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feeler: 8pcs Samsung 35E BUTTON TOP

Hello my friends!

the BLF GT is near and who owns a set of 8 equal button top cells?

i do not and i want to collect as many buyers as possible to ge a nice deal!

Jump on the list when you will pay around 40 USD for a set of 8 cells, shipped

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While this may not be my business I believe that, since the GT uses a buck driver with 4S input feeding a 4S emitter, it may benefit from higher voltage cells like the Samsung ICR18650-30B or ICR18650-32A. I am pretty sure similar or even better runtime at least until out of regulation condition would be attained with these high voltage cells. It's terrible to see how did they choose such setup, the emitter driving voltage range overlaps with the cell dicharge range window and the driver isn't buck/boost. It's a shameful shoddy path they took just because the big cell pack plus powerful FET @#$% would have blown out the emitter.

This is just my opinion, of course. 

 

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Ship to Australia?

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Barkuti wrote:

While this may not be my business I believe that, since the GT uses a buck driver with 4S input feeding a 4S emitter, it may benefit from higher voltage cells like the Samsung ICR18650-30B or ICR18650-32A. I am pretty sure similar or even better runtime at least until out of regulation condition would be attained with these high voltage cells. It’s terrible to see how did they choose such setup, the emitter driving voltage range overlaps with the cell dicharge range window and the driver isn’t buck/boost. It’s a shameful shoddy path they took just because the big cell pack plus powerful FET @#$% would have blown out the emitter.


This is just my opinion, of course. 


 


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I had the same thoughts as you. A sepic (buck/boost) regulator would have been the better choice, but also increased cost, complexity… and I suspect, introduced a myriad of unforeseen problems for the manufacturer. The limitations of maintaining regulation with the GT buck driver has also been discussed in the GT thread. You are correct, that the best performance of the GT will be realized while using cells that can maintain the highest voltage throughout the discharge curve. Keep in mind, that the discharge amps while using 8 cells in the GT will be about 1.5A per cell at max power. With that in mid, the Samsung 35E does a good job maintaining a high voltage while carrying a 1.5A load, especially for a 4.2V cell. Considering the availability of 4.30V and 4.35V cells, I was skeptical until I compared them against dozens of other cells using HKJ’s discharge comparator. Unless I missed something, the Samsung 35E is the better choice (and does not require a special charger to recharge them to max capacity).

Compare several 4.2V 18650 cells at the 1A and 2A discharge rates and see if you can find a cell that does an overall better job than the 35E.
http://lygte-info.dk/review/batteries2012/Common18650comparator.php

Also keep in mind that our eyes perceive light logarithmically, and probably wont be able to detect lumen variations in the field while using any of the top quality cells that most of us already use.

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Please PM price quote when available and add me to the list. Thank you.

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I am interested
If they are shipped to Uruguay, I will place two orders

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Interested if they ship to Finland.

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Does price apply to shipping to the Philippines?

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any chance they will ship to Canada?

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Let me know if you have any way of shipping to South Africa.

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8 cells around $40 shipped?

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Interested – i used the form.

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Interested, hopefully ship to Australia smilewink

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Ship to Australia?

I am in the same boat as my two fellow Aussie mates here. Not hopeful but I have put in my details too. Big Smile

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Interested. Entered my email in the form.

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Interested. Do you ship to New Zealand?

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interested and also filled out form, thanks M4D M4X.

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Interested and filled out the form already.

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I already signed up for the unprotected BT 35E, but i would also be interested in protected ones if you can get us a deal on them too.

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i was told shipping to most countries...

find all available items in this list

i launched my new blog - all deals for members without MAP B$ Wink

find a short description about my idea here

 

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I am in

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M4D M4X wrote:

i was told shipping to most countries...

Great news!!  wink

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M4D M4X wrote:

i was told shipping to most countries…

Can you confirm the list? Brazil is one of those where most vendors only ship via dhl (over $40 for shipping) and regular $4~$8 shipping availability changes more or less on a monthly basis. BG and GB don’t ship at all

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Persechini wrote:
M4D M4X wrote:

i was told shipping to most countries…

Can you confirm the list?

+1

Only very few AE sellers send batteries to Uruguay, less than the fingers of one hand

Sorry for my bad English (gogole translator)

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