My annual batch of new year micromags is now for sale. I did a batch of six this time which accounts for the sales thread being a bit later than usual. I’ve used Mountain Electronic’s version of the FET+1 driver in these micromags as well as nichia 219C, XP-G3, or XP-L HI emitters on triple noctigon. These combinations uses direct drive off a high drain 14500 cell and the low forward voltage to drive the light to 6-8 amps on turbo at start up (amp draw varies depending on emitter used). There is around four to five minutes of run time before the light gives a low voltage warning when the battery reaches 3 volts. The battery is only providing about an amp to the emitters by time the low voltage protection kicks in.
These lights also feature the advantage of a dual channel driver to create a true firefly mode of about half a lumen (estimated in comparison to a D25A on firefly mode). Additional features include a 90 second turbo timer as a safety to prevent damage to flashlight/flesh, a four mode user interface (Moon-Low-Med-Turbo) with off time memory, a tailcap spring bypass mod to reduce resistance, and Carclo optics. My micro mags are all built as described here excepting that I use aluminum heatsinks instead of copper. I estimate around 1500-2000 lumens at start up based on testing by Djozz. Turbo should still be giving a couple hundred lumens when the low voltage warning flashes.
In the interest of full disclosure I have to say I’m not impressed with Maglite’s quality control on this batch. They’re still pretty nice but they do sport the odd nick or thin spot in the anodizing.
The sugar shack is at 60 yards.
Host color, emitter, and optic combinations are listed below.
1 Red Nichia 219C D320 70 CRI Clear Narrow $60 2 Red Nichia 219C D320 70 CRI Frosted Narrow $60
3 Black Nichia 219C D320 70 CRI Clear Narrow $60
4 Black XP-G3 S5 3C Frosted Narrow $60 5 Blue XP-G3 S5 3C Clear Narrow $60 6 Green XP-L HI U5 3C Frosted Narrow $70
Price includes CONUS shipping. International buyers pay additional shipping.
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