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Lumintop edc05 (14500, NW)

Looks interesting… msrp ~$33

14500 XPL (NW available), 800 lumen

full specs

http://www.lumintop.com/edc05.html

Would you mind keeping the wrong flashlight?
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Very nice. They claim 400 lumen on a ‘AA’, which if true is a step forward for Lumintop who thusfar have not made a 150lm+ single AA light yet.

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djozz wrote:
Very nice. They claim 400 lumen on a ‘AA’, which if true is a step forward for Lumintop who thusfar have not made a 150lm+ single AA light yet.

LOL

Would you mind keeping the wrong flashlight?
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Nice finding jmpaul 320 Wink

Honestly, and not saying this is necessarily bad, this light seems exactly like Manker E11 and Utorch UT01, without the programmable part! Even runtimes are similar. And the UI. And the overall shape of the flashlight (apart from the head…).

As djozz said, it is a step forward for Lumintop, but is it a step forward concerning the existent AA/14500 flashlights?
I may be a bit critical on this right now, specially as this is a new light, but I was expecting something that would make the difference…

Though, glad Lumintop made this! Smile

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Still is interesting how companies nevertheless invest in improving AA lights, I like that.

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Nice… looks very similar to E11 / UT01.

Hopefully it comes to Amazon store soon.

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MascaratumB wrote:
Nice finding jmpaul 320 Wink

Honestly, and not saying this is necessarily bad, this light seems exactly like Manker E11 and Utorch UT01, without the programmable part!


Who knows… it may be programmable, too. Someone will have to test it out.
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Pete7874 wrote:
Who knows… it may be programmable, too. Someone will have to test it out.

True Wink I was just speaking about the specs mentioned on their site!
Let’s wait and see Thumbs Up

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I'm actually excited by this given my recent experience with their Tool AAA. Admittedly I have very limited experience with FLs in general, but Lumintop made a very good impression on me with their build quality.

 

I'll be keeping a close eye on this FL and hope others will share their experiences about it in the future. 

In the meantime, quality wise, are Manker and Lumintop on the same level? 

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Could you be a bit more specific about what is funny please ?

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djozz wrote:
Very nice. They claim 400 lumen on a ‘AA’, which if true is a step forward for Lumintop who thusfar have not made a 150lm+ single AA light yet.

This is what came into my mind when seeing the news from Lumintop today.

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Pete7874 wrote:
MascaratumB wrote:
Nice finding jmpaul 320 Wink

Honestly, and not saying this is necessarily bad, this light seems exactly like Manker E11 and Utorch UT01, without the programmable part!


Who knows… it may be programmable, too. Someone will have to test it out.

x2… IIRC neither the UT01 or E11 advertised for programability either. Or if they did it was a foot-note and not something boldly marketed.

The EDC05 lumen output specs match the UT01 / E11 (give or take), and the msrp is very close as well. I am willing to bet all 3 of these lights are the same with minor cosmetic differences only, coming from the same OEM fabricator in China.

Magnetic tail cap is a nice addition. My tents have magnetic zippers that I can position over the top, so this would come in handy for sure.

FWIW my UT01 and E11 are 84mm long. The EDC05 is 86.2

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Doesn’t look like the lumintop can do this… So emitter upgrade / swaps might be difficult

The Lumintop should conduct heat more efficiently and there is one less gasket / threaded junction for water to leak in.

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x2… IIRC neither the UT01 or E11 advertised for programability either. Or if they did it was a foot-note and not something boldly marketed.

Even if I was “late to the game”, I didn’t see them (Manker / Utorch) advertising those as programmable, just after seeing reviews here and other places!

If the LT EDC05 is programmable, can it be programmable in the same way (levels, …) as the other mentioned flashlights? This is probably to be answered by further reviews!

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[…]Magnetic tail cap is a nice addition. My tents have magnetic zippers that I can position over the top, so this would come in handy for sure.

FWIW my UT01 and E11 are 84mm long. The EDC05 is 86.2

Indeed this is a nice addition!! With a tail cap like this I wouldn’t have glued a magnet outside mine and it would still look pretty Facepalm

Head and tail will be different for sure, let’s wait for the “internals” and see how they perform Wink

[If this had direct access to turbo from ON or OFF…that would make the difference for me!]

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Sorry to get this back from the dead, but does anyone have this light Question
I was searching for any review here but didn’t find any so far… Flat Stare

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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Expected this AA EDC torch, COMPACT, high output?! Can’t wait!

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Does it support protected batteries, since they are longer ?

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does it support Protected

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I just recieved my Edc05 yesterday. It is a good 4 or 5mm longer than my Utorch Ut01. It handles protected 14500 batteries with no problems.

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Judging from that picture, it looks like the added length is in the tube. The heads and tail caps look to be the same length on both lights. Is that correct?

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Yes the extra length is in the tube. Traded body and tail cap from the edc05 to ut01. Before 14500 protected battery would not work in the ut01 with edc05 body and tail cap ut01 works fine.

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Lumintop have some of the worst photoshop images that have ever been produced.
Check out the images on FastTech of the under the hood of a car shot. The flashlight is just levitating there, LOL

https://www.fasttech.com/products/1601/10017693/9619813-authentic-lumint...

The shot of the tailcap with the greatly off center spring must be real however. Should have shopped that one too.
They need a competent copy editor on staff.

Anyway, looks like a nice light, now where is the $9.99 code?? Smile

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Muto wrote:
Lumintop have some of the worst photoshop images that have ever been produced.
Check out the images on FastTech of the under the hood of a car shot. The flashlight is just levitating there, LOL

https://www.fasttech.com/products/1601/10017693/9619813-authentic-lumint...

The shot of the tailcap with the greatly off center spring must be real however. Should have shopped that one too.
They need a competent copy editor on staff.

Anyway, looks like a nice light, now where is the $9.99 code?? Smile

Later,
Keith

what surprises me is they don’t give flashlights away to english speakers to help with the marketing translations

for example the edc05 is on amazon now:
https://www.amazon.com/LUMINTOP-Flashlight-Professional-Tactical-Batteri...

and here is just one description:

“strong magnetic tail cap. Can be sucked on metal surface or tail standing serve as a candle”

I’m not being critical of lumintop here…I see some companies giving away products for reviews to generate interest and that same idea could be applied to helping polish the chinese to english advert lingo.

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Give-aways and feedback are fine, but they should really pay actual writers a going rate. It’s not like they are that expensive.

Google Translate, as useful as it is, is distorting and degrading English (and, I’m sure, every other language it supports).

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My Lumintop EDC05 is fully programmable just like the Utorch ut01. All 4 outputs can be programed. Turbo can be run without step down. Battery check is there.

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There’s an amazon coupon coming on 1/18 for this light. Contacted LUMINTOP via amazon. How much, I do not know…..

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Cool, Dirt!

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I just placed an order for two of the EDC05. I was looking for a light that used a single 1,5v cell that was significantly better than my SK68 zoomies with XP-G2 S4 and Nichia 319AT. The driver is waaay better on the Lumintop for sure! I would have went with a Zebra but for $70.00 it’s not worth it. Not when you can get two EDC05’s for near the same price.

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Little late to the party… mine will be here tomorrow. I got the cool white version.

I am a purchasing consumer (Amazon), this is not a free review sample… FWIW.

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