Great price! *semi groupbuy* Jaxman Z1 host

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thanks teacher

The links work for me.

(But I must say AliExpress can do some wonky things like presenting itself in Russian or Spanish all of a sudden Wink )

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Still the same issue, I wonder if it’s due to accessing it with an iPad ?

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Beachlogger wrote:
Still the same issue, I wonder if it’s due to accessing it with an iPad ?

I don’t know?? Could be I guess???
If I had an iPad I’d try it and see if it worked for me but I don’t, I just have a LapTop.??

Maybe if someone reads this that has an iPad they will give it a try and report back.

It’s a mystery to me, something has to be causing it; but I have no idea what.

If you have access to a computer try it and see what happens. That might help verify or rule out the iPad theory.

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Beachlogger wrote:
Still the same issue, I wonder if it’s due to accessing it with an iPad ?

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Maybe if someone reads this that has an iPad they will give it a try and report back.
Hey All, I can verify that the site does not work properly on Safari, Chrome, or Firefox browsers on an iPad. I just duplicated the same issue Beachlogger reported in all three.

Oddly enough, I was having difficulty with a different vendor’s AliExpress page earlier today with Firefox browser on a Mac. I switched to Safari and all was well.

Beachlogger, if you don’t have access to a computer, you can use the AliExpress app from the App Store. Works fine with that.

After installing, search for “Jaxman BLF” to find the item.

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Good info goshdogit, thank you for the report. Thumbs UpSmile

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teacher wrote:
Good info goshdogit, thank you for the report. Thumbs UpSmile
Glad to help! I edited my post above to include info about the AliExpress app working fine on iPad.
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Glad to help! I edited my post above to include info about the AliExpress app working fine on iPad.

I noticed that! Thanks for solving the mystery. Thumbs UpSmile

You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him up to a heavy load./"Bear" Bryant 

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Thanks goshdogit, coincidently that’s almost what I said every time I tried to change the “color” box Big Smile

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Argh thanks for solving it guys
Dangit should have asked how you browsed to AliExpress.

BTW my order (host with extension and 3 Nichia 219b LEDs) is shipped the app tells me. The waiting begins!

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Fantastic…….. Glad it worked Beachlogger. Wink

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Arrrgh! Yet 2 more lights that I want! And no $ in the Paypal acc’t at the moment. (I just had to look at the mini C8, I couldn’t have just not clicked on it!)

Thanx for setting this up The Miller!

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Beachlogger wrote:
Thanks goshdogit, coincidently that’s almost what I said every time I tried to change the “color” box Big Smile
Ha! LOL

Glad you were able to order a host.

Keep us updated on your build!

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Got mine today. Still need to wait for the driver and xhp50 from different suppliers but quick delivery and very impressed with the light. Its much better quality than my other £20ish lights!

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Ordered from list with extra parts and shipped.

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Finally found it, been looking since the other thread got locked. I was very interested in the light but not the drama, so I abstained. I should have checked the sub forums, I’m lazy and just open the homepage and scroll the active threads, don’t know how I missed it.

Mr. Miller, am I correct in assuming this is the same light with all the bells and whistles as before, like the high quality glass? And you’re the one who arranged this semi-group buy?

Thanks!

Michael

ETA: I don’t mean to stir the pot, that is not my intention at all, honestly. Just wanted to state my position. If my post post seems rude or controversial in any way I apologize in advance and will be happy to delete it.

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Hm interesting the Z1 was flown to London and cleared customs there and got shipped to Paris where it is now handed to La Poste for delivery. 2-3 business days so today, tomorrow and max Monday it shall be here!

@texlite
Yes this is the same host and parts as the first time.
Not rude IMHO Wink
You can go ahead and order (if links prove to be tricky just search Jaxman host on AliExpress or browse through the Jaxman store there to find it.

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Hm interesting the Z1 was flown to London and cleared customs there and got shipped to Paris where it is now handed to La Poste for delivery. 2-3 business days so today, tomorrow and max Monday it shall be here!

@texlite
Yes this is the same host and parts as the first time.
Not rude IMHO Wink
You can go ahead and order (if links prove to be tricky just search Jaxman host on AliExpress or browse through the Jaxman store there to find it.

Ok, thanks for getting this together.

Has anyone asked Hoop making a copper pill for this light? Would be a fantastic upgrade IMHO, and Hoop’s work is very nice. Judging by the way the other thread took off, I guessing there would probably be enough people interested to make a run.

Thanks Again

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Ha it came today
Very nice packaged
And a test if I can post pics on the road here, made it directly after the arrival.

Pill is as flat as can be.
Very happy!

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Anyone who is planning to use a xhp50 what driver are you using?

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Yes good question.
I think it will be the MTG2 for mine.

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Couple of pics.

LD-2D driver fits perfect, however its annoying although described as a 3amp driver it throttles down to 2 amps after about 10 seconds.

Direct solder LED star to pill

LD-2D driver

Bought some of these badboys, 5amps is a bit to much so i may remove the resistor for a 2.6a value

http://www.kaidomain.com/p/S025265.FX6-22mm-6V-8_4V-5A-4-Mode-Driver-Cir...

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Nice, what does the beam look like?

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Beam pattern is excellent, you get the 4 individual dies in the beam pattern as expected but i think it starts and stops about perfect.

If you are going to use an MTG2 it will look cleaner fully zoomed in as you wont have the gaps.

Disappointing with the neutral XHP50 though which is more like 5500k IMO.

Couldnt help but order a couple of XHP70s lol. heat dissipation may be an issue.

EDIT: One thing i am not happy with though is the fact the extension tube is a little snug for the 26650 batteries i have, oh well i can always sand them i guess.

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I was bumbling around on Aliexpress, saw the Z1 on Convoy’s store and became very interested. Research led me back to Zaxman’s store page and I ended up pulling the trigger on a host +extension tube. It wasn’t until after ordering that I found this thread stating that I should have sent him over my BLF username and such. Whoops. It looks like the host has shipped anyways though so maybe sending username isn’t a hard requirement for Jaxman.

I’ve also ordered a MT-G2 5000k from intl outdoor. They’ve got them on sale for August, almost half price.

I haven’t gotten around to ordering batteries or a driver yet. Does anyone have any good recommendations for those? I’m looking to drive this thing pretty hard.

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Its a lovely device really impressed with the workmanship. There is a 5a driver on kai domain that i ordered.

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Has anyone asked Hoop making a copper pill for this light?

Yes. He’s going to be doing that.

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Isn’t ALU also an improvement on brass?

Funny sciencetists Wink

Can you link that driver mattjik?
I need one too Wink

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I’m pretty sure this is the driver mattjik was referring to:

FX6 Driver

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Roger that ^ I also asked Jax about a copper pill and an XHP70 washer, he said no and copper wasn’t needed….

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If ALU is better then brass and cheaper maybe they should switch to that.

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