[Ended]Groupbuy : Utorch UT01 (XP-L , AA & 14500 battery , e-switch etc)

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Freedom wrote:
(1) NW please (thank you)

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How about this.. instead of producing an exact Manker copy. Utorch offers a XPL-HI w/ smooth reflector option.. I would be in for a couple of those.

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Stevedog wrote:
How about this.. instead of producing an exact Manker copy. Utorch offers a XPL-HI w/ smooth reflector option.. I would be in for a couple of those.

It could be the UT01 V2 .

Contact gearbest , you never know Wink

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I would like two NW.
Many thanks

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This seems very similar to the Klarus Mi7, but of course this one is cheaper, and I don’t see a neutral white option for the Klarus. Am I missing anything, or is this one just the obvious choice? Smile

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Andyman wrote:
This seems very similar to the Klarus Mi7, but of course this one is cheaper, and I don’t see a neutral white option for the Klarus. Am I missing anything, or is this one just the obvious choice? Smile

This one does not have a XP-L HI.
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Review sample is here !

More coming soon Smile

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I would like 02 NW.
Thank you.

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giorgoskok wrote:
Review sample is here !

More coming soon Smile


Finally! Come on now, give us the review, can’t wait! Silly
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Ordered 02 NW.
Thanks.

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evankouros wrote:
giorgoskok wrote:
Review sample is here !

More coming soon Smile


Finally! Come on now, give us the review, can’t wait! Silly

Me too!!

If you could start with:
- overall build quality
- output levels
- power on max on Eneloop/Alkaine (is it about Klarus Mi7 or more like Manker E11)
I would be very grateful Smile

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Also, if you don’t mind, could you confirm the mode order, and whether or not it has memory? Thanks!

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And beamshots!
And tint impressions/comparisons!
And runtimes! Wink
Ha ha, I know you’re working on it – looking forward to the review!

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The review will be posted tomorrow . But here is a sneak peak :

UI : Ultra low – Low – Medium – High and hidden Strobe – Sos – Beacon mode

From off :

Single click (short) turns light on , on the lowest mode
Longer click turns light on , on the last used mode (not available for ultra low mode , because you can access it with short click)
Double click turns light on strobe (you enter hidden modes)

From on :

If you are in a regular mode :
Single click cycles between (Ultra Low – Low – Medium – High)
Double click and you’re in Strobe

If you are in a hidden mode :
Single click cycles between (Strobe – SOS – Beacon)
Double click and you’re in last used regular mode

Also , max lumens on High , using 14500 should be ~600 (to be confirmed in review) .

Doesn’t fit protected 14500 as some people said .

High quality from a quick view .


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So far I like it’s UI, but not the “Doesn’t fit protected 14500” part.

Giorgos, could you compare UT01’s lm/cd output to Mi7’s?

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evankouros wrote:
So far I like it’s UI, but not the “Doesn’t fit protected 14500” part.

Giorgos, could you compare UT01’s lm/cd output to Mi7’s?

I don’t own a Mi7 . Sorry

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Strange! Silly

The Mi7s I’ve ordered haven’t arrived yet, else I’d gladly give you one to compare.

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Doesn’t fit protected 14500

The E11 suffers from this too

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Thanks for the quick pre-review!

giorgoskok wrote:

Doesn’t fit protected 14500 as some people said .

That’s a small bummer – do you have a maximum length of battery that will fit, so I can confirm the fit of batteries I already have?
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Andyman wrote:
Thanks for the quick pre-review!
giorgoskok wrote:

Doesn’t fit protected 14500 as some people said .

That’s a small bummer – do you have a maximum length of battery that will fit, so I can confirm the fit of batteries I already have?

I completely forgot about this unsupported protected cell and I have no unprotected 14500 around Facepalm

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MAD TM26 wrote:

I completely forgot about this unsupported protected cell and I have no unprotected 14500 around Facepalm

Think about a pair of UR14500P or/& TrustFire IMR14500) (good comments at FT) that I’ve ordered some days ago from KD ($9.38 / $5.31 using code BLF).
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Thanks a lot for the first impressions! It tentatively is looking very good.

giorgoskok wrote:
The review will be posted tomorrow . But here is a sneak peak :

Also , max lumens on High , using 14500 should be ~600 (to be confirmed in review) .

Is this similar to to the E11 with the battery you are using? Budda suggests that “you’ll need high quality IMR 14500” in his review of the Manker E11, which had considerably higher output, but might be a battery difference:

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I’m interested now, 2x NW
Any idea if a T01 copy is coming?

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I tested it with Nitecore IMR 14500 but i also have a Efest purple to test tomorrow .

Also the output on AA looks very promising .

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what markings does the light have on it ?

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Cool!!
How is it with flat top cells? I have efest purple IMR-unprotected that are flat topped.
How is the PWM?

thanks George

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pirate joe 22 wrote:
what markings does the light have on it ?

You mean logo etc ?

a small Utorch logo on the head , and UT01 on the tailcap .

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Cool!!
How is it with flat top cells? I have efest purple IMR-unprotected that are flat topped.
How is the PWM?

thanks George

efest purple must be the best choice . It has a perfect fit (the shorter battery) , and i think it will give maximum output . I’m charging the cell now .

Pwm not visible with bare eye

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MAD TM26 wrote:
I completely forgot about this unsupported protected cell and I have no unprotected 14500 around Facepalm

Same here and no desire for any. Is there any quality (protected) cell out there which is slightly shorter that might work or a ‘workaround’ of any kind which is still safe?

I bought this after probably overpaying/not doing enough due diligence in picking up the ZL SC52 L2; which I like for its 500 turbo lumens, decent throw and it to being an instant (high quality/protected) hand warmer this time of year.

Gaining 20%(?) more lumens by using an unprotected cell (even for this little comparative money) doesn’t make me sleep any better at night. Perhaps I’d feel better if I knew that ZL’s on board protection circuit was comparable yet I’m guessing that it’s not.

Not smart on my part. Facepalm

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I am interested in a coupon for NW, thanks!

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