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wstrachan
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utorch Ut02

Has anybody purchased one of these lately. The output seems to be lower. the button is a little squishy compared to older models. Does anybody know hat’s going on??

light addict....yeah I've got the bug.

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I don’t have UT02 but my best guess would be = high demand.

 

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Got my 3rd lights from gearbest and the quality has gone down hill Sad

Battery tube doesn’t fit tightly/flush with the head and led is not center which gives ugly artifacts

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I think they might have lowered the output a little. You can check the amps at the tail on this and compare to published reports. (Also, of course, NW will be a little less bright.) Tailcap amps should answer as long as you use a good cell. There were some reports that they had throttled it down a bit last year.

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I got one from GB last month, seems great to me. LED is well centered. I tested with long, thin leads, and still got over 3 amps. Guessing actual draw is over 4A. Probably the best bang/buck light I’ve ever purchased ($29).

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I just got one of these a week or so ago and put a battery in it today. I’m impressed with fit and finish, and surprised at the weight. I won’t be able to take it outside until later tonight, but the quality of the build is better than I expected. We’ll have to see if it holds together over the long run. The only annoyance is that long-press for OFF; since this is a special use light for me, rather than an everyday light, I can live with that.

It seems it’s a relatively heavy light, but I really like the balance and how it sits firmly in the hand. The weight distribution of the light is very nice. It’s quite a bit heavier than the Manker U22, and only part of that would be the 6000mAh battery. While heavier, it feels better in the hand to me, but I may change my mind if I had to lug it around too much. Smile

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Bought mine about 6 months ago and for the money it is outstanding

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My Manker U21 stopped working. I guess the boost driver was killed. Any suggestions what driver I can take to repair my Manker?

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There’s MTN Boost but I believe it’s for clicky only (check me!). The Shocki driver is not available, just like GXB172. I suggest that you give up on XHP35 and use a 3V LED.

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I like to keep the xhp35, there must be some driver out there. Maybe without usb charge, but that doesn’t matter. 

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I recently compared a Utorch UT02 bought about 6 months ago to one purchased over a year ago. Side by side comaprison with the same Lii-50A cell. The newer light is certainly less output. Further, the switch IS changed slightly. The new one is slightly less stiff.
It is still a bargain at $29. However, the new Lumintop ODL20C absolutely smokes it!

light addict....yeah I've got the bug.

Atrolux MF02_O2S
Imalent DT70
Emissar (All Models)
Lumintop ODL20C
Wuben A21 & T70
thrunite tn32 ut
acebeam k60
many, many others...

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If you don’t mind me asking, where are you all finding these for $29.

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WSTRACHAN.

$30, even $50. compared to $113 from Bangood for the Lumintop ODL20C ..

I’d be pissed it it didn’t smoke it too. That’s not in the “Budget” class.

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Lumintop ODL20C is $52 at Banggood if you use the code posted by freeme.