Review : Astrolux MF-01 flashlight (18*Nichia 219C , 4*18650)

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JIGHEADWORM
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I tested my v2 on high several times and got around 2950 lumens . Hand held it doesn’t step down but tailstanding it lasts 26 mins then steps down to 1700.

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hIKARInoob wrote:
Output data is quite wonkey bonkey. This approximate output of 5100~6800 is only applicable to the first version which is not for sale anymore. The current version should have an output (level 4) of around 3000 lumens. The first version also did not have a low (level 1 of) of 70~100 lumens. Instead it was more like 1~5 lumens according to the majority of the people. It’s an amazing light, but quite unfortunate that spec data is a sloppy mess.

My v1 had ~70 lm output (roughly the same as v2)… v2 on High has ~3000 lumens, which is really nice, because in most cases it won’t stepdown when used outside. And it is still ~1,5hr of pretty stable light on 30Qs…

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FreeMagenta wrote:
hIKARInoob wrote:
Output data is quite wonkey bonkey. This approximate output of 5100~6800 is only applicable to the first version which is not for sale anymore. The current version should have an output (level 4) of around 3000 lumens. The first version also did not have a low (level 1 of) of 70~100 lumens. Instead it was more like 1~5 lumens according to the majority of the people. It’s an amazing light, but quite unfortunate that spec data is a sloppy mess.

My v1 had ~70 lm output (roughly the same as v2)… v2 on High has ~3000 lumens, which is really nice, because in most cases it won’t stepdown when used outside. And it is still ~1,5hr of pretty stable light on 30Qs…

Weird stuff with output indeed. Yeah the 3000 lumens is awesome. Combined with the new boost driver that is able to hold turbo longer with depleting cells made me get the V2 as well. Bummer is that turbo output on V2 219c is about 1000 lumens less than V1 219c,

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I subscribe for more news/observations. (Reading this topic, it seems, that I have a version 1… now starting to consider buying a version 2)

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It’s fun to read back this thread two years later as the “new and enhanced” MF01S has been around four a couple month and the MF 01 Mini is just being delivered. Nobody new what Anduril and aux leds where back then. Big Smile

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