NITECORE MT22A 2xAA, XP-G2 S3

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NITECORE MT22A 2xAA, XP-G2 S3

NITECORE MT22A 2xAA, XP-G2 S3

 

Nitecore MT22A:

 

 

 

I can not resist add here this information!!;

My link for MT22A yellow

My link for MT22A Tan

My link for MT22A Black

PRICE:  $ 22,95

Coupon:  MMTDeal

The complete review in spanish (sample provided by Nitecore for spanish review is here: Nitecore MT22A review

 

Please feel free for ask here any question about this, I will try to reply here.

 

Some of my last Nitecore lights Wink

 

 Nitecore MT22A Vs other 2xAA paralell flashlight D20A, The nitecore is much lighter and compact:

 

MT22A is capable of ct EDC in my front pocket (I like the deep clip position):

 

 

 

 

 

Specs Vs my meassurement in lumens:

 

 

 Short runtime without fan, values each 15 seconds, temperature over head surface (die-cast aluminium)- The body is Policarbonate.

Little step down from 255 lumens to 175 lumens after 10 minutes 

 

 

 

 

Edited by: Trevi_lux on 08/02/2017 - 04:14
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Are there two switches? What’s that beside the rear switch?

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Hello:
1. Only one switch, reverse, mechanical, in the tail.

The side button is a system for unlock the opening of the head:

2. ..beside the rearswitch…. Wink nothing special, just the plastic section has a pattern embossed in the plastic.

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Trevi_lux wrote:
Hello:
1. Only one switch, reverse, mechanical, in the tail.

The side button is a system for unlock the opening of the head:

2. ..beside the rearswitch…. Wink nothing special, just the plastic section has a pattern embossed in the plastic.

Thanks!

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I love the light and bought one unit at my cost….in yellow (named YF):

Nitecore MT22A yellow (YF) and black

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Mine will arrive in a couple days. But how do you like the UI? How is it like?
Thanks for the review.

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I prefer not strobe in normal secuence, but there are not memory, really I never click in strobe.

I have dozens of lights, most of them start in low modes, is fine for me this, but I like an option for start in high (is not perfect interface, but I love the design and the feeling in hand).

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I have fallen off the wagon. Again.
You are not to blame, I ordered it before I read your review.
Having read your review I think: I’m not to blame either Evil

Thanks for your review.

You are a flashaholic if you are forced to come out of the closet, to make room for more flashlights.

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Trevi_lux wrote:
but there are not memory,

Great to know there is no memory. Thanks.

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Got mine today. Very nice clickie switch. Feels great.
The light is fairly compact. It is not as light weight as I thought but mainly because of the two batteries.
The time needed to reset mode memory is about 5 seconds. If less than that between two clicks, you will be in the next mode. But 5 seconds is not bad.
Overall I love it. Great value for the price!

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I have been carrying mine around in the side pockets of my shorts for a few days now. Easier to carry than some of the 2 X AA lights I have. I am kinda of fond of the side X Side design.

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Why it doesn’t have Warm/ Neutral white emitter like other model, why Nitecore Flat Stare

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Mine is not that cool its a more neutral color. I am a big NW fan and I was pleased with its tint.

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This is mine, I have tried to get the best pic for show the tint of my unit:

Thanks all for comment here your impressions!

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bikenber73 wrote:
I have been carrying mine around in the side pockets of my shorts for a few days now. Easier to carry than some of the 2 X AA lights I have. I am kinda of fond of the side X Side design.

Where did you get yours from?The only US seller I see right now is BatteryJunction.

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It was Bang Good but it shipped from the US?
I guess that have a warehouse somewhere in the USA

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Thanks Mr Hokie bird! I didn’t know they had a US warehouse, have to look into that. By the way, of all the places we have lived, Christiansburg/Blacksburg Va were my favorites!
-Rick

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Me to!

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Received mine today!

- it will tailstand (despite the protruding tail switch)
- tint is NW too, very good

Flashlights, blades & beer
Let’s stay relatively optimist!

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..and mine came in too. Love it, nothing wrong: great form factor and the yellow is Cool , looks robust, safe because 2xAA, it has my kind of simple UI with very good mode spacing, good cool-ish tint that fits the yellow exterior, very good beam, glad they did not choose XP-G3.

This is a flashlight to really use and it makes a nice present too.

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Got mine today, I’ve been waiting for a light like this for a long time.

The side by side AA design hasn’t gotten much attention despite its higher capacity and, IMHO, more comfortable shape to grip.
The yellow really pops, I turned the lights out in my office and was easily able to locate the MT22 with minimal light.
I would hope that Nitecore would consider an MLHMLHStrobe interface in future versions. Fortunately it’s not a 1000+ lumen monster so it won’t burn your leg if it comes on in your pocket.
If you decide you need more light after turning it on and setting to medium or low you’ll need to pass by the strobe to get back around. I prefer the strobe either on the second cycle through the modes or accessed by some double or triple click.

The head release button can be depressed by setting the light on a flat surface and pushing on the other side of the body, hopefully they’ll make it flush in future versions to avoid this.

The light works fine on Eneloops, Alkies, or L91 lithium AA batteries. 14500 is not supported, “banned” in the manual.
The material used in the body seems tough but not brittle, I can’t imagine any problems with it unless seriously abused. The head is metal but doesn’t throw off the balance much.
With 2 Eneloops in it the balance point is just barely past the middle on the head side. Barely.

Tint on mine is just a little on the cool side, not bad at all and unless you like warm tints you won’t even notice it unless you’re looking for it.

The ergonomics of one-handed tailswitching are as expected, imperfect, as it is on all flashlights with a switch on the rear. Turn it on then position it in your hand. That said; it’s probably the best method for this light. A switch on the head would put it in a different price range and the additional complexity would detract from its simple vibe. This is a light that anyone could figure out and would probably be a prized possession to a person unfamiliar with our little hobby.

There may be a sentimental element to my attraction to this design, but there’s no denying the extra capacity and ergonomics. I have a D20A that gets a lot of use but not for EDC. It’s about an inch longer than the MT22 and damn if it’s not sharp all over!

It doesn’t look like there’s a lot of excitement about this light so I’ll probably get one or two more just so I’ll have some for later when they’re gone.

edit: I set the light up in tailstand position and tipped it over onto the side with the head release button, after the second tipover the head was able to come out. There is a snap-ring holding the head release button in place, I removed the metal release button but it doesn’t look like it can be ground down to make it flush. Be aware of this issue when tailstanding.

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Mine showed up today and I agree with the above comments about the shape, it’s really nice and feels tough, but it would be better if the strobe was hidden. If it had a side switch it would be perfect

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I had swapped the led to a high CRI 3500K Nichia and was extremely happy with it. But now I need a nice present for a friend who turns 50 today and this light appears the perfect gift Tired
Time for re-ordering Facepalm

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I still need to get one of these.Not sure of what color to get? Question

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I’d pay good money to someone if these could be re-flashed and the strobe removed. These are perfect for the Kids camping, but I can’t have them strobing people around the campgrounds

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hey nitecore, make this light again with a side switch, hide the strobe and put a red led next to the other light Crown

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Beachlogger wrote:
hey nitecore, make this light again with a side switch, hide the strobe and put a red led next to the other light Crown

You might want to check out the Sunwayman D20A, not exactly a budget light but closer to what you’re looking for. There’s one pictured in the 4th picture of the review.
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bansuri wrote:
Beachlogger wrote:
hey nitecore, make this light again with a side switch, hide the strobe and put a red led next to the other light Crown
You might want to check out the Sunwayman D20A, not exactly a budget light but closer to what you’re looking for. There’s one pictured in the 4th picture of the review.

Yes, that’s what reminded me and your right, not exactly budget but a budget light like that would be popular I would think

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Has anyone tried 14500 cells in this light?

Thank you

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chooma wrote:
Has anyone tried 14500 cells in this light?

Thank you


Most probably they would fry your flashlight.
There’s a review which states 14500 batteries as “banned”.
But if you’re brave enough, you should post your experiences here. Wink