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Has anybody got one of the above …. I’m interested on any feedback anyone may have on them???

The thing that appeals most is the supposed run time which is apprx 4 hrs on a single 14500 battery and would love to know how realistic that is, if I got it and it was 40 mins like my SK 68 I’d be pig sick having spent that money but if it really does last would consider it money well spent for what I want to achieve.

Also they’re meant to retail around the £90 are but have found them on amazon at £55 …… any thoughts???

Any feedback anyone may have on these would be much appreciated!!!

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A reasonable number of views but not one response … is that because it’s only me stupid enough to consider buying one Cash

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Ledlenser are not much in this forum becasue of high price and low specs…

I have no clue of that particular light but in general the amount of energy in a 14500 is limited so if you want serious output you get small runtime….if the runtime is high the light output is smaller…
So it depends on what you want…? 4hrs on 50lm is possible but on 500lm not

What about the olight s15?

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I think this is probably not a commonly used light around here.

Looking at the specs here it says high mode is 270 lumens and it lasts for 4 hours.

A good 14500 cell only has around 700mAh, so ~2.6Wh. If the LED gives 125 lumens/W, that is 2.16W required in high mode. Leading to approximately 1.2 hours of on time. So 4 hours doesn’t seem possible.

Maybe the light steps down to a much lower level, which would last for longer. Light manufacturers do use this sort of trickery to inflate numbers sometimes.

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EasyB wrote:

Maybe the light steps down to a much lower level, which would last for longer. Light manufacturers do use this sort of trickery to inflate numbers sometimes.

This is why I asked … in which case they should be put to shame and closed down for miss-advertising it should be far more transparent so people know exactly what they’re getting .. just my thoughts but seriously thank you to both of you for your input

Be really interested to hear from anyone that actually has one to see what they say!!

Werner … just had a look at the one you suggested ,,, it doesn’t zoom does it which is an absolute 100% must for what I’m looking for but apart from that looks like a serious piece of kit Smile

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Zoom is not so often in quality lights, there are just plenty of cheap ones..
The lenses and head design suck in a lot of light so in comparison the lumenoutput from reflector lights is much better.
There are poplites which seem to be ledlenser clones.

if you took a closer look to the few zoomies with 14500(like sk68) there are some which have high mid strobe modes so that would give more runtime but less brightness.

If you are not tied to a specific battery factor you should take a look in the BLF A6 aka. Astrolux s1. These use 18650s or 18350s(with different battery tube) have plenty of modes and are amazingly bright… Quality Charger and quality battery’s are cheap these days(around 5$ each).
http://www.banggood.com/Astrolux-S1-CREE-XPL-1600LM-7-4modes-LED-Flashlight-18650-18350-p-1012721.html

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If you want 14500 zoomie – I’d suggest Hugsby V1 (http://budgetlightforum.com/node/45330). Cheap and good quality, much better than SK68 clones. There are some annoying flaws in the design (like next mode memory), but overall – recommended.