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Franz wrote:
Really sad it not comes with active cooling Crying

I hope this can handle more than 10k lumens continuous Love


The first light to come on the market with active cooling is probably going to be by one of the bigger, more high-end companies and it’s going to cost a small fortune. You can’t expect active cooling on a budget light.

I think the most continuous power light on the market can only do 6k lumens. You really can’t expect a big jump to 10k continuous. You have to follow the rules of science.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

9 NarsilM user videos including GT
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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bibihang wrote:
Looks like it has 120~130mm head diameter.

4x XHP-35 HI, 11k lumens + 800kcd

or

5x XHP-70.2, 28k lumens + 250kcd


I think it was more like 10 xhp70 or 70.2.

Looking at the side profile, it may use TIR lens instead of reflector. I hope not. I think shallow SMO reflectors would give a good mix of throw and flood.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

9 NarsilM user videos including GT
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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thijsco19 wrote:
They are the same light as far is I can see. It just Hasnt passed the mill.

Yep, exact same proportions, same shapes, same number of fins, etc.
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I just saw a review for a flashlight called Storm RA.

Made by a company called, silent ordnance.

The thing is a beast of a thrower.

These are the specs:

Welcome to the Storm of Ra, at 600,000 candela it is one of the most powerful production throwers of all time, but with vastly more lumens. How many more? 8000 lumens at the emitter, about 6000 lumens out the front, and we don’t mean reflector style mostly wasted in wash, we mean 6000 lumens IN THE BEAM! But wait, unlike the typical soupcan blaster, there is no turbo, this light can operate continuously at this output thanks to active cooling.

The Storm of Ra is a light born from innovation and experimentation. We make extensive use of 3D printing, it is just an incredibly cost effective way to prototype and generate jigging and tooling. It is a tool which allows us to easily test exotic optics setups, novel forms of thermal management, unusual power configurations, but what if it could be used to make a complete light? This question arose one day when we were working on the design for a powerful all-wood light. We were prototyping with a 3D print, and it was noted the prototype itself was a remarkably effective and complete light in its own right. With a few tweaks for interface, production, and function it’d be fantastic. Would there be a market though for such a product? It’d have the advantages of light weight, modest price, and staggering performance. But would the undue stigma of 3D printing haunt it? We had no idea, but before pressing forward with what’d be a vastly more expensive hardwood gigathrower, we thought we’d release the Storm and see what people thought.

Modes are controlled by a three position toggle switch. Rearward is off. Flicking the switch to its center position turns the light on. The forward position is a momentary off, allowing the same intuitive and familiar mode switching common to tailswitch lights. Firmware is GuppyDRV rev.2.

If this concept gains traction, far from the last, this will be just the beginning for both lights and accessories. What about an adapter to run the storm off a vehicle? Or something even more monstrous? The sky is the limit, but if people like this concept the price doesn’t have to be too.

Color:

Quantity:

-Up to 600Kcd illuminates 1570 meters (.975 miles) ANSI throw.

-Up to 8000 emitter lumens, 6000 OTF lumens*

-Comes with a signed card certifying your specific light’s performance and authenticity.

-220mmx200mmx160mm (length x height x diameter)

-GuppyDRV rev. 2.0 w/ 6V LVP

-No turbo mode, light can operate continuously on high

-Performance measured at 6 meters after 30 seconds.

-XHP 70.2 4000k (*denotes 5000K variant)

-6V low voltage protection

-2s battery config, two 20700s (recommended) or two 18650s (circumferential spacers suggested). HIGH DISCHARGE CELLS, >20A, REQUIRED!

-Heat tolerant and impact resistant ABS body

*OTF lumens are ALL incorporated into the beam, unlike a reflector light where approximately 50% are wasted in wash.

How come no one here has thought of a beast like this one before? If this company has managed to harness the power of the XHP 70.2 free emitter to make a thrower with 6000 lumens at the hot spot, why did no one attempt making a thrower like this here before?

App apparently they made another thrower that has 2,000,000 cd. That’s 2 millions cancels folks. It seems to me like they had already created their own giga thrower.

Any thoughts?

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2 million candela it’s what I meant. Forgot to mention it also had a big heatsink and a fan on the back as well.

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well - that 3Dprinted lights are not really of my taste Wink

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Yeah it’s basically a 3D printed light that’s not weather proof, has an exposed fan, an ugly beam and 15 minutes of runtime on high (uses two 20700 or 18650).

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lcortez321 wrote:
I just saw a review for a flashlight called Storm RA.

Any thoughts?


My thought is that it has nothing to do with this thread.

Let’s talk about the MF03, shall we?

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

9 NarsilM user videos including GT
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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MF03 = more fun part3?

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JasonWW wrote:
lcortez321 wrote:
I just saw a review for a flashlight called Storm RA.

Any thoughts?


My thought is that it has nothing to do with this thread.

Well, when I think about the Storm of Ra… and I think about the videos I’ve seen about that light… And then fill my mind with MF03… OMG OMG!!! MF03 is SO awesome!

So that’s what that storm is good for.

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Come on, build quality ain’t good, but nevertheless it is:

  • one of very few if not the only actively cooled flashlight on the market
  • the throwiest 6000 lm LED flashlight

Still, it’s OT. MF03 is a big flooder. I think more than 4 LEDs as with just 4 the optics would be very shallow, so I guess it has more.

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I do NOT consider that STORM OF RA a flashlight,,at least not one that you can carry easily in one hand. certainly not one you can esily bring on a walk,especially the trail.

My TK75vn QUADD SST40 SD has 2000 more lumens and 270 yards Less throw. You can operate it with one hand and it is more reasonable to use as a flashlight on the hiking trails or where ever.

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wolfdog1226 wrote:
Rusty Joe wrote:
We need a REAL xhp70.2 thrower this time.

Pretty good and not nearly as bulky.

https://skylumen.com/collections/v54-lights/products/mateminco-mt35vn-he...


not even in the same category…
go away..
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JasonWW wrote:
Franz wrote:
Really sad it not comes with active cooling Crying

I hope this can handle more than 10k lumens continuous Love


The first light to come on the market with active cooling is probably going to be by one of the bigger, more high-end companies and it’s going to cost a small fortune. You can’t expect active cooling on a budget light.

I think the most continuous power light on the market can only do 6k lumens. You really can’t expect a big jump to 10k continuous. You have to follow the rules of science.

Dont ruin my dreams Flat Stare

I still think its possible to buy a light which will produce 50k lumens continuous with U$89

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nodoubt wrote:
wolfdog1226 wrote:
nodoubt wrote:
wolfdog1226 wrote:
Rusty Joe wrote:
We need a REAL xhp70.2 thrower this time.

Pretty good and not nearly as bulky.

https://skylumen.com/collections/v54-lights/products/mateminco-mt35vn-he...


not even in the same category…
go away..

Whats wrong buddy. There is NO DOUBT you still have a resentment,,get over it!,,,,,,,,,,I will never go away,,you will always be looking over your shoulder!

Qui riposa in pace!

like i said…not even in the same category..
no resentment here..
your just a bigmouth fool, and nobody cares about your vinh modded lights, or pictures of the specs.. lol ! FacepalmFacepalm
dont you get that by now man ??
just go away….

I 100% agree, all that guy does is gloat about his overpriced Vinh lights, go back to CPF you pest

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JasonWW wrote:

The first light to come on the market with active cooling is probably going to be by one of the bigger, more high-end companies and it’s going to cost a small fortune.

Olight already produces a flashlight with active cooling Wink
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I think a lot of you guys completely missed the point of the discussion I was trying to get started. I simply threw the Storm of Ra into this thread, because someone mentioned building a thrower with XHP70.2. I wanted to show that it is possible to build a flashlight that throws far with an XHP70.2 in it. I know the Storm of Ra’s build quality is the best, but it is a working light that has bigger throw than the former throw king, the TN42.

I think maybe we can incorporate some of what those guys did with the Storm of Ra, into the MF03?
I don’t know about all of you but I would love to have a flashlight that can output great lumens, has active cooling and throws far. If I have to pay more for quality, I really don’t mind, as long as the built quality, specs, and most importantly, the performance is there.

Did anyone say 2-mile long distance throw with 8000 lumens in the beam? I can always dream.

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The build quality is not the best I meant. But as I said, it is a working flashlight.

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Enderman wrote:
JasonWW wrote:

The first light to come on the market with active cooling is probably going to be by one of the bigger, more high-end companies and it’s going to cost a small fortune.

Olight already produces a flashlight with active cooling Wink

Not the last time I checked. Are you sure?

I just checked their website and their highest end light is the soda can X7R and that has no active cooling.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

9 NarsilM user videos including GT
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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lcortez321 wrote:
I think a lot of you guys completely missed the point of the discussion I was trying to get started.

I think maybe we can incorporate some of what those guys did with the Storm of Ra, into the MF03?


I probably missed your point.

This is 2 completely different types of light. The Storm is an aspheric thrower, while the MF03 is a multi emitter flooder. Plus the MF03 is already past the design phase and they are already testing prototypes. Anything useful from the Storm will have to wait for a different flashlight design.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

9 NarsilM user videos including GT
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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Are they working with any of the BLF driver wizards for this one? It’d be nice to get a great firmware UI to go with that dual button physical UI, and it’d be one less thing they could screw up.

The low mode should be lower.

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leaftye wrote:
Are they working with any of the BLF driver wizards for this one? It’d be nice to get a great firmware UI to go with that dual button physical UI, and it’d be one less thing they could screw up.

No, it’s another Mateminco/Banggood light like the MF01 and MF02.

Unless of course there is a BLF driver wizard consulting and they are sworn to secrecy. But I doubt it.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

9 NarsilM user videos including GT
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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 guys!

discuss other lights and forums in the places made for that!

please do not unrail this topic

 

 

and watch your language! frown

 

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i was allowed to add another detail:

 

LED configuration:

7 pcs Cree xhp70.2

and

one Cree xhp35 hi

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Wow, me too.

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M4D M4X wrote:
i was allowed to add another detail:
LED configuration:
7 pcs Cree xhp70.2
and
one Cree xhp35 hi

Wow, that changes things. I guess the xhp35 uses a deep reflector in the middle of the head to give the light some throw and the 70.2 are all around the edge? That sounds pretty strange.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware, lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54477

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70, Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55746

9 NarsilM user videos including GT
http://bit.ly/narsil-vid1

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It gonna be cool, can the 8 led be used same time?

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This beast will be a DX80 but with a bit more throw, I’m in

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