NEW: O-Light M3XS-UT-G2 Javelots; 350kcd Version!

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NEW: O-Light M3XS-UT-G2 Javelots; 350kcd Version!

UPDATE 6/1/2016 I posted a tint thread showing these hosts’ tints with various LEDs here: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/47088

This is a group-buy purchased by me which I will distribute within the 48 states.

These are brand new-in-box arrivals. O-Light M3XS-UT-G2 Javelots. Factory dedomed XPG2 S2 1A emitters with neutral tint (no more green!), 350kcd spec (vs only 250kcd for the standard dedomed XP-L version).

Full factory carry-case kit with holster, 2*18650 extension tube, CR123 spacer sleeve, O-rings, and instructions.

O-Light improved the MCPCB on these with a solid copper DTP board that is about 1mm thicker than the original M3XS-UT Javelot MCPCB was (much thicker and more massive than a Noctigon 20mm). They also machined the reflector base and host interior on these to adjust reflector depth/focus a bit over the original M3XS-UT Javelot DD XP-L model.

Battery capability: 2*18500s or 3*18350/16340/CR123-primaries in short tube config. 2*18650 or 4*CR123-primaries in long tube config.

-Side button switch illuminates RED to show when the batteries are at roughly 10-15% capacity.

Price is $130 + $6 USPS flat-rate insured shipping within the US 48 states.

  • IF interested, I will open the light and install a dedomed XP-L V6 0D, 1A, or 3D, or a dedomed XP-G3 S5 emitter for additional $12. All outperform the factory XP-L by a considerable margin, and the V6 is the highest XP-L bin available.

*This is a limited run light, not a new model.

PM to make your order confirmation; I will reply with my Paypal address, or to any other questions you may have. First come, first serve. Wink

Thank you for enjoying photons! Big Smile

UPDATE 6/1/2016 I posted a tint thread showing these hosts’ tints with various LEDs here: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/47088

Original XP-L @ 250kcd below

With dedomed XP-G2:

I like bright lights, and I cannot lie.

Edited by: MEM on 06/02/2016 - 00:18
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Well this is interesting. I wonder how it would perform with a dedomed XP-G3.

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Is it to be understood that you, MEM, have the ability to de-dome XP-G3 successfully? If you haven’t got your hands on one yet, how can you be sure? Do you have a special process of de-dome that will work with XP-G3 emitters? I’d love to see what the XP-G3 can do when de-domed ‘properly’.

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PrinceValorum wrote:
Well this is interesting. I wonder how it would perform with a dedomed XP-G3.

+1

I thought I read somewhere on BLF no one has successfully dedomed one yet ??

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I just want to know how you are gonna dedome the xpg3. If you figure out a way to do it, please let us know! I know I sure haven’t been able to figure it out yet!

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Guys, to answer your questions.

I can successfully replicate a “HI” version of any Cree LED, including MTG2, XHP50 & XHP70. This is my own process, not to be confused with dome slicing (which has lower intensity outcomes than my process).

Thanks Smile

EDIT: But the above doesn’t apply anymore, since I can dedome the XP-G3s just fine.

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MEM wrote:
Guys, to answer your questions.

I can successfully replicate a “HI” version of any Cree LED, including MTG2, XHP50 & XHP70. This is my own process, not to be confused with dome slicing (which has lower intensity outcomes than my process).

Thanks Smile


Awesome!

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MEM wrote:
Guys, to answer your questions.

I can successfully replicate a “HI” version of any Cree LED, including MTG2, XHP50 & XHP70. This is my own process, not to be confused with dome slicing (which has lower intensity outcomes than my process).

Thanks Smile

Hi MEM, big fan, Wink . I think I share the opinion of many fellow BL-Fers when I say I would be very interested in purchasing said dedomed XP-G3 emitters if you would be willing to sell them individually. That is assuming that you are not willing to share your process, which is understandable, and after some test have been performed to determine their performance.

That's just like . . . your opinion man.

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I have the M3XS Javelot and the throw is quite amazing for such a small light.

The big disappointment for me and a lot of other owners is the distinct green tint of the beam.

The worst I have seen lately.

Will your new LEDs be of a green tint when finished?

If so most of us I am sure will give your light mods a big miss!

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MEM wrote:
Guys, to answer your questions.

I can successfully replicate a “HI” version of any Cree LED, including MTG2, XHP50 & XHP70. This is my own process, not to be confused with dome slicing (which has lower intensity outcomes than my process).

Thanks Smile

That includes XPG3 also m8? Quite interesting indever if so

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Far Thrower wrote:
I have the M3XS Javelot and the throw is quite amazing for such a small light.

The big disappointment for me and a lot of other owners is the distinct green tint of the beam.

The worst I have seen lately.

What? You don’t like halogen green? Evil

Just kidding … the green tint turned me off, too. That’s why I sold mine.

Rule 1-1 as it applies to life, take it as it comes.

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Subscribed. Will wait for beamshots

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Not sure how I missed this, very interesting.

Decisions decisions decisions…

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DB Custom wrote:
Not sure how I missed this, very interesting.

Decisions decisions decisions…

You missed something? I realy cant believe that! JK ofc

Yet you have a point, especialy about XPG3 dedoming…cause i ruined already a dozen pcs wothout any luck so far

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Kawiboy and I have both done a version of a shaved G3, he had more success with it than I did. On mine, I shaved it off very close then cut off the excess phosphor to the sides. It was tighter, but I didn’t care for the beam profile I got. Kawiboy got a nice tight hot spot in a Courui D01. It’s apprently a very precise effort that’s required, amongst other things…

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DB Custom wrote:
Kawiboy and I have both done a version of a shaved G3, he had more success with it than I did. On mine, I shaved it off very close then cut off the excess phosphor to the sides. It was tighter, but I didn’t care for the beam profile I got. Kawiboy got a nice tight hot spot in a Courui D01. It’s apprently a very precise effort that’s required, amongst other things…

I wonder if just shaving as tightly as possible, then a very thin layer of LED seal to make it smooth again would improve the beam profile.

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MEM- which emitter is in your opinion better for throwers with large reflectors? A dedomed xp-g3 or xp-g2? Thanks

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Guys, remember that this is not a factory dedomed XP-L “green” tint light, like all of the standard M3XS-UT Javelots are. It’s got a G2 with tint that is definitely neutral white. I’ll be getting some new beamshots soon with one, so just hold tight.

As far as which emitter is better for large reflectors, that’s a tough call, because reflectors are often picky about the source shape and size. (That’s why I like lenses. Big Smile ) In either case, it mostly depends on you, really. G3 will have almost the same beam profile (almost), just a bump more lumens and a warmer tint. That will look different to each person based on what they expect from it. The M3XS-UT is one of my favorite reflector lights, because O-Light really got the reflector design done right with it, and everything about the feel and look speaks quality—to me at least. The reflector it has converts a high amount of light into the beam, especially for its size. In fact I actually prefer to carry this light with 2*18500s in it instead of 2*18650s, just because it brings so much throw to the table with very little weight when setup that way.

I don’t often get to tell people around here why I like lights that throw, or what I even use lights for besides lighting up water towers. Smile My primary use is actually boating. Secondary use is long-range rifle shooting. When I’m shooting at 500-600 yards, my light’s on a tripod, and my tripod doesn’t get tired holding my lights. For that scenario I just like battery capacity and a pencil beam. When I’m boating, I’m on a big river, one that is full of nasty surprises. I’m constantly keeping an eye on the water for logs, and at the same time I have to be shining my light up-river to navigate the buoys so I don’t travel into the outside 1/3 of the river and rip the prop off on a sand-bar. Anyways, that’s usually 1-3 hours straight of holding a light up over my shoulder once the sun goes down. I tend to find the “good” lights around me pretty quick as my arm gets tired. Tired Many lights come onto my boat and never get a second trip back on it again, but the M3XS-UT is still taking boat rides. Wink I’d call it a good performer, at least.

If you want more than a fishing story and my attitude to sell you on it, well, please do wait for pics. Smile

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Hey Mem – can you let us know what 18500 batteries you are using? ty

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Does the light come with the shorty tube to run on 2× 18500?

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Yes it does, standard factory box set included.

I use EFest 18500s. But there are many others.

See drop-down lists here for other 18500 specs: http://lygte-info.dk/review/batteries2012/Common18650comparator.php

Add dedomed XP-L V6 0D to LED options. Wink

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MEM wrote:
Guys, remember that this is not a factory dedomed XP-L "green" tint light, like all of the standard M3XS-UT Javelots are. It's got a G2 with tint that is definitely neutral white. I'll be getting some new beamshots soon with one, so just hold tight. As far as which emitter is better for large reflectors, that's a tough call, because reflectors are often picky about the source shape and size. (That's why I like lenses. Big Smile ) In either case, it mostly depends on you, really. G3 will have almost the same beam profile (almost), just a bump more lumens and a warmer tint. That will look different to each person based on what they expect from it. The M3XS-UT is one of my favorite reflector lights, because O-Light really got the reflector design done right with it, and everything about the feel and look speaks quality--to me at least. The reflector it has converts a high amount of light into the beam, especially for its size. In fact I actually prefer to carry this light with 2*18500s in it instead of 2*18650s, just because it brings so much throw to the table with very little weight when setup that way. I don't often get to tell people around here why I like lights that throw, or what I even use lights for besides lighting up water towers. Smile My primary use is actually boating. Secondary use is long-range rifle shooting. When I'm shooting at 500-600 yards, my light's on a tripod, and my tripod doesn't get tired holding my lights. For that scenario I just like battery capacity and a pencil beam. When I'm boating, I'm on a big river, one that is full of nasty surprises. I'm constantly keeping an eye on the water for logs, and at the same time I have to be shining my light up-river to navigate the buoys so I don't travel into the outside 1/3 of the river and rip the prop off on a sand-bar. Anyways, that's usually 1-3 hours straight of holding a light up over my shoulder once the sun goes down. I tend to find the "good" lights around me pretty quick as my arm gets tired. Tired Many lights come onto my boat and never get a second trip back on it again, but the M3XS-UT is still taking boat rides. Wink I'd call it a good performer, at least. If you want more than a fishing story and my attitude to sell you on it, well, please do wait for pics. :-)

I like your style MEM...

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I like your style MEM…

It’s good to know I have one. Wink

When reading that, I briefly heard an echo in my head of Matthew Mcconaughey’s voice from Dallas Buyers Club, saying, “I like ya style, Doc”. Big Smile

Safe to say I’ve seen that movie one too many times! Darn good one, though.

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Curious to see an update on this.

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Curious to see an update on this.

Literally setting up my Nikon on the tripod in the garage right now for tint comparisons. Hold tight! Wink

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Thumbs Up Subscribed Big Smile

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See? This is why I shoot Canon… Nikon’s are so SLOOOOOWWW!

Silly

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Posted the photos. Silly

HERE: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/47088

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It’s great

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I think this light would serve better having a forward clicky at the tail cap. Since you have the side switch for mode changing anyways.
I would rather have a momentary on at the tail switch.
Has anyone done this to their m3xs?

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I think this light would serve better having a forward clicky at the tail cap. Since you have the side switch for mode changing anyways. I would rather have a momentary on at the tail switch. Has anyone done this to their m3xs?

Edit: Just checked, guess you cannot mode switch with the tail unless holding the side switch. You can go momentary on with the tail, though.

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