Most Powerful Flashlights in the World (by throw distance)

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BOMBAY wrote:
maybe this one 13Mcd – http://www.bl-light.com/En/productShow.asp?id=13

Yes I plan to add that and other laser flashlights when someone actually tests them and can confirm the manufacturer specifications.
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Hi Enderman

you make me crazy with your numbers of Lux (in a positive way- incentive)

Yesterday I press some paypalbuttons to keep up with your results. (wavien and so on)

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Xandre wrote:
Hi Enderman

you make me crazy with your numbers of Lux (in a positive way- incentive)

Yesterday I press some paypalbuttons to keep up with your results. (wavien and so on)

Regards Xandre


Smile haha thank you
Other people inspired me to get higher lux, glad I could pass it on to more people Big Smile
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Not yet a flashlight (“right now it is a functional mule, a working test-bed for the optical and electronic architecture of the flashlight”) but the Light of Xiuhtecuhtli “with >50 million candela and >6000 lumens on tap, it is aptly named. This gives the LoX the power to reach out and touch targets 9 miles away (ANSI throw)”.

“We even have enough power in the wash to illuminate the “near” mountain which is “only” 1.6 miles away”.

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Looking forward to it Smile

That light must be unfocused in the picture, correct?
Those 6000 lumens don’t really seem concentrated enough to get near 50mcd.

Also, is this an LED or laser based flashlight? Or is that information classified? Silly

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Sorry can’t answer, i’m not participating in any way to this project.
I was just quoting what they had written on their blog.

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Maybe a HID?

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It must be LEP or HID if it’s supposed to have a reasonable size (“flashlight”).

I think it’s LEP. Short-arc HID is too complex for production.

To be more precise, I think they are using multiple blue laser diodes. Otherwise you don’t get so many lumens.

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Never know whats Lurking around the corner, always a Surprise or two. Maybe one day some peeon will do that too. Beer

Next Question will be , “ What exactly is the Definition of a Flashlight “.

I’m not comfortable calling a Laser a flashlight, but that’s a peeon’s opinion.

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There is someone standing at the right side of a tripod, that gives an idea of the size of the box emitting the light. There is light “escaping” the back of the box that is larger than the guy’s head, and because of the “3 petals clover” shape of the light at the back, I would speculate that it has at least 3 emitters…or 3 groups with several emitters.
It also looks like this “box” has some sort of syniosbeam form factor = much larger in the diameter than in the depth.

The_Driver wrote:
To be more precise, I think they are using multiple blue laser diodes. Otherwise you don’t get some many lumens.

I tend to think the same.
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You missed one, the GRB-080319B.
Oh, you said world… I thought you meant universe.

“The afterglow of the burst set a new record for the most intrinsically bright object ever observed by humans in the universe, 2.5 million times brighter than the brightest supernova to date, SN 2005ap.”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GRB_080319B

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Tally-ho wrote:
Sorry can’t answer, i’m not participating in any way to this project.
I was just quoting what they had written on “their blog”:https://www.silentthunderordnance.com/blog/.

Oh haha, I thought you were part of their team Silly

The_Driver wrote:
It must be LEP or HID if it’s supposed to have a reasonable size (“flashlight”).

I think it’s LEP. Short-arc HID is too complex for production.

To be more precise, I think they are using multiple blue laser diodes. Otherwise you don’t get some many lumens.


Yeah, it’s definitely more than one, there isn’t a single blue laser diode powerful enough for that many lumens.

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Never know whats Lurking around the corner, always a Surprise or two. Maybe one day some peeon will do that too. Beer
Next Question will be , “ What exactly is the Definition of a Flashlight “.
I’m not comfortable calling a Laser a flashlight, but that’s a peeon’s opinion. Beer

Yeah me neither, but LEP isn’t actually emitting laser light like a regular laser does.
It’s just replacing the blue LED underneath the phosphor with a more narrow-band blue light diode, which in this case is a laser.
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The list has been updated, now a laser flashlight has been added Smile Maxtoch L2K
As well as a few others.

Still waiting on more info about the “Light of Xiuhtecuhtli” (which claims >50Mcd) before I add it to the list.
Would like to know at least one more significant digit, it could be 50, it could be 51, or whatever.
Also it’s still not certain if they are using laser phosphor or some type of lamp.

Looking forward to adding more laser flashlights to the list in the near future.

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