Manker E04 550LM / Manker T02 1500LM / Manker PL11 / Manker U23 2000lm / Manker EP02 / Manker EP01 Are Released

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Vinh already stated that he intends to make a 9*XHP35 HI variant.

Wow.


Why????

XHP35 HI is much more efficient than XP-L HI. Especially at high currents. I expect such mod to turn this light from a good flooder to a great flooder (while it remains OK thrower at the same time).

Okay, so I’m assuming Vinh does not want to change the mcpcb or optics so hes just going to swap emitters and drivers.

I assumed he would swap more parts to get a really big output. He’s usually pretty extreme like that. He seems to be using a conservative approach here.

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JasonWW wrote:
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Vinh already stated that he intends to make a 9*XHP35 HI variant.

Wow.


Why????

XHP35 HI is much more efficient than XP-L HI. Especially at high currents. I expect such mod to turn this light from a good flooder to a great flooder (while it remains OK thrower at the same time).

Okay, so I’m assuming Vinh does not want to change the mcpcb or optics so hes just going to swap emitters and drivers.

I assumed he would swap more parts to get a really big output. He’s usually pretty extreme like that. He seems to be using a conservative approach here.


I’m a big fan of Manker TIR.
4 LEDs in a 22 mm diameter is a lot. But more importantly – it can actually reasonably collimate them, competing with 20% larger Carclo. If I’m not mistaken, Manker actually wins that competition.
I’m a big fan of XHP35 HI.
Lots of output in a tiny space. And good efficiency. And good tints. And good throw as well. I do have some gripes, I believe it could be significantly improved, but it is great as it is already.
I find the combination of both awesome.
Actually the first time I saw them together was in a mock-up of Vinh’s BLF GT. Which had more than 2 TIRs. I fell in love immediately….not in that GT, but in the TIR+LED set.

It would be hard to fit anything more powerful in that space, regardless of how extreme you are. Unless one was to make a mule.
So yes, it may not be a hard mod (depending on the driver). But I believe it will be a well-working one.

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MK39 Ranger beamshot:

the photo was taken by Chinese reviewer ‘圣神回城’

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MK39 Ranger beamshot:



the photo was taken by Chinese reviewer ‘圣神回城’

I got my manker ranger mk39 today. I am very happy with it… very nice user interfaceand great quality. thank you manker..

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Glad to hear that you are happy with MK39 Ranger.

We need to thank you, you have selected Manker.

Best wishes you have a great day!

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Manker E04 550 Lumens CREE XPL LED Flashlight With USB Rechargeable 16340 Battery have released.

Welcome to check more info: http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-e04-550-lumens-cree-xpl-led-flashlight...

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Manker E04 550 Lumens CREE XPL LED Flashlight With USB Rechargeable 16340 Battery have released.


Welcome to check more info: http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-e04-550-lumens-cree-xpl-led-flashlight...


That looks so great! (More pics in post #1)

But you keep using that one click on, long press off that I’m always getting confused with and drives me crazy.

Will you ever change the UI so that on/off are the same action? (Edit, it looks like you can long press to turn on. That’s not too bad, then.)

Wait, you can’t rotate the clip? That’s a second problem for me.

Tired

I’ve looked at all sides and angles and don’t see any type of USB port for charging. Is the title correct? How does it recharge?

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Can have 14500 Body Tube Flashlight Accessories .That’s even better. Big Smile

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Can have 14500 Body Tube Flashlight Accessories .That’s even better. Big Smile

They do have a AA size light, but I don’t think it takes 14500. Just pop off that white diffuser and it looks pretty good. Run you a eneloop in it.

E03H AA Headlamp 350 lumen Angle flashlight With Headband.


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Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware (old), lighted side switch, SMO reflector.

Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware, 2 x 26350 cells, lighted side switch. My mini L6! 

Thorfire S70S with MTN FET driver, RampingIOS (D4) and custom lighted side switch.

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Texas_Ace BLF Calibrated Lumen tube

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We have released 6x new items at the same time.  Which one you like best?

 

Manker U23 2000 lumens CREE XHP50.2 LED flashlight with Type C USB port, with 5000mAh 26650 battery,
Welcome to http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-u23-2000-lumens-cree-xhp50-2-led-flashlight-with-rechargeable-26650-battery/

 

Manker T02 1500 lumens CREE XHP35 LED Flashlight Use 2x AA / 14500 Batteries,
Welcome to http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-t02-1500-lumens-cree-xhp35-led-flashlight-use-2x-aa-14500-batteries/

 

Manker E04 550 Lumens CREE XPL LED Flashlight With USB Rechargeable 16340 Battery,
Welcome to http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-e04-550-lumens-cree-xpl-led-flashlight-with-usb-rechargeable-16340-battery/

 

Manker PL11 120 Lumens CREE XPG3 / Nichia 219C LED Flashlight Pen Use 1x 10440 / 10180 Battery,
Welcome to http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-pl11-120-lumens-cree-xpg3-nichia-219c-led-flashlight-pen-use-1x-10440-10180-battery/

 

Manker EP01 Three color option, Black, Red, Grey,
Welcome to http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-edc-keychain-tactical-pen/

 

Manker EP02 Titanium Pen,
Welcome to http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-ep02-titanium-tc4-tactical-pen/

 

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Really liking the T02. Might have to try one out. Love the outputs on both cells. Mode spacing is nice on both cells as well. I think it’s a winner.

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Manker U23 2000 lumens CREE XHP50.2 LED flashlight with Type C USB port, with 5000mAh 26650 battery,
Welcome to http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-u23-2000-lumens-cree-xhp50-2-led-flashlight-with-rechargeable-26650-battery/



I like the look and shape. I’m not sure why you chose 50.2. I would go 70.2 and make it a real 3000 lumen.
The long press on/off is very irritating in this type of light. If the charging circuit is maybe 2A, then that would be a good thing. 3A is even better, but protected cells may have an issue with that.

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Manker T02 1500 lumens CREE XHP35 LED Flashlight Use 2x AA / 14500 Batteries,
Welcome to http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-t02-1500-lumens-cree-xhp35-led-flashlight-use-2x-aa-14500-batteries/



This is too strange for me. What is the purpose for it? Is it supposed to be a very small, throwy light?
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Manker E04 550 Lumens CREE XPL LED Flashlight With USB Rechargeable 16340 Battery,
Welcome to http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-e04-550-lumens-cree-xpl-led-flashlight-with-usb-rechargeable-16340-battery/



It looks cute, the UI is only “okay”. I don’t see any usb recharging on it and the clip can not rotate are negatives for me.
Mankerlight wrote:

Manker PL11 120 Lumens CREE XPG3 / Nichia 219C LED Flashlight Pen Use 1× 10440 / 10180 Battery,
Welcome to http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-pl11-120-lumens-cree-xpg3-nichia-219c-led-flashlight-pen-use-1x-10440-10180-battery/



This is interesting. Maybe you can describe the function of the different pieces. Is one a glass breaker? The other pointy end for self defense? Maybe it’s a ball point pen?
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Manker EP01 Three color option, Black, Red, Grey,
Welcome to http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-edc-keychain-tactical-pen/



I’m not sure what these are. Is it a glass breaker on one end and a ballpoint pen on the other?
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Manker EP02 Titanium Pen,
Welcome to http://www.mankerlight.com/manker-ep02-titanium-tc4-tactical-pen/



Is this a bigger and fancier version of the EP01?

Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware (old), lighted side switch, SMO reflector.

Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware, 2 x 26350 cells, lighted side switch. My mini L6! 

Thorfire S70S with MTN FET driver, RampingIOS (D4) and custom lighted side switch.

10 NarsilM user videos for BLF Q8, GT, GT70, GT Mini, Astrolux S43 and ROT66

Texas_Ace BLF Calibrated Lumen tube

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That E04 is cuuuute. Smile
@JasonWW: Charger is probably a part of battery.

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@JasonWW: Charger is probably a part of battery.

Like this?

That kinda sucks. It might be easier to just carry spare batteries. That way it works when you need it and you don’t have to scramble to reassemble it in the dark.

It looks like Fenix, Olight and Nitecore 16340 have a 0.3A charge rate. Klarus looks to have a 1A charger built in.

Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware (old), lighted side switch, SMO reflector.

Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware, 2 x 26350 cells, lighted side switch. My mini L6! 

Thorfire S70S with MTN FET driver, RampingIOS (D4) and custom lighted side switch.

10 NarsilM user videos for BLF Q8, GT, GT70, GT Mini, Astrolux S43 and ROT66

Texas_Ace BLF Calibrated Lumen tube

Maukka Calibration Lights for DIY Lumen Measuring Devices - Headlight List with prices, specs and features

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I think like this.
I don’t think it sucks. Normally you don’t recharge in the dark anyway, if capacity is too low for a single night, just carry spares or take another light.
I find such charger to be useful in multi-day trips where it weighs much less than several spares, especially if your phone uses the same connector and you have the cable anyway. Which is not my case. Wink

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I would want this for everyday carry. Batteries don’t run down in the day time, they run down at night when your using them. Lol

I guess my particular situation is unique to me. It’s just a shame I can’t find the right light for my needs out of all these similar styles and brands.

I may give up on finding a 90° head light and just use the new OTR M3 Pro.

Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware (old), lighted side switch, SMO reflector.

Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware, 2 x 26350 cells, lighted side switch. My mini L6! 

Thorfire S70S with MTN FET driver, RampingIOS (D4) and custom lighted side switch.

10 NarsilM user videos for BLF Q8, GT, GT70, GT Mini, Astrolux S43 and ROT66

Texas_Ace BLF Calibrated Lumen tube

Maukka Calibration Lights for DIY Lumen Measuring Devices - Headlight List with prices, specs and features

Jaxmnve M1 Stainless 10180 Keychain light Review  - Lumintop ODF30 Review - Sofirn C8F 21700 Teardown and Review, Sofirn SP33 v2 XHP50.2 Review - My Sofirn Q8 Results - Astrolux S43S 219C Test Results - Lumintop GT Mini Test Results

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I have ordered a 16340 light that I may EDC largely because of this style of rechargeability.
But with my EDC lights I just tend to check battery from time to time, so I can charge it before it’s empty.

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The new models look pretty good but I would like to see occasional discounts or flash sales for BLF members

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Oh man, Manker makes such good flashlights but I can’t ignore their let’s call it “extremely loud” styling, it is sooo far from what I like! (think: compact, straight lines, elegant)

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Oh man, Manker makes such good flashlights but I can’t ignore their let’s call it “extremely loud” styling, it is sooo far from what I like! (think: compact, straight lines, elegant)

Tired of the Zebra Light- Look-A-Lights… Sick

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KawiBoy1428 wrote:
djozz wrote:
Oh man, Manker makes such good flashlights but I can’t ignore their let’s call it “extremely loud” styling, it is sooo far from what I like! (think: compact, straight lines, elegant)

Tired of the Zebra Light- Look-A-Lights… Sick

The Zebralight styling is too round for me too, in fact all those angled headlamps have that round-ish head, while I like straight lines and edges.
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JasonWW wrote:
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Can have 14500 Body Tube Flashlight Accessories .That’s even better. Big Smile

They do have a AA size light, but I don’t think it takes 14500. Just pop off that white diffuser and it looks pretty good. Run you a eneloop in it.

E03H AA Headlamp 350 lumen Angle flashlight With Headband.


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clerical error

I sincerely hope that there will be 18650 Body Tube Flashlight Accessories .

as Eagle eyes X1R . Can extend the use time .

Instead of launching another new product. (18650 H05)

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I really fancy a E04. Been keenly after a little right angle torch with
Mini li-ion cell. Instead of a AAA cell.
Lots of flashing modes Big Smile
Flood patten
USB charge
headstrap (opt)
pocket clip
voltage level indication.
magnet
etc etc
basicly its just what i’ve been after Smile

£34 sounds like theres price markup.

If its made better than the first mini torch/flashlight (flat, keychain style) manker did, cus the button cover fell out of mine and so i had to tape some foam over the switch for it to work. Also the leds own lens and white foster stuff, came off when i took it apart in my effort to solder a better fix. I guess the led had gotten very/too hot.

However in the E02, the heatsink design looks far better. Looking at reviewers photos. So if the heat sinking in the E04 is as good or better than the E02 i will feel more confidant that it will have longer product life span. Smile

heh i use my first manker keychain torch as a fancy blue light now Smile

hehe if theres a coupon ill keenly buy one now. else i am waiting to see if price goes down.
cus for £35 there is the TI version of E02! while the Au version is £20~ but i really want E04 and its native liion cell. Smile
I guess your keen to get your money back after investing in tooling, setup, moulds, etc

Feature tweak: I would love the switch modes via double click to have a longer time threshold or a different click patten because with cold hands its very hard to click that quickly. I am a young person (23 years old)

Wish list:
Tough industrial metal switch.
USB powered mode
Water*poof* usb socket. not a rubber cover/flap.

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Greetings. The runtimes of Manker E04 don’t looks strange? While you have 1.4 h at 200 lumen – seems correct. But 1.7 h not too low for 100lumen with 650mAh?

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No, it’s the opposite.

If we include loss of efficiency in the circuit, 1,7h seems perfectly normal for a 2,35Wh 16340, since the LED will draw around 1,00W.

On the other hand, if the LED draws 2W for 200 lumens, the light should only be able to run for 1,15h, at best. That means the brightness will step down at one point.

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Maybe.
But it seems to me that the circuit should not have so many losses, otherwise the moonlight was not so long. I just compare with other runtimes of flashlights.
Also i sure here step-down on turbo which is not listed in the specifications.

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