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Review:No name USB charging nice quality flashlight

In case you need cheap flashlight to stock around house, I found this one is very decent, with 550 OTF lumen, and very nice USB charging that allways stops at 4,19V . No PWM, and no paralistic drain !

Link to GearBest : https://goo.gl/KGtIoQ

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I have one, and It is fake XM-L2 blueish tint , I swapped to my spare XML.
I love it.

My language and pics review here.
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=725338094301818&id=100...

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Not remembering the set brightness is an no no for me, otherwise great value.

 

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Argh please elaborate a bit in text besides video for us on a phone not near WiFi?
Specs and price on GB look nice

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Nice review….. Thumbs Up Thank for sharing it.

Has this light got a removable pill in it or does it have a shelf?

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For ~$10, why not indeed!
And with its own hard case?!
It would be interesting to see a tear-down, to see how easy/difficult it is to swap out the emitter.

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Sorry just arrived to work, I am not having it with myself for more pictures.

There is small copper/brass pill for Led screws into reflector, and then reflector is threaded to head. Not rally best solution but good enough for decent heat transfer.

Swapping Led should be peace of cake.

Tail reading is 2,3A, with spring bypass 2,6A

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NikolaS wrote:
Sorry just arrived to work, I am not having it with myself for more pictures.

There is small copper/brass pill for Led screws into reflector, and then reflector is threaded to head. Not rally best solution but good enough for decent heat transfer.

Swapping Led should be peace of cake.

Tail reading is 2,3A, with spring bypass 2,6A

Thank you for the info ‘NikolaS’…….. Thumbs Up

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It would be great if last brightness level could be memorized, but the fact that there is no visible PWM like in other cheap lights, and almost zero paralistic drain makes it really difficult to beat.

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Well ordered one via your (presumed) aff link
Used points so €8,50
Do have some XML2 NW and XPL Hi NW LEDs to swap if it is indeed a blue saladebright Wink

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No aff just shortened link for YouTube statistic

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ah ok well ordered, and behind the pc in a bit so finally able to watch that video!
(hmm i should start a thread for all to link their youtube channels in so we can all help each other by subbing. yeah give me a day Smile )

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Every thing needs a name. I did not want to call it the “Red Button GearBest Light that looks like a Nitenumen NE01 or Nitecore MH20” so I found out that it is also known as Skywolfeye L206.
If you prefer a 1×26650 version this is called Skywolfeye L2-207.

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TBone wrote:
Every thing needs a name. I did not want to call it the “Red Button GearBest Light that looks like a Nitenumen NE01 or Nitecore MH20” so I found out that it is also known as Skywolfeye L206.
If you prefer a 1×26650 version this is called Skywolfeye L2-207.
Have you got a link to the 26650 version TBone? I do a search on GB and can’t find it. Facepalm
Thank you………. Thumbs Up

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Hm. Can’t find the link on eBay again. Here is the search on Aliexpress.

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Oh no, all the lights with skywolfeye on it I have are rubbish.
Even when I have two lights that costs the same, look the same and one of the two has skywolfeye on it, that one feels worse and works worse.
I really hope this Gearbest light is not a skywolfeye Sad

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Then I say let’s call it CFG01 Cheap, fake and good Big Smile

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NikolaS wrote:
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Then I say let’s call it CFG01 Cheap, fake and good Big Smile
I like it……… Thumbs Up
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Wow & they say the 26650 cell version is 8,000 lumens “Lumen: 8000 Lumens” Smile
I expect it to have the same driver & fake led as the 18650 version so the same output just longer run time on a 26650.
I have to agree with The Miller in that the 8 Skywolfeye lights I have are the worst quality lights I have purchased (6 × 18650 zoomies & 2 × 26650 zoomies).
Fortunately I did expect that when purchasing (6 × 18650 zoomies for $7.50 delivered what do you expect & that is $7.50 for the 6 not each) Wink
It does seem that the light reviewed above is better than the Skywolfeye lights I already have however & offers some nice features for the price Thumbs Up

Ian

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i ordered 2 of them weeks ago and it’s currently on the boat to Australia Big Smile

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Does gearbest sell what is needed to swap in a legit XM-L2 ? possibly ?: http://www.gearbest.com/diy-parts-and-tools/pp_142215.html?wid=21
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Wow! Really interesting, but a tad bummer the brightness ramp-down is awfully fast. Nice host for a 219C R9050 emitter swap. Big Smile

An Ultraturd blue! LoL! 

 

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I have 4 of them. Excellent little light for $12.

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wstrachan, could you post some pics of the driver? Preferably good closeups with macro if available. Is it easily moddable? Raising the driving current, that is. 

 

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2 arrived with me today Thumbs Up
A good little light for the money with nice features like the battery status via the illuminated mode switch & on board USB charging.
I like the ramping UI.
USB charging is OK also with the lap top pulls I put in them coming out at bang on 4.20v before settling to a resting voltage of 4.16v a couple of hours later (with better cells, these lap top pulls have seen a lot of use, resting voltage may well be better).
The claim in the review of 550 OTF lumens looks about right, with the tint being cool but no hint of blue/green/purple as I have seen with other fake Cree leds I have (yes they are not Cree Smile ).
They have a reasonable sized hot spot with a bit of spill.
The supplied 3000mah “crapfire” cells are in my Lii-500 now having a capacity test done but based on the very high resistance shown of 125 & 72 which are much higher than any cell I have I don“t expect to much.
In fact the test has just ended whilst I type & the 72 resistance cell shows 1212mah & the 125 resistance cell 1194mah Facepalm
Unsurprising really & these cells will be off to the recycle bin Wink
All in all I am happy with the performance, quality & features for the price Thumbs Up

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Ah good to hear BH (forgot all about this lol, do funny if one forgets and then unpacks, like.. “Hmm wut… Ah oh yes” Wink

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koss wrote:
Does gearbest sell what is needed to swap in a legit XM-L2 ? possibly ?: http://www.gearbest.com/diy-parts-and-tools/pp_142215.html?wid=21

No. This is a fake Cree. The same as in this flashlight (LatticeBright XM2).
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Barkuti wrote:

wstrachan, could you post some pics of the driver? Preferably good closeups with macro if available. Is it easily moddable? Raising the driving current, that is. 


 


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No offense to anyone who likes this light, but I think for ~15bux the UltraFire DV-S9 kicks its ass.

Diving light, magnetic switch (slider), you set the brightness like a wall-mounted dimmer switch to whatever brightness you want. As in instantly, no ramping up/down or anything. Want “turbo”, slide it all the way. Want almost-moonlight, just give it a small nudge. Damn, I love that… Big Smile

It takes a 26650 (comes with a sleeve to take an 18650), is a rather beautiful deep indigo color, and is waterproof (being a diving light, well, duh).

I’m still waiting for my second one, as I liked the first so much I had to get a spare. Big Smile

 

As for this unnamed critter, it sounds really nice and I’d probably get 1/more if (going on what other people said here):

NO STROBE (like seriously, why does every light have to have that accursed mode?!?)

• brightness memory

but the really nice options are:

• built-in charger (just in case)

• red/green indicator

so I’d be tempted, but…

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UltraFire DV-S9 ………… FacepalmFacepalm
Oh noooooo…….. more temptation and very little resolve to resist. Shocked .. Facepalm

Thanks for sharing that one ‘Lightbringer’!!! It takes 26650’s also and I can always use another home for one of those. Wink

But as far as you calling the light in this thread an “unnamed critter”, I must in good conscience inform you that back in This Post in the thread of his review of the light….. NikolaS did indeed name the light. Wink

It was christened “CFG01 Cheap, fake and good”………..

Duly named & referred to thereafter for all eternity…… as the “CFG01”……….. Big SmileSillyThumbs UpWink

Just FYI of course………………….. Wink

Thanks again for the heads up on the DV-S9. Thumbs Up

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teacher wrote:
UltraFire DV-S9 ………… FacepalmFacepalm
Oh noooooo…….. more temptation and very little resolve to resist. Shocked .. Facepalm

Thanks for sharing that one ‘Lightbringer’!!! It takes 26650’s also and I can always use another home for one of those. Wink

But as far as you calling the light in this thread an “unnamed critter”, I must in good conscience inform you that back in This Post in the thread of his review of the light….. NikolaS did indeed name the light. Wink

It was christened “CFG01 Cheap, fake and good”………..

Duly named & referred to thereafter for all eternity…… as the “CFG01”……….. Big SmileSillyThumbs UpWink

Just FYI of course………………….. Wink

Thanks again for the heads up on the DV-S9. Thumbs Up

Yah, I read about the “CFG01”. I was just going by GB’s “name” for it. Big Smile

No worries about the DV-S9. I posted a “review” or whatever a while ago here. I was floored when I got it, as it really surpassed all my expectations. And even though the temp’s on the cooler side, it’s nowhere near Angry Blue™, but is a rather nice(ish) color.

And I love the slider. 10mA parasitic, so yeah, do a TCLO when you’re not using it. ¼-turn is plenty.

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