[♛ FreemeGB] ASTROLUX MF06 CREE High Power Flashlight with Active Cooling - Not Quite there Yet

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Maybe September. cool  MF01S and MF01 mini have to happen first.

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I heard they are still working on this project. cool

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September?!?!?!?
It will be worth the wait.
Im In

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Haha, definitely not that fast. Maybe Dec if lucky. 

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September?!?!?!?!??! It will be worth the wait. Im In
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Please put me down for one. I’m interested.

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Active cooling, huh? We'll see.

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Scallywag wrote:

Active cooling, huh? We’ll see.


See what? Whether it will have a fan or whether the project will get canceled?

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freeme wrote:

Haha, definitely not that fast. Maybe Dec if lucky. 


Redlyne22 wrote:
September?!?!?!? It will be worth the wait. Im In

Any new news about this project? Or did they finally cancel it?

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I all but forgot about this. Would love an update.

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seems they canceled it what happend ??

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It is hibernating.

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shame… the mf03 went to hibernation aswell :/

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MF04v2 will be known as MF05 model instead.

MF05 preorder will happen end of next month.

 

Active cooling "mini monster" is in pending state.

 

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freeme wrote:

Haha, definitely not that fast. Maybe Dec if lucky. 

Redlyne22 wrote:
September?!?!?!?!??! It will be worth the wait. Im In

Any new news about this project? Or did they finally cancel it?
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Interested. Thanks.

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freeme wrote:

 


MF04v2 will be known as MF05 model instead.


MF05 preorder will happen end of next month.


Its confusing, for the MF01, the v2 us named MF01S, for the MF04S It is only another LED option of the MF04.
But perhaps the MF05 is only another LED option of the MF04 too.

An this was the former thread of the MF03 with active cooling.

Lets see what happens.

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Wieselflinkpro wrote:

Its confusing, for the MF01, the v2 us named MF01S, for the MF04S It is only another LED option of the MF04.
But perhaps the MF05 is only another LED option of the MF04 too.

An this was the former thread of the MF03 with active cooling.

Lets see what happens.


The active cooling light was MF05.

MF03 was the big 8 cell, 12 × 70.2 plus single xhp35-hi light.

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Interested

Good luck with that. Keep in mind this thread is almost 2 years old. Expectations for production are quite low.

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With cheap large round proven copper-core generic CPU heat sinks (with fan) being available for several years, I never understood why a flashlight manufacturer didn’t source several to build into high powered flashlights. It would eliminate a huge amount of R&D and greatly reduce the complexity of machine/CNC operations. The net result should be a less expensive light for them to build with much higher profit margins, while still being sold at a reduced price to consumers. Not to mention the light actually being effective at transferring heat efficiently.

I ran it by Acebeam twice with some discussion but it never gained momentum. Maybe Astrolux could pick up the pieces and consider that a viable option.

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I actually don’t think it would reduce R&D at all. Heatsinks are a pretty simple concept. The hard part is integrating the parts, figuring out the air flow, sealing the wiring, making it last, making it quiet, getting good performance, keeping the manufacturing costs down to arrive at a certain retail price, etc…

They would almost certainly have to machine their own heat sinks or have them made. You don’t want to design a light to fit around an existing cpu heatsink. That is not logical.

We don’t really know what their stumbling block was. Maybe the reliability was not as good as they wanted or maybe they feel there is not enough market demand for such a light. IDK.

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I would be more inclined to buy an expensive light from Astrolux with a fan in it than say Imalent or Acebeam, because all of my Astrolux lights have been bullet proof, and most of my Imalent lights has either caught on fire or stopped working.

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Blinkinglights wrote:
I would be more inclined to buy an expensive light from Astrolux with a fan in it than say Imalent or Acebeam, because all of my Astrolux lights have been bullet proof, and most of my Imalent lights has either caught on fire or stopped working.

How did it catch fire? DX80?
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Yeah, DX80, just by picking it up and turning it on.

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Interested! Oh baby! Make it better than the Imalents

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I sure hope it works! Interested

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Blinkinglights wrote:
Yeah, DX80, just by picking it up and turning it on.

It seems I am lucky,as all my Imalents,ie DX80,R90C,R90TS,are so far well in their…health. Smile
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