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Thorfire TK 18 / Full Reveiw..20% off code just added

This is the new Thorfire TK18 sent for my review and NO other compensation other than keeping the light.

At the time of my review the light can be found at the Amazon site only as far as I am aware of………
https://www.amazon.com/ThorFire-flashlight-Tactical-Momentary-Batteries/... (Link NON Affiliated)
20% off with code ….. 3VSIRROL
The TK 18 is the newest in the Thorfire lineup of EDC lights. It is an 18650 sized light , but also will accept 2 x CR123A cells. The light comes with the basic user manual and extra O-rings. The UI is a 2 group mode with the “Ramping” and you can also change over to the regular L/M/H/Turbo if you desire the regular modes.
The ramping mode is a little bit slow on the second half of it , although the first half (from moon to around medium) works pretty fast. The regular mode group works as it should. I think Thorfire will probably get this lined out with the lights though given their track record listening to what is said from the end users.

There is a tail switch and side switch both. The tail switch is used for on/off and also for momentary , with a half press and the side switch for the ramping or regular mode changes. The side switch is lighted with a Green light showing when the light is turned on and then it also acts as a voltage indicator turning to Orange when the cell gets below 3.4 volts and then it starts blinking red once the cell is at 2.8 to 3 volts, to let you know the cell is nearing depletion.
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The TK 18 has mode memory and it will memorize the last used mode in the regular mode group and come back on in that mode once turned off. In the Ramping mode the light will memorize whatever level you are at and come back on at that level.
The mode groups are changed by 4 quick clicks of the side switch when the light is turned on. In the ramping mode of course you simply press and hold the side switch down to get the desired level of brightness you want and then release the button to stop there. In the regular modes the brightness increases with each click of the side switch and then once you reach the highest setting the order will reverse back down with each click and then vise-versa.

I have found NO sharp edges or any flaws in the anodizing anywhere.
All the threads are well machined square cut threads ,very smooth and were lubed well when I received the light.

The knurling is a large pineapple design and looks very nice , while maintaining a pretty good grip surface still. The fins seem to handle the heat from the light just fine also.

The TK 18 has the XP-L2 emitter in a nice neutral tint , mounted on a DTP all copper board and uses an orange peel reflector , giving a good balance of both throw and coverage , or flood.

I feel I MUST mention this in case anyone decides to bump current as I did………
I decided to change out the R082 resistor that is on the driver and found that using a R050 in the place of the original CAN and WILL let the driver draw too much current. I took the amperage from 2.94 up to 5.71 amps with the resistor change and at first it worked well it seemed. The problem comes when the cell starts getting depleted as the driver seems to be a constant current and starts drawing more to keep the amperage at a steady level when the cell starts getting low. This coupled with the fact that the XP-L2 emitter has a low forward voltage , proved to be just too much draw and heat in the end and the light stopped working properly once it had gotten the driver components so hot.
If you do decide to mod or change any resistors use caution so you dont get the ampergae too high as I did. I have not been able to figure out just what component got damaged yet , but I do know it was NOT the resistor , mossfet ,or the inductor as I have tried several others with no improvements. I cannot find any other component on the driver that looks to be blown or burned out.
As Old Lumens used to say….“It is what it is” …..so maybe I will figure it out one day.

Overall I think the TK 18 is a very nice light and will be a winner , especially once the ramping mode is smoothed out.

Although I killed the driver before I did any run time testing , I did measure the amperage and lumens……..

For those who do not want to see the whole video , there are more still pictures of the light , still beamshots and the outdoor live footage in the video.
The still shots and teardown and beamshots start at 6:07 of the video timeline and the outdoor footage starts at 10:39 of the video timeline.

Video followed by listed specs…………


Specification:
CREE XPL2 Led: with lifespan of 20+ years
Size: 5.28 inch( length) * 1.33 inch (Body diameter)
Weight: 3.2 oz (excluding battery)
Color Temperature: 5350-5500K
Working voltage: 2.8-8.4V
Reverse polarity protection
Low voltage protection
Made from aircraft grade aluminum
IPX8 water resistant design

Operation:
ON/OFF
Full press the tail switch to turn on the light. Another press to turn the light off. TK18 light also has tactical switch for momentary-on without making a sound.
Ramping Mode:
For first time use, the light starts from ramping by default. At ramping mode, press and hold ramps up and down. Changing direction unless paused for more than 1.5 seconds.
5 Modes:
At mode set, press the side switch to change mode in order of Low/Mid/High/Turbo/High/Mid/Low.
Ramping & 5 Modes Shift:
When light on, quickly click the side switch 4 times to shift from ramping to 5 mode set.
Bike Strobe Mode:
At any mode, triple press the side switch to activate bike strobe mode.
Mode Memory:
The light will remember the last used mode and starts with the remembered mode when you turn it on again.

Side switch power indicator: When battery voltage is higher than 3.4v, the indicator will show green; 3-3.4V will make it turn orange;2.8-3V will be red.

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Great review and amazing picture quality. They have several lights now that are about the same size I wonder how they compare. Have you tried their other lights?

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Thanks renton83……

Yes I have a good many Thorfire lights close to the size of the TK 18. As far as the output , it is not anything super special compared to many of them. The styling and the UI however is a step up over many of the other Thorfire lights in my opinion.

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Nice review. I saw this pop up on amazon the other day and bought one because I wanted to check out the ramping firmware and the new styling on the knurling. Looks pretty good and now I’m more excited for it to get here on monday.

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Oh no, another lighnt…………

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Franz wrote:
Oh no, another lighnt…………

I’m broke… Its your fault Robo Flat Stare

What did I do? …… I only review them….lol

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Dirty_Pierre wrote:
Nice review. I saw this pop up on amazon the other day and bought one because I wanted to check out the ramping firmware and the new styling on the knurling. Looks pretty good and now I’m more excited for it to get here on monday.

Thanks….. always glad to do the reviews.

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So no strobe mode?

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Thanks for the review!

This sounds like a first spinn-off from their Q8 adventure. A very well featured light with some Q8 capability.

It sounds like that in the ramping setting there’s no option to start in lowest mode, unless that was where you ended last time? I think that a modern light should have direct access to lowest (and highest).

I wish for a tube style Thorfire light with just an electronic switch and full Q8 UI.

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stephenk wrote:
So no strobe mode?

I totally forgot to mention the strobe……….

It does have Bike Strobe with a quick triple click.

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I just received a 20% off code from Thorfire for the TK 18 ………. 3VSIRROL ….. Direct link….. http://amzn.to/2qgKI0a

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djozz wrote:
Thanks for the review!

This sounds like a first spinn-off from their Q8 adventure. A very well featured light with some Q8 capability.

It sounds like that in the ramping setting there’s no option to start in lowest mode, unless that was where you ended last time? I think that a modern light should have direct access to lowest (and highest).

I wish for a tube style Thorfire light with just an electronic switch and full Q8 UI.

YW….Always glad to do the reviews

I wish I had not fried the driver with my resistor mod so I could test that more.
If I am not mistaken you can go straight to the turbo , or highest level , with a quick double click from any level in the ramping?
I could be wrong though because I have slept a few times since and have so many lights that it gets hard to remember which one does what sometimes…..lol

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Franz wrote:
Oh no, another lighnt…………

I’m broke… Its your fault Robo Flat Stare

What did I do? …… I only review them….lol

You did, you did a great act of evil against my wallet when you posted this beamshot:

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nice review thanks.

what’s the silver flashlight in the gif under the words pineapple design?

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notanotherhobby wrote:
nice review thanks.

what’s the silver flashlight in the gif under the words pineapple design?

Thanks……The silver one is a BLF A6 that I took the Anodizing off of and polished out , leaving the Ano in the lateral lines , threads and a little bit in the knurling. Did it because the Ano was getting pretty rough looking from a lot of use.

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Sorry Franz……Was the only beamshots I had……..lol

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robo819 wrote:
djozz wrote:
Thanks for the review!

This sounds like a first spinn-off from their Q8 adventure. A very well featured light with some Q8 capability.

It sounds like that in the ramping setting there’s no option to start in lowest mode, unless that was where you ended last time? I think that a modern light should have direct access to lowest (and highest).

I wish for a tube style Thorfire light with just an electronic switch and full Q8 UI.

YW….Always glad to do the reviews

I wish I had not fried the driver with my resistor mod so I could test that more.
If I am not mistaken you can go straight to the turbo , or highest level , with a quick double click from any level in the ramping?
I could be wrong though because I have slept a few times since and have so many lights that it gets hard to remember which one does what sometimes…..lol

Great review, I also enjoyed the video, especially the music part! Thumbs Up

I have this light, there’s no double click to Turbo from ramping or anywhere else.
The only way to start directly to Turbo or Low is with memory – where you ended last time, either in ramping or the pre-set group.

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Would you be willing to take a few more pictures of the driver? I’m really curious what they’re using for an MCU.

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Would you be willing to take a few more pictures of the driver? I’m really curious what they’re using for an MCU.

Hard to get the focus just right with all the things on this particular driver , but hopefully these will help………





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Hello. You said:

When charging the indicator light colors work in reverse order until the cell is fully charged and the indicator turns Green.

I have this light and there is no charging port anywhere on this light. I have searched over and over and over Smile Are u saying yours has a charging port on it?

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saypat wrote:
Hello. You said:

When charging the indicator light colors work in reverse order until the cell is fully charged and the indicator turns Green.

I have this light and there is no charging port anywhere on this light. I have searched over and over and over Smile Are u saying yours has a charging port on it?

My apologies for that ….The light DOES NOT have built in charging on it.

That was one of those OOPS moments and I was getting notes from 3 different reviews gong at once mixed up.

Corrected in OP.

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Thanks Saypat…..much appreciated.

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robo819 wrote:
Hard to get the focus just right with all the things on this particular driver , but hopefully these will help………

Much appreciated. If the driver is still out of the light, could you tell me what the markings are on the chip indicated by the picture below? If you’ve already assembled it, don’t bother. At ~$20 I should really just get one Big Smile

Edit: Didn’t realize how hard that was to read. Picture says “Chip with these leads?”

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Zifzif …. After looking at it under my lighted magnifying glass carefully , there are no numbers or letters on that particular module at all. The top of the chip is totally blank and has one little indention in it at the corner like a partial hole and that’s it.

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Those buggers… It irritates me when manufacturers do that. Thanks for checking, though. May have to pick one up and see if I can determine what architecture they’re using.