Chose the one (WUBEN Flashlight)

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Chose the one (WUBEN Flashlight)
Pic #1
33% (22 votes)
Pic #2
25% (17 votes)
Pic #3
42% (28 votes)
Total votes: 67
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Here are the latest prototypes of WUBEN zoomable flashlight.  We appreciate your comments to improve the products.

Please see the pictures and description below, poll the one you prefer. If you have any suggestion, we'd  be very glad to hear.

Thank you.


Temporary spec:

Zoomable
1200 lumens
450m beam distance
XPL V5
1*18650
USB charging port
SS bezel
Anti-roll ?  (not yet)
Turbo-H-M-L  Hidden SOS
Tailstanding
IPX8

 

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I think a single light that would function well in both flood and zoom modes would be a good seller. It wouldn’t have to compete with the best in each category but would only have to function adequately. This would be the light of choice to throw in a auto glove box or take on a trip where space was at a premium, especially if it was USB rechargeable because everyone will have to charge their phones or could take extra batteries if you were going into the wilds camping. While flashlight snobs might look down upon it, they might well recommend it to their non-flashaholic friends and it would be perfect for the casual, non-expert consumer.

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XPL V6-3D would be nice for a neutral tint option

AR coated anti scratch glass or polycarbon lens?

do you use copper DTP star with a solid shelf on the tube for mounting?

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I like SS bezel but I’m a guy who don’t like heat. May be, you should make the movable head smaller for more fins.

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# 3 for me.

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I’d vote against the 001 “bloody splatter” version.

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use copper DTP star with a solid shelf on the tube for mounting?

Yep, important question. It’s what’s inside that matters.

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hank wrote:
I’d vote against the 001 “bloody splatter” version.

Looks more like flaking paint to me. I’d almost call it shabby chic if it wasn’t for the high gloss coating and pristine black bits.

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Definitely 3

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I’m liking #1…. it’s different for sure. Wink

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If your goal is to make these as a high quality zooms with good lenses, you could consider to offer them with 2 different size heads. One small like in the pictures and one with like ~50mm lens or of course bigger Sick

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Turbo-H-M-L Hidden SOS

Hidden SOS is good. There’s kind of a religious disagreement about whether it’s better to start off at full brightness or start off at low brightness. I’m from the “start dim and get brighter, with memory for the mode” school myself.

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I can’t see any notable difference between 2 and 3, so eh. [shrug] I do know 1 is… a bit too artistic for a mainstream model, though I definitely wouldn’t mind it as an optional finish.

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Turbo-H-M-L Hidden SOS

Hidden SOS is good. There’s kind of a religious disagreement about whether it’s better to start off at full brightness or start off at low brightness. I’m from the “start dim and get brighter, with memory for the mode” school myself.


Right there with you on that.

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If mode progression is indeed “Turbo-H-M-L,” I’m out.

There will always be more darkness than I have lights.