$6.95!! Sofirn SF10 AA/14500 battery with special price for 5 days

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$6.95!! Sofirn SF10 AA/14500 battery with special price for 5 days

1.Compact size more portability
2.Original Cree led bulb lasts more than 10,000 hours life span,max output 400lm
3. 5-modes Powered by AA battery : Output: High(180 LM)/Mid(100LM)/Low(10 LM) /Firefly(0.5LM) Powered by 14500 Battery: Output: High(400 LM)/Mid(200 LM)/Low(20 LM) /Firefly(1LM)
Double click to strobe mode


Specification:
Brand Name:Sofirn
Model Name: SF10
Body Color: Black
LED Color temperature: 5500K
LED Type: CREE XP-G2
Lumens: 400LM with 14500 battery, 180LM with AA battery
Net Weight: 56g (not include battery)
Waterproof: IPX7
Working Voltage: 0.9-4.2V
Switch :Tail cap click
Battery: Powered by one 14500 lithium ion battery or one AA Alkaline or AA NimhBattery (batteries not include)
Dimensions: 98mm(length)× 21mm(diameter) × 21mm(head)

Operation Instruction:
Output Selection
When press the tail switch, the light is on at memorized high mode. Click the switch to cycle through High→Mid→Low→Firefly—>off. Double click to Strobe mode
Note: When using 14500 battery, the High brightness level automatically turns to Mid brightness level after working 3 minute; and voltage less than 2.8V will turn off automatically in order to protect battery from over-discharge

Edited by: sb56637 on 10/16/2017 - 11:16
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Can I use this with the Sofirn NiMH 3800mA …. ?

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Looks very nice, especially for that price, but does it turn on at high first by default? That is a serious drawback.

It is also very long for an AA/14500 compared to most, beam profile, is it floody/throwy?

No link to the offer – I would throw $7 out of curiosity but where?

Beam me up!

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The light is for sale on their Aliexpress store HERE Thumbs Up

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Thank!

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Trevi_lux wrote:
Can I use this with the Sofirn NiMH 3800mA …. ?

Nice one Trevi_lux LOL

I’ve been tempted by a few Sofirn lights, but after reading about their “3800mAh” AA cell it’s going to be a while before I can trust the brand.

Here’s a link HKJ’s review:

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/56659

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I don’t have this light, but from reading the web page, I think the combination of the following two “features” make for a frustrating UI:
1. The light always comes on in high
2. Double click for strobe

I’m guessing there is some amount of time you have to stay in high before clicking again to get to M and then to L. Seems like you would bump into strobe if you clicked too fast. I guess if you always intend to turn on the light in high then it is a good deal. But the strobe “booby trap” may get you if you want to quickly jump through the brightness levels to get down to low.

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Jackie (or anyone else), is there any visible PWM (flickering) in the low modes when you wave the flashlight before your eyes?

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MascaratumB said here that it does have PWM.

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here is the link:https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Powerful-LED-flashlight-EDC-pocket-torci...

Yes, there is a drawback for this 5 modes, but the price is cheap, they have a better AA mini lamp named SP10A ,much better, but the price twice…

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Oh,, i not professional then… as the price~ i think is a very good build and quality

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No, good working for me, maybe i am not so professional as your guys. take the price into account, it is worth and nice build ,,

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yes, i think.. if the voltage is within the range 0.9-4.2V

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but, I did not see any 3800mAh AA battery from Sofirn official store, there AA with capacity 2600mAh max

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jimahi wrote:
MascaratumB said here that it does have PWM.
djozz wrote:
Jackie (or anyone else), is there any visible PWM (flickering) in the low modes when you wave the flashlight before your eyes?

It is not “visible” to the eyes (at least mine :D), but it does have PWM in all modes through a camera! I can’t post pictures of it, as the driver wire unsoldered yesterday and I didn’t solder it back yet!

About throw or flood, it has more or less the 2, being more floody with an hotspot!

For me, the + on this light is the body, as it is ready to be beaten, it is thick aluminium. It works well with AA Ni-MH and unprotected Sanyo 14500. The other components are good as well! I received 2 of these lights and despite they had the same specs, on has a more yellow tint, while the other was more white to rosy! Not bad, but not pure NW as well.

The UI…well, it was said and I agree, not my kind! Always turn ON on High… Sick

I guess Sofirn tried to correct this UI in their new lights, SF14 and SP10A, although I miss a ML mode! I have both lights on the way and I hope to compare them soon, also with this SF10 and the Lumintop Tool AA !

For the price, this is a nice light, though!

DB Custom said: "Hide your billfold, cut up your credit cards... you're a perfect candidate for full blown flashaholism and will soon need dedicated flashlight cabinets. [...] Have fun! Modding is next... :P" 

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Zulumoose wrote:
Looks very nice, especially for that price, but does it turn on at high first by default? That is a serious drawback.

It is also very long for an AA/14500 compared to most, beam profile, is it floody/throwy?

No link to the offer – I would throw $7 out of curiosity but where?


here is the link:https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Powerful-LED-flashlight-EDC-pocket-torci… (link is external)

Yes, there is a drawback for this 5 modes, but the price is cheap, they have a better AA mini lamp named SP10A ,much better, but the price twice…

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skinny_tie wrote:
Trevi_lux wrote:
Can I use this with the Sofirn NiMH 3800mA …. ?

Nice one Trevi_lux LOL

I’ve been tempted by a few Sofirn lights, but after reading about their “3800mAh” AA cell it’s going to be a while before I can trust the brand.

Here’s a link HKJ’s review:

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/56659


but, I did not see any 3800mAh AA battery from Sofirn official store, there AA with capacity 2600mAh max
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MascaratumB wrote:
jimahi wrote:
MascaratumB said here that it does have PWM.
djozz wrote:
Jackie (or anyone else), is there any visible PWM (flickering) in the low modes when you wave the flashlight before your eyes?

It is not “visible” to the eyes (at least mine :D), but it does have PWM in all modes through a camera! I can’t post pictures of it, as the driver wire unsoldered yesterday and I didn’t solder it back yet!

About throw or flood, it has more or less the 2, being more floody with an hotspot!

For me, the + on this light is the body, as it is ready to be beaten, it is thick aluminium. It works well with AA Ni-MH and unprotected Sanyo 14500. The other components are good as well! I received 2 of these lights and despite they had the same specs, on has a more yellow tint, while the other was more white to rosy! Not bad, but not pure NW as well.

The UI…well, it was said and I agree, not my kind! Always turn ON on High… Sick

I guess Sofirn tried to correct this UI in their new lights, SF14 and SP10A, although I miss a ML mode! I have both lights on the way and I hope to compare them soon, also with this SF10 and the Lumintop Tool AA !

For the price, this is a nice light, though!

Much professional than me~~ SP10A and SF14, the new arrival AA flashlight, seems much power and better design,, anyway, the price of SF10 very good, as well as the build

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Thanks MascaratumB, it is good enough that the PWM can not be seen by eye. I want to make it into a little lantern. 0.5, 10, 100, 180 are all good modes for a lantern and the mode order is not important for that. A low annoying PWM would spoil it so I’m glad it is higher than that.
Ordered one!

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Trevi_lux wrote:
Can I use this with the Sofirn NiMH 3800mA …. ?

In their Official Store, no 3800ma for sale, Cissy said they never sell those batteries before,, maybe the clients from sofirn factory , she said they are not only selling products abroad, also many e-commerce companies in China
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djozz wrote:
Thanks MascaratumB, it is good enough that the PWM can not be seen by eye. I want to make it into a little lantern. 0.5, 10, 100, 180 are all good modes for a lantern and the mode order is not important for that. A low annoying PWM would spoil it so I’m glad it is higher than that. Ordered one!

Nice mod on the way Wink What driver will you use if I may ask? I would probably enjoy those modes too Blushing

Yesterday I decided I will use the host for something different, still on 14500. I’ll probably get a 17mm driver with Crescendo installed, put a XPL-HI LED and a forward switch on it.

Not sure if the combination will work well, I still have to study it, but with this host quality and its robustness, I think I’ll have my EDC light with it.
The PWM was not really noticeable at human sight only, and the led tint wasn’t bad at all!

DB Custom said: "Hide your billfold, cut up your credit cards... you're a perfect candidate for full blown flashaholism and will soon need dedicated flashlight cabinets. [...] Have fun! Modding is next... :P" 

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My skills are not in driver mods/software, so I’m dependent on what’s available. in this case the stock driver sounds good, it is boost so I can use Eneloops (it will be a lantern for the whole family), 180lm (if it really is that) is an ok output for a AA-boost driver, and the modes are good.

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Oh, sorry! As I saw the modes from low to high I thought you’re going to change the driver. The original driver is from H to L! A faster double click to change mode sometimes enters strobe,though!
With Ni-MH it is probable that the lowest is close to 0.5 lm! With 14500 it may be a bit higher!

DB Custom said: "Hide your billfold, cut up your credit cards... you're a perfect candidate for full blown flashaholism and will soon need dedicated flashlight cabinets. [...] Have fun! Modding is next... :P" 

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Jackie, you really need to move this thread to the Commercial Sellers' Spot.

Here are directions how:

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/40847

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raccoon city wrote:

Jackie, you really need to move this thread to the Commercial Sellers’ Spot.


Here are directions how:


http://budgetlightforum.com/node/40847

oh, thank you, is it a better?i will try

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BTW: The seller told me now the SF10 will come with a clip

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Was going to say lets try it for the price and then…BOOM….The sky fell on my head….

https://ibb.co/cNvnMR

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MountainKing wrote:
Was going to say lets try it for the price and then…BOOM….The sky fell on my head…. https://ibb.co/cNvnMR

but it still $6.95 LOL

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I want to see the clip! I bought one of these (clipless) a while back, and the lack of the clip was the most disappointing part.

The emitter was poorly centered (no centering ring) so the beam was messy.

Otherwise, this is a decent light for host duty, at least until Convoy releases a AA sized host.


Keepin’ the “B” in BLF

Don wrote:
It sounds like the XM LEDs won’t really be suitable for flashlight use. Pity…

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