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Headlight List with prices, specs and features

I’m going to try and list a bunch of popular headlights to make it easier for people to narrow down what they want based on price, shape, features, etc…

If you know if one of these models uses a 20mm reflector or lens, let me know. That means a 20mm tir lens can be fitted to change the beam shape.

If you know it uses a 16mm mcpcb, also let me know. This would make it easy to change the color temp.

I will try and continue to update this first post list. Hopefully all the lights will eventually show all the info.

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Skilhunt H03 $30-$52 (18650, L shape, CW or NW, no charging, 15.9mm star, fits 17mm tir lens, 1000 to 1200 lumen)

Skilhunt H02 $27-$40 (18650, L shape, CW or NW, no charging, 15.9mm star, fits 17mm tir lens, 820 lumen)

BORUIT RJ02 $10 (18650, T shape, usb recharging, infinite brightness levels, 20mm lens, no 16mm star) hard to swap emitter, very bluish. Some may notice PWM flicker, but I do not. No LVP, so a protected 18650 is recommended.

Crelant CH10 $27 (18650, T shape, no USB charging, 2 levels – each infinite, 22mm reflector, fits 17mm tir lens, 460 lumen, CW xpl or 3C and 5C xml-2, has LVP)

Imalent HR20 $28-$50 (2600mah 18650 included, L shape, 5000k-6500k xpl hi, smo reflector, 1000 lumen, infinite brightness with rotary switch, usb charging)

Nitecore HC30 $30-$55 (18650, L shape, CW and NW xml-2, smo reflector, 1000 lumen, 15mm mcpcb, fits 20mm lens)

Nitecore HC50 (18650)

Nitecore HC60 $60 (included 18650, T shape, usb recharging, 1000 lumen, maybe 20mm lens)

Nitecore NU30

Thrunite TH-10 (18650)

Thrunite TH20 (single AA or 14500, infinite brightness levels)

Xtar H2 (L shape)

Fenix HL10

Zebralight h600 mk2 (18650, fits 20mm lens)

Zebralight H602w (18650, fits 20mm lens)

Petzl on ali (3 x AAA batteries)

Skillhunt H15 (single AA, L shape)

Fenix HL50 (single AA)

Armytek wizard pro v3 XHP50 (18650, 1800 lumen, magnetic usb charging)

Armytek Tiara (v1) (single AA)

Lumintrail LTH-20

XTAR H3 (can fit 19×11mm tir lens)

Nitecore NU20 (Built-in Li-ion battery, usb charging)

This thread gives more details about each light.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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You should notice that for H03 HC30 nobody pay 50+ )
In HC30 carclo 10140 and similar may be installed(some work required), mcpcb a bit less than 16mm noctigon
In h03 may be installed this optics and 45 60 , mcpcb a bit less than 16mm noctigon. The same about H02 .

Zl is hard to disassemble but 20mm tir fits.

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You should notice that for H03 HC30 nobody pay 50+ )

I’m going by regular Gearbest and Banggood pricing. Of course there will always be sales, but I want to show normal prices.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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JasonWW wrote:
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You should notice that for H03 HC30 nobody pay 50+ )

I’m going by regular Gearbest and Banggood pricing. Of course there will always be sales, but I want to show normal prices.

but it not good for new people.
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AEDe wrote:
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You should notice that for H03 HC30 nobody pay 50+ )

I’m going by regular Gearbest and Banggood pricing. Of course there will always be sales, but I want to show normal prices.

but it not good for new people.

What are sale prices for these 2? I will include a low and high price.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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In HC30 mcpcb a bit less than 16mm noctigon
In H03 mcpcb a bit less than 16mm noctigon. The same about H02 .

So maybe 15mm? You could buy a 16mm mcpcb and file the diameter down to fit it?

I’ll add this info

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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JasonWW wrote:

What are sale prices for these 2? I will include a low and high price.

About 30$ (28-35 )
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JasonWW wrote:

So maybe 15mm? You could buy a 16mm mcpcb and file the diameter down to fit it?

For mod based on thеsе flashlights I use 16 mm noctigon mcpcb , but treated with emery paper. So it may be 15.9 or close to it.

Reflector of Xtar h3 have dimensions 19*11mm

Another important characteristic is existence of pwm flickering. I know that broit have low frequency pwm .
Nitecore, Skilhunt, Zl , Armytek have no pwm flickering.

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Another important characteristic is existence of pwm flickering. I know that broit have low frequency pwm .
Nitecore, Skilhunt, Zl , Armytek have no pwm flickering.

Do you mean the Boruit RJ02? That’s the one model headlight I own. I don’t have any visable pwm. Only on camera does it become visable. Maybe I’m not sensitive to it?

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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Do you mean the Boruit RJ02? That’s the one model headlight I own. I don’t have any visable pwm. Only on camera does it become visable. Maybe I’m not sensitive to it?

You can see it in shower . Some thing like this. But it is 4000Hz .Boruit has 200-500Hz pwm
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the H03 has a buck driver with significant voltage drop
without spring bypass only a almost full high drain cell gives 3A to the LED
it comes with a DTP star

can be modded with a 21mm TA driver

[Reviews] Miboxer C4-12, C2-4k+6k, C2, C4 / Astrolux K1, MF01, S42, K01 / BLF Q8 / Kalrus G35, XT11GT / Nitefox UT20 / Sofirn SF36, SP35 / Imalent DM21TW / Wuben I333 / Ravemen PR1200 / CL06 lantern / Xanes headlamp

[Mods] Skilhunt H03 short / Klarus XT12GTS / colorful anodisation

[Sale] TA drivers Narsil or Bistro, XHP35 E2-3C

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Output of h03 more than 1000lm. With out hi drain cell.

For H03 there are also high efficiency drivers "buck":http://forum.fonarevka.ru/showthread.php?t=22959 and "boost":http://forum.fonarevka.ru/showthread.php?t=35292

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Output of h03 more than 1000lm. With out hi drain cell.

with a full Panasonic 18650B protected cell I get 2.54A on the stock light
thats not enough to get 1000 OTF lumens

[Reviews] Miboxer C4-12, C2-4k+6k, C2, C4 / Astrolux K1, MF01, S42, K01 / BLF Q8 / Kalrus G35, XT11GT / Nitefox UT20 / Sofirn SF36, SP35 / Imalent DM21TW / Wuben I333 / Ravemen PR1200 / CL06 lantern / Xanes headlamp

[Mods] Skilhunt H03 short / Klarus XT12GTS / colorful anodisation

[Sale] TA drivers Narsil or Bistro, XHP35 E2-3C

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AEDe wrote:
JasonWW wrote:

Do you mean the Boruit RJ02? That’s the one model headlight I own. I don’t have any visable pwm. Only on camera does it become visable. Maybe I’m not sensitive to it?

You can see it in shower . Some thing like this. But it is 4000Hz .Boruit has 200-500Hz pwm

I don’t use it in shower. Lol

If it’s not noticable to my eye, I’m not worried about it.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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Output of h03 more than 1000lm. With out hi drain cell.

with a full Panasonic 18650B protected cell I get 2.54A on the stock light
thats not enough to get 1000 OTF lumens

there is 933 ANSI lm in cw version. just after on output a bit more 1000lm

from ledcalc For the CREE XM-L2 LED, the U4 bin at a current of 2540 mA 1015 lm
The consumption is 8.24 W, the efficiency is 123.1 lm / W

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JasonWW wrote:

I don’t use it in shower. Lol

PWM is noticeable with any fast object , drops of water is simply example.
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AEDe wrote:
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I don’t use it in shower. Lol

PWM is noticeable with any fast object , drops of water is simply example.

Are you saying that you see it and it bothers you?

I don’t see it.

I will add a note to the list.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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AEDe wrote:
JasonWW wrote:

What are sale prices for these 2? I will include a low and high price.

About 30$ (28-35 )

Someone just stole my h30, so I am looking to buy one of these two. Could anyone point me to where I could pick one of these two up for around $30? Thanks.
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AEDe wrote:
JasonWW wrote:

What are sale prices for these 2? I will include a low and high price.

About 30$ (28-35 )

Someone just stole my h30, so I am looking to buy one of these two. Could anyone point me to where I could pick one of these two up for around $30? Thanks.

You’ll have to look/wait for a sale. I think the H03 and hc30 are about $40 on some Aliexpress stores at the moment, but I don’t see anything cheaper.

BTW, stores to watch are Banggood, Gearbest, Fasttech and Aliexpress. I’ve found that if you have an account with them you can put the lights you like on a wishlist/favorite and they will email you whenever those products go on sale. Sometimes it’s an email only sale that only a few will see.

You can also contact MadMax and Freeme to see if they have any coupon codes for the lights you want.

Also, I’ve seen youtube reviewers post coupon codes in the video description area.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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JasonWW wrote:
I don’t see it.

Same here, and 120Hz fluorescent lights give me headaches after a while.

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Eric_223 wrote:
AEDe wrote:
JasonWW wrote:

What are sale prices for these 2? I will include a low and high price.

About 30$ (28-35 )

Someone just stole my h30, so I am looking to buy one of these two. Could anyone point me to where I could pick one of these two up for around $30? Thanks.

Check this link, it shows the CW H03R for $33.51 and the CW H03F for $36.57.
http://m.gearbest.com/led-flashlights/pp_366738.html?wid=21&num=1

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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JasonWW wrote:
Eric_223 wrote:
AEDe wrote:
JasonWW wrote:

What are sale prices for these 2? I will include a low and high price.

About 30$ (28-35 )

Someone just stole my h30, so I am looking to buy one of these two. Could anyone point me to where I could pick one of these two up for around $30? Thanks.

Check this link, it shows the CW H03R for $33.51 and the CW H03F for $36.57.
http://m.gearbest.com/led-flashlights/pp_366738.html?wid=21&num=1

It’s showing them both out of stock. I’ll keep checking them. Thanks!
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Eric_223 wrote:
JasonWW wrote:
Eric_223 wrote:
AEDe wrote:
JasonWW wrote:

What are sale prices for these 2? I will include a low and high price.

About 30$ (28-35 )

Someone just stole my h30, so I am looking to buy one of these two. Could anyone point me to where I could pick one of these two up for around $30? Thanks.

Check this link, it shows the CW H03R for $33.51 and the CW H03F for $36.57.
http://m.gearbest.com/led-flashlights/pp_366738.html?wid=21&num=1

It’s showing them both out of stock. I’ll keep checking them. Thanks!

My bad. I didn’t notice that. Contact MadMax and Freeme to see if they have any coupon codes.

Edit, freeme does have a code, but it’s for the same out of stock model.

See my earlier reply as I added some more info to it.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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I just recieved my Crelant CH10, CW version for about $21. It’s really nice. The cool white isn’t as cool as I’d like, but at least it’s not blueish like the Boruit RJ02. Color accuracy is quite good.

A 60° tir lens from MTN Electronics drops right in. The all metal construction is very beefy compared to the Boruit. The waterproofing seems better as well. Max brightness is higher.

I’m not sure I need the 2 different user brightness settings as one seems fine. Having 2 setting gs means you have to cycle through both to turn the light off, but it’s not that big a deal.

It does have a strobe mode when you double click, but I have no use for it. Maybe it’s good for jogging?

I’d like to put some switch leds in it to show when power is connected. Then turn the tail cap to manually lock it out.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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Hi Jason thank you for the list.
And for other visitors to know when choosing the right LED headlightsfirst
You need to know if your LED lights require at constant voltage or constant current supplied. second is Make sure the milliamp rating on your LED light matches your LED driver, although there are many different milliamp ratings. Make sure the wattage of the LED driver is higher than the total number of lights. This means if you require for 3 watt LED ground lights, the LED driver you will require will be 12 watts or higher, because 4 times 3 Watts equals 12 watts, if you’re specifying an LED driver for LED tape you need to multiply the wattage per meter of the LED tape, and the length of your rod or room. So if the LED tape is 14 point 4 watts per meter and you have 3 meters you would require an LED driver rated that’s over 40 three-on-two watts, which could be a 60 watt LED driver, such as the Meanwell l PV 60 12 or LP v 6 to 24 depending on the voltage of the LED tape. and lastly make sure the output voltage of your LED driver is compatible with the input voltage of your LED lights. just sharing.

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I’m not sure your talking about head mounted lights. All the lights on my list are complete units. There is no mixing and matching of drivers and leds. They come as a set from the factory.

Maybe your thinking of led strip lights?

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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What about the Imalent HR20 ?

I’m thinking of trying this light out because I am wanting a headlamp that bridges the gap between my lightweight reliable long lasting Princetontec Fuel and my 2× 18650 3 emitter maximum output headlamp. I thought I would try a single 18650 that doesn’t have a rear battery pack.

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What about the Imalent HR20 ?

The Imalent HR20 looked neat so I did some more digging on it. I now have it on the list.

I like the rotary dial and usb charging, but it’s not one I’d buy for close up work due to the L shape. It looks good for jogging at night though, where the 1000 lumen and narrow beam can give good throw.

I still don’t know if it has lvp or if it can take a 20mm tir lens. If anyone knows, tell me and I’ll update the specs.

I can’t find specific info on the color temperature. They just say 5000k to 6500k. It also looks like it uses a weird, unique shaped copper mcpcb so I’m not sure if it would be possible to swap in another emitter without reflowing it onto the stock mcpcb.

Sale price of $28 including battery makes for a very good price.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

6 NarsilM user videos
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1