUTORCH JM70 XHP-70 3500Lumens 5Modes Brightness Searching LED Flashlight

New Shadow light. 

I got in the XPL HI single cell version of this light, ordered from BG here for $39: https://www.banggood.com/AMUTORCH-JM70-XPL-HI-1200Lumens

. Disappointing numbers of just under 900 lumens, under 200 kcd, and modes work differently than advertised, manual is in Chinese. Driver is labeled Shadow, light and box labeled Galuxia. It's driven at 2.55A in the highest mode, so if it was driven better at 3.5A or so, it just might achieve the listed specs.

 

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freeme wrote:

Light rebrand to AMUTORCH JM70 XHP-70 3500Lumens 5Modes Brightness Searching LED Flashlight


New Shadow light. 


I got in the XPL HI single cell version of this light, ordered from BG here for $39: https://www.banggood.com/AMUTORCH-JM70-XPL-HI-1200Lumens


. Disappointing numbers of just under 900 lumens, under 200 kcd, and modes work differently than advertised, manual is in Chinese. Driver is labeled Shadow, light and box labeled Galuxia. It’s driven at 2.55A in the highest mode, so if it was driven better at 3.5A or so, it just might achieve the listed specs.


 

+1, but mine now runs a xhp35 HI to 1650lm and 280.000cd, it’s a nice host (with some DIY to fit a 24mm driver)

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Like that Amutorch. Buy the host for $3x, add dedomed SST-40, add FET+1 driver, improve thermal and electric path and have a 300 kcd light for <$50. Not bad me thinks.

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Tom E wrote:

freeme wrote:

Light rebrand to AMUTORCH JM70 XHP-70 3500Lumens 5Modes Brightness Searching LED Flashlight


New Shadow light. 


I got in the XPL HI single cell version of this light, ordered from BG here for $39: https://www.banggood.com/AMUTORCH-JM70-XPL-HI-1200Lumens


. Disappointing numbers of just under 900 lumens, under 200 kcd, and modes work differently than advertised, manual is in Chinese. Driver is labeled Shadow, light and box labeled Galuxia. It’s driven at 2.55A in the highest mode, so if it was driven better at 3.5A or so, it just might achieve the listed specs.


 


What is the UI like ?i ordered this one bcaue the UI seems usable ad throw numbers were appealing…
Any way of reducing the sense resistor to increase current maybe ?

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I ordered two, got 2. Each one has a different driver, different UI - dunno which is the "newer" one - think it's the red driver, dunno for sure.

If you get the red Shadow driver, then the power switch is ON/OFF, e-switch is mode changing - 2X is strobe.

If you get the green Shadow driver, you can use the e-switch to turn it ON and OFF, and the 2X click is turbo, which is more amps than the hi/turbo of the red driver.

Facepalm - what a disaster, but mine are getting a FET+1 or 3 channel driver anyway.

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$22

New M3 clone?

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These are 2 different lights, right? Any other info on those freeme? Blushing

EDIT: the first one is the SS35?

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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Good catch. Though more like AL35-1.
Comparing with SS35-1 it has a different keys attachment (worse for me). And SMO reflector.
I said it once and will repeat: I’m in for AL35-3.

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Agro wrote:
Good catch. Though more like AL35-1. Comparing with SS35-1 it has a different keys attachment (worse for me). And SMO reflector. I said it once and will repeat: I’m in for AL35-3.

Hum, those references would be to aluminium construction, right?
As far as I recall the SS35 has a weird looking beam (greenish) and puts only 400lumens from a 18350. Maybe a “3 led” version could be interesting yes, if the output raises accordingly Wink

About the second light, any clue?

freeme, you like to tease us Evil

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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freeme wrote:

$22

Where can I buy this!?

If it can be modded would be a great host for single 219C/XP-HI and 15mm driver with narsil.

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$22



New M3 clone?


Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Me likey both

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freeme wrote:

$22

Where can I buy this!?

If it can be modded would be a great host for single 219C/XP-HI and 15mm driver with narsil.


+1

More info please.

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Freeme, what a tease!

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Not sure if you guys are able to access the store from this link. 

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Not sure if you guys are able to access the store from this link. 


https://chaoqianhw.tmall.com/category-1296063674.htm?spm=a1z10.3-b-s.w50...

Thanks for the link freeme! Despite not being able to read Chinese and despite not all the information can be translated to english (therefore not being able to read the specs), it was easy to see the 2nd light you showed!

Looks like the Jaxmnve M3! But the modes H-M-L-Strobe-SOSFacepalm Too much old school!

The first one, “AL35”, looks nice despite the beam issue! Thanks for showing these and other less know lights and please keep doing that Wink

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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I don’t get it, what’s this for?

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On swiatelka.pl I’ve seen a recommendation for:
https://www.fasttech.com/products/9634574
According to the owned it charges. Thermally is OK. And in general is said to be good for the price.
I can’t help but note that there’s a similar looking light for less on Ali:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Cycling-Accessories-Super-Brigh-Zoom-5-M...LED-USB-Rechargeable/32818185118.html

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Agro wrote:
On swiatelka.pl I’ve seen a recommendation for:
https://www.fasttech.com/products/9634574
According to the owned it charges. Thermally is OK. And in general is said to be good for the price.
I can’t help but note that there’s a similar looking light for less on Ali:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Cycling-Accessories-Super-Brigh-Zoom-5-M...LED-USB-Rechargeable/32818185118.html

I have two of this light! (different brands, same light) One from Amazon and one from Gearbest.
I really like it! I think the best low price budget light I’ve ever got!

Here’s some info on it:

  • The light is sold almost everywhere under MANY different brands. Ebay, Amazon, Aliexpress, Gearbest, Fasttech, etc. etc.
  • The one I got from Amazon has a noticeably more neutral tint than the one from Gearbest.
    .(Gearbest has two brands of this, a no-brand (one I got) and an HKV brand.
  • Fasttech version you linked shows Hi > Mid > Lo but most versions of this are stepless dimming/ ramping.
    .Could be a misprint on Fasttech, they do that a lot.

The Good:

  • It’s very bright
  • Tint is not too cold 5000-6000K
  • Switch extremely easy to find in the dark (big protruding red bezel ring) Switch is very effortless to click, feels nice.
  • Always starts on High Thumbs Up Simple UI: Single click ON – click again OFF Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Hidden strobe – double click Thumbs Up
  • Ramping UI Thumbs Up 4 seconds from H to L flashes twice at lowest and at highest.
  • Well defined hotspot, deep reflector has decent throw
  • Springs on both ends inside fits about any battery I tried
  • USB charging cover fits flush and snug
  • Glass lens

The Bad:

  • Switch is very effortless to click, feels nice, however can easily switch on accidentally.
  • No way to lock-out, cannot mechanical lockout (non-anodized tail threads) Flat Stare
    .Because of these two cons I don’t recommend for pack or carry around, makes an EXCELLENT home utility light though.
  • The reflector is threaded in and the MCPCB is mounted within the reflector, (I haven’t disassembled further than just enough to see that)

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The one I got from Amazon: (2-mode version) description shows H > SOS but is actually ramping with double click strobe not SOS, description also shows zooming but it ‘s not. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076CLT8JY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s...

The one I got from Gearbest (un-branded) 5000-6000K: https://www.gearbest.com/led-flashlights/pp_604347.html

Other one at Gearbest (HKV brand) Stepless Dimming, only this one shows CW 6000 – 6500K https://www.gearbest.com/led-flashlights/pp_1295273.html

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Bangood has a zooming version, also stepless dimming (XANES brand, currently on promo $5.89): https://www.banggood.com/XANES-1302-XM-L-T6-1500Lumens-Stepless-Dimming-USB-Rechargeable-LED-Flashlight-p-1202115.html?rmmds=mywishlist&cur_warehouse=CN
Zooming version also sold everywhere under MANY different brand
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Fasttech has a 26650 zooming version (UltraFire branded) comes with free knife. 26650 zooming version also sold everywhere under MANY different brands. https://www.fasttech.com/product/7455401

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That light is aka the CFG01. I have one. Not bad for the $6 or so I paid for it, in fact, I like it more than I think I should. I never use it though. I’ll probably end up giving it away to a nephew, or a starving student, or load it with an old laptop pull and stick it in a car plugged in to a USB charger for emergencies.

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I have one of these and is the one that I use indoors and have near my bed. Excelent for $8.

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New quad flashlight in the work.

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Nightwatch Ni02.

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Nightwatch Ni02.


Ni02 is the black one? https://world.taobao.com/item/557203257383.htm

What is the smaller silver one?

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