What combination of dual LED for AA Flashlight do you prefer?

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NW+UV because someone paid me.

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chadvone wrote:
NW+UV because someone paid me.

Oh, is that all it takes? A little bribery? Evil

Are any of you guys who voted for NW + Red able to be bribed? I don’t have much money, but I could send you a cheap flashlight that I have lying around. Silly

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Put it this way I prefer red for times when I need night dilated vision preserved, be it hunting or otherwise. Although the red light itself is not used for spotting/targeting game… the actual act of hunting / killing.

One thing I find about extended exposure to red light is it tint shifts my vision-color spectrum. Just a few minutes of red light is all it takes. It makes me temporarily extra sensitive to white and green light, until my vision re-adjusts back. Its like getting a little OTF lumen boost.

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Maybe we should do a group study on the use of red led’s.

I have owned several RED led flashlights and headlamps.

I now own NONE, make that one.

EDIT-my nitecore NU30 has red leds, and my EOS has red lense

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pandapanda wrote:
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I voted Neutral/Red. That said, the dream dual emitter for me would be a high CRI 4500K / Amber.
It will come available later this month. Wink

Please keep me posted! =)

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I’d prefer CRI90+ NW (4500K) as primary.

Secondaries could be (preference order as follows):
a) something very low CCT (~ultra warm) White (max. 2000K, but 1300K would be even better)
b) Amber (not the monochrome, Cree XP-E2 has PC-Amber (PC = phosphor converted), which means a bit more diverse spectrum, but it has better efficiency, if I remember it right)
c) UV
d) Red (Cree XP-E2 has ‘Far red’ beyond 700nm, too)

It needs to be lacking any pronounced hotspot, should flood well.

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NW (high CRI, of course) + red

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pandapanda wrote:
It will come available later this month. Wink

Let us know when it’s out Wink

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MascaratumB wrote:
pandapanda wrote:
It will come available later this month. Wink

Let us know when it’s out Wink


Sure, will update here once it’s out. Wink
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pandapanda wrote:
Seems people don’t like cool white Facepalm

Sorry brud, I can’t ever think of buying a cool or warm LED lamp since I’ve seen the light through neutral white Cool
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The PS14 is now available. Check it out MecArmy PS14 Dual Emitter EDC Flashlight

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Nice ! But too bad the “Neutral white + Red” version, which got the most votes, didn’t make it to production. NW + Cool sounds redundant.

Also, how many modes are there, and with how many lumens per mode ?

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Bougie wrote:
Nice ! But too bad the “Neutral white + Red” version, which got the most votes, didn’t make it to production. NW + Cool sounds redundant.

Also, how many modes are there, and with how many lumens per mode ?


The “Neutral white + Red” will be available in next batches, the first batch is NW+CW.
And there are 5 modes, Turbo, high, medium, low, and strobe. And highest output is 1200 lumens when two leds working together.
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Neutral White + UV = 27 votes
Neutral White + Red = 31 votes
Neutral White + Cool White = 8 votes

And which one did they make first? Facepalm

EDIT: I’ll say this again, too: NW + CW is not such a good duality anyway. It should have been WARM + COOL anyway, for a better spectrum. Facepalm

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Subscribed. Awaiting Neutral + Red version.

Preferably Cree Photo Red 670nm — deeper red than usual red LEDs. Better for preserving night-adapted vision.

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Vote for Neutral white + Red. And some of my best aa flashlight list Best AA Flashlight 2018 – List of Top 10!

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DavidEF wrote:
Neutral White + UV = 27 votes
Neutral White + Red = 31 votes
Neutral White + Cool White = 8 votes

And which one did they make first? Facepalm

EDIT: I’ll say this again, too: NW + CW is not such a good duality anyway. It should have been WARM + COOL anyway, for a better spectrum. Facepalm

Hahahahah,classic fake-carring about customer opinion to validate their decision after the product is already developed

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Persechini wrote:
DavidEF wrote:
Neutral White + UV = 27 votes
Neutral White + Red = 31 votes
Neutral White + Cool White = 8 votes

And which one did they make first? Facepalm

EDIT: I’ll say this again, too: NW + CW is not such a good duality anyway. It should have been WARM + COOL anyway, for a better spectrum. Facepalm

Hahahahah,classic fake-carring about customer opinion to validate their decision after the product is already developed


Yeah. That’s how it seems to me too. It’s also got a very high price, and IMHO completely unjustified. I really don’t know what they were thinking. Oh well.

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pandapanda wrote:
The PS14 is now available. Check it out MecArmy PS14 Dual Emitter EDC Flashlight

Sorry, if I am negative, but…

$89.90 MSRP might be considered as reasonable for the Titanium version, but for the Aluminum version, definitely not.

Also, there is no CRI ratings for the emitters (and I don’t expect good performance here, because it is XP-L, and XP-L has 80CRI emitters only up to 4000K CCT, and 90CRI only up to 3000K CCT – the CW emitter is probably a 70CRI one). This should be within $8.
I think, driver is also not too complicated, maybe an additional $8-12.
The USB rechargeable battery maybe adds another $6-10.

We have still $60-68 for flashlight body…

One might consider 1pcs WW + 1pcs CW Jaxman E3 instead Facepalm

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New info on this thread:

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60558

BTW, the optional coulours of this are awesome.
But the price and eventually the UI… Facepalm

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