hi do you like 2AA battery light? Jaxman M2 is ready

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hi do you like 2AA battery light? Jaxman M2 is ready

AA battery is a kind of ordinary battery. We all know it when we are very young… I have planned to design and produce a 2AA light for long time, and now it has been ready. I know the 2AA light will be not popular as the Li battery ones because of thire brightness ,runtime,and using cost. But I wont let AA battery be absent from Jaxman family.

The M2 flashlight is a CREE xml2 lamp,2 simple modes, and simple lights. It is just a flashlight.

More details you can visit our store page. And we would like to hear your advice.
Have a good day!

the link is:“JAXMAN M2”:https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/JAXMAN-M2-2AA-LED-flashlight-to...

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Hi Jaxman. I like that you offer a budget 2xAA flashlight. It’s good for people who don’t know how to take care of lithium ion batteries. Here are my questions:

1. I want to change the XM-L2 LED to 3000K. Is it easy to remove the bezel? Or do I need a special tool to remove the bezel?

2. The product web page says there are 2 modes: 60/400 lumens. What are the runtimes for these 2 modes?

3. This picture says you have a “CC” driver. Is “CC” constant current? This means the flashlight will have the same brightness until the batteries are dead, correct?

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The idea is nice

But there are lights that get 400 lumens from one AA

The head is in my opinion too large

An option for Nichia 219 with CRI>92 would be nice

@Eyeball
Its a boost driver so the output will be over the most time constant
The question is if there is a hard shut down or a dimming when the battery is mostly drained

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On the website under Product Description it says “Battery: 1.5V size AA (14500) battery x 2pcs” which is incorrect I believe. Perhaps it’s meant to say 14500 size.

Btw it says in the Item Specifications section “Battery Type:Ni-Mh,AA,Ni-mh Rechargeable Battery,Alkaline,N.”.

I think the size is fine for a car light or general purpose home light if the run-times are decent. As something for car emergencies run-time would be important for me (which is why I have a 2 AA ShiningBeam Caveman in my car). I have several Utorch UT01’s and they are great carry lights but I can only get around 55 minutes on high using a hot off-the-charger Duracell 2400 NiMh.

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I would love to be able to gift these, but I really think it needs a lower mode of 10-20 to cover a little more useful range. I don’t mind the 400 since it should have decent run times on the 2AA.

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I may have to try one of these. Looking for an AA (with LSD batteries) for a basement bag in case of a tornado.

EDC rotation:
Convoy S2+, 6*7135, XM-L2 3D, 10 degree TIR, PilotDog lighted tailcap.
Convoy S2+, H17F, XM-L2 4C, lighted tailcap
Zebralight SC52w-L2
Olight S1A
Olight S1R

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it needs to run the 14500 as well as AA for me

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What are the dimensions of the flashlight itself?

My current and or voltage measurements are only relevent to anything that I measure.

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This is awesome i really like it! The AA style flashlight are unbeatable in an emergency.

Not to be rude but this light is already for sale. Jax inst here asking for opinions on the light they are advertising it and want to see if we like it.

This kind of light you stash away for an emergency or you give to your parents or family that dont want to worry about lithium’s.

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MRsDNF wrote:
What are the dimensions of the flashlight itself?
last pic in the op
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Mr.Jaxman mentioned in a pm to me that the M2 “cant support 2*14500 Li-Ion. But ,it support 1*14500 Li ion battery…..you can use a occupation battery.”

Is an occupation battery a Dummy Cell?

How does 1 Purple 14500 Efest compare to a 2 cell configuration?

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chooma wrote:
Is an occupation battery a Dummy Cell?

That’s how I would interpret it. A dummy cell that “occupies” the space of an AA battery.

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Thanks deye.

My current and or voltage measurements are only relevent to anything that I measure.

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Lexel wrote:
An option for Nichia 219 with CRI>92 would be nice

This would be nice along with the other Nichia choices that Jaxman already offers.

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Looks like a low cost and well built light for non li-ion users. What is the diameter of the head?

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[quote=stephenk]Looks like a low cost and well built light for non li-ion users. *What is the diameter of the head?[/*quote]

last pic in the op

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It’s starting to grow on me, Jaxman, how about making a short tube for it so it can be switched to 1-aa

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everydaysurvivalgear wrote:
Not to be rude but this light is already for sale. Jax inst here asking for opinions on the light they are advertising it and want to see if we like it.

You beat me to it. Great concept, looks like a great light, nice clean design, already for sale, and everyone’s dogpiling on Jaxman with their must-have lists. Damn, I feel bad for him…

If I weren’t already up to my eyeballs in AA lights (LED Mags, WK50s, 2AA-Xes), I’d probably get one or more.

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chooma wrote:
Mr.Jaxman mentioned in a pm to me that the M2 “cant support 2*14500 Li-Ion. But ,it support 1*14500 Li ion battery…..you can use a occupation battery.”

Is an occupation battery a Dummy Cell?

Yeah, same like my modded Mags whose drivers go 0.8V-4.2V. FT has a bunch, disturbingly feather-light, but pretty decent.

Try both ways, dummy cell in the middle or at the tail, see which has better balance.

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Try both ways, dummy cell in the middle or at the tail, see which has better balance.

Not that I know what I’m talking about but I thought I read somewhere in the forums that a dummy cell has to go at the tail.

Just want to be sure.

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It grows on me too, especially I like the large-ish OP reflector that reminds me of the good old RC-G2. And as a fan of simple UI’s: I think 60-400lm is just great!

Jaxman, just one question: is the low 60 lumen mode made by PWM (pulse width modulation)? And if so, what is the frequency of pulsing?

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Good try.
I think in this format, the flashlight should be as compact as possible.
No unnecessary details. Only a smooth body. Smooth lines.
Maglite is an ideal example.
I’m already silent about the triple in such a flashlight Smile

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hi dear,
next floor gives you answer.

According to our test, 2 pcs Ni MH batteries,2100mA, the runtime is 88min. in high mode.

The runtime is depended on the battery ,so we can not give much informations. While ,its efficiency is not bad.

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dear ,AA size battery is 14mm OD. and 50mm in length. So I can call them 14500 batteries.
The driver can not fit for 2 Li Ion 14500 batteries.Pls note this.

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No PWM dear.
It is another solution for this.

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1 pcs 14500 3.7V battery is ok, but the M2 is a 2 AA light. so you need a “0V battery”.We have the kind of “battery”,but we did not make it on sale.

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an occupation battery a Dummy Cell,yes. a ZERO voltage part,just like a battery.
I will issue this kind of parts on my AE.

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hi dear, I think the 2 battery size is a concorde, but 1 PCS AA is not.

For 1 pcs AA, we have a E3.

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Thanks for the answers jaxman. The 88 minutes on high and no PWM for the low mode convinced me Smile

I ordered one!

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Lightbringer wrote:
everydaysurvivalgear wrote:
Not to be rude but this light is already for sale. Jax inst here asking for opinions on the light they are advertising it and want to see if we like it.

You beat me to it. Great concept, looks like a great light, nice clean design, already for sale, and everyone’s dogpiling on Jaxman with their must-have lists. Damn, I feel bad for him…

If I weren’t already up to my eyeballs in AA lights (LED Mags, WK50s, 2AA-Xes), I’d probably get one or more.

Why is that . Not to be rude but in the 3rd last line of the op there is this comment And we would like to hear your advice

and AFAIC some members have done exactly that , I don’t see a problem ? everyone has been polite about it .

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Is there any group buy or discount code?
Jaxman M2 seems to be a good flashlight , but the price is close to ThruNite Archer 2A V3.

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