Astrolux "MF04" discussion thread

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sparkyDK wrote:
Interesting.
I do hope its not just a MF02 with a larger head, they should do more than that with this one.

But i am looking forward to learn more.
Not sure if the added bulk Vs performance ( MF02 ) / prize are worth it, but as i said look forward to learn more.

And i have signed up in the other thread just to be sure.


Pretty sure it will be the same as MF02 with a larger head. What is wrong with the MF02, great in my opinion. The larger head will give it a lot more throw.
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nothing wrong, i like my MF02.
But just revamping the head seem too easy, but off course if there are no new wonder LED to put in it then there are little to do.
A actually like the simple UI of the 02, not that my Q8 confuse me.
Though i must say i would like a larger “handle” for such a big light, how about 2 X 3 26650 batteries and a non round battery tube, i like the non round battery tube of my nitecore P36

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Intetedted. Wow, botched that one.
INTERESTED.

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Hmmm……………I wouldn’t mind a MF02 body with a very large head with a 15cm reflector in it.
Wouldn’t mind at all. Wink
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Anything to get more throw”.

Grtz
Nico

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Nicolaas wrote:
Hmmm……………I wouldn’t mind a MF02 body with a very large head with a 15cm reflector in it.
Wouldn’t mind at all. Wink
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Anything to get more throw”.

Grtz
Nico


I’m with Nicolaas. If you could take the BLF GT, eliminate most of the spill, and make it cool white. That would be spectacular. Is it possibe to get a red led that could be swapped without an act of congress? the double 26650 in pairs to get an oval battery holder, kinda horsepower that could be used to heat your gloves with a carbon fiber pad and give light at the same time. That would make night hunting in winter a joy1
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Interested..

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Interested only if the light has a warranty, many problems with the MF02. Banggood has a reputation of ignoring some customers with defective products. Just can’t take a risk of having a light that won’t turn on right out of the box.

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Interested. But I want to see the specs. As someone mentioned, a bigger smoother reflector would be nice. And don’t forget to drive that sucker hard. Would active cooling be too crazy of an idea?

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Interested as long as the price is right

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Interested especially if it is based on the MF-02 and has a SS bezel

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Please make Banggood stop gluing bezels on new lights with red locktite
A light this big with glued head is extremly hard to open

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Any form of locktite do not belong on a flashlight.

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The blue stuff from MF02 did went open sometimes even with bare hands, mut this MF01 red stuff latest batch made my quick release hand wise break when tightening with pliers

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Any updates on this light?

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Interested.

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Interested

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Are there any more pics or information out??? Innocent

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AlexGT wrote:
Are there any more pics or information out??? Innocent

I haven’t seen anything else.

I believe they were/are going to release it after the BLF GT sales are done.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware (old), lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well. 

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I want it

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Interested!!!

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news!

 

MF04 NW - MF04 CW - MF02

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Well well, looks like the body of the MF01 fits, noice.

Let’s hope the rest of the light is not as massive as the BLF GT (which is overkill with the use of one XHP35 HI), so to keep the weight a bit down.

BTW: I’d love to see some pics of the inside of the head, the led shelf, the thickness of it etc…….. Wink

Grtz
Nico

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if i get a sample i will check Wink

 

find all available items in this list

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Can you get more information about the driver and the brightness modes (And other hopefully hidden modes like blinkies SOS, momentary on etc) it has, I hope is a constant current regulated driver so it won’t dim as the batteries get depleted…

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The MF02 beam look diffuse and weak compared to the bigger dish lights Cool

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Well, the MF02 is not really a very good thrower, is it?

Its nice, I very much like the design, but it’s certainly not a top notch thrower, with around 400Kcd.
But I understand the beamshot comparison to show the difference between MF02 and MF04.

As long as it has a reflector of at least 120mm and the rest of the light is up to par and easily moddable
(and the price is right ofcourse…) I’m in.

Cheers
Nico

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