[Review] Sofirn SP32A Flashlight - 1x18650 high output EDC

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d_t_a wrote:
Has anyone received and reviewed the Sofirn SP32A v2.0 already?

Yes.

It is talked about here.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/61268

It’s not a full review, but just talked about and described.

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rickw12 wrote:
Which Olight do you have?

I agree. They should stop calling it SP32A. During this time of changing the functions, how is the buyer to know which he/she is getting? Businesses could keep selling old stock for awhile.

An S30RII.

I ordered the v2.0 to act as a “beater” version of this light. Something I won’t worry about losing, or having disappear; a throw-in-the-bag kind of thing. The mode spacing is very similar, with slightly higher levels.

I like and don’t regret the Olight, but I can get three Sofirns for what I paid for it, on sale.

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How did you know you were getting V.2.0? Was it advertised like that?

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rickw12 wrote:
How did you know you were getting V.2.0? Was it advertised like that?

In the Sofirn AliExpress store, the SP32A and SP32A v2.0 are listed as different items (and different prices).

Now the SP32A ‘v1.1’ (faster ramping) — it’s not mentioned, but since I ordered SP32A around Feb 2018, and another time around April or May 2018, the earlier SP32A I got has the very slow ramping (about 8 seconds from low to high) whereas the newer SP32A was faster ramping (about 4 seconds; although still ‘linear’).

I’ve also ordered the SP32A v2.0, still waiting for it to arrive.. as it’s said to have logarithmic ramping (smoother visual brightness).

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d_t_a wrote:

I’ve also ordered the SP32A v2.0, still waiting for it to arrive.. as it’s said to have logarithmic ramping (smoother visual brightness).

I think they said closer to logarithmic ramping. It’s still not smooth like narsil, but it’s much better than the first version.

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