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Mine was able to program all 4
How recently did you order yours? (I ordered mine on Dec. 19th)

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I have got one ordered in December – 3 levels to choose from.

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I have got one ordered in December – 3 levels to choose from.
Thanks yasenf! So it seems they have upgraded to remove programming for HI.

I’m wondering if they changed it because when it first came out some people were complaining of low maximum output, only to discover the default programming for HI wasn’t set to the maximum level.

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beam0 wrote:
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Mine was able to program all 4
How recently did you order yours? (I ordered mine on Dec. 19th)

Months ago.
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Mine was able to program all 4
How recently did you order yours? (I ordered mine on Dec. 19th)

Months ago.
OK thanks, yours was apparently before the change. yasenf and I ordered in December – both only 3 modes that were programmable: ML-LOW-MED.

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has anyone found their UT01 tint was seriously warmer than expected?

I purchased the 5000k model and I would put it closer to 4000k.

I have a U6-3A (5000k – 5200k) convoy S2+ and my UT01 is much much warmer.

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Yes, as has been reported here by many others, the 5k version is pretty far from 5k in reality. Mine seems to be even below 4k.

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DoNkEyConN wrote:
has anyone found their UT01 tint was seriously warmer than expected?

I purchased the 5000k model and I would put it closer to 4000k.

I have a U6-3A (5000k – 5200k) convoy S2+ and my UT01 is much much warmer.


Yes a good bit warmer than my Convoy S2+ XML2 4C (4300-4500K) which is was the warmest light I own.

I’m guessing it’s maybe around a 5C. http://flashlightwiki.com/images/f/f6/Ansiwhite.jpg

In a side by side comparison it makes the 4C Convoy look white, and I always thought it was quite yellowish, but I think I’m starting to like warmer tints sometimes.

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beam0 wrote:
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has anyone found their UT01 tint was seriously warmer than expected?

I purchased the 5000k model and I would put it closer to 4000k.

I have a U6-3A (5000k – 5200k) convoy S2+ and my UT01 is much much warmer.


Yes a good bit warmer than my Convoy S2+ XML2 4C (4300-4500K) which is was the warmest light I own.

I’m guessing it’s maybe around a 5C. http://flashlightwiki.com/images/f/f6/Ansiwhite.jpg

In a side by side comparison it makes the 4C Convoy look white, and I always thought it was quite yellowish, but I think I’m starting to like warmer tints sometimes.

Thanks Beam0 Big SmileThumbs Up

Yeah its definetly alot warmer than i was expecting. Convoys 5000k is my sweet spot at the moment.

Do you have the 6500k version of the UT01 aswell? Can anyone tell me the approx tint of that version?

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DoNkEyConN wrote:
Yeah its definetly alot warmer than i was expecting. Convoys 5000k is my sweet spot at the moment.
Yes it’s VERY warm to me because I’m also a “5000k kind-of-guy”, but I’ve been itching to try a warmer tint so I’m happy with it.

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Do you have the 6500k version of the UT01 aswell? Can anyone tell me the approx tint of that version?
I do not have the 6500K version. And I was wondering the same thing, if the CW version is actually more towards NW, but I kind of doubt it is.

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I do not have the 6500K version. And I was wondering the same thing, if the CW version is actually more towards NW, but I kind of doubt it is.

Ok, thanks mate. I have one in 6500k on its way to me, ill let ya know when i receive it.

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Mine is also ~4000K, which I generally don’t like that much, but somehow it fits this light. I saw nice reds and generally vivid colors with it – I like how it turns out so much, that it will be a keeper.

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As soon as my UT01 arrives I will measure it. Of course I ordered NW. I feel something that will be similar to the UT02 that I got a few days ago. From the measurements, 4350K came out instead of 5000K. The measurements are done with the eyeone Pro calibrator, so it is a fairly accurate measurement. I also get a spectrum of timbre.

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yasenf wrote:
Mine is also ~4000K, which I generally don’t like that much, but somehow it fits this light. I saw nice reds and generally vivid colors with it – I like how it turns out so much, that it will be a keeper.
I feel the same, it has nice color rendering. Sometimes I like a warmer tint using around the house inside late night when I’m sleepy, also in a movie theater etc., anytime colder white could be somewhat “offensive” to the eyes.

Also I only ran mine on an Alkaline primary, I’m wondering if I’ll see slightly different or cooler tint with higher output when running it on 14500.

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komeko wrote:
As soon as my UT01 arrives I will measure it. Of course I ordered NW. I feel something that will be similar to the UT02 that I got a few days ago. From the measurements, 4350K came out instead of 5000K. The measurements are done with the eyeone Pro calibrator, so it is a fairly accurate measurement. I also get a spectrum of timbre.

UT02:
!http://www.strony.toya.net.pl/~komeko/FORA/5.jpg!

Thanks for doing this. I’m really liking this little light, would be interesting and useful to know the actual CCT.

Please also let us know if it has only 3 programmable modes instead of 4, as I described in previous posts, (HI mode factory set – not programmable) and what your date of ordering was.

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Ordered on December 11, so probably in two weeks will come.

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komeko wrote:
Ordered on December 11, so probably in two weeks will come.
Wishful thinking.
More like after Feb 11.
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komeko wrote:
Ordered on December 11, so probably in two weeks will come.
Wishful thinking.
More like after Feb 11.

Depends what shipping method he used, not sure about Poland but I ordered mine onDecember 19th and received it on Jan 2nd, so 14 days to China to PA.

I use Priority Line if the item is $10 or more or if its more important to me. Usually $1.30 to $1.99 extra.

Also this member got his to CA in 15 days: http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1255249#comment-1255249

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Discussion of the programming issue continued here: http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1260326#comment-1260326

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beam0. Your light is almost certainly programmable in all four modes. The problem you are likely having is that an AA alkaline can’t deliver enough power for the turbo mode, so they all look the same. I’ve seen the same thing with an Eneloop once it discharges a bit.

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beam0 wrote:
BLightSam wrote:
komeko wrote:
Ordered on December 11, so probably in two weeks will come.
Wishful thinking.
More like after Feb 11.

Depends what shipping method he used, not sure about Poland but I ordered mine onDecember 19th and received it on Jan 2nd, so 14 days to China to PA.

I use Priority Line if the item is $10 or more or if its more important to me. Usually $1.30 to $1.99 extra.

Also this member got his to CA in 15 days: http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1255249#comment-1255249

I use cheap shipping for items under $ 30 and I’m waiting patiently Smile

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beam0 wrote:
BLightSam wrote:
komeko wrote:
Ordered on December 11, so probably in two weeks will come.
Wishful thinking.
More like after Feb 11.
Depends what shipping method he used,
Ain’t that the truth! What wise words!
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not sure about Poland but I ordered mine onDecember 19th and received it on Jan 2nd, so 14 days to China to PA.

I use Priority Line if the item is $10 or more or if its more important to me. Usually $1.30 to $1.99 extra.

Is everybody required to spend $1.30 to $1.99 extra?
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Also this member got his to CA in 15 days
The tracking only state “US Customs”. And it takes two months from the “US Customs”.
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Item 2 was at US customs on 10/12/17 – received on 12/12/17
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Still waiting on 3 orders from Oct. 31.

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Programming issue resolved!

As brought to my attention by several people in the review thread the problem was the battery, the HI mode will not program with an alkaline cell, even a new one with 1.6v, it will go to HI but remains steady and doesn’t ramp.

With the 14500 I’m now able to program all 4 modes.

http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1260858#comment-1260858

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Today I received my UT01. Color NW.
First conclusions:
The color is much warmer. 3789K came out of my measurements. I would prefer closer to the declared value.
I am waiting for a battery of 14500, so the first tests with eneloop AA.
The amount of light from 1m is 2209 lux. Pretty good.
The switch is very unstable. Works, does not work, works again in a moment. Evidently the fault of the switch because I measured the circuits.

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Cześć!

komeko wrote:
The amount of light from 1m is 2209 lux. Pretty good.

Is this using stock/factory programming? Or did you reprogram the light to the highest possible setting when measuring this?

Pozdrawiam!

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In fact, I forgot to mention it. of course, I reprogrammed and scalped the diode. Facepalm

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Scalped?

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This is not my work, but it looks like that:

And such a curiosity, programming 4 modes (including turbo) on AA batteries works

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DoNkEyConN wrote:
has anyone found their UT01 tint was seriously warmer than expected?

I purchased the 5000k model and I would put it closer to 4000k.

I have a U6-3A (5000k – 5200k) convoy S2+ and my UT01 is much much warmer.

YES!!

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How bad is the parasitic drain on this light? I have it on order as a gift to my parents as a backup light and they will leave battery in the light for sure.

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